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.
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.
The popular Charis Crafters’ Home for the Holidays Craft Show offered shoppers a wide variety of one-of-a-kind handmade holiday gifts at its annual event last week at the Wetumpka Civic Center.
Self-confessed biker Paul Henderson looks like one who rides to live and lives to ride than one who is the leader of a church ministry based at First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Wetumpka.
Kay Simmons, property manager of Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, was recognized by Main Street Wetumpka with its Main Street Alabama Community Hero Award.
Wetumpka’s Boy Scout Troop 13 recently pledged to not pass along an increase of national dues following an announcement by the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) annual fees are increasing in 2020.
Scores of people waited in line to participate in Wetumpka’s annual Candy Walk which draws between 2,000-2,500 children each year. The line stretched from the park behind the city administrative building almost to South Main Street.
Nicole Jacobs, an Elmore County native, was recently designated as the United Kingdom’s first domestic abuse commissioner.
Longtime Wetumpka resident Frazine Taylor was presented with the Marvin Yeomans Whiting Award by the Society of Alabama Archivists at its annual meeting held earlier this month in Decatur.
The Wetumpka City Council approved a $11 million project Monday night for Wetumpka High School to build a new football stadium and do renovations.
Holtville area resident Mason Burdette, 20, was charged with first-degree assault after he allegedly fired two rounds from a 30-06 rifle Saturday, according to law enforcement.
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.
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.