Local News on COVID-19 Pandemic

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After taking a week off to celebrate Independence Day, the Tallassee football team was supposed to be back on the field to continue its summer workout period this week but coach Mike Battles had to deliver the news of having to postpone the return early Monday morning. The Tigers made the de…

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As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health reported 38,442 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 906 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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As of 12:30 p.m. Monday, there are cumulatively 36,682 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 2,077 new cases in the last 48 hours. With today's increase, there have been nearly 4,000 new cases confirmed in the last four days alone.

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series highlighting the accomplishments of every area team’s senior class as their senior seasons were cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. It culminated in Tallapoosa Publishers Inc.’s Virtual Senior Night, which is now available online at www.tallasse…

If you have already listened to last week’s episode of Inside the Lines Podcast, you already know my thoughts on high school athletes returning to practice June 1. I am craving the return of sports as much as everyone else but I have to admit I’m a little worried an early return during the t…

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The latest confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by the Alabama Department of Public Health has reached 15,311 in the state with 573 confirmed deaths and 1,659 hospitalizations statewide.

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Eddie Gantt, Scott Justiss, Terrel Brown and Jeanne Shirley make up the PE department at Tallassee Elementary School and when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, they had to act fast to create an at-home physical activity routine that would suit both students and parents.

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Reeltown Elementary School began handing out diplomas to the 2020 kindergarten class last week. In order to promote social distancing, the elementary school created a drive-thru diploma pickup process.