SYLACAUGA, Ala - Since Dr. Shirley Spears retired last month, the B.B. Comer Memorial Library has not missed a beat educating the community -- a lasting tradition instilled by the former director. On Wednesday, it continues as the B.B. Comer Memorial Library Foundation presents award-winning... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Talladega Ranger District is planning to burn 370 acres today, eight miles south of Talladega in the Sherman Hunter Camp area. Forest Service Roads 615 and Co. Rd. 234 will form portions of the burn boundary and should be traveled with... Read More.
I love watching basketball this time of year. The game-winning shots as time expires, the miraculous comebacks, and the raw emotion of players make this month exciting for even the most passive observer. In Sylacauga, we had our own version of March Madness with... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala.- The First Annual 'Stuff the Bus' Food and Toy Drive presented by SylacaugaNews.com and Yea!106.5 benefiting Alabama Childhood Food Solutions (ACFS) and the Sylacauga Alliance for Family Enhancement (SAFE) was considered a huge success by all parties involved. Preparations for the second... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The University of Alabama's Center for Business and Economic Research has released a report estimating the state's population changes by county through 2040. Although overall population is expected to grow by 11.3%, Talladega County's may drop by 5.6% or 6,849 people, yet... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The last few months have been filled with many accomplishments and awards for the Sylacauga City Schools System. Many student-athletes have signed scholarships in their respective areas of expertise, Sylacauga High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter brought home many awards... Read More.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Sylacauga High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter brought fifty-four students, more than any other school in its district, to the 66th Annual State Leadership Conference in Birmingham. Bringing more members than any other school in the region would be just the first of... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga High School Choral Department is preparing for a summer camp for students in East Central Alabama. However, it's no ordinary summer camp. The Spotlight Show Choir Camp 2017 is geared for students to experience the performing arts this summer. "We are excited to... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - As the ninth annual Magic of Marble Festival neared its end, members of the community gathered to celebrate in a Wednesday evening reception at the Sylacauga Municipal Complex. Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl, Arts Council President Renee Riggins, Marble Festival Committee Chairman Ted... Read More.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Local authorities are still on the lookout for an escaped Lauderdale County inmate that could be in Talladega County. Officials say Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center on Saturday, April 8. Kilpatrick was taken into custody last August... Read More.