Trinity Episcopal Church in Wetumpka will host Elmore County’s Annual Musical Tribute to Veterans beginning at 4 p.m. Monday.
The Santuck Volunteer Fire Department recently held its firefighter appreciation supper. The firefighters were thanked for answering a high number of calls this year due to the extreme drought.
Wetumpka High School principal Dr. Robbie Slater has been named District 4 High School Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals and American Fidelity.
Elmore County Schools STEM director Tracy Wright’s research pertaining to science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) is influencing a new approach to educating students.
Kay Simmons, property manager of Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, was recognized by Main Street Wetumpka with its Main Street Alabama Community Hero Award.
Nicole Jacobs, an Elmore County native, was recently designated as the United Kingdom’s first domestic abuse commissioner.
The Liberty Learning Foundation believes giving school teachers a turn-key civics program complete with grade-specific curriculum and a big dose of fun will make for better educated citizens.
The next time someone litters out a car window or dumps trash along roadways or area countryside, the offender could face steep fines, community service and possible jail time.
The Elmore County Commission unanimously approved awarding a bid in the amount of $1.23 million to Construction One Inc. for a new sheriff’s operation building.
Longtime Wetumpka resident Frazine Taylor was presented with the Marvin Yeomans Whiting Award by the Society of Alabama Archivists at its annual meeting held earlier this month in Decatur.
Prattville resident Joshua S. Thomas, 28, was charged with attempting to elude, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief third degree and resisting arrest.
The Wetumpka City Council approved a $11 million project Monday night for Wetumpka High School to build a new football stadium and do renovations.
Holtville area resident Mason Burdette, 20, was charged with first-degree assault after he allegedly fired two rounds from a 30-06 rifle Saturday, according to law enforcement.
By early December, Elmore Community Hospital in Wetumpka will offer 3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). The machine, which is the latest technology in mammography, allows patients to receive more conclusive results on their health.
A program managed by the Alabama Department of Public Health has provided females of Alabama with more than 180,000 free mammograms since its inception in 1998.
As Halloween draws near, the month of October offers a variety of fun, safe and entertaining ways to celebrate in Wetumpka and Elmore County. That costume that only gets worn one time could be repurposed for a number of events throughout the county this month.
Garrett Jones earned the rank of Eagle Scout after completing his final assignment intended to give Wetumpka High School marching band members a useable space on their practice field.
Among the bright flashes and sparks bouncing off welding torches and the hum of grinding machines, students in Slade Holley’s welding class work at a fast pace to complete their assignments.