Potential released its Winter 2019 issue Nov. 6. This issue contains spotlighted
Members of Tallassee’s Boy Scout Troop 59 spent much of Saturday collecting canned goods outside of area grocery stores to donate to the Association of Christians in Tallassee for Service (A.C.T.S.)
The Tallassee City Council passed a proclamation declaring November as National Home Care Month on Tuesday, Nov 12. The council passed the proclamation with faculty and staff members from Community Home Health and Hospice in attendance and presented them with a special proclamation for Natio…
The deadline for registration for the upcoming Christmas parade is quickly approaching. Businesses and organizations interested in joining in this year’s parade have until Monday, Dec. 2 to register. Completed registration forms and entry fee must be turned in to the Tallassee Chamber of Com…
Community Home Health celebrated a ribbon cutting at noon Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the 1526 Gilmer Ave. location to celebrate the new partnership with Prime Home Health.
The Tallassee High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2020 class of inductees for the Tallassee High School Hall of Pride.
My Box Storage has partnered with Charity Storage, a national nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that leverages the increasing popularity of storage auctions, to raise funds for charity. It introduces a charity component to existing storage operations to raise funds for the Humane Society of Elm…
Students at Reeltown High School are learning about aquaponics thanks to a $5,829 grant through the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D).
Each year in November, the nation honors its veterans with Veterans Day. This year on Nov. 9- 11, Verizon (TCC) will be hosting a Veterans Appreciation Event at 431 Gilmer Ave. in Tallassee, and at 4356 N US Hwy 231 in Wetumpka.
Students in the music department at Tallassee High School are gearing up for the annual fall musical, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” by Shepherd Mead on the THS stage at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 and at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov 18 with a Monday matinée just for students from Talla…
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.
The sixth annual Angling for Autism bass fishing tournament to benefit The Learning Tree in Tallassee and the Little HAPIE Tree in Auburn is planned for Saturday, Nov. 9. The tournament will take place at Wind Creek State Park in Alexander Ci…
Because student attendance plays an important role in a school's annual State Board of Education report card, the administrators at Tallassee High School have come up with an incentive program that is paying off for students with perfect and near-perfect attendance.
Mari Beth Haynes is an instructional leader at Tallassee Elementary School. Mrs. Haynes is a veteran teacher of 22 years. She has taught multiple grade levels and is starting a new chapter in her educational career.
Lindsay Jordan, career coach for Elmore County Board of Education, estimated 600 to 700 high school seniors from the county's four public high schools and other schools in the area were given the chance to speak with and learn more about a total of 62 organizations last Wednesday.
Cory Eckstein is an Instructional Leader at Southside Middle School. Eckstien is beginning his ninth year in education, serving his entire career for Tallassee City Schools at Southside Middle School. He has taught English and Language Arts to fifth graders for eight of those nine and spent …
Flat Rock Missionary Church hosted the annual College and Career Night on Aug. 20 and an event coordinator said the annual event could be coming to an end due to lack of attendance.
Many have heard the phrase “Christmas in July,” but it was Christmas in August for many area teachers Saturday during the 10th annual Teachers Luncheon at Beulah Baptist Church. Thanks to all the generous donations and a lot of hard work, those teachers are starting the year off right.
Tallassee High School student Natalie Davis was recently honored as a teen spotlight in Potential Magazine for excelling in her academics and leadership.
The Elmore County Commission learned at Monday’s meeting an energy savings program instituted two years ago has already shaved $500,000 off utility bills at its facilities.
As an added precaution during the heavily traveled Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation is doing its part for road safety by having no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates after noon on Wednesday through midnight Sunday.
Saturday night, 12 rising senior girls from across Elmore County will participate in the Distinguished Young Women of Elmore County 2020 Scholarship Program.
Haynes Ambulance is once again the emergency transporter in Elmore County after the county commission approved a new contract at Monday’s meeting.
Elmore County Schools superintendent Richard Dennis told the board of education at a special-called meeting Thursday the system has two possible properties to locate a middle school in Redland and the Elmore County Technical Center.
Tallassee’s Emma Grace Qiaowei Coyle and Eclectic’s James Allen Singleton Jr. have joined the elite club of those who have won the Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Scholarship.
Superintendent Richard Dennis brought up multiple plans for a capital outlay extension including moving Elmore County Technical Center programs to the former Wetumpka Junior High School building at the Elmore County Board of Education meeting Monday.