Twenty-five students throughout Elmore County have been named finalists in the 2021 Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Memorial Scholarship program.
When Elmore County NAACP President Bobby Mays first got the call about a billy club that was used by an Alabama trooper during Selma's Bloody Sunday in 1965, his first thought was that it should be engulfed in flames.
The grand opening of the Wetumpka Farmer’s Market will be held in conjunction with the city’s celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, April 17, from 9-11 a.m.
There was a nice breeze in the air that blew the blue pinwheels stuck in the lawn at Elmore County Department of Human Resources on Friday, April 2.
Downtown Wetumpka was abuzz Thursday night as people gathered on the streets and along Merchants alley for Main Street Wetumpka's first installment of the Community Market.
Wharf Casual Seafood is bringing the coast to Wetumpka. It was announced Thursday, April 1, that the seafood restaurant will open in Wetumpka later this year in the former Shoney's building.
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, announced Tuesday, March 30, that it would be expanding the number of Alabama pharmacies offering COVID-19 vaccinations to the public.
- Herald Fan's Choice Player of the Week
- Female suspect identified in credit card fraud, theft case
- Defense and Jaxon Shineflew secure area title for Wetumpka baseball
- Holtville run-rules Marbury to clinch area championship
- High-speed chase ends with arrest
- Alex Johnson: Edgewood baseball's intimidating star
- Preserving history: Bloody Sunday billy club finds new home at voting rights museum
- Ryals McNeely breaks down his perfect game
- Holtville and Edgewood baseball appear in ASWA rankings; Tallassee softball still leads way
- Baseball Roundup: Area series sweeps abound
- Wetumpka bests Stanhope Elmore in area play
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka wins area title
- PHOTOS: Holtville locks down area title
- Edgewood baseball clinches area title
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka beats Stanhope to open area series
- Edgewood softball clinches area title
- PHOTOS: Benjamin Russell called out on the paths a few times in close plays against Wetumpka
- PHOTOS: Elmore County defeats Horseshoe Bend
- PHOTOS: Elmore County evens area series against Holtville, Bulldogs take tiebreaker
- PHOTOS: Wetumpka beats Benjamin Russell
Main Street Wetumpka is gearing up to kick off its Community Market event, which is only in its second year but has already seen tremendous success.
After receiving updates from the county's Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday evening, Superintendent Richard Dennis announced that Elmore County Schools will close early on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham is predicting that a significant severe weather event is likely for Wednesday afternoon and could last through early Thursday morning.
Stanhope Elmore ninth grader Olivia Stephens said she was shocked to learn that she'd won first place in the high school essay division of a districtwide Black History Month contest, spearheaded by District 2 Board of Education member Wendell Saxon.
The city of Wetumpka and the Wetumpka Police Department united on Thursday, March 11, to celebrate Arbor Day and to pay tribute to one of their own, late Police Chief Danny Billingsley.
Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health announced Friday, March 12, that starting March 22, the ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people age 55 and older, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the population defined as A…
GasBuddy is warning motorists that the national average may breach $3 per gallon by Memorial Day after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ meeting on March 4 closed with no meaningful increase in oil production.
With no significant precipitation in the weather forecast for the remainder of the week, the Alabama Forestry Commission is advising people to use extreme caution with all debris burning and outdoor fires.
With spring just around the corner and warmer days on the horizon, it’s a great time to make a few small changes that can improve your home’s energy efficiency. With these easy tips provided by Alabama Power, expect savings and a more comfortable home.
Those hoping to get a glimpse of the black history projects completed by Elmore County Schools students will have a chance to do so on Saturday.
Those driving through downtown Wetumpka have likely noticed that construction has started on the next phase of the downtown revitalization project as a part of the sidewalk on Company Street is being removed.
The city of Wetumpka and the Wetumpka Police Department are joining forces to celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting event and residents are invited to attend.
The Elmore County Food Pantry serves roughly 700 clients but that would not be possible with the support of local businesses and strong community support. The Wetumpka Winn-Dixie holds annual food drives to support the food pantry and this year their customers and associates stepped up to he…
First responders from Alabama and Tennessee gathered in Wetumpka this week to take part in a five-day water rescue training course offered through Rescue 3 International.
The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed some newcomers and swore in members to its board of directors and at meeting on Tuesday at Hampton Inn.
A lot has happened for the Lamberts since Jack went to bed without dinner feeling unwell the Friday before last.
State Farm insurance agent Ken Owen prides himself on the relationships he’s built within the community during his years of business. A testament to his dedication is the fact that he’s now insuring the third generation of an Elmore County family.
We have all heard of second Saturday events, but a local artist has the first Friday on his mind. From April through November, artists from around the area will join together for a downtown Wetumpka Art Walk on the first Friday of the month, beginning April 2, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Americans have always cared about gas prices given the nature of its volatility; it suddenly goes up, it suddenly goes down, all without an obvious explanation.
Ingram State Technical College and Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin are partnering to bring adult education/GED preparation and testing services to Elmore County Jail inmates.