Tallapoosa County Schools reported an uptick in COVID-19 cases following Thanksgiving break, most notably at Dadeville High School where five students, one staff member and four family members were reported to have tested positive in a single day.
Current COVID-19 hospitalizations reached 1,717 statewide on Monday representing the highest number of daily hospitalizations in Alabama so far, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).
The holiday season began last week with a string of holidays — Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Thanksgiving was a day of reflection to celebrate blessings, while the other holidays offered savings on gifts for loved ones.
Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows the five occupations with the most online wanted ads continue to be for registered nurses, retail salespersons, sales representatives (wholesale and manufacturing, except technical …
A record 73 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Tallapoosa County on Sunday following three days of low case numbers during the Thanksgiving holidays, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).
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Goodwater resident and Dadeville native Lastarla Williams is in a baking competition called "The Greatest Baker," and she is seeking votes to help her progress in the competition.Williams won first place in her group and is now in the quarterfinals. She could win a grand prize of $10,000."I …
For the safety of travelers and road construction and maintenance workers, the Alabama Department of Transportation will have no temporary lane closures on interstates during the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, through 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29.
The wheels of justice turn slow for some. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped those wheels for eight months but now the wheels are moving forward again, just a little slower.
There has been less traffic and fewer traffic crashes reported in Alabama during the pandemic, but caution is urged for drivers over the holidays because although there have been fewer crashes reported, there have been more fatal crashes than traffic patterns would suggest.
If you haven’t gotten your flu shot already, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Hospital Association encourage you to get vaccinated for influenza.
More than 11 million people in the United States have now been infected with the coronavirus and more than 248,000 have died as case numbers reaching alarming new records across the country.
Coming up with raffle ideas for Russell Medical Foundation (RMF)’s crisis fund, director Tammy Jackson drew inspiration from a game show that’s making a comeback — “Supermarket Sweep.”
Alabama Department of Labor secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 5.8%, down from September’s revised rate of 6.7%, and above October 2019’s rate of 2.7%. October’s rate represents 130,329 unemployed persons, …
Alex City native Ryan Willis graduated at the top of his class at the U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, earning the Navy’s Military Excellence Award.
The coronavirus pandemic is prompting Alabamians to make difficult decisions about how and whether families and friends gather for Thanksgiving 2020.
Alexander City first responders and the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on County Road 40 on Wednesday near the Alexander City city limits.
Alexander City’s two Head Start preschool centers have closed alongside Alex City Schools, with preschool lessons also going virtual through Thanksgiving. In lieu of geometry lessons via Google Meet, it’s “identify the shape of the cereal box.”
Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced Revive Plus, a $200 million grant program to support small businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19.
Audience members demanded updates on Dadeville High School’s gym and field house, Horseshoe Bend School building maintenance and bus driver pay at the Tallapoosa County Board of Education annual meeting Tuesday.
Four people at Horseshoe Bend tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, including two students and two staff members, Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle said at its annual board meeting Tuesday.
The Alabama State Dept. of Education’s ‘Thank Alabama Teachers Week’ has coincided with a particularly hectic week for Alexander City teachers as Alex City Schools enters two weeks of virtual learning due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases.
Alabamians, like the rest of the nation, have already begun their holiday shopping to ensure they can get the gifts they want and that those gifts arrive on time.
National Teachers Appreciation Week is always held in May, but after an exceptionally challenging year, Alabamians believe educators need another special week.