London newspaper takes on police handling of officer’s actions

London newspaper takes on police handling of officer’s actions

A London-based newspaper has published a story on a 2013 Alexander City incident where a recording that contained inflammatory language, including derogatory racial terms and ... Read more

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Tallapoosa schools set for Thursday opening day

Students in Tallapoosa County Schools may have until Thursday before their summer is over but teachers returned to the classrooms Monday to get things ready ... Read more

  1. City council halts public works plan
  2. Pacts to assist SL Alabama expansion, business move to New No. 1 building approved
  3. National Guard takes action after incident at local hotel

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Surveillance image leads to burglary arrest

Surveillance image leads to burglary arrest

A tip from a citizen who saw a surveillance photo of a man suspected in a smash and grab burglary at a local convenience store ... Read more

Officer thwarts store robbery

A tip from a citizen who saw a surveillance photo of a man suspected in a smash and grab burglary at a local convenience store ... Read more

Coyotes keeping animal control officers busy in Alex City

If reports around town are to be believed, coyotes are continuing their encroachment on the city. There have been more and more sightings of the ... Read more

City to weigh pay raises, economic development pacts

Pay raises that were part of a reorganization plan for the Alexander City Public Works Department, but were not approved by a vote of the ... Read more

Hwy. 63 paving to go to September

It will be September before the paving project on Highway 63 is finished. “It is a big project,” Mark Ingram with Gary Ingram Paving said. ... Read more

  1. TAX HOLIDAY: Cities, state to waive tax, even though Tallapoosa County opts out of back-to-school shopping program
  2. Area’s best growers to compete at Waverly Tomato Showdown
  3. Experts say size, cleanliness of river makes skin issues from Lake Martin unlikely
  4. Schools prepare to welcome students
  5. Return to school draws mixed feelings from Boys & Girls Club participants
  6. Wind Creek holding silent auction to raise funds for Fall Festival
  7. Rescued kitten doing well awaiting adoption
  8. Sure Shot open in its new location  | 1 comment
  9. Aulner named new Horseshoe Bend principal
  10. Will special session result in budget?
  11. Lake Martin Bama Club honored as nation’s best
  12. Three county district shops now working together for trial run
  13. Local artist Greer has opening at Gallery 128
  14. Air Force veteran gets gift of flight for 90th birthday
  15. Sun Festival ends with a bang
  16. Drivers to see easier access for licenses
  17. Wilson hopes to make Excelsior Ink a community fixture
  18. Sun Festival heads towards the finish line
  19. Harold Banks Canoe Trail dedicated
  20. We have winners in the Treasure Hunt
  21. Today’s Pie in the Sky Treasure Hunt Clue
  22. Council rift comes to a head at work session  | 1 comment
  23. ‘Coffee Corner’ wins MainStreet’s Missing Piece competition  | 1 comment
  24. Canoe trail to be dedicated Friday

Sports

Outlook Super-12 Team: Gray a dual-threat under center for Benjamin Russell

Outlook Super-12 Team: Gray a dual-threat under center for Benjamin Russell

There is an old cliché about the type of player that keeps coaches up at night trying to figure out ways to stop him from ... Read more

  1. Benjamin Russell gets back to basics in first fall practice
  2. Media days just another reason SEC is better than Big Ten
  3. Golf fundraiser supports BRHS girls, boys programs

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Hot days mean lots to do in Alexander City

There are times this summer when our downtown seems hot, humid, empty. But not for long. Alexander City has a lot – and I mean ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Some truths about the pitbull who was shot and featured last week

Dear Editor, I read the Outlook every day it is available. I love your editorial page personal stories. They help us know that you are ... Read more

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OUR VIEW: City pay issue could bring positive change

A lexander City’s council was smart to roll back raises given to city employees with out properly following city procedures. The decision adversely impacts 11 ... Read more

Lifestyles

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