The rain cleared out just in time for the annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday night at the National Guard Armory on Gilmer Avenue.
Last week on The Tallassee Tribune's "Monday with the Mayor,” news broke of the possibility of the construction of one of three new state prisons in the Tallassee area. According to the Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock, he was aware of the possibility but unable to speak on the subject in lieu…
Anyone who lived in Tallassee during the 1980s remembers the carnival next to the rec center that came to town every year. It was a popular attraction in a city with little entertainment venues. This is why the Tallassee Fire Department is bringing this tradition back to town as a fundraiser…
Spring is near and many are gearing up for spring planting. This year, the Arbor Day Foundation is giving away 10 free trees to new members who join this month.
The Dixie Art Colony Foundation has announced its schedule of exhibitions and educational programs for the year 2020. According to foundation founder and director Mark Harris, the schedule will be their busiest and most robust schedule thus far.
Nearly 400 county officials and employees across Alabama will gather together to learn about and develop an action plan for county government during the 2020 Alabama Regular Session. This year’s conference will center on counties’ priorities …
The Tallassee Armory Guards, Camp 1921 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will be presenting the 2019 Bill Anthony Memorial Battles of the Armory Civil War Reenactment this weekend.
Reeltown Missionary Baptist is holding the fourth annual Starseeds Black History Program on Sunday, Jan. 19 beginning at 2 p.m. to honor outstanding members of the community.
The annual Tallassee Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the National Guard Armory, located at 2382 Gilmer Ave. The chamber also recently announced the continuance of the silent auction. This will be the fourth annual silent auction for the chamber.
Do you have trash that will not fit into a typical household trashcan and need a place to dispose of it? If so, the Countywide Cleanup Day on Saturday could be just what you are looking for.
It was announced Friday on the Friendship Fire Department's Facebook page that Tallassee Fire Department fire chief Travis Jones will be leaving the department to focus more on family.
The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of type…
Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock announced in the Dec. 20 special council meeting the city was in negotiations with the owner of the east side mill site and the site could soon belong to the municipality if all went as planned.
Never fear to cookie lovers who love to support a great cause, as Girl Scouts will soon hit neighborhoods with their beloved cookies. They’ll have order sheets in tow for Lemonades, Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and many more of their famous cookies.
January is lining up to be a busy month in Loachapoka. The activities begin Saturday with Second Saturday at Pioneer Park, and on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. the Lee County Historical Society will hold its winter meeting at the Trade Center Museum in Loachapoka.
New unemployment compensation claims filed in 2020 will be subject to the newly passed Unemployment Reduction Act, which was approved by the Alabama State Legislature last year.
When women were offered safety tips at a course at God’s Congregation Holiness Church in Jordanville last month, Tallassee Police Department chief Matthew Higgins suggested they take a course to help them become familiar with carrying a weapon.
With a New Year that ushers in a fresh decade, Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock is discussing the state of the city while recollecting on the past and looking forward to the future. The Tallassee Tribune sat down with Hammock for a Q&A to find out what plans he has for the city, how he fee…
The Tallassee City Council held a special council meeting on Dec. 29 to pass a resolution that would allow city officials to move forward with discussions with eastside mill owner Tommy Hudson that would transfer ownership of the property to the City of Tallassee.
The Missoula Children’s Theater officially began in 1988. Since that time, the theater group has hosted more than 1.3 million guests. The theater group travels the country two-by-two to set up, produce and perform for audiences, all in a week’s time.
On Dec. 20, President Donald Trump signed legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to raise the federal minimum age of sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years. It is now illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product — including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarette…
The parties are over and the decorations are packed. Now, there is just one thing left to do — get rid of the Christmas tree. For those who have live Christmas trees, this can sometimes be a bothersome issue. Luckily, there are several options for tree disposal.
1. Keep identification on your pet. A collar, current rabies tag and a personalized identification with a good phone number will get your lost pet back to you. Get your pet microchipped by your veterinarian as it is the perfect back-up to tags. Have photos of your pet just in case.
Do you have what it takes to become a dynamic youth leader and change yourself and the world? If so, the Tallassee Rotary Club is currently seeking area students to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). RYLA is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and district…
Local parents picked up Christmas gifts for their children Saturday morning at the Tallassee Recreation Center. The rec center floor was filled with bicycles of all sizes and boxes filled to the max with toys for good girls and boys all donated through the
The lights were on late at the Tallassee Senior Center for the annual Christmas party Thursday night. The fun began at 6 p.m. as director DebbieAnn Woodard opened the evening's program. Deborah Murphy welcomed everyone and Herbert Buckhannon delivered the night's invocation.
Urban Tails in Tallassee was filled with pooches Saturday afternoon as area residents brought their fur babies to the pet salon and spa for a photo with Santa. Many pets were dressed in holiday attire and some even sported doggie jewelry.
In light of recent abductions and murders of children and young women in nearby areas, Tallassee city officials held a women’s safety course at God's Congregation Holiness Church on Saturday. The class began at noon with pizza, burgers and refreshments for a quick lunch before the class began.
With suicide and depression rates on the increase in teenagers and preteens, one local dance studio is aiming to help area youth deal with these issues. The Pointed Toe, located at 511 Burt Mill Rd., will begin new classes in January and one of the classes is aimed toward teens and young adults.