With the proliferation of fitness trackers such as Fitbit, people looking to lead a healthy lifestyle tend to think of a successful day of exercise in steps.
Every year citizens around the nation come together to celebrate and honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on the Civil Rights Movement.
New reading standards will be applied to students after statewide changes, according to an announcement made at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
Elmore County senior and Beta Club president Pierson Lett never expected the community of Eclectic to come together the way it did in support of the club’s annual service project.
There were numerous structures that were permanently damaged, some completely flattened, by the tornado that tore through Wetumpka on Jan. 19, 2019.
With the proliferation of fitness trackers such as Fitbit, people looking to lead a healthy lifestyle tend to think of a successful day of exe…
Lake Martin Community Hospital food service director and clinical dietician Julie Hudson prefers her patients, friends and family take the tra…
Elmore County Schools senior coordinator for secondary education Tremeca Jackson believes the school system may receive Federal Impact Aid funding.
Despite 2019 starting out on a bad note with the Jan. 19 tornado that destroyed a swath Wetumpka, Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis believes a lot was accomplished over the last year. The Herald sat down with Willis for a Q&A session; the following are Willis’ answers to our questions:
Wetumpka High School senior Amber Delreal credits the medical science teachers at Elmore County Technical Center as the reason she enjoys nursing.
Residents of Elmore County came together Sunday at the Eclectic Warehouse to raise funds to cover a $27,000 medical expense for 7-year-old Bentley Lovejoy.
Four individuals were arrested on drug possession charges while visiting Elmore County Correctional Facility on Saturday, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections (DOC).Canines alerted on three vehicles while conducting a routine vehicle search. Agents found narcotics in the three …
At the end of the Wetumpka City Council meeting Monday, councilmember Lewis E. Washington Sr. asked Mayor Jerry Willis for an update to the conclusion of City of Wetumpka v. Alabama Power Company.
Steve Lee, who feels his calling in life is to ‘wow’ people, considers himself part of a last generation of “old-school” artists. Lee said he does not rely on computer graphics to aid in creating signage and oversized images such as murals painted on the side of businesses.
The City of Wetumpka is asking drivers to avoid through traffic downtown from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.Contractors will begin milling the streets and the area will be heavily congested.
Issues could be arising for Ultimate Student-Athlete Academy founder Dustin DeVaughn, who had no qualms about admitting the fact he had lofty dreams at Thursday’s press conference in Prattville.
News from Wetumpka has been full of extremes in 2019. From a tragic tornado that ripped through Wetumpka on Jan. 19 to the city’s Dickens Christmas event held in December in downtown, which is experiencing a revival of businesses and a facelift to its streets and sidewalks, there was no shor…
The Town of Eclectic, a place known for its small-town atmosphere but one that constantly works on growing, had its share of headlines in 2019. Take a look at five of the most noteworthy news items from the year.
Wetumpka is gearing up for tonight’s annual New Year’s festivities complete with live entertainment, fireworks and a flaming meteorite. According to event organizer Gardner Perdue, now in his 11th year at the helm of the event, the celebration was started about three decades ago by Wetumpka …
Prior to becoming a middle school science teacher, Eclectic Middle School science teacher Jay Harrell considered two additional careers — police officer or geologist.