ALEA AIMING FOR SAFE HOLIDAY: Patrols will be out in force on roads and water

ALEA AIMING FOR SAFE HOLIDAY: Patrols will be out in force on roads and water

With the Fourth of July holiday weekend coming up, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency wants the public to know that law enforcement will be out ... Read more

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Council says city pay hikes ‘not handled right’ and called ‘good ol’ boy system’

Pay increases for some Alexander City city employees were not handled according to proper procedure and the city council will take steps to either legitimize ... Read more

  1. Dadeville loses community and business leader Laeman Butcher
  2. Strange to appeal ruling on VictoryLand
  3. Council to continue pay discussion

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Archer says he will follow ‘law of the land’ despite Moore’s stand on same-sex marriage

As far as Tallapoosa County Probate Court Judge Leon Archer is concerned,  Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling means that same-sex marriage “is now the law ... Read more

Circuit Clerk Craddock makes switch to Republican Party

Circuit Clerk Craddock makes switch to Republican Party

Tallapoosa County Circuit Clerk Patrick Craddock has switched to the Republican Party, less than three full years after being elected to the position as a ... Read more

Dadeville Chamber calls 2015 Lake Fest a success

Dadeville Chamber calls 2015 Lake Fest a success

Despite the threat of weather that kept some away, The Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Lake Fest was still a success. “The weather held off ... Read more

Boat captain spots object that ‘looked like a 747 on fire in the sky’

Boat captain spots object that ‘looked like a 747 on fire in the sky’

This time of year being on the waters of Lake Martin after midnight are a normal occurrence for Alexander City Guide Service’s David Hare as ... Read more

Fond memories to be found in remaining country stores

Fond memories to be found in remaining country stores

Editor’s note: Tallapoosa Traveler is a weekly column that shares some of the special treasures tucked away in our county. Today, we look at the ... Read more

  1. Meacham named Chamber VP of biz development
  2. How can Alex City change its government?
  3. Who will be downtown’s Missing Piece? Coffee Corner, ACT II or Upcycle? You decide
  4. Court: Same-sex marriage legal in all states, even Alabama
  5. Meeting to further discuss city pay issues set for Tuesday
  6. Court upholds Affordable Healthcare Act
  7. Judge rules to dismiss State’s case against VictoryLand
  8. Dadeville Chamber preparing for its second Lake Fest
  9. More questions arise on city pay
  10. Sun Festival Band Battle lineup includes local and regional favorites
  11. 4-Her’s kayak down Sandy Creek
  12. Spann keeps kids engaged at Brainiac Boot Camp Wednesday
  13. Officials continue to investigate Tuesday’s Highway 22 crash
  14. Officials warn of exposure to heat
  15. Officials say bear sightings declining
  16. ALEA joins national partners in Operation Dry Water
  17. Boys and Girls Club one step closer for Camp Hill
  18. Letter warns two council members to ‘BE CAREFUL’ on pay issue
  19. Officials continue to investigate fatal boat crash
  20. Outlook takes 18 APA awards, including first place in public service, lifestyles coverage
  21. TripAdvisor website recognizes Wind Creek
  22. Spann to be featured speaker at Brainiac Boot Camp
  23. Local pastors react to Charleston church shooting
  24. Father, sons fishing trip great way to enjoy time together

Sports

Generals building strength over summer

Generals building strength over summer

The sound of metal clanging could be heard throughout the Horseshoe Bend fieldhouse early Tuesday morning, as the Generals wrapped up their final workout before ... Read more

  1. I wouldn’t bet on Vegas odds
  2. 9U State tourney comes to a close as Florence defeats Alex City
  3. 9U State All-Star Baseball Tournament underway in Alexander City

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It’s time for city manager system in Alexander City

I first wrote about why Alexander City needs to adopt a council-city manager form of local government six years ago, but this week seems like ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Anti-gun liberals using ‘the same old line’ after shootings

Dear Editor,  I would like to start this rebuttal by praising Ms. Moten for her most inspirational editorial. Ms. Moten was absolutely spot on. With ... Read more

Blogs

OUR VIEW: Good time to explore change

I t looks and sounds like the idea of revisiting a city council-city manager form of government in Alexander City is getting lots of positive ... 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