At least seven Wetumpka students are OK after passing out from dehydration Thursday afternoon outside the school’s running track.
Wetumpka native Shirley Ross DeVenney was honored with a lifetime achievement award at America’s Youth of Parade national twirling contest in July.
Main Street Wetumpka, a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing its historic business district, was recently awarded a $20,000 grant to help fund a cultivating place project in the heart of its downtown.
It was all fun for a serious cause as members of the Wetumpka Rotary Club cooked a pancake breakfast for the Bart Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Must Stop Cafe on Saturday.
The Wetumpka City Council unanimously approved adopting a transportation plan after a heated discussion at its meeting Monday.
Mocha is a super loving and striking Catahoula girl, 1 1/2 years old. Mocha is mostly housetrained but does prefer her time outside. She must have a well-fenced yard to keep her safely at home. She loves children and is good with other dogs, just not sure about cats. She walks well on a leas…
A long-awaited $1.3 million streetscape improvement project in downtown Wetumpka began Monday and engineers plan for the freshly paved streets, new sidewalks, drains and landscaping to be completed before the Christmas shopping season.
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.
With the mother of one of the men he is accused of killing watching intently from the front row, Damion Bruno made his initial appearance in Elmore County Circuit Court on Tuesday and the judge refused to lower his $750,000 bond.
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 parents of Travis House, who was killed in a boating crash on Lake Jordan on July 4, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the operator of one of the vessels.
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.
The Wetumpka City Council on Monday unanimously approved to surplus a 963 front end loader at the landfill and trade it for a Genie 60-foot lift of equal value.
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.
Kids at Adullam House in Wetumpka were treated to a special visit Wednesday when former Alabama football star O.J. Howard came to campus to hang out for the morning. Howard, who now plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL, grew up in Prattville and returned home for some time during th…
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.
The bodies of two men who went missing after the boat they were riding on collided with another vessel following a fireworks show Thursday night were retrieved from Lake Jordan Saturday afternoon.