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Hurricane Ian is currently projected to make landfall in the Gulf of Mexico later this week, which could bring flooding and strong winds to Alabama. 

Elmore County Commissioner Bart Mercer has been selected to serve as a member of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama’s (ACCA) 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Mercer was elected to the position at the ACCA 94th Annual Convention held in August.

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A crash involving a cyclist occurred at approximately 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, and has claimed the life of an Eclectic man. Raymond P. Butler, 74, was critically injured, when he was struck while riding his bicycle by a 2008 Nissan Altima driven by Shawniquie D. Butler, 31, of Tallassee.

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Residents of Eclectic didn’t let the threat of rain or storms stop them from enjoying the Eclectic Summer Market, Saturday, July 9.

After months of complaints to the Elmore County Commission, a contract with Waste Management was defaulted in favor of seeking bids and accepting a contract with Arrow Disposal at last week’s county commission meeting.

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An Elmore County deputy sheriff is in a Montgomery hospital after being shot during a seven-hour standoff with law enforcement in Claud Saturday night.

American households can now order a set of four rapid COVID-19 antigen tests, which ship free starting in late January through the U.S. Postal Service. An online order form can be found here.

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A total of 605 Elmore County residents tested positive for COVID-19 in the week after Christmas with the omicron variant "spreading like wildfire," according to state health officer Dr. Scott Harris.

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According to a press release distributed Wednesday, the Alexander City Walmart is ready to receive and dispense the recently FDA authorized COVID-19 antiviral medications Paxlovid and Molnupiravir, today as supplies allow.

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The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that missing person Crystal Collins has been located. Collins was reported missing  Friday Nov. 19.