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Many people in Tallassee know Lexii Hutchinson for her popular sweet treats. Now, the innovative young woman has published a cookbook, The LNC Cookbook.

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Downtown Tallassee was filled with children and some adults in costumes, games, toys, bouncy houses, and live entertainment Saturday for the inaugural Fall Festival.

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The Tallassee Rotary Club has scheduled a Boston Butt Fundraiser to help fund the club's scholarship fund, which provides scholarships to deserving students at Tallassee High School.

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Bids to construct a new Tallassee High School opened on Oct 1. The Tallassee City Schools board is set to award the contract at its monthly meeting.

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Reeltown High School’s counseling program earned the designation of a 2020 Alabama School Counseling Program of Distinction, evidence the school’s program aligns with the national model for the American School Counseling Association.

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The Tallassee City Council voted to pass the 2021 fiscal budget at last Tuesday’s city council meeting. The budget was introduced at the Sept. 8 regular council meeting.

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Representatives with the Alabama Supercomputer Authority, along with Rep. Mike Holmes (R- Wetumpka) and Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville), Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock, and many others gathered at the Tallassee Community Library on Friday, Sept. 25, to celebrate the library's newly expanded fre…

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During last Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Tallassee City Council passed a proclamation that proclaims Monday, Sept. 28 as Family Day and the week of Sept. 27 as Family Week.

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During last Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Tallassee City Council passed a proclamation that proclaims Monday, Sept. 28 as Family Day and the week of Sept. 27 as Family Week.

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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.