Elmore County News

AG Marshall Talks to Hospital Staff About Opioid Crisis

The ongoing fight against the opioid crisis in Alabama continues tonight.  Now, Attorney General Steve Marshall is taking the fight to the front lines to see the problem first hand. The opioid crisis is often described through statistics and studies and few people see it firsthand like nurses and doctors.   Amanda Hannon with the Elmore Community Hospital says it’s…

Wetumpka Boys & Girls Club Closes

After months of fighting for funding, the Boys & Girls Club of Wetumpka closed its doors for the final time Friday afternoon.  The club struggled to find funding after the City of Wetumpka cut the club from it’s yearly budget. “You can’t just point to one thing that killed the club, but I would say a big part of it…

Elmore Co. Sheriff: Man Found Shot to Death

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Tallassee.  Sheriff Bill Franklin says that a driver called 9-1-1 around 6:30 a.m. Saturday after seeing a body at the intersection of New Quarters Road and Taylor Road. When deputies arrived at the scene they found 26-year-old Stephvon Adams deceased. Sheriff Franklin said he had multiple gunshot wounds to the…