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As the weather continues to warm, the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to another Downtown Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, June 26, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The sidewalk sale will encompass the downtown area with vendors set up on S. Ann Avenue offering goods of all types.

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According to officials with the Alabama Department of Transportation, contractors started installing poles and lights on the Fitzpatrick Bridge on Tuesday, June 1, during off peak hours. Installation work will continue likely until the end of next week, according to ALDOT Public Information …

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The Small Business Administration published specified information about borrowers who received funds from the federal government's multibillion-dollar Paycheck Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loans Program.  Borrower's names, precise loan amounts, addresses, industry codes used, as w…

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Tallassee City Schools will dismiss for the summer months soon, leaving some parents looking for educational outlets for children during this time away from the classroom. Luckily, parents will not have to look far. The Tallassee Community Library has opened registration for its Summer Readi…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation expects a higher traffic volume than usual during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. As an added precaution and for the safety of the traveling public and roadside construction workers, there will be no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates af…

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With the U.S. gaining 266,000 jobs in April, falling far short of the 1 million new jobs expected by experts, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most, along with accompanying videos and audio files, to illustrate which areas of…

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Tallassee's House of Love and Mercy has two new housemothers now that Ashleigh Ledbetter and Rita Nabors have stepped into the position.

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Staff report The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) in conjunction with the Elmore County Commission engaged Stroudwater Associates to better understand the present and future healthcare needs of Elmore County. The goal of the study was to determine what services are curren…

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There is a new restaurant about to open on Lake Martin. The Social, located at 2001 Castaway Island Rd., is slated to open this Friday, May 7.  The new establishment will feature an open-air setting with plenty of food and drink specials.

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Staff report The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) in conjunction with the Elmore County Commission engaged Stroudwater Associates to better understand the present and future healthcare needs of Elmore County. The goal of the study was to determine what services are curren…

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There is a new restaurant about to open on Lake Martin. The Social, located at 2001 Castaway Island Rd., is slated to open this Friday, May 7.  The new establishment will feature an open-air setting with plenty of food and drink specials.

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The Family Guidance Center Head Start/Early Head Start Centers celebrated The Week of the Young Child last week, which is an annual event that is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. To celebrate, the students in the head start program created an art exhibit.

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The FFA Rodeo will be in Wetumpka this weekend at the sports complex but before this weekend's main event, Dani Loeb, the first Alabamian to make the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, and Kaylee Campbell, the reigning Miss Rodeo USA visited area schools where they introduced themselves to student…

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The annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held Monday at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery. The golf tournament is the Chamber's biggest fundraiser of the year, and while there were some great prizes up for grabs, it's a fun-filled event that many in the communi…

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April 27, 2011, is a day few will forget. That day is sketched in the minds of those who lived through it. In total, 62 tornados touched down across the state. There were 240 causalities that day, six from Elmore County.

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Supporters will join together Monday, April 19, at 6:30 in the parking lot across from the Tallassee Community Library to pray for Andrus Love as he continues to battle a rare form of cancer.

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Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, and this year it will kick off the citywide 2021 Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Hosted by the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce, the 5-day event will run through Tuesday, April 27.

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Following an investigation by the Narcotics Unit into possible gambling on the premises, the Tallassee Police Department executed a search warrant at the Marathon Gas Station, located at 65 Kent Road, on Wednesday, April 14. 

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Graduation is right around the corner and some students may still be uncertain about what career path to follow after high school. Southern Union Community College Technical Division will host an Open House for both traditional and non-traditional students from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.

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U.S. Rep. Barry Moore, representative of Alabama's 2nd congressional district, made a stop at Tallassee City Hall for a Monday morning town hall meeting. The chambers inside city hall were filled with area residents who had some tough questions during the visit.

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Governor Kay Ivey during a visit to the Alabama National Guard mobile vaccination clinic in Wilcox County on Friday, April 2, announced that beginning, Monday, April 5, the Alabama Department of Public Health will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include individuals age 16 and older.

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Wharf Casual Seafood is bringing the coast to Wetumpka. It was announced Thursday, April 1, that the seafood restaurant will open in Wetumpka later this year in the former Shoney's building.

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Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Chamber Golf Tournament on April 26 at Wynlakes Country Club in Montgomery. Registration is at 11 a.m., and tee time at 12:30 p.m. This is one of the leading and longest-running fundraisers hosted by the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce.

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Several years ago, Bill Anthony suggested that the Talisi Historical Preservation Society (THPS) manufacture some Tallassee Carbines. Out of that dream, realized only after Anthony’s death, came 15 historically accurate replicas of the famed Tallassee Carbine.

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Residents of Tallassee and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to hear from U.S. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district Barry Moore during a town hall meeting at city hall on April 5 beginning at 10 a.m.

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Governor Kay Ivey on Monday, March 22, issued her 25th supplemental emergency proclamation to further amend the recently extended Safer at Home order. Apart from the technical revisions made, the health order remains identical to the order issued by Governor Ivey and Dr. Scott Harris on Marc…

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Alabama gas prices have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations in Alabama. Gas prices in Alabama are 30.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 78.2 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.