A resident told the Alexander City City Council there is no time in the new utility billing structure for the elderly and disabled to pay their utility bills.
Mining company Westwater Resources is set to build its flagship processing plant just outside Alexander City in Kellyton after months of back-and-forth between the company, Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance (LMAEDA), local municipalities and the state.
As federal investigators are in Butler County trying to determine the cause of Saturday's horrific crash that killed nine children including eight associated with the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch, the Lake Martin Area United Way is managing donations.
The Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch is grieving after the Saturday loss of eight children deeply connected to the ranch. But it is not the first time the Reeltown community, in particular those connected to Reeltown schools, have come together to grieve.
12:30 p.m. UPDATE: Other reports have Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches CEO Michael Smith stating one of the victims was a child of the director of the Tallapoosa County Sheriffs Girls Ranch.
A vehicle from the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Girls Ranch was involved in a multiple vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Butler County, reports said, with possible multiple fatalities.
This isn't the first year Woody Woodpecker Childcare & Learning Center has celebrated Juneteenth, but it's the first year they've celebrated it while both a state and federal holiday.