UPDATED: Officials investigating double homicide in Goldville

UPDATED: Officials investigating double homicide in Goldville

Two people are dead after a Thursday afternoon shooting at a secluded mobile home in the Goldville community in northeast Tallapoosa County. Tallapoosa County Sheriff ... Read more


Council hears request for code officer

For a little more than two years, Alexander City has been without an officer to ride herd on code violations across the city. Instead, the ... Read more

  1. 43 apply to be CACC’s permanent president
  2. Second Tutu Run doubly successful
  3. Glenn named to city council position in Jacksons Gap

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Local guard unit to be deployed to Guantanamo Bay

One week after finding out its home at Mac W. Speaks Armory would be closed, the Alabama Army National Guard’s 214th Military Police Company has ... Read more

Art Colony draws participants from far and wide

Art Colony draws participants from far and wide

Today marks the end of the 23rd annual Sarah Carlisle Towery Alabama Art Colony at Children’s Harbor. Fifty-two artists from all over the Southeast gathered ... Read more

Oktoberfest set this weekend at Sportplex

Oktoberfest set this weekend at Sportplex

Corey Arwood / The Outlook Oktoberfest has ended in Germany but Alexander City’s has yet to begin, and this year the Parks and Recreation department ... Read more

Pipeline draws few opposed to project

Representatives of several unions and one disgruntled property owner showed up Monday night at the public comment meeting on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s draft ... Read more

Ruling could lead to casino reopening

By Carmen Rodgers / The Outlook It has been almost six years since Milton McGregor was forced to close the doors to VictoryLand in 2010. ... Read more

  1. Search dogs in area for seminar
  2. Council OKs funding for pay study
  3. Attendance up slightly in county schools
  4. Age a big factor in armory closure
  5. Flowers to sign copies of new book Thursday at local library
  6. Middlebrooks officially takes reigns as revenue commissioner  | 1 comment
  7. Economic Development officials honor area industries
  8. Five arrested with drugs, guns and cash seized
  9. Tuggle rips officials as local armory targeted for closure


Dadeville kicks off three-game stretch of region contests with road trip to No. 3 Leeds

With three of the regular season’s last four games being region contests, the Dadeville Tigers are entering the most important part of year. The Tigers ... Read more

  1. Alabama, Ole Miss both make statements on exciting fall Saturday
  2. Lady Wildcats closing in on volleyball area title
  3. Turns out Alabama ain’t dead just yet

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We have been hit with a one-two punch

It’s been a tough week for state-funded operations in Tallapoosa County. First, we learned that the Alexander City and Dadeville drivers’ license offices will be ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Young: It’s time to limit mayor’s powers

To the City Council of Alexander City: Let me first say, I applaud your commitment and service to our city. Being a council member is ... 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