Disaster drills at CACC help agencies prepare for the worst

Disaster drills at CACC help agencies prepare for the worst

Local first responders and support agencies found themselves dealing with a pro-gun demonstration that turned ugly and a mishap in a chemistry lab Thursday at ... Read more

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Rental ordinance back on the radar as work session set

The Alexander City City Council set a special work session to again talk about a proposed rental property ordinance which has been in the works ... Read more

  1. Archer: New marriage contract bill not needed
  2. Alex City man facing attempted murder charge in Troy
  3. RXRFest kicks off tonight with music and fun

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Camp Hill owes IRS $100,000, had accounts frozen

The Town of Camp Hill owes the Internal Revenue service over $100,000 and for a time saw its bank accounts frozen. “They say we owe ... Read more

Wellborn buys 1970 Cuda, bringing an old favorite home

Wellborn buys 1970 Cuda, bringing an old favorite home

It’s hard to tell how many men have harkened back to their younger life and thought: “Man, I should have never sold that car,” or ... Read more

Wilkinson looks back as Benjamin Russell prepares to award 210 diplomas

Anthony Wilkinson has his first year as principal at Benjamin Russell High School neatly tucked behind him. Wilkinson came to Alexander City from Munford High ... Read more

City council to consider ordinance revisions

The Alexander City Council will hold a rare Thursday night meeting tonight in the conference room of City Hall. The meeting, which is set for ... Read more

Buzzards leave N. Central neighborhood

Sure, they eat carrion and other disgusting things, but maybe buzzards are misunderstood. Perhaps, like some people, they are simply media-shy. A matter of a ... Read more

  1. Strange talks BP oil spill, ‘mess in Montgomery’
  2. Master Gardeners beautify grounds at courthouse
  3. Bay Pines Marina gets a new life
  4. ‘Click it or Ticket’ set across state
  5. Councill students ‘cross-dress’ against cancer
  6. Alexander City receives Community of Excellence designation
  7. Fake IRS calls take aim at local residents
  8. 11 entries hope to be ‘Missing Piece’
  9. Some stores roll the dice on gambling
  10. Officials remind boaters to think safety on the water
  11. Brainiac Boot Camp aims to promote summer reading
  12. Dadeville Elementary students learn leadership
  13. Artwork by Bonnie Luckie on display at Gallery 128
  14. Schools, council talk sales tax
  15. Memorial service stresses dangers law enforcement faces
  16. Local robotics teams fare well against the nation’s best
  17. Strange to be featured at Chamber event
  18. Police probe business burglary
  19. Downtown road work ‘90 percent’ complete
  20. Ideas abound in search for ‘Missing Piece’ business competition
  21. State’s Pre-K Program recognized as the best
  22. USAmeriBank sets free shredding event
  23. ‘THAT JOKER WAS COMING AT ME’: Gator shot in yard off Robinson Road
  24. City schools say capital projects may be helped by new sales tax

Sports

Local coaches to host youth tennis clinic

A pair of local coaches are teaming up to offer a chance for local youths to hit the court. Benjamin Russell High School Tennis coaches ... Read more

  1. City pool set to reopen June 2, host summer programs
  2. Dadeville’s Heard signs track scholarship with Concordia
  3. Benjamin Russell’s Johnson signs with Point University

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Bentley files suit against Corps of Engineers over Georgia water demands

Local lake stakeholders this week were happy to learn Gov. Robert Bentley filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), challenging the ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

New state laws are having an impact on meth in Alabama

Dear Editor, Fighting meth in Alabama has always been an issue on the mind of many in our state legislature. Thankfully, in 2011, our state ... Read more

Blogs

Ringling decision sounds death knell to an era

It was shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday when my day took an ugly turn. That’s when an Associated Press news flash alerted me via my ... 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