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As the weather continues to warm, the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to another Downtown Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, June 26, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The sidewalk sale will encompass the downtown area with vendors set up on S. Ann Avenue offering goods of all types.

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The Tallassee High School Graduation Ceremony will be held this evening, June 4, at 8pm. J.E. "Hot" O'Brien Stadium. For those that cannot attend, the event will be streamed live on the school’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/tallasseecityschooldistrictThe Class of 2021 Graduation…

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The state’s plan to construct three mega-prisons has hit a roadblock. One of the proposed mega-prisons was slated for construction just outside of the Tallassee city limits on Riffle Range Road.

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According to officials with the Alabama Department of Transportation, contractors started installing poles and lights on the Fitzpatrick Bridge on Tuesday, June 1, during off peak hours. Installation work will continue likely until the end of next week, according to ALDOT Public Information …

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The Small Business Administration published specified information about borrowers who received funds from the federal government's multibillion-dollar Paycheck Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loans Program.  Borrower's names, precise loan amounts, addresses, industry codes used, as w…

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As millions of Americans get ready to commemorate Memorial Day and welcome summer, the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds people to keep it safe this weekend: follow the latest CDC guidance for COVID-19 and remember your food safety practices.

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The city pool has been in operation since 1954, but its future is in question. The pool was built by Mt. Vernon Mills and eventually given to the City of Tallassee. It has been a popular hangout for kids and teenagers for decades but that will not be the case this summer.

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Tallassee City Schools will dismiss for the summer months soon, leaving some parents looking for educational outlets for children during this time away from the classroom. Luckily, parents will not have to look far. The Tallassee Community Library has opened registration for its Summer Readi…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation expects a higher traffic volume than usual during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. As an added precaution and for the safety of the traveling public and roadside construction workers, there will be no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates af…

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With the U.S. gaining 266,000 jobs in April, falling far short of the 1 million new jobs expected by experts, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files, to illustrate which areas of…

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Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally recognized, high-quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 135 new classrooms in 41 counties this fall. This is the first round of new classroom funding that will be r…

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Mr. Glass comes to Tallassee High School from Wetumpka High School where he’s served as an Assistant Principal for the last five years. He is the recipient of the Alabama Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year Award, 2021. 

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Coordinators with the Red Hill Historical Preservation Association have declared Saturday, May 22, as a cleanup day for the old Red Hill School Community Center building. Cleanup will begin at 8 a.m. and end around 2 p.m.

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Tallassee's House of Love and Mercy has two new housemothers now that Ashleigh Ledbetter and Rita Nabors have stepped into the position.

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Staff report The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) in conjunction with the Elmore County Commission engaged Stroudwater Associates to better understand the present and future healthcare needs of Elmore County. The goal of the study was to determine what services are curren…

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There is a new restaurant about to open on Lake Martin. The Social, located at 2001 Castaway Island Rd., is slated to open this Friday, May 7.  The new establishment will feature an open-air setting with plenty of food and drink specials.

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The Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start Centers celebrated The Week of the Young Child last week, which is an annual event that is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. To celebrate, the students in the head start program created an art exhibit.

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The FFA Rodeo will be in Wetumpka this weekend at the sports complex but before this weekend's main event, Dani Loeb, the first Alabamian to make the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, and Kaylee Campbell, the reigning Miss Rodeo USA visited area schools where they introduced themselves to student…

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The annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held Monday at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery. The golf tournament is the Chamber's biggest fundraiser of the year, and while there were some great prizes up for grabs, it's a fun-filled event that many in the communi…

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April 27, 2011, is a day few will forget. That day is sketched in the minds of those who lived through it. In total, 62 tornados touched down across the state. There were 240 causalities that day, six from Elmore County.

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Relocating the Tallassee Recreation Center to a newer facility was discussed in the April 13 work session at city hall. The city’s public information officer Griffin Pritchard gave the presentation, which suggested relocating to the former Gulf Packaging building on AL Hwy 229, near the city…

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City, county, and state officials met inside the Tallassee Industrial Park on Monday, April 19, to attend a ribbon-cutting for UnicusID. UnicusID produces biometric wrist bracelets that use the latest tracking technology. UnicusID biometrics is used to monitor parolees and has been shown to …

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Supporters will join together Monday, April 19, at 6:30 in the parking lot across from the Tallassee Community Library to pray for Andrus Love as he continues to battle a rare form of cancer.