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Johnson wins circuit clerk race in runoff election

By Christa Jennings Senior staff writer It was a tight race with a low voter turnout Tuesday for the Republican Party primary runoff election, with only one office on Coosa County’s ballot. In the end less than 13% of the county’s registered voters cast ballots as Jamey Johnson and Matthew Reams vied for the seat.…

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Prayer vigil held for Trong children, family

By Christa Jennings Senior staff writer Friends and strangers alike gathered in Alexander City Wednesday evening at the walking track of Central Alabama Community College, coming together to lift a family up in prayer. Denise Walls, executive director of Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance; her sister, Sheila Ray; and Haley Martin organized the prayer…

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Nature Conservancy to dedicate state’s new 1,000-acre creek preserve at Flagg Mountain with special Earth Day event

By Christa Jennings Senior staff writer The Nature Conservancy, or TNC, in Alabama will hold an Earth Day dedication for its new Fenvkvcēkv (pronounced finuh-guh-jee-guh) Creek Preserve at Flagg Mountain in Weogufka today, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. The 1,000-acre tract’s name honors the Muscogee People, the original caretakers of the land, and…

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Goodwater Library receives new TV

The Goodwater Public Library was recently the recipient of a new TV and TV stand thanks to Elmore Unbehant, Goodwater resident and fire chief of Goodwater Volunteer Fire Department. Goodwater librarian Shirley Thompson expressed how appreciative the library is for Unbehant’s donation and wanted to recognize him for his contribution to the library. Photo submitted

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Hiring Day at Coosa County Career Tech Center

  Hiring Day was a culmination of various preparation activities our students have been involved in throughout the school year. Students have been introduced to the complete hiring process that started with creating a resume, followed by completing applications (both pen and paper style and online) and moved forward with preparing for interviews by researching companies and…

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Richville VFD Crappie Tournament to be held April 27

  I hope everyone went out and voted on Tuesday. Congratulations to the winner, which either of the two running I think will do a great job. I turn my column in on Tuesday by noon, so I don’t know who won when writing this. The Richville Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a Crappie Tournament…

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Computer Science Discoveries project

  The Coosa County Career Technical Center’s Computer Science Discoveries class has been conducting hands-on experiments to explore the different forms of energy and how they are transformed into usable forms. Students master forms of energy and their transformations to visualize how it can be used in the world around them. The students conducted experiments…

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Central High School announces Students of the Month

Seventh grader LaBroadus Mitchell always does his work to the best of his ability. He has a cheerful attitude almost every time you see him. He is very respectful and kind to whomever he talks to, both students and staff. According to Ms. Belyeu, LaBroadus is one of her most improved students. He makes sure to take…

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