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After COVID-19 restrictions shut down schools for the remainder of the school year and have continued to keep people socially distanced, Gov. Kay Ivey's announcement last week lightened restrictions and allowed for formal semi-traditional graduation ceremonies to take place.

These are the Class of 2020 graduating seniors who have been selected as Joe Sewell Award finalists. This year’s banquet, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until Tuesday, July 21.

Due to the coronavirus spreading throughout the state and into Elmore County, many local businesses and organizations are taking precautionary measures by announcing closures and making other changes.

Due to the coronavirus spreading throughout the state and into Elmore County, many local businesses and organizations are taking precautionary measures by announcing closures and making other changes.

Elmore County Schools central office staff updated the Elmore County Board of Education on the first weeks of virtual school at Monday’s meeting. Officials said something will be done to avoid students falling behind.

Elmore County-based charity organization 1:1 Foundation along with the Elmore County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) announced volunteers are needed to distribute food to Elmore County Schools students through the school system's child nutrition program.

As April 6 draws near, Wetumpka High School administrators, staff and several teachers were busy making preparations to ensure students and teachers are ready to finish the rest of the school year.

On Friday, Elmore County Schools child nutrition specialist Cacyce Davis estimated 3,500 students were given three lunches and three breakfasts intended to last the students through Sunday. This totaled 21,426 meals and included 800 students from Wetumpka Middle School, around 1,000 at Millb…

A teacher with the Elmore County School System has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement written by Elmore County Public Schools superintendent Richard Dennis.

Eclectic Elementary School teacher Janene Davis has commuted from Montgomery to Eclectic for 26 years to teach the children of Eclectic.

Wetumpka resident Micah Grate, son of Myrle and Kathy Grate, earned the rank of Eagle Scout after completing his Eagle Board of Review Jan. 30.