Texting scam now incorporating phone calls

Texting scam now incorporating phone calls

  Alabama State Employees Credit Union (ASECU) officials have reported that a scam originally targeting people via text message has expanded to phone calls. Both ... Read more | Add your comment

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February unemployment drops

Alabama’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in February, down slightly from January’s rate of 6.0 percent. February’s decline in unemployment is significantly improved from ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Draft beer, Sunday sales awaits council’s approval  | Add your comment
  2. WHS robotics team wraps up trip to D.C.  | Add your comment
  3. Eclectic to Wetumpka: residents hearing gun shots  | Add your comment

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Questions surround passage of Charter Schools bill

After quickly clearing the House and the Senate, Alabama’s charter schools bill was signed into law Thursday afternoon by Gov. Robert Bentley. The bill calls ... Read more | Add your comment

Draft beer, Sunday sales bills await governor’s signature

For the City of Wetumpka the fourth time was the charm. After either having the bills die without being voted upon or being stalled at ... Read more | Add your comment

WHS Robotics team visiting White House

Two weeks ago the Wetumpka High School’s BEST Robotics Team received an official invitation to take part in the 2015 White House Presidential Science Fair. ... Read more | Add your comment

Another phishing scam reaches out to Verizon customers

Just after 9 a.m. Friday Alabama State Employees Credit Union confirmed a cyber phishing scam where a person or persons are trying to gain personal ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Draft beer, Sunday sales awaits governor’s signature  | Add your comment
  2. Speeding motorcyclists draw ire from WPD, residents  | Add your comment
  3. Storm spotter class reset for Tuesday  | Add your comment
  4. Hardware store closes doors after 70 years  | Add your comment
  5. Dadeville resident spots prison escapee, alerts law enforcement  | Add your comment
  6. Montgomery motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle accident  | Add your comment
  7. Shooting suspects in custody, charged with murder  | Add your comment
  8. 17-year-old killed in drug deal gone wrong  | Add your comment
  9. Missing teen found at his school  | Add your comment
  10. Scam artists contacting Wetumpka chamber members  | Add your comment
  11. State Supreme Court orders stop to issuance of same-sex marriage licenses  | Add your comment
  12. Eclectic murder suspect identified, arrested  | Add your comment
  13. Local legislators not sold on governor’s plan  | Add your comment
  14. WHS basketball player dies as result of Sunday shooting in Montgomery  | Add your comment
  15. Wetumpka business announces expansion, job additions  | Add your comment
  16. County adopts memorial policy  | Add your comment


Panthers overpower Stanhope Elmore

Panthers overpower Stanhope Elmore

  Elmore County shutout Stanhope Elmore, 6-0, on day two of the Wetumpka Spring Break Tournament Friday. The result played in contrast of the first ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. WHS opens Spring Break Tournament 2-0  | Add your comment
  2. Harrison: Holtville’s Hall ‘not released’ of coaching duties  | Add your comment
  3. Holtville’s Hall to not return after season  | Add your comment
  4. Cantrell leads Mustangs’ attack in win over WHS  | Add your comment
  5. Elmore County High AD Rowe passes away Monday  | Add your comment
  6. SEHS’s McElvaine inks with Lady Pirates  | Add your comment


Religion Calendar

• Movie Night at First United Methodist Church of Wetumpka will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 29. Showing will be “The Passion of The ... Read more | Add your comment


WHS robotics team wraps up trip to D.C.

WHS robotics team wraps up trip to D.C.

  The Wetumpka High School Robotics team finished up its trip to Washington D.C. on Tuesday and arrived in Wetumpka early Wednesday morning. “It was ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Let’s keep open meetings open in the state

As the 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature gets started, there are many important issues facing our lawmakers. We don’t envy them. Most of ... Read more | Add your comment


Hello pollen!

I don’t know that I have ever been this excited and welcoming of pollen. After the ... 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


WHS grad featured on CMT’s Broken Skull

  Wetumpka’s Joey Hunter was cruising Facebook one day when he came upon WWE superstar “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge page. On a ... Read more | Add your comment