BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Two Sylacauga natives and Sylacauga High School graduates were ranked among the top 12 semifinalists in this year's Miss Alabama competition in Birmingham. Caitlyn McTier, Miss Hoover, a former Miss Sylacauga and a University of Alabama graduate, finished as fourth runner-up. McTier... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga Board of Education plans to interview six finalists in its search for a superintendent to replace Dr. Jon Segars when his contract expires at mid-year. Of the six, five are from Alabama, and one is from Georgia. Assisting with the... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. -- The Office of War Information was created during World War II as part of the U.S. government's Victory Program. Its mission: to enhance public understanding of the war at home and abroad; coordinate government information activities; and handle liaison with the... Read More.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - In anticipation of severe weather conditions, Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a State of Emergency for 46 Alabama counties including Coosa, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Tallapoosa and directed activation of the Alabama Emergency Operations Plan. A significant severe weather event is... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga City Schools Foundation honored longtime educators Jesse and Priscilla Cleveland with the organization’s 60th chair in a presentation at Sylacauga High School on Monday. “I’ve long admired Jesse and Priscilla Cleveland and feel like it’s time that they received some... Read More.
BON AIR, Ala. - On Wednesday evening, Dec. 30, the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an argument over property damage on Front St. in Bon Air. Told that shots were fired, deputies found an unresponsive white male later identified as Mark... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Talladega County Sheriff's Office has confirmed finding possible human remains in a wooded area off Alabama Highway 148 east of Sylacauga. On Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 23, a hunter reported a suspicious campsite near the Talladega-Clay County line. Deputies responded, secured the scene... Read More.
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 neighbor's cool fallout shelter... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Episodes of the television series Industry on Parade, first broadcast in 1950, highlighted American manufacturing and business, and the first seven minutes of the third show in July 1951 focused on Sylacauga and Avondale Mills.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ronald G. Johnson, the most senior member of the Alabama House of Representatives, died this afternoon at UAB Hospital in Birmingham after a brief illness. He was 76 years old. Johnson, a Republican from Sylacauga representing Clay, Coosa, and Talladega Counties in... Read More.