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Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced on Friday, April 16, that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted March 2021 unemployment rate is 3.8%, down from February’s rate of 4%, yet above March 2020’s rate of 2.6%.

Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine band hosted its fourth mattress sale fundraiser on Sunday, April 11, and band director Anthony Vittore said the event was a success.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham is predicting that a significant severe weather event is likely for Wednesday afternoon and could last through early Thursday morning.

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Stanhope Elmore ninth grader Olivia Stephens said she was shocked to learn that she'd won first place in the high school essay division of a districtwide Black History Month contest, spearheaded by District 2 Board of Education member Wendell Saxon.

GasBuddy is warning motorists that the national average may breach $3 per gallon by Memorial Day after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ meeting on March 4 closed with no meaningful increase in oil production.

With no significant precipitation in the weather forecast for the remainder of the week, the Alabama Forestry Commission is advising people to use extreme caution with all debris burning and outdoor fires.

With spring just around the corner and warmer days on the horizon, it’s a great time to make a few small changes that can improve your home’s energy efficiency. With these easy tips provided by Alabama Power, expect savings and a more comfortable home.

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Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine marching band needs the community’s help to win USA Today’s Best Band Fan Favorite Award for high school bands in the state of Alabama.

Eclectic Mayor Gary Davenport is asking for the community’s input about the town’s cable, internet and phone services through Spectrum/Charter Communications as the town’s contract with the provider will soon be up for renewal.

Elmore County's Claud community is mourning the death of business owner Charles LaVoyde Bush who died at 84-years-old after a yearlong battle with lung cancer and advanced COPD.

With no significant precipitation in the weather forecast for the remainder of the week, the Alabama Forestry Commission is advising people to use extreme caution with all debris burning and outdoor fires.

With spring just around the corner and warmer days on the horizon, it’s a great time to make a few small changes that can improve your home’s energy efficiency. With these easy tips provided by Alabama Power, expect savings and a more comfortable home.

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Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine marching band needs the community’s help to win USA Today’s Best Band Fan Favorite Award for high school bands in the state of Alabama.

Eclectic Mayor Gary Davenport is asking for the community’s input about the town’s cable, internet and phone services through Spectrum/Charter Communications as the town’s contract with the provider will soon be up for renewal.

Elmore County's Claud community is mourning the death of business owner Charles LaVoyde Bush who died at 84-years-old after a yearlong battle with lung cancer and advanced COPD.

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Multiple students in Elmore County High School’s Maroon Machine marching band received top honors during the Alabama Bandmasters Association’s All-State competition.

The Elmore County Board of Education approved the purchase of a new piece of property at a special called meeting on Thursday.

Elmore County Public Schools’ Chief School Financial Officer Jason Mann is now one of only 23 school finance professionals in Alabama to earn the title of Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations through the Association of School Business International.

When third grade Eclectic Elementary teacher Emily Wells got an email about the Alabama Governor’s App Challenge, one of her students came to mind – Dillan Quinn.