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Amy Clampitt pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday before Tallapoosa County District Court Judge Kim Taylor.

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Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are still looking into a Wednesday afternoon accident on Highway 280 that injured a woman but have determined a cause.

Antaqessha Bunch, 24, of Kellyton was arrested for aggravated child abuse Wednesday by the Alexander City Police Department.

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U.S. Navy veteran Charles Martin was in the Mediterranean Sea during the Cold War on a warship putting fragments in one of the ship’s guns when he realized how vulnerable he was to Soviet planes flying low and striking him. 

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Rhonda Saunders is no longer a tourist because she has moved to the Alexander City area but she always wants to think like one, and that may be the best way for tourism to flourish around Lake Martin.

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The Alexander City Board of Education signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $56 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax, the biggest of which is a new high school near the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex.

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There are only five state marine patrol officers watching 105,000 acres of lakes in east-central Alabama but three fatal boat crashes on Lake Martin, Lake Jordan and the Alabama River since May have two common factors — all occurred at night and alcohol may have been involved, according to C…

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A possible health clinic in New Site is one step nearer after the New Site Town Council voted to allow McKee & Associates to do what is needed to let the project for bids so a decision can be made if the town can afford it.

Alexander City police determined a man who was killed in a fire on Lindsey Road on Thursday was electrocuted while trying to create artwork.

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Rev. Frederick L. Young has been behind the pulpit at Great Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for a few months now but will be officially installed as pastor of the historic church Sunday surrounded by guest ministers from around the country.

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Carlos Laundrell Brooks, 42, of Alexander City was arrested Tuesday evening for the Aug. 30, 2018 murder of a Sylacauga service station attendant while she worked according to  Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley Johnson.

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The Tallapoosa County Board of Education on Monday signed a letter to the Tallapoosa County Commission specifying $29.8 million in projects it wants completed through funding from the county’s 1-cent sales tax. 

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Summertime means hot weather and days spent at the lake and pool for many but for others it means their home gardens are in full swing. Tomatoes are one of the most popular summer vegetables but as they grow they bring along problems with them. 

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While it’s legal to shoot fireworks in Alexander City’s city limits, police urge caution because fires and serious injuries can result from carelessness.

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Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County has big fish to fry after hosting its first fishing tournament fundraiser.

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Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.

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Pastor Dick Stark concluded the funeral of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan on Saturday with a prayer which, like the life of McClellan himself, reached far beyond the sanctuary of Faith Temple Church.

Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence, at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach. 

A 2-year-old girl died Friday after being discovered in a pool at a residence on Pearson Chapel Road, authorities said.

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In three weeks Alabama children with muscle disease will be arriving at Camp ASCCA to enjoy a week of activities while connecting with friends and taking new steps toward independence.

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Don McClellan was known to cut grass on a softball field as mayor and jokingly threaten to cut those who teased him with his pocket knife. He refused to get into the sewer as a matter of political discourse even as he was up to his neck in discharge and drawing the wrath of federal environme…