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The Tallassee Youth Football League participated in a Jamboree in Reeltown Saturday. The tiny but mighty Tigers took on a host of area opponents. While the league decided to set out last year due to COVID precautions, the TYFL had 94 football players and 101 cheerleaders sign up for the 2021…

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The 8th 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, Oct. 9 The tournament will take place at Wind Creek State Park in Alexander City on Lake Martin.

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Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) will be hosting a one-day membership drive on Thursday, Aug. 19. For this one day only, any new girl that signs up to be a Girl Scout will receive a free one-year membership. This membership will be valid for one year. Girls will have the option to join…

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University introduces Fall 2021 term with a special focus on the wilderness of Alabama. OLLI will kick-off fall term with an opening event on Sept. 8 with author, journalist, and filmmaker, Michael Ray Taylor. Taylor's talk is sponsored by gran…

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The old Tallassee High School main campus building is all but gone now that the selective demolition process is complete. The materials that were salvaged were placed into storage to be used in the new school's construction.

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Baxlee Burton was recently a delegate at the 84th American Legion Alabama Boys State. He was a credit to his community and to Tallassee High School. His parents are Heather and Lee Burton. After being elected to the Senate at Boys State, Baxlee worked hard on writing and debating bills that …

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The Tallassee Rotary Club is planning a ball drop that could net one lucky winner up to $4,000. That's right, you could win big if your lucky number drops the closest to the target. The Tallassee Fire Department has agreed to help with the ball drop. Using the ladder truck, the balls will be…

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The Tallassee and Wetumpka Verizon stores along with nearly 750 other participating TCC and Wireless Zone stores are inviting local families to their locations on Sunday, Aug. 1, between 1-4 p.m. to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, a ruler, folders and glue. Suppl…

In March it was reported that The Tallassee Redevelopment Authority had commissioned the well-known Artist Steve Lee to paint several murals in the downtown area thanks to a very generous anonymous donation in the amount of $10,000.

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The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, or GPAC, at Auburn University has put together a fall 2021 lineup that includes more than a dozen performances and boasts several legendary names from the worlds of classical, rock, folk, bluegrass and soul.

It has been nearly four years since Tallassee’s Alec Tyndall lost his life due to complications from an automobile accident. He had just turned 18-years-old.

It has been nearly four years since Tallassee’s Alec Tyndall lost his life due to complications from an automobile accident. He had just turned 18-years-old.

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The Funtastic Fort in the Carrville community of east Tallassee will soon be under renovation after members of the city council made a motion to purchase new playground equipment that would replace the current wooden structure that is currently in use at the park.

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The Tallassee Community Library has ten new computers that are available to the public at no charge. The computers were funded through a $20,000 Library Service Technology Act (LSTA) grant. The grant came with a 20 percent match, which was funded through the Blount Foundation and other donations.

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The Tallassee Community Library's Summer Reading Program, Tales and Tails, is in full swing. The library's reading program is a popular summer event. It is a long-running program that has spanned multi generations.

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Replacing outdated cast iron gas lines has been a top priority for city officials, and the recent gas leak scare at Tallassee High School during the Senior Awards Night added emphasis to the ongoing infrastructure project.

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The Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch is grieving after the Saturday loss of eight children deeply connected to the ranch. But it is not the first time the Reeltown community, in particular those connected to Reeltown schools, have come together to grieve.

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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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Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally recognized, high-quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 135 new classrooms in 41 counties this fall. This is the first round of new classroom funding that will be r…

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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.