The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce held the annual Awards Night on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Restoration 49. The event was held virtually via Facebook Live. This year's banquet had to be canceled due to COVID-19 safety precautions.
In November of 2019, the City of Tallassee was awarded a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). The grant has a 10% match, which means the city will have a total of $275,000 to fund the demolition of dilapidated st…
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced today, on Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day, its decision to no longer publish six of the author’s books because they “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
Members of the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce along with a couple of student ambassadors were out early Saturday morning giving away trees in honor of Arbor Day. This year, Cherry bark Oak trees, and Mayhaw trees were given away.
Members of the Tallassee community came together Saturday to remember Lacey Brewer. Lacey had the heart of a volunteer and was a friend to so many. Lacey was so loved that her memorial had to be held at J.E. Hot O'Brien Stadium, which is fitting because if anyone embodied Tiger Pride, it was…
The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences is commemorating its 75th anniversary with a yearlong anniversary celebration, which began March 1.
The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to commit or re-commit to a healthier lifestyle and develop positive habits along the way. Scale Back Alabama, the state’s largest wellness program, begins this year on March 1 with some new and exciting changes.
Hiking is a great way to get outdoors and experience nature. It is a good way to exercise and experience new things, and in the case of two Elmore County women, it is a good way to support a good cause.
Easter may be more than a month away but the gals over at Southern Girls Outlet, located at 209 Barnett Blvd., are already gearing up for the occasion with a city-wide Easter egg hunt, and the community is encouraged to participate. Beginning March 1, event coordinators with SGO will start h…
Belinda Taunton has been named Branch Sales Manager and Assistant Vice President for CB&S Bank and will be working from the main office in Tallassee.
- Tallassee native named branch sales manager for CB&S bank
- Citywide Easter Egg Hunt starts March 1
- Remembering Lacey
- The Attack of the Bridge Buzzards – Part Two!
- Chamber host Awards Night virtually
- Local trailblazers aim to Make a Wish for children with critical illnesses
- BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Stanhope Elmore on a roll early, Tallassee closing in on first win
- NASCAR PREVIEW: Las Vegas kicks off West Coast swing as early season excitement continues
- Silent auction underway
- Auburn University celebrating 75 years of forestry and wildlife sciences
To promote more inclusive prosperity and advance racial equity, Regions Bank announced it will not finance the state's latest mega-prison construction projects, one of which is planned for construction on Riffle Range Road just outside the city limits of Tallassee.
The nonprofit organization, S.O.A.R. Inc. had to cancel tonight's positive self-talk session for adults 25-and-older at the Tallassee Recreation Center, titled "Being Different", due to health reasons as founder and operator Andrus Love continues to battle cancer.
In a typical year, the Tallassee community is gearing up for the annual Chamber Banquet, but this year, due to safety precautions, there will be no large gathering. However, most of the annual event will proceed in a new form.
The past 12-months have been a difficult time for many. The safer at home order that has been in place for months is helping stop the spread of COVID-19, but that isolation can spark low self-esteem and worsen some mental health issues.
According to report form the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 8:55 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, has claimed the life of a Tallassee juvenile.
Reeltown Elementary School was recently recognized for its improvement by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) as a part of the 2021 Legislative School Performance Recognition Program.
Since taking office in 2016, Mayor Johnny Hammock and councilmember Sarah Hill have been insistent about addressing the ongoing drainage issues in the Emfinger Subdivision. The persistence has paid off as work on the planned capital improvement project is set to begin in the near future now …
There's an old saying, "you only get what you give." Dylan and Haley Daniel have put a lot of work into the large downtown property that was formerly known as the Patterson Building, and after opening Restoration 49 Coffee and Customs last week, there is no doubt that the couple's tireless d…
The city, and social media, was covered in purple on Friday, Jan. 29, to show support for Tallassee native, Lacey Brewer, who is in the hospital due to effects from COVID-19. Brewer has been in the hospital for weeks now and many are praying for her recovery.
Max Credit Union is bringing financial literacy education to over 4,200 students and residents in Montgomery, Autauga, Elmore, Lee, and Pike Counties. Students at 11 schools and the surrounding community will now have free access to Banzai, an award-winning online program and content library…
On Thursday, Jan. 21, investigators at the Tallassee Police Department received a citizen complaint in reference to fraudulent charges on a credit or debit card.
Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced that starting Monday, Feb. 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 or older, and additional groups of frontline workers.
Work on the downtown streetscape project could soon begin as Sr. Project Manager at CDG Engineers & Associates Jeff Harrison along with Mayor Johnny Hammock and other utility department managers met at city hall Thursday afternoon to discuss the downtown TAP grant project. The City will …
Ugly buildings are a big problem in this small city, according to one councilman. And he is seeking ordinances with stronger repercussions for those who do not maintain their property according to city codes.
On Monday, Jan. 25, Tarrence Cobb, 22-years-old, of Notasulga, received a sentence of 198 years after he pled guilty to five felony counts for rape first degree, sodomy, robbery first degree, kidnapping second degree, and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle.
Giving back is in the Girl Scout DNA, and during the cookie program that means giving back through Hometown Heroes. Girl Scout Cookies are yummy and mouth-watering, and who better to share them with than the men and women who proudly serve the community and the country.
The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial unemployment claims filed during the week of Jan. 10 – Jan. 16, 2021.
The 2021 Hall of Pride inductees and Service Award winner were announced this week. This year, three well-known Tallassee High School graduates will be inducted into the 2021 Hall of Pride, and a legendary coach will be honored with the 2021 Service Award. The award ceremony is scheduled for…
The City of Tallassee has struggled with wastewater problems for years, but the situation could get much, much worse if a new mega prison is built just outside the city limits. Tallassee is home to roughly 5,000 residents, and the proposed prison would house nearly 4,000 inmates plus staff, …
Now that the City of Tallassee has earned the green light on the downtown TAP grant project, it is considering partnering with Downtown Strategies, which is a division of Retail Strategies, to create a new 5-year strategic plan.