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 Social to open on Lake Martin
- Tallassee police reports April 26- May 2
- State Auditor joins state representative, local residents, and advocates in lawsuit against prison construction
- Tallassee wins battle with Brewbaker Tech to secure area title
- Elmore County conducts healthcare study
- Melton in custody, Reynolds remains wanted for questioning in Tallassee shooting
- Elmore County softball responds to defeat, captures area crown
- Track and Field state recap: Causey takes state title; Crosby and Johnson medal
- Sons of the Pioneers at 90
- Head start centers celebrate The Week of the Young Child
I wasn't alive in 1886 and neither were you. I've never been to Brockton, Massachusetts, and I doubt very many of my dear readers have been there, either. But something happened in that town 134 years ago that touched my life and maybe yours as well.
You may hear people say, "I am giving this up for Lent," or "this Christmas, I will start doing this." I am not a big fan of doing somehing only for Advent or Lent and then going back to our regular life.
Leslie Ogburn spoke out against the proposed prison last Tuesday night before a well-attended audience in Tallassee City Hall. She made her case in a most effective way against what we believe was the secretive way Mayor Johnny Hammock went about the process of trying to bring a prison to ou…
Just FYI, I wrote this after some folks who didn't know the real situation spewed negative things about the Humane Society of Elmore County. This is not targeted at any one person, just trying to educate/inform people.
Well, Turkey Day 2020 has come and gone — or as my youngest daughter says, ‘Thanksgiving 2.0.’ Now we are shifting gears and heading fast into the Christmas season. I love the holiday season because we are typically more cheerful during this time.
Schoolchildren all over the United States know the story: the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock and shared in the bountiful harvest of the Wompanoag Native Americans back in 1621.
I want to take a moment to express how I am feeling this morning. This is something that has been weighing heavily on me since reading this paid advertisement in the Tallassee Tribune last Wednesday.
“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. The commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love your…
So if you’ve been living under a rock, or just not subscribed to the Tallassee Uncut page on the ol’ book of the faces, a prison is coming to town — well, to the outskirts. Let’s call it town adjacent.
Typically I use this space to move a conversation forward; to talk politics or sports or things going on in my life; or to just unload the cornucopia of useless knowledge and thoughts bouncing around inside my skull like what makes Jello … Jello, why is Notre Dame still relevant and whatever…
Note from the author: Homecoming 2020 will be forever be associated with the scheduling, re-scheduling, cancellation, and re-re-scheduling of ring ceremonies, parades, pep rallies, the candlelight ceremony, the 20th class reunion, the football game itself and even three sets of game opponents.
I’ve lived a lot of places in my life, but Tallapoosa County is the first one that truly has felt like home: The kind people, the unwavering support, the community collaboration and the beauty of the area are just a handful of reasons why.
Halloween is known as an evil day of ghosts, goblins and serial killers. But, from this pagan festival came a holy day — and its story is among one of the most interesting developments in history.
A business comes into a town and makes that town its home. The business, which offers aniche product, begins to build an audience despite having certain differences than the residents of the town; one of the key players is a member of the LGBTQ community and another is an outspoken, proud Af…