Firefighters battle blazes 4 miles a part in Coosada

Firefighters battle blazes 4 miles a part in Coosada

  Multiple fire departments in western Elmore County battled two house fires within an hour of each other and just 4 miles a part Wednesday ... Read more | Add your comment

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County commissioner found in violation of ethics laws

The state attorney general’s office will determine whether any criminal charges will be brought against Elmore County Commissioner Joe Faulk involving alleged violations of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Poarch Creeks use advertisting campaign to promote compact

  By DAVID GRANGER Do the right thing. No, it’s not a Spike Lee Joint. It’s the message of the new commercial and recent full-page ... Read more | Add your comment

Legislators visiting with TEA Party

Senators and Representatives serving Elmore County will be the special guest speakers at the July 20 meeting of the Wetumpka TEA Party. The meeting is ... Read more | Add your comment

Holmes proposes ‘bold tax reform’

While legislators continue to posture themselves talking the talk about solving the General Fund Budget crisis, few have actually laid out a comprehensive plan to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elmore Community Hospital showcases new surgical unit  | Add your comment
  2. FROM CANADA TO ‘CATS: No. 1 Canadian QB prospect transfers to Edgewood  | Add your comment
  3. Artist renders work in vibrant color  | Add your comment
  4. River Perk coffee shop comes to downtown Wetumpka  | Add your comment
  5. Laser tag arena now open in Wetumpka  | Add your comment
  6. LifeSouth calls for blood donors in face of shortage  | Add your comment
  7. Wetumpka council approves curator positions  | Add your comment
  8. Wetumpka man dies in two-vehicle accident  | Add your comment
  9. Wetumpka man dies in single-vehicle accident  | Add your comment
  10. Staton prisoner tests positive for TB  | Add your comment
  11. Texas man charged with reckless murder  | Add your comment
  12. Seafood restaurant closes its doors  | Add your comment
  13. Marine police cracking down on boating under the influence  | Add your comment
  14. Food pantry kicks off capital fund campaign  | Add your comment
  15. Phishing scam targeting River Bank & Trust customers  | Add your comment
  16. Divers recover drowned teen at Bonner’s Point  | Add your comment


COACHES POLL: Tide, Tigers begin season in top 10

COACHES POLL: Tide, Tigers begin season in top 10

Alabama and Auburn will start the 2015 college football season as top-10 team in the Amway Coaches Preseason Poll. After going 8-5 last year, including ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Can any teams snap Edgewood’s 58-game win streak?  | Add your comment
  2. O-line looks to lead attack for Holtville in ’15  | Add your comment
  3. Tribe’s Crockett commits to Samford  | Add your comment
  4. WHS’s Kennedy impressing teammates at Bama  | Add your comment
  5. Champion v. Champion to open 2015 season  | Add your comment
  6. Gators eat up 1st-place finishes at Wetumpka swim meet  | Add your comment


Vacation Bible School is upon us

By Nicole Blakely Summer is here! Are you looking for a great Christian summer activity for your child? If you are, then look no further. ... Read more | Add your comment


Mobile billboard working well to recruit bus drivers

    Sometimes you just need a big yellow bus to catch people’s attention. That’s how the Elmore County Public School System is attracting potential ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Blueprint 2020 just makes sense

For the last 10 years offices have been shuffled. Some offices have been moved from one building to the next. There has been some creative ... Read more | Add your comment


RE: SPORTS: Let’s help these champions get their rings

Success costs a lot. In all arenas of life, we pay for triumph with personal sacrifice, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Reader disappointed to see photo

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to see a photo of two men on the front cover of my Elmore County Weekend, only to discover a ... Read more | Add your comment


Gallery extends ‘when dinosaurs roamed the Wetumpka impact crater’ exhibition

The popular exhibition “When Dinosaurs Roamed the Wetumpka Impact Crater” has been extended until May 1.  The exhibition, made possible by a grant from the ... Read more | Add your comment