Aliant Bank to lead United Way 2014 fundraising campaign

Aliant Bank to lead United Way 2014 fundraising campaign

A local bank is officially leading the way as the Lake Martin Area United Way begins its 2014 fundraising campaign. Aliant Bank will serve as ... Read more


Taxes, new landfill on meeting agenda

Three items that are known for eliciting emotional responses are on the agenda for a special work session of the Alexander City Council this afternoon. ... Read more

  1. Budget, cheerleading, new rules topics of discussion for city schools
  2. City officials call weed abatement program successful
  3. Council stalls on one-time bonus for city retirees

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Arrested Councill administrators remain on leave

Tallapoosa County Schools Superintendent Joe Windle said Tuesday that two administrators who were arrested as a result of an investigation into possible sexual assaults between ... Read more

Tax hike vote taken off agenda, Russell property annexation approved

Tax hike vote taken off agenda, Russell property annexation approved

Citing “lack of communication and misinformation” on the police jurisdiction provision in the sales tax increase proposal, the Alexander City City Council delayed a vote ... Read more

Donation scam hits lake region

By Kevin Taylor / The Wetumpka Herald Residents along the southern end of Lake Martin are being warned about possible scam artists seeking donations, while ... Read more

United Way prepared for campaign kickoff

After recently surpassing its 2014 fundraising goal, the Lake Martin Area United Way is set to kick off another year. The 2015 Lake Martin Area ... Read more

Overturned semi on Highway 280 takes hours to clear

Overturned semi on Highway 280 takes hours to clear

Alexander City Police Department, as well as  units from Alexander Fire and Rescue, remained on the scene until late in the evening to help clear ... Read more

  1. UPDATE: Council pulls tax vote from agenda
  2. Life changes could boost area’s health
  3. Despite jurisdictional overlaps, call center routes help where and when it’s needed
  4. Eclectic fire chief abruptly resigns
  5. Auburn’s Pearl partners with Children’s Harbor for tourney
  6. Young accident victim remembered by Dadeville coaches and friends
  7. New BRHS principal talks about plans, misconceptions as parents voice concerns
  8. Firefighters battle blaze at D Street residence
  9. Demolished plant now piece of Camp Hill’s past
  10. City Council to talk website, property use
  11. New laws having impact on meth, but battle far from over
  12. Dadeville Council fills District 1 seat
  13. Tallapoosa County Schools aim for AdvancedED approval
  14. Tallapoosa County Schools open Wednesday
  15. City suit waits in federal court
  16. County enters data sharing deal with Alexander City
  17. City schools welcome almost 3,000 students as classes begin
  18. Local archers claim state titles
  19. Tallassee woman dies in single car crash on Highway 50 in Tallapoosa County
  20. National Yard Sale Day: Area residents give it a try
  21. Camp ASCCA hosting group from China
  22. Judge awards dogs neglected by Patterson to grateful owners
  23. Schools welcome students, parents to open houses
  24. Animal abuse suspect Patterson returned, bond set at $295,000


2014 OUTLOOK SUPER 12: The apex predator

2014 OUTLOOK SUPER 12: The apex predator

The city of Rockford is starving for a playoff team on the gridiron. Luckily for them, Tre Royal can feel their hunger. Read more

  1. 10 days and counting until Christmas comes early
  2. 2014 OUTLOOK SUPER-12: A beast unchained
  3. Crimson Tide increasing its national exposure

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Letters to the Editor

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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