SYLACAUGA, Ala. - With Halloween approaching, many people in Sylacauga are seeking a thrill at local haunted places. Anyone who grew up in Sylacauga knows one of these places is Gravity Hill.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Sylacauga High School senior, Riley Keith, is a football player who is standing out as he is maintaining a perfect season and continuing to claim records.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The SouthFirst Bank Adult Lecture Series continues Wednesday at B.B. Comer Memorial Library with teacher, historian and author, Leah Rawls Atkins as she presents “Ralph 'Shug' Jordan – A Quiet Heroism in World War II.”
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) recently released Crime in Alabama 2016 and its companion publications.The report shows the total number of Part I crimes in Alabama increased by 2 percent from 2015 to 2016. These Part I crimes include homicide, rape,... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - B.B. Comer Memorial Library’s Adult Brown Bag Series audiences have enjoyed great presenters and interesting topics for more than twenty years. The weekly, Wednesday lunch series will resume starting Sept. 13. This year's theme, "Time Slips Away,” will not disappoint with... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Sylacauga sculptor Craigger Browne is quickly becoming a worldwide icon.His work carving masterpiece after masterpiece out of the world's purest white marble continues to catch the eyes of people across the globe. Many of his works can be seen right off of... Read More.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - The Auburn University Extension Office is partnering with Holmestead Farms in Talladega to teach a water-bath canning and jam-making instructional seminar.
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.