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A different kind of 'White Christmas'

By Michael Butler

You'd think you were in a winter wonderland strolling through the storage houses packed to the rafters with snow white cotton...

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The Land of Cotton December 16, 2014 Edition

Rec News

Men’s basketball registration will be held at Recreation Department from Dec. 15...

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Pet of the Week

Nancy is five-year-old female Australian Shepherd/Spaniel mix, about 40 pounds and sadly...

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Ainsworth new librarian

Staff Report

Anitha Ainsworth has been named libarian at the Tallassee Community Library...

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Caroling in the Park

Members of Tallassee's City Council gather to sing "Silent Night" during last week's Caroling in the Park at Five Points. See more pictures in the Photos section.

Courtesy of Tallassee Fire Department

TFD assists in submerged driver rescue

Staff Report

Tallassee firefighters were called to assist the Shorter Fire Department with an early morning traffic accident on Thursday on Interstate 85 near the Tallassee exit...

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New Board

The new additions to the Greater Tallassee Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Those elected were introduced at Friday's annual luncheon at Community Hospital. Pictured (from left to right): Sherry Linville, Ben Taylor, Erik Creswell, Barry Parker, John David Lambert. Not pictured: Brittany Fannin.


Remembering a beloved teacher


On Tuesday, Dec. the 9, Tallassee Elementary School recognized the service and contributions of former teacher, Mrs. Diane Haak...

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From Bing to the King, listen every weeknight and weekend until Christmas day for the 'Sounds of the Season' presented by: Britt Veterinary Clinic, Community Hospital, PrimeSouth Bank, The City of Tallassee, Bonita Caldwell - Attorney at Law, Allen’s Cabinets, New Stone Realty, Parker Tire and Service Center, Tallassee Health and Rehab, Bell Contracting, Tallassee Chamber of Commerce, The Learning Tree, Tallassee Family Dentistry, Tallassee True Value, The Apothecary, Mitchell Veterinary Clinic, First Community Bank, Tallassee Super Foods, Trustmark, Tallassee Jewelers, Godwin’s Flowers, The Segrest Law Firm, The Waters, Scarborough and Griggs, State Farm Agent Albert Elmore, State Representative Mike Holmes, GKN Aerospace, First United Methodist Church of Tallassee, Neptune Technology Group, Suzannah’s Photography, Mike Harper - Attorney at Law, Moore Wealth Management, Lakeside Mobile Home Sales, Elmore County Commissioner Trey Taylor, Tallassee Times.

Christmas Tours

Anne Bryant (pink sweater) guides (from left to right) Liz Britt, Jane Parker and Marilyn Durham through her home during Saturday's Tour of Trees. See pictures of homeowners with their trees in the Photos section.

4 tips for avoiding debt this holiday season

By Chris Hogan

With the average consumer expected to spend more than $800 on gifts this year...

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Downtown Scene

A view from the intersection of Barnett Boulevard and Sistrunk Street near the Tallassee Falls Museum downtown.

State Fire Marshall urges holiday safety


Festive lighting, windowsill candles and ornamented Christmas trees are staples of the Christmas Season, but these decorative items also pose a fire risk if handled improperly...

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Down by the River

A scenic shot from the west side of the Tallapoosa River in Tallassee. See more pictures in the Photos section.

Good news comes to TES


Beginning Thursday, Jan. 22, Tallassee Elementary School will host its first Good News Club meeting for students...

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Three students from Tallassee represented Southside Middle School at the University of Alabama Honor Band, held in Tuscaloosa last weekend. Pictured above (left to right): Beth East (trumpet), Alisha Miller (trombone), Catherine Crawford (clarinet). Submitted by Michael Bird.

jDave Says

With Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

My brother and I recently received an inheritance after our mom died. He’s never been very good with money, so I was proud of him when he used his portion to pay off his debts...

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*Remember us for your Christmas parties and catering.

The County Line

Submitted By:
The Elmore County Commission

The Elmore County Commission joined Commissioners from around the state...

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Million Dollar Bandmates

Tallassee High School graduates, Laken Pitchford (Crimsonette) and Stanley Lacey (trombone) at the University of Alabama. Photo submitted by Michael Bird.

Holiday Ho-Down

The Reeltown Academic Booster Club's 8th Annual Holiday Ho-down will be on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Reeltown Elementary Auditorium. Pre-K - third graders will get you in the holiday spirit with a selection of Christmas songs. Homemade baked goods provided by Reeltown's honor roll students will be sold. Also visit the Santa Shop.

Photography by Angel Miller









Four Tallassee High School students participated in the Montgomery Youth Orchestra's Christmas Concert on Sunday afternoon at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center. Pictured (left to right): Jean Leah Atkins (oboe); Charlcie Hathorn (flute/piccolo); Landon DuBose (trombone); Madelaine Worley (clarinet). Submitted by Michael Bird.

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Back in the Day

Newlyweds Holley and Trey Taylor 17 years ago. E-Mail your vintage photos.

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