News Sports Opinion Photos Social Classified Obits Contact

Niagara of the South on display

By Leigh Anne Butler

Hundreds daily, thousands over the past week have slowed their vehicles to a crawl or stopped and walked around to witness the spectacle...

Read More

What A Site! April 15, 2014 Edition

Council Square

Mayor Payne presented proclamation regarding Hospice Volunteer Month...

Read More

Rec News

Walking Club meets at Softball Field each Monday at 8:00 a.m.  All participants must...

Read More

Pet of the Week

Della is about ten-months old and a medium sized Lab mix girl.  She is very sweet and loving...

Read More















































































































































































































































































































Free Counter
Vita Cost Vitamins


Arrest made/second suspect still loose

Staff Report

Tallassee police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another involved in burglaries and thefts last week...

Read More

Jazzy Tide

The University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble kicked off Saturday's JazzFest at the Tallassee High School Auditorium. Eight groups performed in the fourth year of the event. Pictured left are Michael Bird (far right) and Mike Hammonds (far left) with band directors Chris Kozak of Alabama and Mike Pendowski of Auburn.

Spring Fair this week

Staff Report

The Tallassee Volunteer Firefighters Association and J&J Magic Midway present the Spring Fair, April 15-19...

Read More

Murray Hinson/334-799-8861

Rolling River

Thurlow Dam on the Tallapoosa River

Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Staff Report

The City of Tallassee is hosting its second annual Treasure Hunt on the Tallapoosa on Saturday, April 19 at 2:00 p.m. on the green at City Hall...

Read More

Yard of the Month

Marlon and Heather Johnson's residence on Gilmer Parkway is the Tallassee Chamber of Commerce "Yard of the Month." Pictured (left to right): Allison Johnson, Whitney Hester, Valerie Johnson, Ann Christian. Photo by Valerie Mitchell. "The home was selected because they have just refinished the exterior of their home with a new siding of a beautiful color that really adds to the street, which is the focal point in town," Hester of the beautification committee stated.


Jones elaborates on ISO rating

By Michael Butler

Tallassee Fire Chief Travis Jones is pleased with the city's recent ISO report and best ever rating of Class 3/3Y. Maybe the more appropriate term is ecstatic...

Read More

Jones on WTLS

Ellison gets jail sentence


Attorney General Luther Strange announced that a former Elmore County coroner will serve time in jail for his felony ethics and theft convictions...

Read More

Back in the Day

1979 flooding over Highway 229 near Laney/Taylor Gin. Submitted by Delmar McCaig. E-Mail your vintage photos.

Students travel back in time

By Terina Gantt, TAG Sponsor

Imagine having the possibility to participate in the acts and events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence...

Read More

Rammer Jammer

Students display Alabama's state bird, the yellowhammer, at the 4th Grade Showcase on Thursday at Tallassee Elementary School.

SMS kids visit sea lab


Recently, the sixth grade gifted students from Southside Middle School visited the Dauphin Island Sea Lab...

Read More

*Coupons at WTLS Radio & 1220 Café

jDave Says

With Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

I want to roll over a 401(k), and my bank is encouraging me....

Read More

First Baptist Church of Reeltown
Easter Celebration Services

Easter Sunday, April 20
10:00 a.m.

Eggs will be ‘dropped’ on the property behind the new high school building.  Age appropriate areas will be defined. Bring your baskets!

Following the Egg Hunt at 11:00 a.m. in the Reeltown High School Cafetorium
- Join us for an -


We will be worshipping with song, drama and an encouraging message from the Word of God. We would love to have you worship with us!

Reeltown High School
4085 Alabama Highway 120

Please phone FBC Reeltown at 334-257-4515 for more information.

Open at 6:00 a.m.

The County Line

Submitted By:
The Elmore County Commission

During the County Commission Meeting on March 24...

Read More

Tallassee APSO is taking orders
until May 16 for this year’s first crop of VIDALIA ONIONS
Shipped directly from Vidalia, Ga.

Please contact the Tallassee office to place your order:

Delivery will be 1-2 weeks after submission of order. Payment is due no later than May 16.

Prices are as follows:
50 pounds $45
25 pounds $25
10 pounds $12
5 pounds $7

Photography by Angel Miller



GKN Aerospace Job Fair

GKN Aerospace will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, April 26. This event will be held at the Dewey Piper National Guard Armory located at 2382 Gilmer Avenue  in Tallassee.  Résumés will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

GKN is actively seeking candidates for the position of Composite Worker.  Preferred candidates will have a high school diploma/GED and a minimum of one year of manufacturing experience.  GKN is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

199 Ben Taylor Drive, Tallassee

Custom built Brick home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, in quiet subdivision - Indian Springs, Large kitchen with tile, Den with fireplace, large playroom, dining room, landscaped yard with fence, security system , carport attached, .97 ACRE. $165,000. For more information, call Rodney Griffith at 334-207-0666 or visit the his website: Rodney Griffith Lake Martin Properties.

Top Recruit

Christopher Allen of Tallassee finished as Top Recruit for the 2013-B Class of the Montgomery Fire Department. The award was presented by mayor Todd Strange presented Allen with a plaque at a recent ceremony. Pictured with Christopher are his brother Michael and father Gene. Submitted by Kim Allen.

6-9 Weekdays

1300 WTLS/106.5 FM
Tallassee Times TV


The Community Hospice Care Volunteer Team was presented a proclamation from Tallassee mayor Bobby Payne at the April 14 city council meeting. Accepting the proclamation on the behalf of Hospice was volunteer coordinator Vickey Spivey. Submitted by Laura Leigh Peters.

Reach thousands who read the Tallassee Times every week. For advertising information, call Michael Butler at 334-283-8200 or e-mail.