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The nonprofit organization, S.O.A.R. Inc. had to cancel tonight's positive self-talk session for adults 25-and-older at the Tallassee Recreation Center, titled "Being Different", due to health reasons as founder and operator Andrus Love continues to battle cancer. 

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In a typical year, the Tallassee community is gearing up for the annual Chamber Banquet, but this year, due to safety precautions, there will be no large gathering. However, most of the annual event will proceed in a new form.

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There's an old saying, "you only get what you give." Dylan and Haley Daniel have put a lot of work into the large downtown property that was formerly known as the Patterson Building, and after opening Restoration 49 Coffee and Customs last week, there is no doubt that the couple's tireless d…

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The city, and social media, was covered in purple on Friday, Jan. 29, to show support for Tallassee native, Lacey Brewer, who is in the hospital due to effects from COVID-19. Brewer has been in the hospital for weeks now and many are praying for her recovery.

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Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced that starting Monday, Feb. 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 or older, and additional groups of frontline workers.

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Andrus Love knows what it means to give. He gives his time, energy, and effort to help those in the community who need it most. Now, he needs help. Love has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Leukemia.

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Representatives with Jackson Thornton Utilities will attend Tuesday’s council meeting to announce the results of a recent utility rate study. According to Mayor Johnny Hammock who is also the superintendent of utilities the city may have to consider raising wholesale water prices to other mu…

Despite the uncertainty 2020 has brought, an annual holiday tradition counted on since 1955 is continuing for its 65th year — the NORAD Santa tracker.

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Alabama gas prices have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.86/g this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations. Gas prices in Alabama are unchanged versus a month ago and stand 41.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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The owner and operator of Lexii’s Nutty Creations and LNC Cookbook author, Lexii Hutchinson, is planning yet another event to spread holiday cheer in Tallassee. This time she is organizing a Christmas Pop-Up Shop, and she is calling all vendors.

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With the parking lot complete, the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education is moving forward with Phase 2 of the new high school project. According to superintendent Brock Nolin, Nearen Construction, LLC began work on the site on Monday, Nov. 16.

From its unassuming beginnings in 1983, The Learning Tree Inc. has grown into an agency that plays a significant role in educating children and adolescents who have some of the most severe disability- related challenges. The Learning Tree now serves more than 700 of Alabama’s children.

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As the school year continues, members of the Tallassee City Schools Board of Education have been working to start construction on a new high school. With plans now firmly in place, school officials said groundbreaking will begin in a matter of weeks.

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It's time to start planning for the holidays and the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce has just the answer for those looking for some Christmas cheer.

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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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Organizers at S.O.A.R. Inc. are aiming to spark the creativity within local students with the organization’s upcoming Artistic Expressions contest.

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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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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.