Eclectic Middle School counselor Cynthia Collier’s journey from Elmore County High School to earning a master’s in counseling at Auburn University Montgomery is a story of encouragement she uses to paint a picture of the future for her students.
Forensic testing has confirmed the human remains found on Macon County Road 2 in Shorter are that of Aniah Blanchard, according to a release from Auburn Police.
An Alabama district attorney said Monday authorities have "good reason'' to believe human remains that were found belong to the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
The Lowndes County sheriff was fatally shot Saturday evening, authorities announced, and an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Business owners and residents of Eclectic interested in the town’s newly established Business Relations Committee (BRC) heard from BRC chairman Justin Pack during an informational meeting held Nov. 5.
Elmore County High School counselor Jerie Lewis’ office is a hive of activity most days. This time of year seniors depend on her to help them navigate life after high school.
Titus will be the epicenter for area bluegrass music fans to listen to some great tunes performed by three well-known bands from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 19th Annual Titus Bluegrass Festival at the Titus Community Center.
History repeats itself for Eclectic Middle School math teacher Christine Rowe. She is not only teaching the next generation of students but also the children of former pupils.
The Alabama Nature Center (ANC) in collaboration with the Elmore County School System recently held the Elmore County Water Festival at the ANC in Millbrook.
Brian Norris of Greenville, Florida will be singing and sharing in worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday for Round-Up Sunday service at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, located at 1327 Pleasant Hill Rd. in Eclectic.
The Elmore County Commission unanimously approved its largest budget in county history at Monday night’s meeting. The exact dollar amount is $33,947, 885 and it begins Oct. 1.
The Elmore County High School Class of 1960 recently celebrated its 59th reunion at Cotton’s Alabama Barbecue in Eclectic. Those attending were, front row, James Ray Paige, James Barney Wall, Peggy Johnson Robinson, Peggy Jo Sanders Teel, Linda Forehand Mulder, Glenda Kennedy Sanders, Alice …
Eclectic Elementary School students of the month for August are, kindergarten: Sadie Fayth Peadon, Nora Cosby, Elijah Brown, Oneal Farrow, Gianna Sifuentes; first grade: Lyla Moore, Abbigail Morse, Georgia Blakely, Kylie Deriso, Jaycee Lucas; second grade: Maddie Tyson (not pictured) Emma Sa…
A Kellyton man is facing 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges he committed following his escape from the Coosa County Jail in November 2017.
According to information presented to Elmore County Board of Education members by Rashawn Blassingame, Elmore County Schools special education supervisor/mental health lead, there were 27 instances of suicide threats and five attempted suicides in Elmore County for the month of August 2019.
Daniel Dye, a resident of Montgomery, has joined Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. as a senior reporter. His primary responsibility will be to serve the readers of The Wetumpka Herald.
The Elmore County Commission has been presented with a 2019 Safety Award by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama’s (ACCA) Self-Insurance Liability Fund Inc. for the commission’s outstanding efforts to improve safety and reduce liability exposures from 2016 to 2018. Presented annu…
The Alabama Family Rights Association encourages the entire state of Alabama to participate in this year’s “Family Day/Week.” On the last Monday of September (Sept. 30), Family Day brings together communities across the state and nation to celebrate the positive influence parents have on the…
An Eclectic man is being held in the Elmore County Jail on $150,000 cash bond after being charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
All 300 tickets were sold at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual drawdown and auction event at the Wetumpka Civic Center on Tuesday night. Coosa Cleaver catered the event and Coaches Corner donated beer. At least 250 people turned out to the event which is in its third annual year…
Marla Ruskin, a communications specialist and managing editor with the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF), was recently awarded Communicator of the Year by the AWF.
Tallassee native Haleigh Worthington spends most of her time tending to the massive German shepherds she raises. Some of the shepherds are pets she has cared for many years, but some are rescues that were left without a home for various circumstances.