The phrase “When it rains, it pours” has never been more relevant for residents of the Emfinger Subdivision located behind the Tallassee Shopping Center.
The rain cleared out just in time for the annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday night at the National Guard Armory on Gilmer Avenue.
Last week on The Tallassee Tribune's "Monday with the Mayor,” news broke of the possibility of the construction of one of three new state prisons in the Tallassee area. According to the Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock, he was aware of the possibility but unable to speak on the subject in lieu…
Anyone who lived in Tallassee during the 1980s remembers the carnival next to the rec center that came to town every year. It was a popular attraction in a city with little entertainment venues. This is why the Tallassee Fire Department is bringing this tradition back to town as a fundraiser…
Spring is near and many are gearing up for spring planting. This year, the Arbor Day Foundation is giving away 10 free trees to new members who join this month.
The Dixie Art Colony Foundation has announced its schedule of exhibitions and educational programs for the year 2020. According to foundation founder and director Mark Harris, the schedule will be their busiest and most robust schedule thus far.
Nearly 400 county officials and employees across Alabama will gather together to learn about and develop an action plan for county government during the 2020 Alabama Regular Session. This year’s conference will center on counties’ priorities …
The Tallassee Armory Guards, Camp 1921 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will be presenting the 2019 Bill Anthony Memorial Battles of the Armory Civil War Reenactment this weekend.
Cold temperatures did not stop the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which was held on Monday. The 10th annual MLK March began at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church on Jordan Avenue and continued to the parking lot of the old barber shop at the intersection of Log Circle.
The Tallassee City Council suspended the rules and voted to instate a 100% raise for the city's superintendent of utilities, who is also the mayor, during the Tuesday, Jan 14, council meeting. This salary increase brings the total to $50,000 a year for the superintendent of utilities position.
The inaugural, first-of-its-kind Valentine's gospel celebration is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, inside the Warehouse at 1220 located directly behind the 1220 Café.
The Eclectic Police Department is searching for the location of Devin Foster, a 33-year old white male, wanted in connection with several thefts in the Eclectic area.
Teams were again searching by land and air Friday morning looking for Judy Kennebrew who was last seen around 6 p.m. Jan. 8 in the area of Jackson Lane in Tallassee.
On Jan. 9, partnering organizations in support of law enforcement officers nationwide celebrated National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. According to the Central Organization of Police Specialists (C.O.P.S), in light of recent negativity directed toward law enforcement nationally, there i…
Plans have been set for the annual Martin Luther King Celebration. The ninth annual MLK March is set for Monday, Jan. 20. The MLK March will begin at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church on Jordan Avenue. The march will continue to the parking lot of the old barbershop at the intersectio…
Reeltown Missionary Baptist is holding the fourth annual Starseeds Black History Program on Sunday, Jan. 19 beginning at 2 p.m. to honor outstanding members of the community.
The annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the National Guard Armory, located at 2382 Gilmer Ave. The chamber also recently announced the continuance of the silent auction. This will be the fourth annual silent auction for the chamber.
Teams were searching by land and air Wednesday morning looking for Judy Kennebrew who was last seen around 6 p.m. Jan. 8 in the area of Jackson Lane in Tallassee. Local volunteers searched the terrain surrounding Kennebrew's home and Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Office searched by helicopter …
The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing senior, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
Do you have trash that will not fit into a typical household trashcan and need a place to dispose of it? If so, the Countywide Cleanup Day on Saturday could be just what you are looking for.
It was announced Friday on the Friendship Fire Department's Facebook page that Tallassee Fire Department fire chief Travis Jones will be leaving the department to focus more on family.
The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of type…
Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock announced in the Dec. 20 special council meeting the city was in negotiations with the owner of the east side mill site and the site could soon belong to the municipality if all went as planned.
Never fear to cookie lovers who love to support a great cause, as Girl Scouts will soon hit neighborhoods with their beloved cookies. They’ll have order sheets in tow for Lemonades, Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and many more of their famous cookies.
January is lining up to be a busy month in Loachapoka. The activities begin Saturday with Second Saturday at Pioneer Park, and on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. the Lee County Historical Society will hold its winter meeting at the Trade Center Museum in Loachapoka.
New unemployment compensation claims filed in 2020 will be subject to the newly passed Unemployment Reduction Act, which was approved by the Alabama State Legislature last year.
When women were offered safety tips at a course at God’s Congregation Holiness Church in Jordanville last month, Tallassee Police Department chief Matthew Higgins suggested they take a course to help them become familiar with carrying a weapon.
With a New Year that ushers in a fresh decade, Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock is discussing the state of the city while recollecting on the past and looking forward to the future. The Tallassee Tribune sat down with Hammock for a Q&A to find out what plans he has for the city, how he fee…
The Tallassee City Council held a special council meeting on Dec. 29 to pass a resolution that would allow city officials to move forward with discussions with eastside mill owner Tommy Hudson that would transfer ownership of the property to the City of Tallassee.
The Missoula Children’s Theater officially began in 1988. Since that time, the theater group has hosted more than 1.3 million guests. The theater group travels the country two-by-two to set up, produce and perform for audiences, all in a week’s time.
On Dec. 20, President Donald Trump signed legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to raise the federal minimum age of sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years. It is now illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product — including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarette…