Feature: Sylaward Trail

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylaward Trail is a local recreational trail in Sylacauga. Many residents of Sylacauga and surrounding areas frequent the trail for exercise, fun, or to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. The trail is a 14.5… Read More.

WYEA celebrates 69th birthday on May 16

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – At 7:00 a.m. on May 16, 1948, what is now WYEA-AM was born as WMLS-AM on 1290 KHz. A license was granted by the Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 23, 1947, and construction began on Jan. 5,… Read More.

FLASHBACK: “Spirit of Sylacauga”

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Who knew there was once a military plane named the Spirit of Sylacauga? In an October 21, 1943, newspaper photo, Mrs. Melvin Isbell had just christened the new bomber at the Bechtel, McCone & Parsons Airplane Modification… Read More.

Sylacauga inventions: which could you live without?

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Do you take clothespins, your toothbrush, your mom’s ironing board, your morning syrup pitcher, fire hydrants, boat rowing and steering systems, a fishing lure, your modern car’s low tire pressure monitor, automatic train switches, and even your… Read More.