73-year-old German immigrant makes stop in Alex City on her 2-year trek across the country

73-year-old German immigrant makes stop in Alex City on her 2-year trek across the country

By Jessica and Mitch Sneed / The Outlook A German-born immigrant is on a two-year bike ride to say thank you to the American people ... Read more


Wilcox among five finalists to be next Eufaula superintendent

John Wilcox, director of online and alternative education for Tallapoosa County Schools, has been named one of five finalists for the vacant position of superintendent ... Read more

  1. Denim and Diamonds Charity Ball has record year
  2. Residents report a visit from a black bear
  3. County’s jobless numbers improve again

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AG files appeal of VictoryLand gambling seizure ruling

Kevin Taylor / The Wetumpka Herald Attorney General Luther Strange filed a 72-page brief Thursday to the State Supreme Court appealing a circuit court judge’s ... Read more

Poker Walk supports music and memory program

Corey Arwood / The Outlook Play some poker, stroll through town, visit the shops and enjoy the entertainment district, all while casually benefiting a local ... Read more

Local woman pleads guilty to theft from her Opelika employer

An Alexander City woman has plead guilty to first-degree theft after being charges with taking more than $47,000 from an Opelika business where she was ... Read more

Hunters, stores, officials prep for opening of gun season

Hunters, stores, officials prep for opening of gun season

Saturday morning, an untold number of men and women in Alabama will wake up early, grab a cup of coffee and maybe a quick bite ... Read more

Wire transfer scam targets area businesses

How many times have you received an email from your boss asking you to handle something because they were busy? Ok, lower your hands. It’s ... Read more

  1. Active shooter scenario helps train schools for potential disaster
  2. Area boat dealers again near top of industry rankings
  3. Community corrections program taking shape  | 1 comment
  4. County school board gets tax update sales tax
  5. Food drive set for Friday’s Benjamin Russell playoff game
  6. Dadeville is home to two of the state’s baaaaaadest young goat farmers
  7. Mayor addresses concerns over former Russell property cleanup at Chamber Luncheon
  8. City works out final kinks in new budget using reserve funds
  9. Camp Hill Council looks for new revenue


Wildcats travel to Spanish Fort with state title spot on the line

The Benjamin Russell Wildcats know the Spanish Fort Toros very well. Two out of the past three seasons, the Wildcats have ended their postseason run ... Read more

  1. A few random thoughts heading into Thanksgiving
  2. Benjamin Russell takes 36-13 win to advance to Class 6A Semifinals
  3. Dadeville opens practices to start 2015-2016 basketball campaign

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When all else fails, get dirty and beg

Sometimes my mind wanders a little. Doctors tell me it isn’t that I’m crazy, but just typical of an aging man with Attention Deficit Hyperactive ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Organizers express thanks for help in “Renew our Rivers” cleanup

Dear Editor, With the 2015 LMRA “Renew our Rivers” Lake Martin cleanup now completed and tee shirts distributed, I want to express sincere gratitude to ... Read more


OUR VIEW: A look back at the week’s winners and losers

THUMBS UP: The driving forces behind the current Lake Martin Area United Way funding campaign deserve a lot of credit for coming up with such ... Read more


HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA? MainStreet sponsors business competition to turn ‘entrepreneurial visions into realities’

If you have an idea for a business that proves to be the right fit for downtown Alexander City, but just need some help getting ... Read more