The following press release was issued at 5:15 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2016: Dr. Todd Freeman, Superintendent of Sylacauga City Schools, released the following message today: “This afternoon I was made aware of an incident on the campus of Sylacauga High School. I am investigating... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - While four out of the five city council seats are being contested in run-offs, another race is underway for Mayor of Sylacauga. Bryan Taunton and Jim Heigl are in a run-off for the mayoral seat, and everyone is talking about the race. Everyone... Read More.
Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley Johnson released the following statement just before 11:00 p.m. this evening. Many of you are asking for an update on the case where Brian Ogle was assaulted. SPD investigators have met with the Talladega County District Attorney in attempt to obtain... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Today is election day – municipal run-offs in Sylacauga, Childersburg, and other local cities and towns. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Please exercise your right to vote for mayor and undecided city council positions. Keep up with Sylacauga area news... Read More.
The following press release was issued at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, 2016: Dr. Todd Freeman, Superintendent of Sylacauga City Schools, released the following message this afternoon: “Sylacauga High School held classes on a normal schedule today. The school day went without disruption. As I... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Four of five city council seats and the mayor's slot were decided in run-off elections in Sylacauga today. Voting began at 7:00 a.m. and saw moderate traffic throughout the day with a generally higher turnout than expected. More than 2,200 people... Read More.
CHILDERSBURG, Ala. - More than 1,000 people voted in Tuesday's Childersburg run-off elections. Mayor Ken ‘Yank’ Wesson – 654 Pete Storey – 406 Ward B: Bill Moody – 211 Michele Whisman (I) – 124 Ward D: William “Junior” Owings – 76 T. Glenn Stubblefield – 91 © 2016, SylacaugaNews.com/Marble City Media LLC. All Rights... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - More than 2,200 turned out to vote in Tuesday's run-off election. Four of five city council seats were decided, along with the much anticipated mayoral seat. Voters were heard as they elected Jim Heigl as the next mayor of Sylacauga. The Vietnam... Read More.
COOSA COUNTY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) recently confirmed a case of animal rabies tested from a fox near the Goodwater community in Coosa County. Rabies targets the central nervous system of all mammals, including humans, and is fatal. The virus... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Despite social media messages suggesting a planned protest "shutting down" parts of U.S. Hwy 280 near Walmart Friday afternoon, Sylacauga police chief Kelley Johnson told SylacaugaNews.com "nothing credible." The messages also suggested business were being notified by the SPD. "We did not... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. — After a tense two weeks, Sylacauga High School appears to be at a turning point in student relations. Early Friday morning, school administration revealed a campaign for students to get involved in: #WeAreFamily. Students, faculty, and administrators were encouraged to post... Read More.