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The Alabama Department of Transportation is scheduled to inspect the Benjamin Fitzpatrick Bridge in Tallassee in July. That inspection process was reevaluated after a northern state's bridge collapsed in 2007, according to ALDOT government relations manager Tony Harris.

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The latest confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by the Alabama Department of Public Health has reached 15,311 in the state with 573 confirmed deaths and 1,659 hospitalizations statewide.

Eddie Gantt, Scott Justiss, Terrel Brown and Jeanne Shirley make up the PE department at Tallassee Elementary School and when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, they had to act fast to create an at-home physical activity routine that would suit both students and parents.

With city hall closed to the public, city officials read bid submissions to blast and paint the Tallaweka water tank and remove an old unused water tank next to it, as well as a water tank on Riverside Height tank on the doorsteps of city hall.

While practicing social distancing, city officials along with the Tallassee VFW Post 5035 will hold a Memorial Day Observance Program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday at the gazebo at Veterans Park, located directly across the street from Tallassee City Hall at 3 Freeman Ave.

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.

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.

Alabama saw another 200-plus increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The Tallassee Community Library announced Monday that 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 will begin Monday, May 18.  The first day of class will be Wednes…

Gov. Kay Ivey issued an amended statewide safer-at-home order on Friday. The order which includes an expanded list of items to reopen went into effect at 5 p.m. Monday and will expire at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22.

The first light post on the right side of the eastside connection to the Benjamin Fitzpatrick Bridge fell just after 3 p.m. last Wednesday.

Tallassee High School pioneered a new concept of livestreaming events Thursday recognizing high school seniors. Combining videos from universities and colleges with real-time commentary from administrators and faculty members, the Class of 2020 was honored in a new and exciting way via Faceb…

It is National Teacher Appreciation Week and, with schools closed due to COVID-19, Tallassee City Schools held a teacher appreciation to-go lunch and parade for teachers on Tuesday, May 5.

Students enrolled in the Auburn University Master of Landscape Architecture program toured the eastside mill site in early March to give the students an understanding of what needs to be done to bring the site back to life.

Incumbent Tallassee City Council councilmember Bill Godwin has announced his bid for reelection. Godwin currently serves as mayor pro tem and chairs the city’s finance committee.