Tionette Lewis has made it her mission to make sure nobody dies the way her son did five years ago and that is why life jackets are draped around mannequins in the window of Market Shoppes in downtown Wetumpka.
The Elmore County Board of Education passed a resolution June 4 allowing superintendent Richard Dennis to prepare a written policy to manage the school system’s debt, a recommended step to get bond funding for new construction projects.
An inmate at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore was stabbed to death June 5 and an inmate serving 20 years on a first-degree robbery charge now faces a murder charge, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
The Elmore County Commission ended years of indecision Monday by agreeing to sell the former Thames Pharmacy building to the City of Wetumpka for $130,000.
What appeared to be a common case of shoplifting led to a high-speed police chase from Wetumpka to Eclectic on June 5 and the arrests of two people, authorities said.
Alabama Power will close its offices in Alexander City, Tallassee and Wetumpka in August, citing a decline in local traffic and trends among customers to pay their electric bills online.
This weekend’s Wetumpka Herald Facebook poll on broadband service in Elmore County drew complaints across the board about the service from those who commented.
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.
Former University of Alabama star running back Siran Stacy will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Joe Sewell Memorial Award Banquet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Wetumpka Civic Center.
The Elmore County Commission had a crowd in the historic Elmore County Courthouse courtroom as it conducted business Thursday morning.
Alabamians are hungering for a lottery and will approve it if they get a chance to vote on it, according to the man who authored the bill that passed the Senate on Thursday.
With the escalating cost of college tuition and the shrinking job market for college graduates, youths should seriously consider attending a technical school instead, Elmore County Technical Center principal Jimmy Hull said.
The Eclectic Town Council on Monday gave the town’s volunteer fire department access to the senior center in case of a tornado although some in attendance said they were against the move.
The Elmore County High School Alumni Committee recently held its 2019 ECHS Alumni Ball at The Eclectic Warehouse, using the proceeds to start a scholarship fund for seniors at ECHS.
With actions taken by the Elmore County Commission at its meeting Monday night, work can soon begin on replacing portions of the roof at the Elmore County Courthouse and repairing the roof at the Elmore County Jail.
Working to make sure it can meet its annual budget, the Eclectic Public Library has launched its annual fundraiser, encouraging patrons to contribute money to the library to cover its operating expenses.
Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday that Alabama businesses and residents affected by severe weather and a tornado on Jan. 19 can apply this week in Wetumpka for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.
Working to meet the latest regulations set forth by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the Elmore County Commission approved Monday a bid of $178,360 to complete work on the county’s diesel and unleaded fuel storage tanks.
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.