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The Elmore County Board of Education passed a resolution June 4 allowing superintendent Richard Dennis to prepare a written policy to manage the school system’s debt, a recommended step to get bond funding for new construction projects.

River Financial Corp. and Trinity Bancorp Inc. have agreed on a merger which will result in a combined $1.275 billion in total assets, $875 million in total loans and $1 billion in total deposits with 17 locations across Alabama.

An inmate at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore was stabbed to death June 5 and an inmate serving 20 years on a first-degree robbery charge now faces a murder charge, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

This weekend’s Wetumpka Herald Facebook poll on broadband service in Elmore County drew complaints across the board about the service from those who commented.

State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) said the recently completed regular session of the Alabama Legislature ranks as one of the seminal efforts in state history to pass meaningful laws concerning abortion, a lottery and the gas tax, and he has another foundation-altering proposal for 2020.

The most prevalent complaint Elmore County commissioners and other officials hear isn’t about crime, potholes on streets or garbage pickup.

Elmore County residents should be literally seeing signs of which road and bridge projects the Alabama gas tax increase is paying for by late summer.

Local WoodmenLife Chapter 025 invites all first responders of Elmore County to attend an appreciation lunch on May 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gold Star Park in Wetumpka.

The Millbrook Police Department arrested Ted Carr Jr., 60, of Millbrook on two counts of possession of obscene matter containing visual depictions of persons under 17 years of age.

Former University of Alabama star running back Siran Stacy will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Joe Sewell Memorial Award Banquet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Wetumpka Civic Center.

A district court judge imposed a $10 million cash bond Monday after Steven Sarandon Barnes, 28, was arrested by Millbrook police on charges of first-degree rape of a 5-year-old child in connection to a sexual assault that required surgery in Birmingham, according to law enforcement.

With actions taken by the Elmore County Commission at its meeting Monday night, work can soon begin on replacing portions of the roof at the Elmore County Courthouse and repairing the roof at the Elmore County Jail.

Millbrook police recovered a stolen vehicle in the possession of two juvenile suspects after it was involved in a collision at the intersection of Highway 143 South and Cobbs Ford Road on March 4.

Students throughout Elmore County have another option to improve their educational standing after Sylvan Learning Center expanded into Prattville.

Four students, a teacher and two administrators from Millbrook Middle School were among the more than 1,100 guests in attendance at a recent conference in Indianapolis hosted by Project Lead the Way.

Main Street in Millbrook was the place to be last weekend as the city held its annual Mardi Gras festival and parade Saturday.

When the next superintendent of the Elmore County Board of Education takes over in January 2021, he or she will receive an increased salary of $138,000 yearly, which is in line with other similar school systems across Alabama.

Working to meet the latest regulations set forth by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the Elmore County Commission approved Monday a bid of $178,360 to complete work on the county’s diesel and unleaded fuel storage tanks.

Although the 2020 elections are still two years away, the Elmore County Board of Education took time to look at potentially approving a raise for superintendent Richard Dennis during the Jan. 28 meeting.

Millbrook city officials and representatives from Ram Hotels were among the many guests present in mid-January to celebrate the grand opening of SpringHill Suites located just off I-65 in Millbrook.

A Millbrook murder suspect is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing to determine if criminal proceedings will continue after claiming he killed a man in self-defense.

A Montgomery man was fatally shot by a police officer Thursday after authorities said he led them on a high-speed chase through Millbrook.Jae Wesley Hardy, 27, of Montgomery was pronounced dead at the scene after  colliding with other vehicles and showing a handgun when officers approached h…