Wetumpka

Wetumpka Residents & Leaders React to HGTV’s Home Town Takeover

On Sunday, May 2, HGTV’s first episode of the six part series of Wetumpka’s Home Town Takeover aired, and residents say they loved it! Wetumpka residents say finally getting to see it all come to life after months of the camera crews and construction was worthwhile. “I think HGTV coming here is only going to help with tourism,” said Village Artist,…

Wetumpka Celebrates Earth Day, Upcoming HGTV “Hometown Takeover” Series

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City of Wetumpka Announces Weekly Thursday Night Community Market Event

In cooperation with the City of Wetumpka, Main Street Wetumpka will be hosting its first Community Market of the year this Thursday, April 1, downtown. This event will take place the first Thursday of each month through November from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Community Market will include as many as 45 vendors in the downtown area, including crafts, produce,…

Wetumpka Police Searching for Cellphone Store Burglary

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81-Year-old Eclectic Woman Dies in Three-Vehicle Crash Near Wetumpka

A three-vehicle crash at approximately 3:43 p.m. Saturday, Janaury 30, has claimed the life of an Eclectic woman. Janice J. Randolph, 81, was killed when the 2000 Dodge Caravan she was driving collided with a 2008 Chrysler 300 and a 2019 Toyota Corolla before overturning. Randolph, who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver…

Wetumpka falls in 5A/6A Wrestling Duals Finals

BIRMINGHAM – Gardendale High School’s wrestling team opened its second straight AHSAA Duals Championship match appearance Friday with pins in the first three matches en route to a 38-19 win over Wetumpka at Bill Harris Arena. Keenan Wyatt won his 152-pound match with a pin at 1:37. Carson Kim followed won by fall just 39 seconds into his match at 160…

Wetumpka New Year’s Eve Events Canceled Because of Rain and Storm Threat

FILE – Wetumpka “meteor strike” New Year’s Eve celebration from Jan. 1, 2020 (Alabama News Network) City leaders in Wetumpka have decided to cancel all of the New Year’s Eve events that had been planned for tomorrow night. There is a chance of rain and storms across the area. The city had planned a POW/MIA recognition, a concert featuring Tonya…

4-Year-Old Wetumpka Child Ejected from Car During Crash Dies

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, December 29 around 7:15 pm. ALEA says a 4-year-old child from Wetumpka died in the crash. Authorities say the 1998 Ford Explorer the child was a passenger in overturned multiple times ejecting the child due to improper restraint. The driver was uninjured but the child died…

LACEUP Highlights – Playoffs, Round One

CLASS 1A Sweet Water (7-2) 61, J.F. Shields (3-8) 22 Notasulga (8-1) 32, Florala (7-3) 30 Linden (11-0) 47, Marengo (5-5) 14 McKenzie (8-2) 54, Loachapoka (6-5) 32 Brantley (11-0) 65, Billingsley (5-6) 9 Keith (8-3) 22, Fruitdale (7-3) 14 Maplesville (8-3) 41, Samson (6-4) 0 Millry (8-2) 55, Central-Hayneville (6-4) 28 Berry (9-1) 50, Sumiton Christian (6-5) 14 Woodland (8-3) 30, Waterloo (6-5) 6 Brilliant (6-5) 43, Valley Head (8-3) 25 Ragland (9-2) 20, R.A. Hubbard (5-6) 16 Winterboro (9-1) 30, Hackleburg (4-7) 8 Hubbertville (9-2) 44, Cedar Bluff (6-5) 37 Decatur Heritage (9-2) 48, Wadley (3-8) 37 Pickens County (8-3) 33, Woodville (5-6) 8 CLASS 2A…

LACEUP Highlights – Week Nine

  AHSAA Football Scoreboard Saturday’s Results Enterprise 16, Jeff Davis 0 – halftime score (currently at the half at noon in the game being played at Cramton Bowl) Friday’s Results (Includes Thursday games) CLASS 7A Alma Bryant 20, Davidson 10 Auburn 45, Smiths Station 14 Austin 52, Albertville 21 Central-Phenix City 49, Dothan 13 Daphne 34, Murphy 0 Fairhope 24, Baker…