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Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced on Friday, April 16, that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted March 2021 unemployment rate is 3.8%, down from February’s rate of 4%, yet above March 2020’s rate of 2.6%.

Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine band hosted its fourth mattress sale fundraiser on Sunday, April 11, and band director Anthony Vittore said the event was a success.

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $22 million to help Alabamians who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will go toward helping citizens obtain shelter and other assistance to get back on their feet.

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On average, 5-7 tons of trash is removed from Lake Jordan during the Lake Jordan Home Owners and Boat Owners Association’s annual Lake Cleanup event.

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From paintings and ceramics to woodwork and music, various forms of artistry were on display at the Art Walk held in downtown Wetumpka on Friday, April 2.

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Downtown Wetumpka was abuzz Thursday night as people gathered on the streets and along Merchants alley for Main Street Wetumpka's first installment of the Community Market.

Wharf Casual Seafood is bringing the coast to Wetumpka. It was announced Thursday, April 1, that the seafood restaurant will open in Wetumpka later this year in the former Shoney's building.

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From paintings and ceramics to woodwork and music, various forms of artistry were on display at the Art Walk held in downtown Wetumpka on Friday, April 2.

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Downtown Wetumpka was abuzz Thursday night as people gathered on the streets and along Merchants alley for Main Street Wetumpka's first installment of the Community Market.

Wharf Casual Seafood is bringing the coast to Wetumpka. It was announced Thursday, April 1, that the seafood restaurant will open in Wetumpka later this year in the former Shoney's building.

Millbrook Mayor Al Kelly shared an update on the city's massive sporting complex that's now under construction at the Millbrook Area Chamber of Commerce's Quarterly Luncheon, which was held at the Millbrook Civic Center.

Elmore County High School's Maroon Machine marching band is preparing to host its biggest one-day fundraiser of the year on Sunday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Elmore County Historical Society is preparing to host its annual Wetumpka City Cemetery Tour on April 17 and it promises to be a fun way for residents to learn about the county's history through the eyes of cemetery residents.