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From its unassuming beginnings in 1983, The Learning Tree Inc. has grown into an agency that plays a significant role in educating children and adolescents who have some of the most severe disability- related challenges. The Learning Tree now serves more than 700 of Alabama’s children.

Once the Thanksgiving leftovers have been put away, many set their sights on Christmas and fulfilling the holiday wish list. This means shopping, and the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce reminds everyone to shop local on Saturday, Nov. 28, which is designated as this year’s Small Business Saturday.

Saturday morning, members of the Tallassee Rotary Club wrapped up the club’s 2020 Boston Butt Sale this weekend at God’s Congregational Holiness Church, located at 508 Jordan Ave, where preorders were picked up from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

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As the school year continues, members of the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education have been working to start construction on a new high school. With plans now firmly in place, school officials said groundbreaking will begin in a matter of weeks.

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Many people in Tallassee know Lexii Hutchinson for her popular sweet treats. Now, the innovative young woman has published a cookbook, The LNC Cookbook.

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $2.57 million to encourage new and continuing research that will result in products and services that will improve the lives of Alabamians either from the products themselves or from new job opportunities.

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) made its COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration plan available to the public on Friday. The goal of the plan is to immunize everyone who is eligible to receive a safe, effective and approved COVID-19 vaccine.

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Downtown Tallassee was filled with children and some adults in costumes, games, toys, bouncy houses, and live entertainment Saturday for the inaugural Fall Festival.

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Downtown Tallassee was filled with children and some adults in costumes, games, toys, bouncy houses, and live entertainment Saturday for the inaugural Fall Festival.

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MAX Credit Union held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the move to the 1415 Gilmer Ave. location at noon last Wednesday. During the ceremony, MAX gave $5,000 to Tallassee City Schools to show support in the Tallassee community.

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Are you in need of a hearing aid but are having financial difficulties? The Miracle-Ear Foundation's Miracle Mission 2020 Gift of Sound Program maybe be able to help.

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Organizers at S.O.A.R. Inc. are aiming to spark the creativity within local students with the organization’s upcoming Artistic Expressions contest.

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The Tallassee Rotary Club has scheduled a Boston Butt Fundraiser to help fund the club's scholarship fund, which provides scholarships to deserving students at Tallassee High School.

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The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce along with the Tallassee Community Development Corporation held a downtown business owner roundtable at the chamber office Thursday to become better acquainted and generate ideas for the historic district.

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Author James Brown reports his best sales of “The Nursing Home Book” come from the Apothecary Pharmacy in Tallassee. Now the fictional author has released a new work titled,

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It's that time again — time for Tallassee area residents to begin transforming empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with school supplies, hygiene items, notes of encouragement and fun toys, such as a doll or soccer ball. Operation Christmas Child will deliver these shoebox gifts to chil…

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The owners of Southern Girls Outlet in downtown Tallassee are planning a fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 31, that will include something fun for everyone. The excitement will begin at noon and end around 7 p.m.

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Bids to construct a new Tallassee High School opened on Oct 1. The Tallassee City Schools board is set to award the contract at its monthly meeting.

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Gov. Kay Ivey called on residents across the state to pay tribute to health care heroes for their continued efforts in fighting the COVID-19 virus. In her proclamation, the governor asked Alabamians to thank these heroes by leaving their porch lights on every Friday in October and showing th…