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End of the road for RJ’s Chicken Fingers

End of the road for RJ’s Chicken Fingers

When owner Richard Jones locks the doors at RJ’s Chicken Fingers Saturday night, it will be the end of the line for the locally owned ... Read more

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Living Well workshop series to be offered in Wetumpka

The six-week Living Well Alabama workshop series will be offered locally beginning April 16. Elmore County residents 60 and older who have an ongoing health ... Read more

  1. Ellison to serve jail-time for corruption as coroner
  2. Storm system delivers deluge
  3. Wetumpka High FFA members hold annual plant sale

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Arrest made in Elmore man’s shooting death

The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Tuesday, April 1, shooting death of 19-year-old Ezra Thomas of Elmore. MPD detectives charged Denelson ... Read more

Puttin’ on the Past offers fun and fundraising at WES

The Alpha Iota Chapter of Alabama Alpha Delta Kappa held its annual lip sync contest in the Wetumpka Elementary School Activity Center Feb. 21. The ... Read more

Chamber seeks volunteers for Smithsonian exhibit

By their very nature large, exciting projects typically require extraordinary effort to be successful. And next month an extremely ambitious event will come to Wetumpka ... Read more

Time runs short for closing BUI loophole

With only three legislative days left, 19th Circuit District Attorney Randall Houston is pushing to keep a popular bill to close the loophole for alcohol ... Read more

  1. Blue ribbons promote child abuse prevention
  2. Wren pleads guilty to ethics charges, resigns from Legislature
  3. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Towing Laws
  4. Tallassee PD searching for robbery suspects
  5. Montgomery man suffers gunshot wound during Millbrook robbery
  6. House bill for Sunday sales, draft beer in Millbrook and Wetumpka passes
  7. Taylor gives Tallassee Sunday alcohol sales bill his stamp of approval
  8. County, state unemployment rates rise
  9. Relay deadlines approaching
  10. Taylor’s bill ‘not what we asked for’
  11. Senator wants to leave Sunday sales ‘in the hands of the people themselves’
  12. Outdoor Elmore tries to catch ideas for recreation
  13. Tallassee funeral director named new coroner
  14. Taylor introduces draft beer, Sunday alcohol sales bills
  15. UPDATE: Man charged in 2012 murder sought for ‘chat’ with Eclectic police
  16. SEHS student charged with making terroristic threat at school


Edgewood JV loses in state tourney

After posting a perfect mark during the regular season, the Edgewood junior varsity baseball team received an early exit from the AISA JV Baseball Tournament ... Read more

  1. Indians baseball coach Brooks resigns
  2. Owens lifts Bulldogs to dramatic playoff berth
  3. Indians face must-win versus Prattville Friday
  4. ECHS blasts Dallas County 16-0; improves to 18-1
  5. Wildcats earn sixth straight region title
  6. Wetumpka’s Kennedy accepts invitation to Under Armour All America Game


Distinguished Young Women tea set for Sunday

Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma invites all young women who are Elmore County residents and will graduate from high school in 2015 to participate ... Read more


WHS Robotics the BEST across the Southeast

WHS Robotics the BEST across the Southeast

Wetumpka High School’s robotics team reclaimed the title of regional champion at last  weekend’s South’s BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Championship at Auburn ... Read more

Our Opinion

Constituents’ wishes should always come first

For almost a decade Montgomery and Prattville have enjoyed the luxury of collecting Elmore County taxpayers’ dollars on Sundays when they purchase an adult beverage ... Read more


Pay attention to the road, not the phone

It’s not often I’m able to ride in the passenger seat of a moving vehicle. I’m ... Read more

Letters to the Editor


Dear Editor: A recent experience proved to be quite enlightening concerning towing laws. A family member became disorientated and was found in a nearby town ... Read more


Players to host dinner fundraiser

The Wetumpka Depot Players will host a fundraiser March 3. The event, “Dinner and a Show – A Fantastick Evening” will begin at 6:30 p.m. ... Read more

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