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Southside Middle School launched its new STEM Lab by Creative Learning Systems when students returned from summer break.

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.

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Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock prides himself on his work ethic and strong belief in the community in which he was raised.

The official first day of fall is Sept. 23 and organizers at The Learning Tree are bringing back a popular fundraiser for anyone who wishes to adorn their porch or yard with mums.

Braving the elements could one day be a thing of the past for Tallassee students who ride a bus. Tallassee’s school superintendent, Wade Shipman, says future busses added to the fleet will be equipped with air conditioning. The school system added one new bus that is equipped with air condit…

Tallassee High School students will have a few more classes to choose from this upcoming school year as THS unveils a new career tech program. The program will be housed in the former Carquest building next to J.E “Hot” O’Brien Stadium. The board used funds from the general fund to secure th…

During January’s Board of Education meeting Superintendent Wade Shipman addressed the condition of the high school band room, which was flooded during the December flooding.

Schools should be a safe place for students and the TES administration is looking to improve school safety on campus. Dr. Jose Reyes, Jr., principal at Tallassee Elementary, discussed his upcoming plans to enhance the school’s ability to keep students safe.

Newly christened Tallassee City Schools’ Superintendent Wade Shipman made the most out of his first day on the job. In a special-called meeting of the BOE, the five members present voted unanimously to fund the construction of a self-contained special education classroom on the backside of t…