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 mile excursion through the beautiful... Read More.
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, 1948. The original Raytheon RA-1000... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The B.B. Comer Memorial Library in Sylacauga is hosting a retirement celebration for former Library Director Dr. Shirley Spears on Wednesday, March 29. Growing up in Fayetteville, Spears always saw Sylacauga as "town." To her, it was a place where people went... Read More.
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 Center in Birmingham. Her... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Across the railroad tracks from Avondale Mills, lies a local county school B.B. Comer. From the looks of the building, one could assume that school was relatively new. However, the history that represents the school goes much deeper than... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The non-profit Christian organization Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is gearing up to dedicate another home to a deserving member of the community. Since its inception in 1997, HFH has placed 12 families in new homes in the Sylacauga and Childersburg area. The... Read More.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - The normally quiet city of Talladega and Talladega College have been the epicenter of controversy and political news stories over the last month following the college's decision to let its band play in the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump this... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - To add to the list of new or renovated Sylacauga business facilities, Rick Redmond Family Dentistry recently underwent a major renovation project. These extensive renovations include a new roof, exterior paint job, interior painting, new windows, renovated front door, improved waiting room lighting, and new... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Looking for a new restaurant in the Sylacauga area? Coming this March, Pizza and Pint is expected to open its doors. Located in the heart of downtown Sylacauga on Broadway Avenue, Pizza and Pint will be serving pizza with a small sandwich... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - As of Wednesday morning, five-year old Mollie Ford has a clean bill of health after a six-month battle with kidney cancer. In July 2016, Mollie was spending a hot July day like most kids do, in the front yard on a slip... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – A member of Sylacauga High School's graduating class of 1958, Jim Heigl's yearbook-documented ambition was "to fly 'Choppers'." Only eight years earlier, James Whitney Heigl moved to Sylacauga when his father took a new job with Kimberly-Clark Corp. As a teenager,... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Does Sarah McLachlan singing "In the Arms of an Angel" tug at your heartstrings? If you are like most, you might have a soft spot for animals, particularly those in need. If that is you, there are plenty of opportunities for... Read More.