Elmore County law enforcement officials said a 3-year-old girl was found dead in a neighbor's pond off Mitchell Creek Road in Elmore County on Monday.
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.
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…
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…
State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) has pre-filed legislation to eliminate Alabama’s traditional income tax and sales tax system and replace it with a system of taxation based on consumption.
State Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) announced he has decided against running for the U.S. House of Representatives seat held by incumbent Martha Roby, who said she will not seek reelection in 2020.
Elmore County Public Schools announced Monday its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.
A boat operator involved in a July 4 fatal boat crash on Lake Jordan has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses.
Clay Jackson was where he wanted to be on the afternoon of July 4 — surrounded by family and friends, floating on Lake Jordan, thinking about the surprise engagement ring he had bought for his girlfriend, enjoying his 6-week-old daughter dressed in red, white and blue, and looking forward to…
The Elmore County Commission on Monday raced forward with its plan for using money from the new gas tax increase by unanimously approving 36 miles of road projects and taking advantage of just over $1 million in Rebuild Alabama funds.
The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery is sponsoring a trip to the Georgine Clarke Gallery of the Alabama State Council on the Arts in Montgomery on July 30.
Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers with inattention the biggest factor, accounting for a third of fatalities in drivers ages 16 to 19, and a UAB study is delving deeper into the findings.
Elmore County Emergency Management Agency director Keith Barnett urged the county’s mayors last week to establish volunteer groups to assist first responders in disasters and advocated turning away from a reliance on sirens to warn of tornadoes.
The Elmore County Commission is putting the pedal to the metal to determine which roads and bridges it will use Rebuild Alabama funds for and urged the county’s mayors last week to seek joint projects to stretch the dollars further.
A Wetumpka woman was killed in a boating accident around midnight Saturday morning on the Alabama River near Wetumpka, according to a release from Capt. Gary Buchanan.
Millions of miles of testing in nearby Lee County will lead to Elmore County making millions of dollars of paving material last longer on its streets, roads and highways.
The Elmore County Commission said Monday it has created an email address for residents to report complaints about trash pickup by Advanced Disposal, which is working to add a truck and a driver for the county, according to commission chairman Troy Stubbs.
Stacy VanDortrecht knows her bees so well she doesn’t bother with protective clothing from the shoulders down when she takes them out of the hive.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach.
Rural hospital reimbursement, understaffed facilities and regulations must be improved, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones said during a visit to Lake Martin Community Hospital on Tuesday.
After a day of painstakingly examining the murky waters of Lake Jordan between Weoka Creek and Sears Slough, authorities suspended a search for two missing men Friday evening following a collision of two boats Thursday night.
While a thunderstorm rattled the building outside, Blakley White showed her poise and character inside on the way to being selected the 2020 Elmore County Distinguished Young Woman on Saturday night.
The Elmore County Commission received at Monday’s meeting a first draft of roads and bridges being recommended for repair in the 2020 fiscal year but commissioners won’t be ready to consider approving them until late July.