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Fashion show helps raise funds for United Way programs

Fashion show helps raise funds for United Way programs

Hundreds gathered in downtown Alexander City Thursday night for a showdown of the fashionable variety. The Lake Martin Area United Way held its ‘Downtown Showdown’ ... Read more

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Council working to cut budget in Alexander City

The Alexander City City Council continued the process of closing the gap on a proposed budget shortfall Thursday, but the term ‘drop in the bucket’ ... Read more

  1. UNITED WAY AGENCY: Palmer Place fills big need in community
  2. Training day: Fire Department burns dilapidated house
  3. Alexander City legend Cecil ‘Sausage’ Bryant celebrates milestone

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City sets hearing on unsightly properties

City officials say the city’s recently passed weed abatement ordinance continues to get positive results. The Alexander City City Council set a Nov. 17 public ... Read more

New details emerge in weekend boating crash on Lake Martin

New details were released Wednesday in a weekend crash involving two boats in the Pitchford Hollow area of Lake Martin. Marine Police Sgt. Mark Fuller ... Read more

Russell Medical Center is prepared for unlikely arrival of Ebola patients

Russell Medical Center is ready if an Ebola case happens to come through its doors. “We began screening patients in August, mainly asking about travel ... Read more

Hearing date set for former Councill principal

A date has been set for a termination hearing for a former Councill Middle School principal that was indicted on four counts of failure to ... Read more

Schools adjust sex offender policies

The Tallapoosa County Board of Education made adjustments to its sex offender on campus policy to take into account laws that allow registered sex offenders ... Read more

  1. Attorney: Finley denied due process
  2. Council votes to give retired K-9 hero to his handler
  3. The world’s nativities on display at CACC Library
  4. Camp Hill terminates Police Chief Roosevelt Finley and top lieutenant
  5. Rep. Mike Hubbard arrested on felony ethics charges
  6. Officials remind residents of importance of serving as a juror
  7. Local unemployment rate falls
  8. Natural gas pipeline plans moving forward
  9. Authorities dealing with credit card fraud cases
  10. Governor, congressman, attorney general among those campaigning in the area
  11. Jackson’s Gap man says walking with a cross is a sign of God’s sacrifice
  12. Advocacy Center aims to help abuse victims
  13. Are we prepared for Ebola? State officials say there is a plan in place, just in case
  14. Changes ahead for Carlisle Drug Company
  15. Jury acquits man in 2011 rape case
  16. Kellyton’s Wellington Industries selected among General Motors’s best suppliers
  17. Man accidentally shoots himself in Sonic drive-through
  18. Ladun inspires capacity crowd at ‘Pretty in Pink’
  19. United Way preparing for Oct. 23 Fashion Show
  20. Fire Department personnel issues surface again at Dadeville council meeting
  21. Commission takes no stance on Amendment 2
  22. Authorities continue to investigate multiple thefts from vehicles
  23. Falling prices provide some relief at pump
  24. New Site OK’s new general fund budget

Sports

Tigers face must-win scenario

The Dadeville Tigers are accustomed to playing must-win games. Read more

  1. Spoiler alert
  2. Are three SEC teams playoff bound? Maybe
  3. Area primer: Week 10

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Time to build some magic in Alex City

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Letters to the Editor

It’s time for a change from ‘do nothing’ elected officials

Dear Editor: Governor Robert Bentley holds the highest office in the state and yet he has taken it for granted. This is a Republican that ... Read more

Blogs

United Way kicks off with Pinewood Derby

Henry Foy has a good eye. See for yourself and stop by Emporium Wine in the next few weeks and take in the art exhibit ... Read more

Lifestyles

Ukrainian children get American-style Christmas

Christmas came early this year for seven Ukrainian children visiting Lake Martin through Manifold Mercies’ orphan hosting program. The children, all from the town of ... Read more

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