Great weather draws large crowd to Riverfest
Bob Gantt of Unique Wood Creations shows Hampton Woodruff how to prepare the wood for sculpting one-of-a-kind wooden spoons. ANGELIQUE SUZANNE/PROGRESS
For the 11th year Saturday, Wetumpka residents enjoyed a giant party by the water as the city celebrated its 2011 Riverfest, which was sponsored by the Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce.
The event began... more>>
Tonic to headline Memorial Weekend Concert at the Amp
The 14th Annual Russell Lands On Lake Martin Summer Concert Series will kick off with some high energy at the Lake Martin Ampitheater.
Robert Gunn, director of events and social media for Russell ... more>>
Riley declares Lake Martin 'treasured'
For 18 years, Dick Bronson and the volunteers of Lakewatch group
have monitored water quality on Lake Martin.
And behind the scenes, Bronson and others have pressed the
Alabama Dep... more>>
Wetumpka rings in 2011 with flare
The new year was brought in with an asteroid fall and fireworks
in downtown Wetumpka Friday night. The approximately 1,000
attendees also had a chance to honor POWs and MIAs in a brief
Thousands attend Wetumpka event
Mother Nature smiled on Wetumpka’s Christmas on the Coosa this
past Saturday, allowing the thousands of participants and attendees... more>>
Elmore County benefits as part of Alabama Quail Trail
Quail season across the state of Alabama has been in full swing
for nearly two weeks. Commercial quail preserves throughout the
state opened as early as Oct. 1 according to a release from the
Area wrestling teams open season with Barry Mask tourney
The stage is set for the Tallassee Tigers wrestling team to
defend their 2009 Barry Mask Invitational trophy this weekend
beginning at 9 a.m.
Tallassee replaces Stanhope?Elmore (Mi... more>>
Rep. Mask announces $550,000 in grants for Tallassee
State Representative Barry Mask has announced two significant
grants for Tallassee this week. Mask was notified by Governor Bob
Riley’s office Monday morning that Tallassee will receive a
Eclectic gets set for Cotton Festival
A day full of music, games and down-home fun is planned in
Eclectic this weekend.
The annual Alabama Cotton Festival gets started with the 5K Cotton
Run at 8 a.m. and will sprint t... more>>
Former SEC official headlines economic development luncheon
On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Elmore County Economic Development
Authority held its fourth Unity Social Luncheon at the Wetumpka Civic
Center and shared many announcements about development in Elmor... more>>
ECEDA earns top honor in tourism
The Elmore County Economic Development
Authority (ECEDA) was one of the stars of the show at Tuesday night’s
Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Awards Banquet. ECEDA?received
the 2010 Part... more>>
ECEDA honored by tourism dept.
The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) received one of
the state tourism department’s top awards Tuesday night. The 2010
Partnership Award was announced during a ceremony at the ... more>>
ECEDA Wins 2010 Tourism Partnership of the Year Award