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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park has always been a haven of history and an outlet for families to enjoy nature, so it’s no surprise when it reopened this weekend, people came out in droves to appreciate all it has to offer.

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The Alexander City Board of Education authorized at Tuesday’s special-called meeting the issuance of three warrants for special local taxes totaling $63 million that will fund the city’s new Benjamin Russell. 

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With the concerns growing regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which said Sunday to limit gatherings to 50 and under for eight weeks, Alexander City businesses and organizations are following suit.

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Two convicted felons who have committed crimes across the state and have lived in Tallapoosa County were denied parole Wednesday by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Parole.

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Summer is slowly yet safely getting back into some form of normalcy as Russell Lands on Lake Martin kicks off Friday on the Green’s free music series this week with opening act Kurt McKinney and Chuck Lofton.

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As schools consider how they will approach reopening, Tallapoosa County Schools superintendent Joe Windle proposed a phased plan that utilizes a blended method of education. He shared this four-phase approach, which is to restore, reconstruct, refine and return, with the Tallapoosa County Bo…

Lake Martin will receive national attention when an episode of HGTV’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt” airs June 28 featuring Lake Homes Realty Realtor Angela VanHouten and a Birmingham family on the quest for a lake home.

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A favored summer tradition is officially kicking off its concert series despite a few setbacks. The Lake Martin Young Professionals will once again host Strand Sessions on the first Thursday of each month starting June 4.

Many take for granted the ability to get online through a handheld device or computer. For some, internet access at home is currently impossible leading to students falling behind at school and parents unable to search and apply for better job opportunities. 

It’s no secret families in Tallapoosa County are especially fond of Sunday church services, worship and religious gatherings. The traditional format for these happenings has been altered due to the coronavirus pandemic but Gov. Kay Ivey recently released orders that do not limit the number o…