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Your Town Friday: Alexander City

Downtown Alexander city, has seen quite a few changes over the years but one thing residents say hasn’t changed is the town’s quiet charm. Alexander City native Sandra Wyckoff says “it’s just like a family, you know, it’s a small town and a very family oriented city, so I always love coming home. ” Resident Allie Reams explains “I like that I…

Controversy about Pledge of Allegiance in Alex City Schools

There is some confusion and controversy concerning the Pledge of Allegiance being recited in Alexander City Schools. Mayor Charles Shaw signed a proclamation Tuesday to make sure the Pledge of Allegiance is recited everyday at school. “I was surprised at finding out just last week that we don’t do that on a daily basis,” he explained, “each and every day…

Alexander City mayoral race goes to runoff election

The Alexander City mayoral election will be going to a runoff between Jim Nabors and the incumbent Charles Shaw. There were four total candidates in the running for mayor.  Jim Nabors received 47% of the votes but did not reach a majority.  Charles Shaw received 20% of the votes. Both candidates say they expected the election to go to a runoff….

City Clerks in Alex City Go On Strike

1/2IMG_1152 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2IMG_1155 Show Caption Hide Caption Alexander City’s clerks decided to go on a strike today and not show up to work. This happened when workers found out the financial director, who was supposed to be fired due to “financial reasons,”got reinstated. According to the Mayor, the financial director is “incompetent” and they do not get reliable numbers from…