For some the internet has created a forum to complain.
Eighteen years ago today a terroristic attack occurred that shook the United States of America. Hijacked planes flew into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and Flight 93 crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers took action against terrorists.
The Tallapoosa County Commission did the right thing, maybe even a courageous thing given the area’s anti-tax sentiment, by deciding unanimously Monday to keep a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to education so our two school systems can raise money for badly needed new facilities.
School has officially started in Tallapoosa County as city and county students returned to classes Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Both school systems announced their own themes for the year during convocations.
Bill Nichols State Veterans Home earned a silver medal from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living this week for its quality in home care.
Every newspaper is criticized for something. Unfortunately, the media is trusted less today than it was many years ago. It’s something The Outlook strives to overcome.
While we hope it never has to go into action, the Alexander City and Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad should make the area proud for the part its members played in retrieving the bodies of two men killed in a boating crash in Elmore County on July 4.
There have been some tragic headlines in our newspaper this week, and it’s never easy to digest tragedies so big where lives are lost and ones that happened so unexpectedly.
Lake Martin is arguably one of the best places to spend July 4, although we may be a bit biased. But when you’ve seen how our area can put on a show for the holiday, it’s hard to disagree with that sentiment.