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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…

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The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce will hold the 2021 awards celebration via a virtual platform tomorrow, Feb. 25, beginning at 7 p.m.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency are continuing to advise motorists to stay off the roadways when possible while much of the state is experiencing icy road conditions.

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A massive winter storm unleashed snow and ice across dozens of states over the weekend before snow and ice expanded into the eastern United States on Monday. However, wintry weather won't be the only impact of the system as it heads eastward. AccuWeather meteorologists warn that severe thund…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that freezing rain will likely coat roads with ice in north and west-central Alabama beginning tonight. Furthermore, much of the state will experience freezing temperatures over the next few…

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Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday, Feb. 12, signed House Bill 170, sponsored by Rep. Danny Garrett (R – HD 44); House Bill 192 by Rep. Bill Poole (R – HD 63); and Senate Bill 30 by Sen. Arthur Orr (R – SD 3) into law. During the governor’s state of the state address, she laid out these pieces of legis…

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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. 

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The U.S. Capitol building went into lockdown Wednesday as a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, forcing lawmakers and Vice President Mike Pence to evacuate.

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Alabama gas prices have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 stations. Gas prices in Alabama are 12.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 33.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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With face masks proving to be one of the most effective methods of preventing COVID-19 transmission, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), the Alabama Hospital Association (ALAHA) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring a video contest for Alabamians of a…

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Mayor Johnny Hammock and producer Jordan Cunningham have introduced the first episodes of Tallassee Talk podcast on various platforms. The podcast features Mayor Johnny Hammock and various weekly topics and guests.

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Each year Living in Faith Together (LIFT) Ministries sets out to help families in need and this year the call was great. Last year the ministry served 97 Christmas angels, but this year they gave Christmas gifts to 163 children.

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While Andrus Love was undergoing treatment at the UAB Cancer Center this weekend, community members joined together to help him and his family with the Selfie with Santa fundraiser at the parking lot of the 1220 Café on Saturday, Dec. 19.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation will have no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates from Thursday, Dec. 24 at 6 a.m. until Sunday, Dec. 27 at 11:59 p.m. For the New Year's holiday, there will be no temporary lane closures from Thursday, Dec. 31 at noon until Sunday, Jan. 3 a…

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COVID-19 has reshaped most of 2020 into an unfamiliar routine and now holiday schedule, but, Tallassee's First United Methodist Church is working hard to spread the Christmas cheer without putting people at risk of catching the virus, using technology.

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Christmas isn't Christmas without the annual photo with Santa Claus, and the hardworking women and men at Blue Ribbon Dairy are giving area children and parents the opportunity to enjoy fresh milk and cookies with the Jolly Olé St. Nick.

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The Lee County Historical Society will host a handmade wreath workshop during Second Saturday, Dec. 12, at Pioneer Park in Loachaoka. The event will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Anyone interested in this craft is invited to try their hand at making wreaths from local materials. Tradi…

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Andrus Love knows what it means to give. He gives his time, energy, and effort to help those in the community who need it most. Now, he needs help. Love has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Leukemia.

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Representatives with Jackson Thornton Utilities will attend Tuesday’s council meeting to announce the results of a recent utility rate study. According to Mayor Johnny Hammock who is also the superintendent of utilities the city may have to consider raising wholesale water prices to other mu…