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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Football Film Fanatics’ Featured Film “Bridging the Gap:” Reeltown vs. Tallassee Rivalry Film will be shown at the Mt. Vernon Theater on Aug. 19-23.
Less than 1,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported to the state over the last 24 hours. It was the state's lowest single day increase since July 8.
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.
- Gresham announces candidacy for Ward 1 council seat
- Juvenile shot in foot
- School supply giveaway set for next Saturday in Jordanville
- TCS delays the 2020-2021 start date to Sept. 8th
- Mr. Ken Harrison
- ACTS to reopen with stipulations
- Outdoor date night is set for Aug. 14
- Mt. Vernon Theater to show ‘Bridging the Gap:’ Reeltown vs. Tallassee Rivalry Film
- Tallassee Players to Watch: Battles hopes extra experience pays off at key positions
- TCS to host Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
The Lee County Historical Society and the Town of Loachapoka are sponsoring a Summer Arts and Crafts Day. This family-fun event is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday.
Although the school calendar looks a little different this year with classes scheduled to begin in Tallassee a week later than normal due to COVID-19, parents and students can better prepare for what the school year will hold with the upcoming sales tax holiday.
What the future will look like as the coronavirus pandemic progresses has been a question for quite some time.
As an added precaution during the Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation is doing its part for highway safety by having no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates after 6 a.m. on Friday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
After running for three consecutive seasons on WBIH TV29, “DoeNation Outdoors” is moving to WNCF ABC 32 starting in July with a new day and time. Starting Saturday, July 4, the show will air at 11:30 a.m. and continue for 13 consecutive weeks.
As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health reported 38,442 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 906 new cases in the last 24 hours.
As of 12:30 p.m. Monday, there are cumulatively 36,682 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 2,077 new cases in the last 48 hours. With today's increase, there have been nearly 4,000 new cases confirmed in the last four days alone.
Nearly 900 more new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.
As of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, there are cumulatively 32,753 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
More residents of Tallapoosa and Elmore counties may now be eligible for services provided by the Women, Infants and Children program as the income guidelines have increased about 2% from last year.
Although there are still many unknowns about the upcoming school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tallassee City Schools has released its school calendar.
The large empty lot on the corner of Central Boulevard and Lily Avenue in East Tallassee will soon see upgrades to the green space now the Tallassee City Council has named it Bobby Payne Park.