The Lee County Historical Society and the Town of Loachapoka are sponsoring a Summer Arts and Crafts Day. This family-fun event is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday.
Although the school calendar looks a little different this year with classes scheduled to begin in Tallassee a week later than normal due to COVID-19, parents and students can better prepare for what the school year will hold with the upcoming sales tax holiday.
What the future will look like as the coronavirus pandemic progresses has been a question for quite some time.
More residents of Tallapoosa and Elmore counties may now be eligible for services provided by the Women, Infants and Children program as the income guidelines have increased about 2% from last year.
Although there are still many unknowns about the upcoming school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tallassee City Schools has released its school calendar.
New changes are on the horizon for both Tallassee High School and Southside Middle School as principals for both schools have officially been named.
Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 84 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2020 Media Awards, including General Excellence at APA’s virtual awards ceremony held Friday afternoon.
Tallassee City Schools is introducing the Meals-to-You program, which offers home-delivery meals to qualifying students while school is closed. The deadline to sign up for the program is Friday, May 8.
With 140 students enrolled on average in the Tallassee Recreation Department's soccer program, a soccer field would be beneficial to the city's recreation department.
Kimberly Winchester has taught students for two decades and she has never been through anything like the measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19.
When it comes to transitioning from traditional learning to a digital platform, the students in grades kindergarten through third grade are not yet as tech-savvy as students in middle and high schools. However, thanks to the staff at Tallassee Elementary School, that transition was easy-going.
In appreciation for the healthcare workers, police officers, firefighters and paramedics who are committed to Tallassee residents’ health and safety, McDonald's, located at 14 Gilmer Ave., will offer free “Thank You Meals” now through May 5, as a token of appreciation for their service.
Students across America have had their academic year put on hold and many seniors have been left to questioning if a graduation ceremony or prom will still be possible. Locally, officials with Tallassee City Schools said a commencement ceremony will be held in some capacity this summer and p…
The coronavirus has the state sheltering in place but members of the Tallassee Lions Club are encouraging people to take part in the upcoming LifeSouth blood drive the civic organization is hosting from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. next Thursday in the parking lot of J.E. Hot O'Brien Stadium.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday, April 9, announced on Thursday the launch of a COVID-19 search engine tool that enhances the state’s official resource site, altogetheralabama.org.
With healthcare workers on the front line battling the COVID-19 health pandemic, The Wharf Casual Seafood owner and Tallassee resident Noah Griggs Jr. decided to show a token of gratitude to those working in three Montgomery hospitals.
Over the past month, Tallassee City Schools has undergone a significant transformation as teachers, students, faculty and staff have transitioned from traditional classroom learning to online classroom learning for the remainder of the academic school year.
Mayor Johnny Hammock made the executive decision to close all area parks and recreation areas after the state mandate on Friday, March 27. While Bell Park, Veterans Park, the Funtastic Fort are all closed, Hammock says area parking lots are filling with local teenagers looking for a place to…
Thursday afternoon, Gov. Kay Ivey made the announcement Alabama public schools would be shut down for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
The 4 p.m. update from the Alabama department of Public Health is in and Elmore County now has four confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus.
The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Smoke filled the air as first responders from Tallassee Fire Department, Tallassee Police Department and Friendship Fire Department responded to an explosion at Neptune Technology Group on Thursday, March 12 around 9 p.m.
WOW Catering, located at 35 Kowaliga Rd., is making sure that no child has to go without a meal during the current Coronavirus health crisis.
The Tallassee Lions Club is celebrating its 103rd anniversary next month. To celebrate the century mark plus one, the Lions Club and Neptune Technology Group will hold the annual Roaring 5K Run on March 28. Registration will be held at Tallassee High School.
The Tallassee City Schools superintendent Wade Shipman said as concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) rise, the school system closely is monitoring the situation.
Tallassee High School students Brooke Jones, Cierra Young and Tameka Nabors went to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) on Thursday, Feb. 20. RYLA is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary Clubs and districts in which students can leadership skills, have fun and make connections.