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Main Street Wetumpka hosted its first event at The Alleyway, located between Company and Hill streets in downtown Wetumpka Saturday.

Wetumpka’s Southern hospitality and many of the area’s numerous landmarks were on full display this weekend for members of the Alabama Historic Association (AHA) who participated in the organization’s annual pilgrimage.

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Two Montgomery residents are in police custody Wednesday night after a police pursuit that began near the intersection of Airport Road and state Route 14 and ended in the shadows of the Elmore County Courthouse in Wetumpka.

This year’s River Region Duck Dash hosted by the Wetumpka Rotary Club is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12.

One of the Coosa River’s most popular and widely available gamefish will be the featured menu item at the Big catFISH Cookoff coming to Merchants Alley in Wetumpka from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 4.

Officials from Wetumpka and Elmore County will welcome members of the Alabama Historical Association (AHA) Oct. 11-12 as they take in the rich story of the area’s historical buildings and locations.

Titus will be the epicenter for area bluegrass music fans to listen to some great tunes performed by three well-known bands from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 19th Annual Titus Bluegrass Festival at the Titus Community Center.

Wetumpka High School will participate in a national teen Mental Health First Aid pilot program after the National Council for Behavioral Health and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation selected it as one of 35 other schools nationwide to participate in the program.

For the first time in a decade, residents of Wetumpka had the opportunity to participate in Kiwanis International activities Thursday at Coaches Corner.

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.

Circuit Court Judge Bill Lewis declared a mistrial on the first day of testimony in a murder trial of a toddler where the victim’s step-grandmother is accused of the crime.

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…

The Wetumpka Police Department arrested a 15-year-old and charged the juvenile with making terroristic threats Thursday after investigating a  bomb threat that was made to Wetumpka High School via phone Thursday.

With a few signatures by Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis, the City of Wetumpka can soon start renovations to the old Wells Fargo building making it the new police department after the old one was destroyed by the January tornado.

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…

Tallassee native Haleigh Worthington spends most of her time tending to the massive German shepherds she raises. Some of the shepherds are pets she has cared for many years, but some are rescues that were left without a home for various circumstances.

Generations of Alabamaians who were seeking to get married have always visited their county courthouse and the probate judge’s office to get a marriage license but that are no longer possible as of Thursday.

The Elmore County Commission will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the county’s Bicentennial Park at noon Sept. 5 at the corner of Hill Street and Ready Street in Wetumpka.

At least seven Wetumpka students are OK after passing out from dehydration Thursday afternoon outside the school’s running track.