The Eclectic Town Council approved a road development program in partnership with Rebuild Alabama on Monday.
Eclectic Elementary School teacher Melanie Smith is hitting two anniversaries this year in her career path. This year marks her 15th year teaching third grade and 25th year working in education.
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.
Alabama set five new economic records in June, including a new low for unemployment, but the news wasn’t as good for Elmore, Coosa and Tallapoosa counties, according to the state department of labor.
A newly formed company began Monday in Wetumpka to build a high-speed internet system it hopes will benefit rural customers in Elmore and Coosa counties beginning in January.
The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery is sponsoring a trip to the Georgine Clarke Gallery of the Alabama State Council on the Arts in Montgomery on July 30.
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers with inattention the biggest factor, accounting for a third of fatalities in drivers ages 16 to 19, and a UAB study is delving deeper into the findings.
Elmore County Emergency Management Agency director Keith Barnett urged the county’s mayors last week to establish volunteer groups to assist first responders in disasters and advocated turning away from a reliance on sirens to warn of tornadoes.
The Elmore County Commission is putting the pedal to the metal to determine which roads and bridges it will use Rebuild Alabama funds for and urged the county’s mayors last week to seek joint projects to stretch the dollars further.
A Wetumpka woman was killed in a boating accident around midnight Saturday morning on the Alabama River near Wetumpka, according to a release from Capt. Gary Buchanan.
Millions of miles of testing in nearby Lee County will lead to Elmore County making millions of dollars of paving material last longer on its streets, roads and highways.
The Elmore County Commission said Monday it has created an email address for residents to report complaints about trash pickup by Advanced Disposal, which is working to add a truck and a driver for the county, according to commission chairman Troy Stubbs.
The eighth annual Arti Gras festival was held Friday and Saturday at Russell Crossroads. It is a juried art show and makers market that showcases artisans from around Lake Martin and across the state. There were tons of vendors and guests as well both days. Wares included jewelry, paintings,…
Stacy VanDortrecht knows her bees so well she doesn’t bother with protective clothing from the shoulders down when she takes them out of the hive.
An inmate working at a business in Montgomery County escaped from a job site last Thursday and was captured by Elmore County sheriff’s deputies about 14 hours later, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
Willie Rogers Reeves of Elmore is expected to be in front of Elmore County District Court Judge James Goggans next week for preliminary and bond reduction hearings in the death of his wife.
Last Friday morning began as routinely as ever in the City of Wetumpka administration building. In the public works department, that meant taking complaints.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach.
Rural hospital reimbursement, understaffed facilities and regulations must be improved, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones said during a visit to Lake Martin Community Hospital on Tuesday.
The 43rd annual Russell Marine Boat Parade on Lake Martin was held at Kowaliga Restaurant and Children's Harbor on Thursday morning. At least 25 boats rode through the parade, most of which were decked out in red, white and blue. Some were dressed in themes like the Boston Tea Party, Lake Ma…
After a day of painstakingly examining the murky waters of Lake Jordan between Weoka Creek and Sears Slough, authorities suspended a search for two missing men Friday evening following a collision of two boats Thursday night.
While a thunderstorm rattled the building outside, Blakley White showed her poise and character inside on the way to being selected the 2020 Elmore County Distinguished Young Woman on Saturday night.
The Elmore County Commission received at Monday’s meeting a first draft of roads and bridges being recommended for repair in the 2020 fiscal year but commissioners won’t be ready to consider approving them until late July.