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Dancing for pennies

By Michael Butler

Charles "CC" Blalock remembers dancing for lunch money when he was a youngster at RR Moton High School in Tallassee...

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Blalock March 19, 2019 Edition

Rec News

Tallassee Tiger Sharks Swim Team registration will be held at pool March 19 at the Tallassee City Pool...

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Pet of the Week

Chloe is a two-year-old female Border Collie/Retriever Mix, about 45 pounds. She is a sweet...

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Hotel condemned

By Michael Butler

The Tallassee City Council...

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Hall of Pride

The Tallassee High School Alumni Association held its annual "Hall of Pride" induction ceremony last Thursday. Pictured (top photo, left to right): Dr. Henry Lee Taylor - Class of 1952, Dr. Larry Whatley - Class of 1958 and Riley Henderson and Josie Ansley who accepted on behalf of Derrick Ansley - Class of 2000. Pictured in the bottom photo is the family of Service Award inductee Marjorie Carter. Submitted by Suzannah Solomon Wilson.


Photos being sought of local vets


My name is Janna Hoehn. I am a 28 year resident of Maui...

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Tallassee High School student Kayla Jolly received a house resolution of commendation from the statehouse presented by Rep. Mike Holmes (far right) on Tuesday. Pictured with Kayla is her grandfather Wilson (far left), mother Angie and father Tracy.

LifeSouth thanks donors


LifeSouth Community Blood Centers would like to thank blood donors who gave before and after tornadoes tragically struck Lee County...

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Relief Effort

The Tallassee High School Student Council presented a $3,000 check to the Elmore Baptist Association (EBA) to aid Lee County tornado victims.  Over four days, the THS Student Council collected money from students, faculty and staff.  Dr. Ray McKenzie, EBA Director of Missions, and Isaac Kervin accepted the check on the EBA's behalf.  An additional $1,000 was also donated to a family affected by the tornado.

Grant aids victims of abuse


Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $700,000 grant for a new way to help victims of sexual abuse and violent crime...

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Students of the Month

Tallassee High School Students of the Month for March (left to right): Emily Temple, Leonardo DeAbreau and Thomas Battles with principal Matt Coker. (Not pictured - Natalie Davis). Submitted by Pam Johnson.

Space and Rocket Center top attraction


More than 849,981 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville...

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Back in the Day

The Tallassee High School Class of 1958 at their 30th reunion in 1988. Submitted by Judy Ballentine. E-mail your vintage photographs.

Silver Anniversary

Tallassee Fire Department Chief Travis Jones was honored by his fellow firefighters with an award for his 25 years of service.

Dave Says

With Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave,

I’m single and a firefighter, and we have a pension plus a 457(b) retirement plan. I’m not contributing to the 457(b) right now, because I’m following your plan and in Baby Step 2, which is paying off debt. Our retirement plan is managed by a big life insurance company...

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