Churches take multiple approaches on Ash Wednesday

Churches take multiple approaches on Ash Wednesday

Several area churches held special events yesterday in observance of Ash Wednesday. In Alexander City several churches held Ash Wednesday celebrations, but one of the ... Read more

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Attorney seeks delay in McDaniel murder case

The attorney representing Matthew Clate McDaniel, 33, of Dadeville who is charged with murder in the Jan. 17 shooting death of Norman Dean Crayton has ... Read more

  1. BRHS graduation rate dips slightly
  2. Dadeville Council votes to join county in Sunday sales vote
  3. Teacher of the Year Green admits she has a crush on math

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Indictments issued in animal cruelty cases

A woman accused of leaving multiple animals alone without sufficient water, food or shelter last summer has been indicted on multiple counts, including seven counts ... Read more

Fishing tournament brought big bucks to local economy

Fishing tournament brought big bucks to local economy

With more than 200 boats around last week for the Bassmaster College Series Southern Conference Regional, area merchants are hoping for more multi-day tournaments to ... Read more

New fire station taking shape in Hackneyville

New fire station taking shape in Hackneyville

Chief David Jones was chilled to the bone Tuesday as he watched the final piece of steel be locked into place on the site of ... Read more

Tickets on sale for Lead Forward Women’s Conference

If you’re planning to attend the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Lead Forward Women’s Conference and Business Expo, now is the time to secure ... Read more

Commissioners get updates on service projects

The progress of public service projects that could make a big difference in Tallapoosa County were updated Monday at the regular meeting of the Tallapoosa ... Read more

  1. Firefighter of the Year is Kelly Scott’s swan song
  2. Itawamba team overcomes run of bad luck to win Bassmaster on Lake Martin
  3. SL Alabama officials share Korean New Year’s Celebration with the community
  4. Alexander City Police help missing Kentucky man get home
  5. REELTOWN GETS NEW FOOTBALL COACH
  6. Local business one of 100 fastest growing companies owned by UGA Alumni
  7. Alex City’s Owens left out of 2016 Hall of Fame Class
  8. Reeltown to officially get new grid coach Monday
  9. Bentley’s budget plan calls for use of Education Trust Fund

Sports

Benjamin Russell defeats Northridge in season opener

Benjamin Russell defeats Northridge in season opener

After a tight first half, the Benjamin Russell Wildcats pulled away to open the season with a 3-1 win over the Northridge Jaguars on Tuesday ... Read more

  1. Lady Wildcats fall to Lady Jags in opener
  2. Highlights from this year’s Tide recruiting class
  3. REELTOWN GETS NEW FOOTBALL COACH

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Sign petition for a system with a better chance to succeed

We need to make a change in Alexander City’s government. That’s not a political statement – at least it’s not a statement I make to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Christianity, and all religions, have varied perspectives

Dear Editor, I am truly saddened by the recent letters from certain so called Christian writers who apparently want to establish a Theocracy.  According to ... Read more

Blogs

OUR VIEW: Tallapoosa County again proves that it has a big heart

One of the challenges that parents face today is how to encourage their children to get involved. We struggle with illustrating to them just how ... Read more

Lifestyles

Bass tournaments to make February a busy time on Lake Martin

Lake Martin will be busy the month of February as it plays host to two different fishing tournaments. The Bassmaster College Series Southern Conference Regional ... Read more