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.
At the end of the Wetumpka City Council meeting Monday, councilmember Lewis E. Washington Sr. asked Mayor Jerry Willis for an update to the conclusion of City of Wetumpka v. Alabama Power Company.
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.
The City of Wetumpka is asking drivers to avoid through traffic downtown from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.Contractors will begin milling the streets and the area will be heavily congested.
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 …
Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce director Shellie Whitfield had no idea how many people would attend the first Dickens Christmas event held this past weekend in downtown Wetumpka.
Wetumpka’s downtown redevelopment plan is close to becoming a tangible reality but is a little behind schedule. The $1.3 million four-phase streetscape project that began in July and was supposed to be completed by Christmas is still in Phase 3.
Wetumpka native and comedian Taylor Dunn has taken his talent to the West Coast. Dunn is scheduled to perform Dec. 9 at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
According to Elmore County Schools career tech director Jimmy Hull, the school system decided to add an aviation program last school year after recognizing the high demand for young workers in the field.
Redland Shell Station, located at 602 U.S Hwy. 231 in Wetumpka, was robbed around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning according to the Wetumpka Police Department.
Forensic testing has confirmed the human remains found on Macon County Road 2 in Shorter are that of Aniah Blanchard, according to a release from Auburn Police.
An Alabama district attorney said Monday authorities have "good reason'' to believe human remains that were found belong to the missing stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris.
The Lowndes County sheriff was fatally shot Saturday evening, authorities announced, and an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Cpl. Sean Blackburn of the Wetumpka Police Department was arrested and transported to the Elmore County Detention Facility on a $5,000 bond as of Tuesday afternoon, according to a release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.