It was just days before Christmas and all it brings.
In April 2019, a bus load of juniors and seniors from Tallassee High School attended the Troy University production of MAMMA MIA! It was staged at the Claudia Crosby Theatre, inside C.B. Smith Hall (named for Charles Bunyan Smith, a former president of Troy University but also the founding …
We want to know what you think. In light of Mayor John Hammock's recent arrest, do you think he should continue as mayor or resign?
- Tallassee man dead after shooting at Wetumpka Walmart
- Hammock released from Baldwin County Jail
- Hammock posts bond after Saturday arrest but remains in jail
- STILL BEHIND BARS: More than five days later, Hammock still in custody
- With ongoing investigations and arrests, the Tallassee City Council and city leaders are limited to what they can and cannot do
- City employees to get raise in pay, city owns Hotel Talisi
- Tallassee leaders evaluating next steps
- City schools to go back in-person
- ‘Best Christmas present ever;’ Johnny moves into a new home just days before Christmas
- Jamie's Brunswick Stew: 'Just add a pound of meat and a jar of water'
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Last week, political columnist and commentator Steve Flowers wrote in this newspaper about the state’s “education governor,” Charles Henderson of Pike County.
Economic Development has three key principles: Pride of Place, a strong and willing workforce and a forward-thinking mindset. Tallassee has parts and percentages of all three elements, but if we could get everyone on the same page and singing from the same songbook – who knows what the futur…
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. - Galatians 2:20
This column ran exactly one year ago this week here in the TRIBUNE. To this day, I have people approaching me and attacking me for this column; I stand by the views expressed here..
I like Bibles. I have a lot of them. Even though I use mostly ebooks, apps and computer-based Scriptures these days, I still enjoy and appreciate a well-made Bible. One of the first passages I read and mark with a highlight pencil in a new Bible is often Psalm 84:11: "For the LORD God is a s…
The brave seniors of the class of 2021 will walk across the field at J.E. “Hot” O’Brien Stadium Friday night. My daughter Abbey is a member of this steadfast graduating class, the last one to graduate from the 1928 Tallassee High School building.
Last week’s final awards ceremony at the original Tallassee High School was disturbed by a gas leak severe enough to force an evacuation to the church across the street. The leak - which was blowing with enough pressure to lead emergency services directly to the scene of the explosion - coul…
Five years ago this week, Tallassee lost perhaps the most important part of its history when the east side Mount Vernon Mills complex burned. This, along with the 2009 fire that destroyed the Hotel Talisi, are two sad but unforgettable events. Here is what I wrote for the following issue of…
Staff report The Elmore County Economic Development Authority (ECEDA) in conjunction with the Elmore County Commission engaged Stroudwater Associates to better understand the present and future healthcare needs of Elmore County. The goal of the study was to determine what services are curren…
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced today, on Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day, its decision to no longer publish six of the author’s books because they “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
I am revisiting this column that originally ran in the spring of 2013. There has been an incredible amount of loss in our community over the past few months. This was written when I was younger and it was one of the first times I had experienced the death of someone my own age.
As we finished 2020 with its pandemic, political strife and social turmoil, I heard many people express hope that the new year would be better. Many of us and people we love experienced so much sickness and sadness last year. You probably agree that 2020 was a rough one.
The PBS series “Masterpiece Theatre” turns 50 in 2021, and in January the program began airing a new British series that is well worth your time. In fact, it just may be the salve we need in these troubled times.
Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! - Psalm 117:1-2