Camp Hill

Auburn University Student Elected Mayor of Tallapoosa County Town

The new mayor of a small Alabama town faces a couple of unusual challenges: Namely, going to class and doing his homework. Auburn University student Messiah Williams-Cole defeated an incumbent to be elected mayor of Camp Hill. Besides operating the town of about 950 people, he’s getting ready to graduate in May with a degree in interdisciplinary studies. The 21-year-old…

1 Dead After Fire Destroys Old Camp Hill High School

A fire that consumed the old Camp Hill School in Tallapoosa County has claimed the life of one person. According to the Camp Hill Police Department, officers and fire officials responded to a call on High School Avenue around 12:15 p.m. Friday where they found the structure engulfed in flames. After a short time of being on scene, a firefighter located a…