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Familiar faces retiring from city

By Michael Butler

Part 1 of 3 - Mack Davis...

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Davis with wife Peggy July 28, 2015 Edition

Council Square

A resolution regarding request from the Industrial Development Board authorizing...

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Rec News

Archery classes began July 21 and are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30.  Registration...

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Pet of the Week

Chipotle is two years old and just the most handsome Aussie mix boy with his soft gray and white coat...

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Faulk facing allegation of ethics violations

Staff Report

The Alabama Attorney General's office is investigating possible...

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Top Sharks

The Tallassee Tigers Sharks 8u state champions in the boys medley relay in Birmingham last weekend (left to right): Camden Mask, Eli Carpenter, Chase Webster, Sawyer Mathis. Submitted by Stephen Webster. Read more on the team's results in this week's Sports. View more pictures in the Photos section.

Census estimates significant growth

By Michael Butler

Elmore County continues to be one of Alabama's fastest growing counties...

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Tailgate season off to good start

By Michael Butler

Another tailgate season is underway with the Community Development Corporation's Tailgate Partners barbeque fundraisers...

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Heartfelt Performance

The Talisi Historical Preservation Society and Friends of Tuckabatchee presented two performances of "From the Heart Pocket... Letters and Music of the Civil War" at the Tallassee High School Auditorium last weekend. See more pictures in the Photos section.

School supply bus to benefit TCS students


The big Tallassee Now! weekend is behind us. It was almost complete for me on Saturday afternoon when all of a sudden there was a buzz, one of the Hollywood variety...

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Majorette Clinic

Majorettes from Tallassee High School's Pride of Tallassee work out in preparation for the 2015 football season at Heart of Dance. Band Camp for the entire band is Aug. 3-6 from 5:00-9:00 and Aug. 7 from 8:00-12:00. Color Guard Clinic is next week in the evenings in the new gym.


Inmate escapee recaptured


An inmate who escaped from Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore on Monday...

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League Meeting

Taylor Baker of Tallassee, a student at AUM, has been shadowing Tallassee mayor Bobby Payne this summer as part of his internship.  He recently attended a meeting of the excecutive committee of the Alabama League of Municipalities, of which Tallassee city councilman Darrell Wilson is a member.  Pictured at the meeting (left to right): Baker, Ken Smith (executive director), Payne, Sadie Britt of Lincoln (president), Wilson. Submitted by Suzannah Solomon Wilson.


Brown appointed to serve on League committee

Staff Report

Tallassee City Councilman Terrel Brown has been appointed...

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Cheer Girls

The Southside Middle School cheerleaders practice prior to the upcoming football season at SMS Gym.

21st Century registration date set


Tallassee City Schools 21st Century Community Learning Center is offering registration for the 2015-16 school year...

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Softball Donation

Tallapoosa County Commissioner Junior Carlton stopped by practice to make a donation to the Tallassee 10u Angels All-Stars.  The team travels to Carthage, N.C. on Aug. 7 to represent Tallassee and the state of Alabama in the Dixie Softball World Series. The girls will be taking donations to offset expenses outside of Walmart and Super Foods on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Back in the Day

Brotherly love with Earl (left) and Carl Mullins. E-mail your vintage photographs.

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The Elmore County Commission is pleased to announce the expansion of Countywide Clean Up Days...

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Rotary Program

State Deputy Fire Marshal Dalan Gassett (left) with the Tallassee Rotary Club's Barry Parker at last week's meeting.








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Dance Squad

The Tallassee High School 2015-16 Dance Squad completed camp last week at Studio B Dance Studio. Pictured (left to right)/front row: Kamme Parker, Rikki Fecteau, Kennede White. Middle row: Janashia Moore, Mary Kate Lackey, Regan Hagans. Top row: Kila Griffin, Diamond Love, Summer Whatley. The coach is Catherine Davis. Brooke Rigsby is the choreographer.

Time for Back to School Cuts

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School Board Meeting

The Tallassee City Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Thursday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the BOE office.


Kim Adams, president of the Tallassee Community Development Corporation presented Tallassee City Councilman Robert Rygiel a BBQ Trophy on behalf of the CDC in appreciation for his work with the Tallassee Now! Barbecue Contest.  Rygiel will relinquish his post as chairman in 2016.

Title I Meeting

Tallassee City Schools will hold its annual Title I meeting on Aug. 6 at 11:00 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. in the cafeteria at Tallassee Elementary School  for all parents of TES students. The purpose of the meeting will be to provide parents with information about what it means to be a Title I school and to encourage parent involvement at school.

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