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The Alabama Family Rights Association encourages the entire state of Alabama to participate in this year’s “Family Day/Week.” On the last Monday of September (Sept. 30), Family Day brings together communities across the state and nation to celebrate the positive influence parents have on the…

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The Wetumpka Police Department arrested a 15-year-old and charged the juvenile with making terroristic threats Thursday after investigating a  bomb threat that was made to Wetumpka High School via phone Thursday.

With a few signatures by Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis, the City of Wetumpka can soon start renovations to the old Wells Fargo building making it the new police department after the old one was destroyed by the January tornado.

All 300 tickets were sold at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual drawdown and auction event at the Wetumpka Civic Center on Tuesday night. Coosa Cleaver catered the event and Coaches Corner donated beer. At least 250 people turned out to the event which is in its third annual year…

Tallassee native Haleigh Worthington spends most of her time tending to the massive German shepherds she raises. Some of the shepherds are pets she has cared for many years, but some are rescues that were left without a home for various circumstances.

Generations of Alabamaians who were seeking to get married have always visited their county courthouse and the probate judge’s office to get a marriage license but that are no longer possible as of Thursday.

The Bank Walkers and Willy and the G Strings opened up the Labor Day concert at The AMP on Lake Martin. Corey Smith headlined the show and wrapped it up with some covers as well as his original classics. Hundreds of people gathered on the grassy lawns of The AMP to listen to music and celebr…

The Elmore County Commission will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the county’s Bicentennial Park at noon Sept. 5 at the corner of Hill Street and Ready Street in Wetumpka.

Golfers from around central Alabama converged on Emerald Mountain Golf Club last week to participate in the second annual Putts Fore Paws event benefitting the Humane Society of Elmore County. Alabama News Network helped put on the tournament for the shelter, grabbing sponsors from around th…

At least seven Wetumpka students are OK after passing out from dehydration Thursday afternoon outside the school’s running track.

Eclectic Mayor Gary Davenport said the town has managed its finances well enough to weather a decrease in sales tax revenue and is encouraged by young families moving to the area.

Mocha is a super loving and striking Catahoula girl, 1 1/2 years old. Mocha is mostly housetrained but does prefer her time outside. She must have a well-fenced yard to keep her safely at home. She loves children and is good with other dogs, just not sure about cats. She walks well on a leas…

We are very blessed with the incredible support we get from the community on a daily basis. If we put out a need for food or cleaning supplies or about anything, it is quickly met with multiple drop offs and deliveries from UPS and FedEx.

Accolades were the name of the game for the Wetumpka High School Future Farmers of America at the state convention in June. The chapter took home multiple banners, was named a superior chapter and had students earn officer positions.

The deaths of two men in a boat crash on Lake Jordan the night of July 4 is exactly why Elmore County District Attorney Randall Houston pushed for those who drink and drive on the water to be punished as severely as those who drive under the influence on the roads.

Jody Mulder, an Eclectic resident, has joined the Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. team as a marketing consultant.