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The Tallassee High School Graduation Ceremony will be held this evening, June 4, at 8pm. J.E. "Hot" O'Brien Stadium. For those that cannot attend, the event will be streamed live on the school’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/tallasseecityschooldistrictThe Class of 2021 Graduation…

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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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Mr. Glass comes to Tallassee High School from Wetumpka High School where he’s served as an Assistant Principal for the last five years. He is the recipient of the Alabama Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year Award, 2021. 

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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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Relocating the Tallassee Recreation Center to a newer facility was discussed in the April 13 work session at city hall. The city’s public information officer Griffin Pritchard gave the presentation, which suggested relocating to the former Gulf Packaging building on AL Hwy 229, near the city…

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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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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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The rain did not stop the Celebration of Life for Coach Waters. It didn't even damper spirits as the Sports Gin on Cherokee Trail was filled with family, friends, and many others who were positively impacted by Coach Waters over the years.

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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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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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The Tallassee Recreation Center is under new direction as John Goodman moves into the Director's position and Courtney Thornton has moved to the Program's Director position. The two say they look forward to the future at the rec center.

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The 2021 Hall of Pride inductees award ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, beginning at 10 a.m. in the auditorium at Tallassee High School. Among this year's inductees are J.E. Hot O'Brien, Michelle Cole, Olivia Pienezza Solomon, and Sylvia Phillips. The co-founder of the Tallassee…

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The Tallassee Recreation Center is under new direction as John Goodman moves into the Director's position and Courtney Thornton has moved to the Program's Director position. The two say they look forward to the future at the rec center.

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The 2021 Hall of Pride inductees award ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, beginning at 10 a.m. in the auditorium at Tallassee High School. Among this year's inductees are J.E. Hot O'Brien, Michelle Cole, Olivia Pienezza Solomon, and Sylvia Phillips. The co-founder of the Tallassee…

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As the weather warms, the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to next weekend's Downtown Sidewalk sale on March 13 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The sidewalk sale will encompass the downtown area with vendors setup on S. Ann Avenue offering goods of all types.

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The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce held the annual Awards Night on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Restoration 49. The event was held virtually via Facebook Live. This year's banquet had to be canceled due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

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The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to commit or re-commit to a healthier lifestyle and develop positive habits along the way. Scale Back Alabama, the state’s largest wellness program, begins this year on March 1 with some new and exciting changes.

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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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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…

Despite the uncertainty 2020 has brought, an annual holiday tradition counted on since 1955 is continuing for its 65th year — the NORAD Santa tracker.

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Alabama gas prices have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.86/g this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations. Gas prices in Alabama are unchanged versus a month ago and stand 41.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.