The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial unemployment claims filed during the week of Jan. 10 – Jan. 16, 2021.
Now that the City of Tallassee has earned the green light on the downtown TAP grant project, it is considering partnering with Downtown Strategies, which is a division of Retail Strategies, to create a new 5-year strategic plan.
2020 was a year a unique year. While most were sheltering at home during the COVID-19 health pandemic, dedicated first responders showed up for duty through it all.
Several from the Tallassee community turned out Sunday to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine thanks to Sarah Covington CRNP with Covington Healthcare at God's Congregational Holiness Church.
Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Friday, Jan. 8, announced that ADPH will provide COVID-19 vaccinations for people 75-years-old or older, as well as first responders, including law enforcement and firefighters, statewide by appointment only effective J…
Alabama gas prices have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 stations. Gas prices in Alabama are 12.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 33.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
With face masks proving to be one of the most effective methods of preventing COVID-19 transmission, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), the Alabama Hospital Association (ALAHA) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring a video contest for Alabamians of a…
- Owner offers $1,500 reward for the return of beloved dog
- Covington Healthcare’s Sarah Covington offered free vaccines to qualifying individuals
- Tallassee Police Department activity reports Jan. 11-18
- Proposed mega prison will compound Tallassee’s wastewater woes
- Tigers forced to forfeit area opener after suspensions deplete roster
- Calhoun takes down Tallassee despite slow night from Davison
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- City hears from Downtown Strategies about strategic planning
- Tallassee High finds games this week canceled
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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.
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…
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.
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.
With Thanksgiving 2020 in the books, many are gearing up for the Christmas holidays. The Tallassee Chamber of Commerce announced this year's Christmas tree lighting has been canceled due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, but the parade will march on.
There has been a lot of discussion since the announcement a parcel of land on Rifle Range Road was selected to be the site for one of three new state prisons. Many have pointed the finger at the current administration, but Tallassee city attorney John Smith said placing blame on city officia…
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.
Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows the five occupations with the most online wanted ads continue to be for registered nurses, retail salespersons, sales representatives (wholesale and manufacturing, except technical …
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.
For the safety of travelers and road construction and maintenance workers, the Alabama Department of Transportation will have no temporary lane closures on interstates during the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, through 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29.
Depending on who you ask, the mega-prison that is slated for construction just outside of the city limits could bring many things to the Tallassee area. According to Mayor Johnny Hammock, one of the first things it may attract is expanded lodging options in the area.
The coronavirus pandemic is prompting Alabamians to make difficult decisions about how and whether families and friends gather for Thanksgiving 2020.
Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced Revive Plus, a $200 million grant program to support small businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19.
Alabamians, like the rest of the nation, have already begun their holiday shopping to ensure they can get the gifts they want and that those gifts arrive on time.
National Teachers Appreciation Week is always held in May, but after an exceptionally challenging year, Alabamians believe educators need another special week.
As soon as mid-December, healthcare providers and the chronically ill in Alabama could begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine, according to a press release from the Alabama Department of Public Health on Monday.
More and more people are putting up Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving, but officials say holiday decorations will not go up in Tallassee until after the fourth Thursday in November.
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.