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Calendar set for new school year

By Michael Butler

It's right around the corner. Next week, teachers in Tallassee report for the start of the 2019-20 school year...

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School Pride July 23, 2019 Edition


Mayor Johnny Hammock and Councilman Bill Godwin spoke on the city’s point of view...

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Rec News

Tallassee City Pool Hours:  The pool will be open for public swim Monday - Saturday from 1-5...

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Matthew Higgins (center) with Mayor Johnny Hammock and City Clerk Barbara Garnett after being introduced as police chief in January of 2017

The state of the department

By Michael Butler

Matthew Higgins now has two and a half years under his belt as police chief in Tallassee...

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Happy Campers

Tallassee High School head basketball coach Keiven Mixson talks with 7 - 13-year-olds during Star Seeds Basketball Camp on Saturday at Stumberg Gymnasium. See more pictures in the Photos section.

Spencer Sheppard

Remembering Spencer

By Michael Butler

Something is absent in Tallassee - or someone. Spencer Sheppard has died. He was 58...

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Tallassee High School majorettes for the upcoming school year (left to right): Ella Thrash, Emma Kate Holley, Margaret Ann Burnham, Natalie Henderson, Carly Hornsby, Taliyah Adams, Faith Nelson.


Holmes makes push for "fair tax"


State Rep. Mike Holmes (R - Wetumpka) on Monday announced he has once again pre-filed legislation that would eliminate Alabama’s traditional income tax and sales tax system...

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Drum Major Sam Gantt works with members of the Pride of Tallassee during rookie camp. Band Director Robbie Glasscock enters his 19th year in Tallassee.

Jake with his handler Quenton Jones

K-9 dies from allergic reaction in drug search


An Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) K9 has died from complications after becoming ill...

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State Qualifiers

Swimmers that will represent the Tallassee Tiger Sharks at the state meet in Opelika on Friday and Saturday. Photo courtesy of Heather Weldon.

Emergency need for blood donors


National blood shortages are impacting blood centers across the country, and locally LifeSouth Community Blood Centers also faces emergency need for all blood types...

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Back in the Day

1913 automobile outside of Mckenzie's Store in Tallassee. Courtesy of the Tallassee Historical Preservation Society from Bill Goss' book, "Images of America - Tallassee." E-mail your vintage photographs.

Social News

See the latest birthdays, anniversaries and more in the Social section.

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Dave Says

With Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

I’m on Baby Step 2 of your plan, and I’ll be debt-free except for my home by the end of the year. I have a friend who is very irresponsible with his money, and he often asks to “borrow” cash between paychecks...

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School Clothes

A.C.T.S. of Tallassee is having a school clothes giveaway. Drop by the office at 306 Main Street from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. No application necessary.

Taking a Look

State workers performing their annual inspection on the Benjamin Fitzpatrick Bridge in Tallassee last week. Photo by Miles Hathcock.