We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Wetumpka police chief Greg Benton estimated the Wetumpka Police Department will move into its new building in March as workers cut baseboards and ran camera wires.

Valentine’s Day: Some think it is a made-up holiday for retail establishments to move greeting cards, candy and lavish dinners; others think it is a day to show how much people care for each other.

Wetumpka police chief Greg Benton estimated the Wetumpka Police Department will move into its new building in March as workers cut baseboards and ran camera wires.

Valentine’s Day: Some think it is a made-up holiday for retail establishments to move greeting cards, candy and lavish dinners; others think it is a day to show how much people care for each other.

The Wetumpka City Council passed an ordinance 3-2 that will increase the mayor’s salary to $45,000 per year and councilmembers’ salaries to $10,800 per year.

Wetumpka High School students will soon know what it’s like to eat from the farm to the cafeteria lunch table after efforts by a school program.

Wetumpka High School students will soon know what it’s like to eat from the farm to the cafeteria lunch table after efforts by a school program.

Mystery writers from across the country will descend on Wetumpka to take part in the 16th annual Murder on the Menu event sponsored by the Wetumpka Public Library at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Wetumpka Civic Center. 

Community members gathered to look back at the day an EF2 tornado tore through Wetumpka and look to the future during a praise service held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Wetumpka.

Every year citizens around the nation come together to celebrate and honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on the Civil Rights Movement.

The Wetumpka City Council had a first reading and discussed the ordinance to increase the salary of the city’s mayor and councilmember positions at its meeting Tuesday.

The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce installed its 2020 board of directors Thursday evening during its annual dinner and awards ceremony.

A 61-year-old Wetumpka man was struck and killed by a car while riding a bicycle on Alabama State Route 143 approximately 2 miles south of Deatsville, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January since 1970 and recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need. The community is invited to help save lives by donating blood from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at…

Despite 2019 starting out on a bad note with the Jan. 19 tornado that destroyed a swath Wetumpka, Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis believes a lot was accomplished over the last year. The Herald sat down with Willis for a Q&A session; the following are Willis’ answers to our questions:

Steve Lee, who feels his calling in life is to ‘wow’ people, considers himself part of a last generation of “old-school” artists. Lee said he does not rely on computer graphics to aid in creating signage and oversized images such as murals painted on the side of businesses.

Alabama state troopers report that three people were killed in a one-car crash this morning in Elmore County. One additional person was injured.

News from Wetumpka has been full of extremes in 2019. From a tragic tornado that ripped through Wetumpka on Jan. 19 to the city’s Dickens Christmas event held in December in downtown, which is experiencing a revival of businesses and a facelift to its streets and sidewalks, there was no shor…

Wetumpka is gearing up for tonight’s annual New Year’s festivities complete with live entertainment, fireworks and a flaming meteorite. According to event organizer Gardner Perdue, now in his 11th year at the helm of the event, the celebration was started about three decades ago by Wetumpka …