SylacaugaNews.com 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 mile excursion through the beautiful... 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, 1948. The original Raytheon RA-1000... 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 Center in Birmingham. Her... Read More.

Feature: B.B. Comer High School

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.

Renovations at Dr. Rick Redmond Family Dentistry

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.

Pizza and Pint restaurant opening in Sylacauga

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.

Feature Profile: Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl

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.