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The Alex City 10U Softball All-Stars locked down their area title with another dominant tournament run this past weekend, securing their spot in the state tournament, which begins Thursday.

Through 10 games and two undefeated runs to tournament championships, the Alex City 10U All-Star softball team has outscored its opponents 137-36, and has itself in prime position to contend for a USA Softball state championship.

Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County hosted its second annual fishing tournament Saturday and had a big turnout. People from all over Alabama showed up to compete in the Fish for Ferst fundraiser that benefits children ages 0 to 5, helping them learn to read and build confidence in their abili…

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Getting settled in and used to a new job can be a whirlwind of emotions — exciting, intimidating and even a little overwhelming. 

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The Alpha Group Inc. finished its third annual leadership camp last weekend. The camp lasted for eight weeks and finished with a parents versus kids kickball game.

The Dixie Sailing Club celebrated its annual Summer Work Party on Saturday. The day started with an overcast but the temperature gradually worked its way toward the mid-90s with a nice breeze that left some of the crew members wanting to “abandon ship” for some fun on the water.

The Dixie Sailing Club Youth Program has accepted two new donations to its fleet: a Capri 16.5 and a Thistle.

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Swimming lessons in Alexander City are in their third and last session for the summer and Alex City Parks and Recreation pool manager Meg Blake said numbers were higher than she was expecting for the season, all things considered.

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For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit Tallapoosa County in mid-March, the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex was finally bustling with activity again last week. The area played host to a travel ball softball team with more than 30 teams, and once again, the ballfields will be packed…