Corey Smith, ‘Moon Taxi’ rock big crowd

Corey Smith, ‘Moon Taxi’ rock big crowd

It would be hard to order a more perfect ending to the summer season at lake Martin than Sunday night’s Summer Concert Series finale at ... Read more


Local unemployment rate remains up

Local unemployment continues to trend above state and national averages according to recently released statistics from the Alabama Department of Labor. A total of 1,676 ... Read more

  1. Dadeville High School students making good use of new wing
  2. Dadeville selects an interim fire chief
  3. Paving plan could be set by year’s end

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Police boost presence for Labor Day

Another three-day weekend has arrived, which means an increase in motorists traveling through – and arriving to – Tallapoosa County, and law enforcement is acting ... Read more

City council passes sales tax increase in Alexander City

After nearly two months of discussions, several meetings and plenty of talk in the community, the Alexander City City Council approved a half-cent sales tax ... Read more

Road projects progressing on schedule

Work on two road projects that have had portions of two busy area thoroughfares closed for months are on track, city public works officials said ... Read more

County schools get state job grant

The Tallapoosa County Board of Education has received a grant that will help establish a program to ready students for the workplace. The $75,000 grant ... Read more

AU football, Labor Day at lake are great for business

AU football, Labor Day at lake are great for business

A holiday weekend at the lake and an Auburn home football game have the potential of making this Labor Day weekend a great one for ... Read more

  1. Sylacauga woman dies in Highway 280 crash near Goodwater
  2. Corey Smith to headline Lake Martin Amphitheater Summer Concert Series finale
  3. Sentences of 30 and 50 years given in 2011 killing
  4. Council expected to vote on half-cent sales tax increase for roads
  5. City finance director resigns position
  6. United Way kicks off fundraising campaign with a $525,000 goal
  7. Horseshoe Bend softball seeks New Site’s help with indoor practice facility
  8. Clean Water Partnership offers to help Dadeville council with projects
  9. United Way fundraising campaign kicks off today
  10. Audit of county schools called useful by officials
  11. Indicted murder suspect back in custody with increased bond
  12. Is it time for a new Alexander City website?
  13. City started landfill process in February
  14. HEALTH WATCH: Fitness key to fighting obesity
  15. Group seeks toys to assist parents, kids
  16. LMRA planning for November Lake Martin cleanup
  17. Fitness key to fighting obesity
  18. New Site Police arrest Valley man for rape and sodomy in case involving young girl
  19. Cannon Farms keep cotton part of the family business
  20. Coosa County Sheriff’s Office adds body cams to its toolbox
  21. City eyes site near Highway 22 and Coley Creek Road for new inert landfill
  22. Taxes, new landfill on meeting agenda
  23. Aliant Bank to lead United Way 2014 fundraising campaign
  24. Budget, cheerleading, new rules topics of discussion for city schools


Wildcats’ defense fends off late Volunteers’ charge

Benjamiun Russell coach Danny Horn said he knew that leading the Wildcats to a win in Clay County would be a tall order. Read more

  1. Rebels shutout Tigers, snap six-game losing streak
  2. Missed opportunities doom Generals versus Bulldogs
  3. Tigers and Rebels set to clash

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Make your feelings known on sales tax increase

Dear Editor, On Monday Aug. 4, the City Council will meet to hammer out details on a matter that will impact all of Alexander City ... Read more


United Way kicks off with Pinewood Derby

Henry Foy has a good eye. See for yourself and stop by Emporium Wine in the next few weeks and take in the art exhibit ... Read more


Ukrainian children get American-style Christmas

Christmas came early this year for seven Ukrainian children visiting Lake Martin through Manifold Mercies’ orphan hosting program. The children, all from the town of ... Read more

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