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One of the area’s favorite traditions is quickly approaching. Pioneer Day at Loachapoka, also known as Syrup Soppin' Day, has been moved to Saturday, Oct. 24.

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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.

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The Lee County Historical Society will host an Open House during Pioneer Park's Second Saturday In Loachapoka on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. This is a project that spotlights the preservation, presentation and education of local history. Pioneer Park is open and free to the pub…

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A good old-fashioned outdoor date night is set to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 5. This event was first set for Aug. 14 but had to be rescheduled due to the possibility of unfavorable weather.

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The Tallassee Fire Department consists of hardworking, dedicated men and women. Like most fire departments, members of TFD are like members of a family, and there are seats available at the family table to anyone who has the spirit of a volunteer.

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There is no doubt to any of us 2020 is one challenging year. The loss of all of our shelter fundraising events has not only had a significant financial impact, but we certainly miss seeing so many of our fellow animal-loving supporters. And given the extension of Alabama’s safer-at-home/mask…

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The summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just around the corner. Classes begin on Sept. 8, and while classes maybe different for students, it is important to keep students’ safety in mind.

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Trustmark recently announce that Tod Etheredge has been named President of the Montgomery, Alabama market, where he previously served as Retail, Commercial and Private Banking Manager. Etheredge joined Trustmark in 2004 and has over 29 years of banking experience.

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COVID-19 has school-aged children across the state and country confined to their homes and limiting their activities and social engagement. This is why Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) wants girls everywhere to know that Girl Scouts has not been canceled. GSSA is bringing the explorati…

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The cafetorium at Reeltown High School was filled with teachers, staff and administrators from area schools Saturday afternoon for the 11th annual Teachers Appreciation Luncheon. The luncheon was originally scheduled to take place at Beulah Baptist Church in Dadeville, but to better social d…

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With school only two weeks away, a group of caring individuals is working together to help ease the burden of buying school supplies. The school supply giveaway will be held in the parking lot adjacent to the Marathon, located at 511 Jordan Ave., from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Aug. 15.

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A good old-fashioned outdoor date night is set to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14, at 6621 Hwy 199 in Notasulga. This event will be hosted in an open field that will allow for plenty of social distancing.

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Sunday marked more than one million total backpacks donated through TCC Cellular Verizon Wireless stores since the campaign launched in 2013. Each year TCC employees work hard to make sure the bookbags and school supplies make it into the hands of those who need them most.

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Planned August celebrations to recognize Auburn University spring and summer 2020 graduates have been indefinitely postponed due to recent interstate travel restrictions and large in-person event concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Out of concern for the health and safety of the general public and licensees, the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board today approved an emergency order that limits the hours of operations for restaurants, bar and entities that sell alcohol. Effective immediately but not enforced until S…

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Andy Coker has announced he will run for the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education.

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Tallassee City Schools has seen a lot of change in school administration over the past month and that pattern continued into the most recent board of education meeting last Tuesday.

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Jordan Simmons and Trisha Hackney are the newest house mothers for Tallassee’s House of Love and Mercy, a safe-shelter for women who are at least 18 years old.

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Hundreds from the community gathered near the Tallassee Police Department last Wednesday, July 8, for a candlelit vigil for Shikieria Tatum, better known as Bink, who was found dead in her apartment last Tuesday.

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With just under a month before the annual teachers’ luncheon, event coordinators have made the decision to move the event to Reeltown High School to better meet social distancing guidelines.

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It has been nearly four years since Tallassee’s Alec Tyndall lost his life due to complications from an automobile accident. He had just turned 18 years old.