A Wetumpka woman was killed in a boating accident around midnight Saturday morning on the Alabama River near Wetumpka, according to a release from Capt. Gary Buchanan.
Millions of miles of testing in nearby Lee County will lead to Elmore County making millions of dollars of paving material last longer on its streets, roads and highways.
The Elmore County Commission said Monday it has created an email address for residents to report complaints about trash pickup by Advanced Disposal, which is working to add a truck and a driver for the county, according to commission chairman Troy Stubbs.
The eighth annual Arti Gras festival was held Friday and Saturday at Russell Crossroads. It is a juried art show and makers market that showcases artisans from around Lake Martin and across the state. There were tons of vendors and guests as well both days. Wares included jewelry, paintings,…
The bodies of two men who went missing after the boat they were riding on collided with another vessel following a fireworks show Thursday night were retrieved from Lake Jordan Saturday afternoon.
Stacy VanDortrecht knows her bees so well she doesn’t bother with protective clothing from the shoulders down when she takes them out of the hive.
An inmate working at a business in Montgomery County escaped from a job site last Thursday and was captured by Elmore County sheriff’s deputies about 14 hours later, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
Willie Rogers Reeves of Elmore is expected to be in front of Elmore County District Court Judge James Goggans next week for preliminary and bond reduction hearings in the death of his wife.
An HIV awareness meeting will be hosted by the Central Alabama Alliance, Resource & Advocacy Center from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka.
The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery awarded the first Sylvia McConnell Scholarship for the Arts to 2019 Wetumpka High School graduate Sydney Carmichael.
Two former Central Alabama Community College students, one of which is a man from Wetumpka, have been arrested for their roles in the abuse with a bat and death of a white muscovy duck from the CACC pond, according to authorities.
Wetumpka resident Debbie Herbert’s mystery novel “Cold Waters” spent two weeks on The Washington Post’s bestseller list, three weeks on Amazon Charts top sold and most read list during the same month and was selected as one of six books to be in Amazon Prime’s program in April.
Saturday night, 12 rising senior girls from across Elmore County will participate in the Distinguished Young Women of Elmore County 2020 Scholarship Program.
Tionette Lewis has made it her mission to make sure nobody dies the way her son did five years ago and that is why life jackets are draped around mannequins in the window of Market Shoppes in downtown Wetumpka.
The Elmore County Board of Education passed a resolution June 4 allowing superintendent Richard Dennis to prepare a written policy to manage the school system’s debt, a recommended step to get bond funding for new construction projects.
River Financial Corp. and Trinity Bancorp Inc. have agreed on a merger which will result in a combined $1.275 billion in total assets, $875 million in total loans and $1 billion in total deposits with 17 locations across Alabama.
An inmate at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore was stabbed to death June 5 and an inmate serving 20 years on a first-degree robbery charge now faces a murder charge, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
The Elmore County Commission ended years of indecision Monday by agreeing to sell the former Thames Pharmacy building to the City of Wetumpka for $130,000.
What appeared to be a common case of shoplifting led to a high-speed police chase from Wetumpka to Eclectic on June 5 and the arrests of two people, authorities said.
Alabama Power will close its offices in Alexander City, Tallassee and Wetumpka in August, citing a decline in local traffic and trends among customers to pay their electric bills online.
This weekend’s Wetumpka Herald Facebook poll on broadband service in Elmore County drew complaints across the board about the service from those who commented.
After serving 38 years in the Army, nothing stirs emotions for Wetumpka’s Gardner Perdue more than disrespect for the American flag or those who desecrate it.
State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) said the recently completed regular session of the Alabama Legislature ranks as one of the seminal efforts in state history to pass meaningful laws concerning abortion, a lottery and the gas tax, and he has another foundation-altering proposal for 2020.