City Council split 3-2 on BOE appointment
At a meeting Wednesday morning, the City Council voted 3-2 to appoint Melissa Garris to a five-year term on the Board of Education beginning in June.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jenkins inducted into JSU Teacher Hall of Fame
Philip Jenkins, a seventh and eighth grade mathematics teacher at B.B. Comer Memorial High School, assists Comer students with their worm farm project.
The Alabama Army National Guard's 1/167th Infantry Battalion, headquartered in Talladega, with its subordinate units, is returning from active duty after more than 10 months of supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Republican legislators laud work done in 2013 session
The last day of the 2013 legislative session came to a productive end Monday, with Republican majorities in both Houses overriding the executive amendments of a Republican governor on the School Accountability Act and passing a flurry of local legislative acts before adjourning at midnight as required by law.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sat May 18, 2013
Members of Alabama National Guard 1/167th Infantry Battalion return home Monday
Members of the historic Alabama Army National Guard's 1/167th Infantry Battalion and subordinate units will be welcomed home Monday in a series of events across the state.
Fri May 17, 2013
Alabama Graphite Corp. Receives Final Assays Results from Core Holes...
May 16, 2013 - Sylacauga, AL - Alabama Graphite Corp. is pleased to report assay results from the remaining core holes from its 2012 drilling program at the Coosa Graphite Project, Alabama.
Tue May 14, 2013
Freeman named new superintendent
The top spot in Sylacauga City Schools has a new occupant. Dr. Michael Freeman was unanimously approved for the superintendent position at a called Board of Education meeting Monday morning.
Sun May 12, 2013
William J. Bradley, Jr.
William James Bradley, Jr., 73, husband of Marcia Ogle Bradley, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Greenville Memorial Hospital following a seven month battle with cancer.
Sat May 11, 2013
Zalen Seals shows off the face painting that was available.
Kids of all ages found plenty to do at Sylacauga's Sunshine Saturday event. Saturday marked the 27th year for the Arc of South Talladega County to host the event.
Fri May 10, 2013
Food Bank giveaway draws 250 families
"Is this it?" was the question of one citizen to Jim Jones, co-director of Alabama Childhood Food Solutions, at Friday's food giveaway.
Thu May 09, 2013
Our View: Harold Brooks leaves a legacy of service
Even in retirement, Harold Brooks plans to serve Sylacauga area youth at the Boys Club.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sylacauga BOE begins superintendent interviews
The City Board of Education interviewed the first two candidates for their next superintendent Tuesday evening: Anthony Ball, director of operations for the Scottsboro City Schools, and Michael Freeman, who is currently the principal of Auburn High School.
Tue May 07, 2013
Boys Club honoring Brooks for his decades of service
He has been an athlete, coach, teacher, leader and many other roles in his life, and now Harold Brooks is adding another title to his repertoire - retired.
Fri May 03, 2013
City accepts firefighter grant
The City Council unanimously approved a Department of Homeland Security grant of up to $173,240 for firefighter equipment at its meeting Wednesday morning.
Thu May 02, 2013
Old House Expo this Sunday
For those of us die-hard Midtown Montgomery residents, the first Sunday afternoon in May of each year is permanently marked on our calendars for Old House Expo.
Wed May 01, 2013
'Fourth Alabama' holds ceremony to officially end mission in Afghanistan as nearly 600 soldiers prepare to return home
The soldiers in the 1st of the 167th Infantry Battalion, also known as the "Fourth Alabama" and Task Force Centurion Prime , today held a ceremony signifying the official end of their mission in Afghanistan, part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Top 6 Sylacauga superintendent candidates presented
The top six candidates for superintendent of Sylacauga City Schools were presented at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Bill passes Senate for TC funding
Senate activity appeared to be at its peak this week as state legislators prepare to move forward into the final week in the legislative session.