Police investigation a ‘necessary’ cost

Police investigation a ‘necessary’ cost

Following four months of an investigation which led to the firing of Wetumpka’s police chief and demotion of its deputy chief, all was done but ... Read more | Add your comment

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Only basic IRS forms available this year at Wetumpka library

In the past, citizens have been able to go to the Wetumpka Public Library to pick up all of their state and federal income tax ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Tallassee woman pleads guilty to sex abuse  | Add your comment
  2. City streets closing  | Add your comment
  3. Commission cited for not complying with state bid laws  | Add your comment

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Wetumpka woman among 5 people dead in Saturday crash

A two-vehicle accident in Chilton County claimed the lives of five people, including a Wetumpka man Saturday afternoon. Christina Robinson Deramus, 37, of Wetumpka was ... Read more | Add your comment

Federal Court strikes down Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage

U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade ruled in favor of same-sex unions on Friday by striking down Alabama’s amendment banning such marriages. What led to this ... Read more | Add your comment

Capsized boat leaves trio stranded on Tallapoosa River

Coffee never looked so good in the hand of Rockford’s Elijah Phillips as it did Wednesday morning. Fishing buddies Calvin Horton of Elmore and Ben ... Read more | Add your comment

County schools join Yellow Dot program

Elmore County school bus drivers filled the Elmore County Board of Education boardroom to learn more about Alabama’s Yellow Dot program Friday. The program has ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elmore man facing reckless murder charge  | Add your comment
  2. Council repeals business license fee schedule  | Add your comment
  3. Edgewood alum dies in single-vehicle accident  | Add your comment
  4. Council to vote on amended license fee schedule Tuesday  | Add your comment
  5. Millbrook man faces marijuana, other charges after Friday morning high-speed chase  | Add your comment
  6. Business owners debate lawsuit over license fees  | Add your comment
  7. Former Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputy facing felony domestic violence charge  | Add your comment
  8. Business owners suffer ‘shock’ over license fees  | Add your comment
  9. Controversy, progress, fame headline 2014  | Add your comment
  10. Harrison to be sworn in Friday as new superintendent  | Add your comment
  11. Montgomery foursome face theft charges  | Add your comment
  12. New ‘meteor’ will drop New Year’s Eve  | Add your comment
  13. Cities plan to lobby for Sunday, draft beer sales with similar, separate bills  | Add your comment
  14. Updyke must pay $700 or go to jail  | Add your comment
  15. Holiday cheer: Gas prices still dropping  | Add your comment
  16. Harrison appointed to schools top job  | Add your comment


Lady ‘Cats outlast Eastwood in OT for state tourney spot

Lady ‘Cats outlast Eastwood in OT for state tourney spot

After Eastwood wiped away a two-and-a-half quarter Edgewood Academy lead at the 3:43 mark in overtime with a free throw, Kara Wilson turned it on. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Indians drop key area contest to Park Crossing  | Add your comment
  2. HHS grad wins UCA cheer national title with Crimson Tide  | Add your comment
  3. WHS softball: Reaves inks with Marion Military Institute  | Add your comment
  4. Indians’ Lett inks with Northwest Florida State  | Add your comment
  5. Crawford wins AISA’s Back of the Year Award  | Add your comment
  6. JULIAN MCPHILLIPS: WHS pair take 1st; other area wrestlers medal  | Add your comment


Religion Calender

• Calvary Baptist Church will have new descipleship classes going on every Sunday at 5 p.m. The classes available are: • “I Am a Christian ... Read more | Add your comment


Harrison to be sworn in Friday as new superintendent

Dr. Andre Harrison will be sworn in as the new superintendent of Elmore County Schools during a ceremony Friday. The ceremony will take place at ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Gambling appeal another Strange longshot

Again last week the state of Alabama was thrust into the national spotlight by Attorney General Luther Strange’s seemingly obsessive fight against gambling. A panel ... Read more | Add your comment


Grace, not perfection

New Year’s resolutions are somewhat stressful for me every year. Like most, I’m guilty of setting ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Mayor has created an environment that has led Wetumpka to where we are

Dear Editor: Concerning the current upheaval regarding Wetumpka’s police chief and deputy chef, if the city’s personnel manual was followed and actual instances documented at ... Read more | Add your comment


Players bound for southeastern show

The Wetumpka Depot Players will be bound for the Southeastern Theatre Conference competition again next year. This past weekend, “Night Mother” a collaboration between the ... Read more | Add your comment