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A thunderstorm moved through the area and dealt a devastating blow to the Tallassee Community Library on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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The Tallassee Youth Football League participated in a Jamboree in Reeltown Saturday. The tiny but mighty Tigers took on a host of area opponents. While the league decided to set out last year due to COVID precautions, the TYFL had 94 football players and 101 cheerleaders sign up for the 2021…

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The Funtastic Fort in the Carrville community of east Tallassee is now closed to the public and will soon be under renovation to replace the current wooden structure that is currently in use at the park.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation is inviting the public to give input on its draft Public Involvement Plan for Statewide Transportation Planning. The purpose of the plan is to implement effective ways for ALDOT to gather information from the public about their transportation needs. T…

There's a new place to eat in Tallassee that offers a variety of hot treats and cold treats called Snackolla. The quick-serve restaurant started as an idea and has grown into a reality for one local family.  Jennifer, Quentin, Amelia, Audrey, and Emerick Easterling recently opened the restau…

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With the opening of hunting season right around the corner, DoeNation Outdoors is back for a fifth season on television. The new season starts on Oct. 3 and will air each Sunday morning at 9:30 on ABC 31.

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Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) will be hosting a one-day membership drive on Thursday, Aug. 19. For this one day only, any new girl that signs up to be a Girl Scout will receive a free one-year membership. This membership will be valid for one year. Girls will have the option to join…

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Tallassee City Schools will require masks for the upcoming school year. Due to the current increase in rates of COVID-19 cases and following recommendations published by the Alabama Department of Public Health, TCS announced that face coverings will be required in all indoor settings through…

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Alabama gas prices have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations in Alabama. Gas prices in Alabama are 2.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 96.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

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Alabama gas prices have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 stations in Alabama. Gas prices in Alabama are 2.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 96.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

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With several local employers looking to fill positions, the City of Tallassee is hosting its second job fair on Aug. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the Recreation Center, located at 450 Gilmer Ave. City officials held the first job fair in June where over 30 people attended.

The Mayor of Tallassee, Johnny Hammock, and Public Information Officer, Griffin Pritchard went to Washington D.C. last week to speak with Senator Tommy Tuberville, Congressman Mike Rodgers, and Congressman Barry Moore.

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University introduces Fall 2021 term with a special focus on the wilderness of Alabama. OLLI will kick-off fall term with an opening event on Sept. 8 with author, journalist, and filmmaker, Michael Ray Taylor. Taylor's talk is sponsored by gran…

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Summer McDade is a property manager at Summer At The Lake House on popular Lake Martin. She helps families enjoy their vacations and getaways on a routine basis, but when she and her family set out to enjoy a lake retreat, it was anything but routine.

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The old Tallassee High School main campus building is all but gone now that the selective demolition process is complete. The materials that were salvaged were placed into storage to be used in the new school's construction.

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Baxlee Burton was recently a delegate at the 84th American Legion Alabama Boys State. He was a credit to his community and to Tallassee High School. His parents are Heather and Lee Burton. After being elected to the Senate at Boys State, Baxlee worked hard on writing and debating bills that …

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The Tallassee Rotary Club is planning a ball drop that could net one lucky winner up to $4,000. That's right, you could win big if your lucky number drops the closest to the target. The Tallassee Fire Department has agreed to help with the ball drop. Using the ladder truck, the balls will be…

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The Tallassee and Wetumpka Verizon stores along with nearly 750 other participating TCC and Wireless Zone stores are inviting local families to their locations on Sunday, Aug. 1, between 1-4 p.m. to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, a ruler, folders and glue. Suppl…

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Willie Moseley spoke to members of the Tallassee Rotary Club on Thursday, July 15. Moseley is the senior writer for Vintage Guitar Magazine. He is a former editor, writer, and photographer for The Tallassee Tribune. He has also published numerous books.

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Simply Southern Acres opened this week at 5370 Highway 299 South in Tallassee. This new local business offers storage units, zero-turn mowers, golf carts, and utility vehicles. The company offers Spartan zero-turn mowers and Bighorn golf carts and UTVs.

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Dr. Paris Mullins opened his optometry practice in Tallassee in May of 1986. Now, 35-years later, his son Dr. Nic has joined the team. With a new doctor in the building, the office is also expanding and is currently undergoing renovations to make room for new patients.

In March it was reported that The Tallassee Redevelopment Authority had commissioned the well-known Artist Steve Lee to paint several murals in the downtown area thanks to a very generous anonymous donation in the amount of $10,000.

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The first Keep Tallassee Beautiful cleanup campaign was held Saturday, July 10, at city hall from 8-11 a.m. Councilmember Bill Hall coordinated the volunteer effort that aims to remove litter from area streets and neighborhoods.