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The Elmore County Board of Education approved the purchase of a new piece of property at a special called meeting on Thursday.

Perhaps a thousand people lined Millbrook’s Main Street on Saturday for the city’s Mardi Gras festival and parade hosted by the Millbrook Revelers. The event was a success despite the day being soggy and rainy.

The Elmore County Commission has partnered with local schools on an educational program aimed at teaching students and residents about the impact that littering has on the community.

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington recently announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.9%, down from November’s rate of 4.4%, and above December 2019’s rate of 2.7%.

The Elmore County Food Pantry’s annual Taste of Elmore County event has been canceled because of COVID-19, said board director Jonathan Yarboro, who is also pastor at First Presbyterian Wetumpka.

The Alabama Department of Labor began processing payments for the CARES Act extensions provided for in the recently enacted H.R. 133, including the additional $300 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payment.

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington recently announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.9%, down from November’s rate of 4.4%, and above December 2019’s rate of 2.7%.

The Elmore County Food Pantry’s annual Taste of Elmore County event has been canceled because of COVID-19, said board director Jonathan Yarboro, who is also pastor at First Presbyterian Wetumpka.

The Alabama Department of Labor began processing payments for the CARES Act extensions provided for in the recently enacted H.R. 133, including the additional $300 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payment.

Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday that ADPH will provide COVID-19 vaccinations for people 75 years old or older, as well as first responders, including law enforcement and firefighters, statewide by appointment only beginning Jan. 18. Appointments at …

With an increased number of personnel absences at Coosada and Holtville elementary schools, all students at both schools have transitioned to virtual platforms for the remainder of this week.

Alabama gas prices have increased 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g as of Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations.

Gov. Kay Ivey on Dec. 28 announced that she has extended the successful Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students program into 2021 thanks to a provision in the latest COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress last week and signed by President Donald Trump on last Sunday evening.

With face masks proving to be one of the most effective methods of preventing COVID-19 transmission, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), the Alabama Hospital Association (ALAHA) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring a video contest for Alabamians of a…

Despite the uncertainty 2020 has brought, an annual holiday tradition counted on since 1955 is continuing for its 65th year — the NORAD Santa tracker.

The residents of Elmore County have an opportunity to show its support for the Humane Society of Elmore County by voting for the shelter in the Happy Pawlidays Challenge.