Lake Martin Tourism Association awarded two Tallapoosa County residents Wednesday for their service to the county’s tourism industry. Linda and Stanley Ingram of The Stables at Russell Crossroads have been named the organization's latest winners of the Lake Martin Tourism Superstar Award. The award recognizes individuals who are making a difference and going above and beyond for county visitors.
• Amber Vinson of Alexander City was arrested for failure to appear first-degree theft of property. • A resident of Highway 50 filed a report of theft. • James Sanders of Birmingham was arrested for failure to appear receiving stolen property. May 16. • A residence of Macedonia Road filed...
Business and community leaders converged recently for the Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. During the meeting, the Chamber discussed the organization’s accomplishments over the past several months. The theme of the gathering focused on the benefit of community partnerships, and as such the Chamber invited Tallapoosa County Schools Superintendent Ray Porter.
Tallapoosa County Schools adopted a new dress code for the district’s schools, with the updated dress requirements particularly tailored toward elementary students. The board of education approved the proposed policy change during a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 9. Superintendent Ray Porter noted that he feels the enforcement of certain rules is beginning to interfere with schools’ academic performance.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall of 34,240 COVID-19 rapid test kits across Alabama and Georgia after the test kit company failed to provide the FDA with proper validation data. The tests produced by Woodside Acquisitions have provided false positive and false negative test results,...
At a weathered lakeside picnic table opposite Sean Dietrich at Lake Martin, I wondered what I could possibly learn about him that he hasn’t already told you. His Sean of the South blog is followed daily by many thousands of online readers, and he is published in newspapers across the Southeast. On any given week, he crisscrosses the country, weaving Southern Rockwellian stories of a modern day Mark Twain childhood gone terribly awry, and his books belie a wisdom far beyond the years of those who read him.