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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.

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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.

The Tallassee Community Library announced last week it will hold the annual summer reading program with some limitations. This year's program will offer two, possibly three, classes, depending on participation. Registration began Monday and the first day of class will be Wednesday, June 3.

Tallassee City Hall closed to the public on March 18 due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. But the doors reopened to the public Monday.

Reeltown Elementary School stared handing out kindergarten diplomas. The school created a drive-thru pickup and kindergarten teacher, Katrice Wright, wanted to make the day extra special so she asked parents to decorate the vehicles. It quickly turned into a parade as students dressed up in …

It is National Teacher Appreciation Week and, with schools closed due to COVID-19, Tallassee City Schools held a teacher appreciation to-go lunch and parade for teachers on Tuesday, May 5.

The Tallassee Board of Education voted to suspend plans to construct a new high school on the current Barnett Boulevard campus in a virtual work session hosted on Zoom last Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

Studio B normally serves as a dance studio this time of year, but Thursday, it was transformed into a drive-thru lunch line for area students.

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…

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.

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.