The chairman of the Educate Wetumpka Committee asked the Elmore County school board on Monday to support efforts that could lead to public referendums on raising taxes for construction of new athletic facilities in the Wetumpka and Redland school districts.
Images from Thursday night as Elmore County High School held its graduation ceremony. Principal Wes Rogers announced the Class of 2019 received more than $2.5 million in scholarships and four graduates will go onto serve the U.S. in the military.
Haynes Ambulance is once again the emergency transporter in Elmore County after the county commission approved a new contract at Monday’s meeting.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis told the board of education at a special-called meeting Thursday the system has two possible properties to locate a middle school in Redland and the Elmore County Technical Center.
Tallassee’s Emma Grace Qiaowei Coyle and Eclectic’s James Allen Singleton Jr. have joined the elite club of those who have won the Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Scholarship.
A bill to virtually make abortion illegal and challenge a U.S. Supreme Court ruling is making its way through the Alabama Senate after being passed by the Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday.
The Elmore County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Alabama Community Foundation, kicked off scholarship season Thursday by awarding $37,200 in scholarships to 23 Wetumpka High School seniors.
A vacancy on the Central Elmore Water and Sewer Authority board was filled after the Elmore County Commission took action during Monday night’s meeting.
The Eclectic Town Council unanimously approved on Dec. 17 an ordinance to allow Eclectic police officers to use police vehicles to drive home while working a shift.
A pair of tragic deaths, one in an automobile accident in which a mother was charged with reckless murder, and another in which murder charges were dropped against a teenage suspect, were among the top stories in Eclectic in 2018.
Despite the town’s financial challenges, Mayor Gary Davenport said officials are determined to bring progress and prosperity to Eclectic in 2019.
The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted to approve a proposal for a new park on the grounds of the Elmore County Courthouse during a recent regularly scheduled meeting.
Four locals were recognized for their volunteer efforts with the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office by Sheriff Bill Franklin during a Monday evening Elmore County Commission work session.
Thousands of people, including many from out of state, flocked to the Falk Farm near Eclectic to participate in one of the state’s largest, most elaborate walk-through Nativity tours from Nov. 30 through Sunday.
The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted Monday to authorize resurfacing the entirety of Middle Road under Eclectic’s Community Development Block Grant.
Hundreds of residents and visitors are expected to gather in Eclectic’s downtown area on Dec. 8 for the town’s annual Christmas parade, holiday market and tree-lighting ceremony.
The Elmore County Commission unanimously voted Monday evening to renew a governmental affairs service contract with a firm that helps protect local interests in Montgomery and shape local legislation.
After two years of consideration, the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative elected to begin its first phase of a project to bring high speed, broadband internet to low-density areas of Elmore County and other parts of Alabama.
The Eclectic Police Department is saying goodbye to a well-known officer. Sgt. Ronald Wilhoit, who has spent more than a decade working with the EPD, recently announced his retirement.
The Eclectic Town Council discussed two projects funded by grants from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs during its monthly meeting Oct. 15.