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Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced on Friday, Aug. 20, that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July 2021 unemployment rate is 3.2%, down from June’s rate of 3.3%, and well below July 2020’s rate of 7.4%.

The number of student COVID-19 cases across the county increased significantly, along with the number positive cases for employees, during the week of Aug. 16, prompting Elmore County Schools Superintendent Richard Dennis to change the system's mask-wearing policy.

Beginning Monday, July 12, the Alabama Department of Transportation will be performing routine maintenance on Alabama Highway 14 in Millbrook from Alabama Highway 143 to the entrance of New Life Christian Academy.

Alabama Power, with the help of numerous partners, provides more than 65 public recreation sites on the 12 reservoirs it manages across the state. These sites, called The Preserves, include five day-use facilities, dozens of boat ramps and handicap-accessible hunting and fishing opportunitie…

Wetumpka's The Emanon Group recognized several students from throughout Elmore County for their academic achievements on Saturday, June 26, at the 18th Annual Academic Honors Tea.

Beginning Monday, July 12, the Alabama Department of Transportation will be performing routine maintenance on Alabama Highway 14 in Millbrook from Alabama Highway 143 to the entrance of New Life Christian Academy.

Alabama Power, with the help of numerous partners, provides more than 65 public recreation sites on the 12 reservoirs it manages across the state. These sites, called The Preserves, include five day-use facilities, dozens of boat ramps and handicap-accessible hunting and fishing opportunitie…

Wetumpka's The Emanon Group recognized several students from throughout Elmore County for their academic achievements on Saturday, June 26, at the 18th Annual Academic Honors Tea.

The manufacturing industry job fair hosted by Central AlabamaWorks on Wednesday, June 23, at the Wetumpka Civic Center was a success, according to Gindi Prutzman, executive director at the Alabama Works Career Center.

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More than 200 students walked across the stage to receive their high school diplomas at Stanhope Elmore High School on Monday, May 17, at the Foshee-Henderson Stadium.

More than a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about the psychological effects of the pandemic on children and adolescents continue to swirl as several different entities strive to understand the impact on children's mental well-being and how best to help them.

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A strong thunderstorm on Tuesday, May 4, produced straight-line winds that caused damage in certain parts of the county as well as widespread power outages.

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The FFA Rodeo will be in Wetumpka this Friday and Saturday at the Wetumpka Sports Complex, but before this weekend's main event, Dani Loeb, the first Alabamian to make the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, and Kylee Campbell, the reigning Miss Rodeo USA visited area schools where they introduced …

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%.