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.
Lela Ann Hall is 18 years old and will graduate from Elmore County High School this spring. Hall recently signed a letter of intent to Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, with an academic and athletic scholarship. Hall will be a member of the university’s cheer/stunt team. Hal…
For the safety of travelers and road construction and maintenance workers, the Alabama Department of Transportation will have no temporary lane closures on interstates during the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, through 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29.
Depending on who you ask, the mega-prison that is slated for construction just outside of the city limits could bring many things to the Tallassee area. According to Mayor Johnny Hammock, one of the first things it may attract is expanded lodging options in the area.
The coronavirus pandemic is prompting Alabamians to make difficult decisions about how and whether families and friends gather for Thanksgiving 2020.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced Revive Plus, a $200 million grant program to support small businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19.
Alabamians, like the rest of the nation, have already begun their holiday shopping to ensure they can get the gifts they want and that those gifts arrive on time.
National Teachers Appreciation Week is always held in May, but after an exceptionally challenging year, Alabamians believe educators need another special week.
As soon as mid-December, healthcare providers and the chronically ill in Alabama could begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine, according to a press release from the Alabama Department of Public Health on Monday.
- Hotel Talisi invaded by group of feral cats
- Tallassee honors Southside Middle School teacher Mahua Ghosh
- Mayor questions prison naysayers
- Research and facts trump feelings
- Westside Independent Baptist holds bake sale
- Elmore County High School student signs with Southwest Baptist University cheer/stunt team
- City of Tallassee honors Community Home Health and Hospice
- Tallassee Elementary student gives thanks to bus drivers
- Tallassee Rotary Club wraps successful Boston Butt sale
- Small Business Saturday set for this weekend in Tallassee
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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,
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…
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.
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…
The large empty lot on the corner of Central Boulevard and Lily Avenue in East Tallassee will soon see upgrades to the green space now that the city has received a $4,000 grant from the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council for the project.
The Funtastic Fort in East Tallassee received some TLC this weekend thanks to members of the Tallassee Fire Department, the Tallassee Recreation Center, some city officials, and a few members of the community.
Members of the Tallassee Fire Department and the Tallassee Recreation Center are joining forces with Tallassee High School students and community members to make some much-needed repairs at the Funtastic Fort in East Tallassee.
Representatives with the Alabama Supercomputer Authority, along with Rep. Mike Holmes (R- Wetumpka) and Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville), Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock, and many others gathered at the Tallassee Community Library on Friday, Sept. 25, to celebrate the library's newly expanded fre…
The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Downtown Sidewalk Sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. There will be a break, but the fun will return at 7 p.m. for live entertainment and food. The sidewalk sale will be held in the historic downtown district and a portion of S. Ann…
For our members, make sure to mark your calendar for our Humane Society’s Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Wetumpka Civic Center located at 410 S. Main St. in Wetumpka. We will be reviewing our accomplishments in the past year and looking ahead to 2021. Hope to see you there!
Hurricane Sally set her eyes on Alabama last week. The slow-moving storm, later downgraded to a tropical storm, dealt the gulf coast region a hard blow, but in the tri-county area the storm caused minor damage with trees down and some temporarily left without power.
With Hurricane Sally churning in the gulf, Tallassee city officials confirmed the storm shelters located behind city hall will be open should area residents need to take cover from the storm. Mayor Johnny Hammock said he and other city officials are actively monitoring the situation.