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For those Elmore County residents who qualify, there is a low-cost option to get your pet spayed or neutered at the Alabama Animal Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic, thanks to a $12,000 grant investment from the Petco Foundation.

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The Tallassee Fire Department recently received notification of award from the 2020 Mid-South RC&D grant for the procurement of 10 Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs). These AEDs come with a price tag of $15,980.

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, is a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill that was signed into law on March 27.

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With Hurricane Sally churning in the gulf, Tallassee city officials confirmed the storm shelters located behind city hall will be open should area residents need to take cover from the storm. Mayor Johnny Hammock said he and other city officials are actively monitoring the situation.

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The Lee County Historical Society will host an Open House during Pioneer Park's Second Saturday In Loachapoka on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. This is a project that spotlights the preservation, presentation and education of local history. Pioneer Park is open and free to the pub…

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The summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just around the corner. Classes begin on Sept. 8, and while classes maybe different for students, it is important to keep students’ safety in mind.

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The Reopening Task Force for Tallassee City Schools has decided that it would be in the best interest of students and staff to push back the start date of the 2020-2021 school year to Sept. 8th.

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With school only two weeks away, a group of caring individuals is working together to help ease the burden of buying school supplies. The school supply giveaway will be held in the parking lot adjacent to the Marathon, located at 511 Jordan Ave., from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Aug. 15.

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A good old-fashioned outdoor date night is set to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 14, at 6621 Hwy 199 in Notasulga. This event will be hosted in an open field that will allow for plenty of social distancing.

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With a record number of Americans out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are turning to nonprofit organizations like A.C.T.S., also known as the Association of Christians of Tallassee, located at 308 Main St., to assist with daily necessities like food, power, water and more.

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With two weeks before students return to classrooms, the administration at Tallassee City Schools and the Tallassee City Schools Reopening Task Force has spent much of the summer making plans for the return of students.

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Sunday marked more than one million total backpacks donated through TCC Cellular Verizon Wireless stores since the campaign launched in 2013. Each year TCC employees work hard to make sure the bookbags and school supplies make it into the hands of those who need them most.

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Andy Coker has announced he will run for the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education.

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Tallassee City Schools has seen a lot of change in school administration over the past month and that pattern continued into the most recent board of education meeting last Tuesday.

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Tallassee City Schools has seen a lot of change in school administration over the past month and that pattern continued into the most recent board of education meeting last Tuesday.

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Last Tuesday, it was announced superintendent Wade Shipman will be retiring and Dr. Brock Nolin will be serving as interim superintendent for Tallassee City Schools.

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Tallassee’s Don Bryant has announced his intention to run for reelection in Ward 2 for the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education. He currently serves as board president.

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It was announced this week Brooke Barron will serve as the next assistant principal at Tallassee High School. Barron will step into coach Chet Stewart’s former position after Stewart was named principal at THS, following former principal Matt Coker retirement from the public school system.

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With just under a month before the annual teachers’ luncheon, event coordinators have made the decision to move the event to Reeltown High School to better meet social distancing guidelines.

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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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Although there are still many unknowns about the upcoming school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tallassee City Schools has released its school calendar.

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Readers of The Tallassee Tribune will soon see an unfamiliar byline, as the paper has welcomed a summer intern.

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Reeltown Elementary School began handing out diplomas to the 2020 kindergarten class last week. In order to promote social distancing, the elementary school created a drive-thru diploma pickup process.

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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.

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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.

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Lt. Col. Joel Burdette graduated from Tallassee High School in 1989. He attended Auburn University on an NROTC scholarship. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in aviation management in 1993, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps and transferred to Quantico, Virgin…