As the year progresses, the Association of Christians in Tallassee for Service — best known as A.C.T.S. — is preparing for the upcoming holiday season. For many years, the community-based program has assisted neighbors who find themselves in need but due to COVID-19 safety precautions, this …
The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Downtown Sidewalk Sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. There will be a break, but the fun will return at 7 p.m. for live entertainment and food. The sidewalk sale will be held in the historic downtown district and a portion of S. Ann…
For our members, make sure to mark your calendar for our Humane Society’s Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Wetumpka Civic Center located at 410 S. Main St. in Wetumpka. We will be reviewing our accomplishments in the past year and looking ahead to 2021. Hope to see you there!
Hurricane Sally set her eyes on Alabama last week. The slow-moving storm, later downgraded to a tropical storm, dealt the gulf coast region a hard blow, but in the tri-county area the storm caused minor damage with trees down and some temporarily left without power.
Tallassee City Schools' soft reopening will not be extended. Face-to-face learning will begin Monday for all students who are not enrolled in virtual learning.
- Cleanup at eastside mill site moves to Phase 2
- Council approves zoning manual and map updates
- Elmore, Tallapoosa counties in marginal risk for severe storms today
- Elmore County Player of the Week: Daniels explodes in second half to lead Tigers to victory
- A great Tallasseean remembered
- School commission needs to make a choice
- Downtown Sidewalk Sale set for Oct. 17
- Undefeated Patriots await Tigers in non-region battle
- Pioneer Day moved to Oct. 24
- Police Reports Tallassee Police Department
The Tallassee Police Department is currently investigating a burglary investigation after officers were called to the Road Runner Gas Station on Central Blvd on Thursday, Aug. 27.
A good old-fashioned outdoor date night is set to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 5. This event was first set for Aug. 14 but had to be rescheduled due to the possibility of unfavorable weather.
The Tallassee Fire Department consists of hardworking, dedicated men and women. Like most fire departments, members of TFD are like members of a family, and there are seats available at the family table to anyone who has the spirit of a volunteer.
There is no doubt to any of us 2020 is one challenging year. The loss of all of our shelter fundraising events has not only had a significant financial impact, but we certainly miss seeing so many of our fellow animal-loving supporters. And given the extension of Alabama’s safer-at-home/mask…
There were 1,143 ballots cast in last Tuesday’s municipal election. With a population of just over 4,800 people, that means less than 25% of Tallassee residents voted in the 2020 municipal election. Why was the count so low? Was it COVID-19? What caused low voter turnout and will that trend …
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts! launched today a census participation competition — deemed the Alabama Census Bowl — among 32 counties throughout Alabama with low self-response rates.
Magazine Managing Editor Lake Martin Living magazine will accept sculpture and 3D art entries in this year’s annual art and photography contest, which is set for Oct. 2 in downtown Alexander City.
Members of Tallassee High School's Future Farmers of America program along with the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce worked to clean up around the East Tallassee Shopping Center early Saturday morning.
The summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just around the corner. Classes begin on Sept. 8, and while classes maybe different for students, it is important to keep students’ safety in mind.
Learning to hunt may seem unreachable for those who did not learn the skill as a child. For many, hunting is a part of their family tradition; however, this is not the case for everyone.
Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock is facing misdemeanor harassment charges and was arrested Sunday but made bail. The charges stem from a July 5 altercation that took place on Jordan Avenue but began in the downtown area earlier that same day.
Trustmark recently announce that Tod Etheredge has been named President of the Montgomery, Alabama market, where he previously served as Retail, Commercial and Private Banking Manager. Etheredge joined Trustmark in 2004 and has over 29 years of banking experience.
The Tallassee City Council will hold a public hearing regarding the adoption of comprehensive updates to the Tallassee Zoning Ordinance and Map as recommended by the Tallassee Planning Commission at 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at Tallassee City Hall.
During the month's first regular Tallassee City Council meeting, brokers from Frazier Lanier, an investment banking firm, spoke to councilmembers about the city's credit rating and the major savings it will receive after refinancing two municipal bonds.
COVID-19 has school-aged children across the state and country confined to their homes and limiting their activities and social engagement. This is why Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) wants girls everywhere to know that Girl Scouts has not been canceled. GSSA is bringing the explorati…
With marked improvements in test scores, Reeltown Elementary School was recognized as a Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, or CLAS, as a Banner School on Friday, Aug 7.
The cafetorium at Reeltown High School was filled with teachers, staff and administrators from area schools Saturday afternoon for the 11th annual Teachers Appreciation Luncheon. The luncheon was originally scheduled to take place at Beulah Baptist Church in Dadeville, but to better social d…