Tallapoosa county

Tallapoosa County Man with Impaired Judgement Condition Missing

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Thomas Wayne Ingram. Ingram, 69, is a white male. He was last seen on Tuesday, January 19 walking on Abbott Road in Jackson Gap. Thomas Wayne Ingram He may be living with a condition that may impair his judgement. If anyone knows of his whereabouts, they are…

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department Needs Your Help Finding Missing 17-Year-Old

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department needs your help finding a missing teenager. According to the department’s Facebook page, 17-year-old Vivian ‘Addis’ Tilley has been reported missing out of Tallapoosa County. Tilley was last seen wearing a grey shirt with a jersey number on the back and blue jeans at Miranda Cove in Jackson Gap at 6:00 p.m. Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department…

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…

Update: Body Found in Lake Martin Identified

Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett says the body found in Lake Martin on Sunday afternoon has now been identified. He says the victim was 34-year-old Anthony Lee Thornton of Tallassee. On  Sunday at about 1:25 P.M., the Sheriff’s Office received a call about an unresponsive person in the lake near a home on North Holiday Drive. Sheriff Abbett says the…

ALEA Marine Patrol Preparing for “Massive” Memorial Day

Law enforcement marine patrol officers are preparing for what they say is their busiest holiday of the year: Memorial Day. The holiday is often referred to as the “unofficial” start of summer. And it’s a time when thousands are expected to head to Alabama’s lakes, rivers, and beaches. That includes Lake Martin in Alexander City, where several boating accidents happened…

CONFIRMED: ADPH Investigation Reveals Montgomery County Resident Died of COVID-19

The Alabama Department of Public Health has now confirmed that a Montgomery County resident died from COVID-19. Monday,  Alabama News Network learned that a person in Montgomery County who contracted the virus had died, according to the Montgomery County EMA. An ADPH investigation now reveals that COVID-19 was the primary cause of death. Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health…