Many have heard the phrase “Christmas in July,” but it was Christmas in August for many area teachers Saturday during the 10th annual Teachers Luncheon at Beulah Baptist Church. Thanks to all the generous donations and a lot of hard work, those teachers are starting the year off right.
The grill will be smoking all night long as firefighters at the Red Hill Volunteer Fire Department prepare ribs and Boston butts for the fire department’s upcoming Labor Day cookout, which is set to begin at 7 a.m. Aug. 31 at the historic Red Hill School located at 3558 Red Hill Rd. in Tallassee.
The Tallassee City Council appointed two new members to the Industrial Development Board during its regular meeting Aug. 13. Outgoing members were Ann Christian and Rick Dorley. Christian said she was not interested in serving another term. Dorley, however, was seeking reappointment.
Alabama Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh and House District 81 Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) spent much of Aug. 14 in Tallassee touring fresh worksites that will replace the old cast-iron gas pipelines in east Tallassee from Hilltop Grocery to Britt Veterinary Ser…
Understanding Needs Improves Tomorrow’s You (UNITY), a newly formed community-based charity organization, held its inaugural Freedom Walk on Saturday. Several people packed the parking lot at the Tallassee Recreation Center and from there the group walked to the Tallassee Police Department t…
Tallassee High School student Natalie Davis was recently honored as a teen spotlight in Potential Magazine for excelling in her academics and leadership.
Chinitra Waver Muhammad was born in Tallassee in 1976 into less than desirable circumstances. Recently, Muhammad released a book titled “Thrive on Purpose” that explains her struggles and more importantly how she overcame them. She is bringing her message from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 to…
The Dixie Art Colony Foundation will host Part 4 of a two-year series about Alabama’s New Deal Art Projects on Thursday in the meeting room at Tallassee's 1220 Cafe, located at 1220 Gilmer Ave.
The Elmore County Commission learned at Monday’s meeting an energy savings program instituted two years ago has already shaved $500,000 off utility bills at its facilities.
While rain cancelled the bounce houses, rock wall and other outdoor games, it did not dampen the spirits of those who attended the annual Back to School Kickoff.
Today was the first day of school for Tallassee City Schools. Superintendent, Wade Shipman, says he looks forward to an exciting school year ahead.
The Tuskegee Police Department is searching for the identity and location of an unknown male wanted in connection to a business robbery investigation.
State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) has pre-filed legislation to eliminate Alabama’s traditional income tax and sales tax system and replace it with a system of taxation based on consumption.
Alabama Public Service Commission President Twinkle Cavanaugh will visit Tallassee Aug. 14th to look at new gas lines being installed in the city.
The bid process for the timber located at the now-closed municipal airport has now closed. Sizemore and Sizemore appraised the timber sale at $93,000, but the highest bid came in nearly $30,000 less.
The July 23 Tallassee City Council meeting got heated after some Harris Street residents petitioned the council to stop spraying their street for mosquitoes, citing the use of what is said to be a dangerous chemical.
The McCraney-Cottle Arts Council is gearing up for the Mt. Vernon Gospel Homecoming at Mt. Vernon Theatre beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 10.
The Tallassee City Board of Education was scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new parking lot at Tallassee High School on Tuesday. The ceremony marked the beginning of a multitude of upcoming construction projects that will end with a new school on the current campus.
We have all heard the old saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” and that’s exactly what four local boys are doing. A local cornhole group has organized a tournament to benefit the hard-working young men Saturday. Tournament registration begins at 10 a.m. and “bags fly” at 11 a.m.
Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock told the city’s school board he and the city council want accountability for funds the school system has received for new construction and reiterated the administration is losing patience because of what it said is a lack of communication.
The Tallassee Rotary Club welcomed the Tallassee Police Department's Sergeant Brian Clayton and Detective Gennifer Drinkard. Clayton, who is the school resource officer for Tallassee City Schools, spoke to the club about the upcoming Back to School Bash, which is set for Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m.…
Former Tallassee Police investigator Brandan Smirnoff, 27, was sentenced to 22 months in prison for assaulting a handcuffed, 24-year-old man, announced U.S Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr, Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and FBI S…
The Tallassee Police Department and the Tallassee Community Outreach Program will hold the annual Back to School Kickoff on Aug. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the lawn of city hall.
Are you looking for a way to beat the sweltering summer heat? If so, try Tallassee's newly opened Louie's Sno-Kones on South Ann Avenue in Downtown Tallassee. Owned and operated by James and Mary Lyons, the couple uses only fresh ingredients from Louisiana.