Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce director Shellie Whitfield had no idea how many people would attend the first Dickens Christmas event held this past weekend in downtown Wetumpka.
When Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce president Shellie Whitfield needed help decorating a Christmas tree, she called on members of Central Alabama Master Gardener Association (CAMGA).
Eclectic Middle School counselor Cynthia Collier’s journey from Elmore County High School to earning a master’s in counseling at Auburn University Montgomery is a story of encouragement she uses to paint a picture of the future for her students.
Wetumpka’s downtown redevelopment plan is close to becoming a tangible reality but is a little behind schedule. The $1.3 million four-phase streetscape project that began in July and was supposed to be completed by Christmas is still in Phase 3.
Forensic testing has confirmed the human remains found on Macon County Road 2 in Shorter are that of Aniah Blanchard, according to a release from Auburn Police.
Scammers are posing as Elmore County Sheriff’s Office deputies to extort money from people with a threat there is a warrant for their arrest, according to Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin.
The Elmore County Commission approved chairman Troy Stubbs to draft a letter of intent with Foundation Forward Inc. to install an outdoor exhibit featuring the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.
The Millbrook Police Department charged a 74-year-old man with possession of child pornography after an investigation by the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force on Monday.
An Alabama district attorney said Monday authorities have "good reason'' to believe human remains that were found belong to the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
The Lowndes County sheriff was fatally shot Saturday evening, authorities announced, and an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Elmore County averaged 58 children in foster care per month during fiscal year 2019, according to data provided by Elmore County Department of Human Resources director Michelle Wood.There are 20 foster homes available in the county, virtually all of which are full.
At the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon, Michael Morgan was unanimously reelected as board chair and Dale Bain was unanimously reelected as the board’s vice-chair.
Redland Elementary School teacher Meredith Mitchell and Wetumpka High School teacher Sheena Chandler were chosen as Elmore County’s Teachers of the Year at a reception Monday afternoon.