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Blue Bell enters major U.S. markets

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The delicious Blue Bell ice cream made right here in our own back yard on N. Norton Ave. will enter many major markets in the coming weeks. On Monday, March 6 Blue Bell will be available in grocery stores across Arizona. "We... Read More.

Car care tips as spring approaches

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – As temperatures rise, flowers bloom, and days get longer, many engage in “spring cleaning.” However, it is easy to forget about vehicle maintenance during the spring. SylacaugaNews.com has talked with mechanics around town and is outlining basic car care tips ahead... Read More.


Historical Marker Series: Coosa

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Just two miles north of Childersburg on Alabama Highway 235 was once a central point of a very prominent American Indian town, Coosa. The town Coosa was the capital of the Coosa province inhabited by Americans Indians. Coosa was said to... Read More.

Historical Marker Series: Cosa

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. - At the intersection of US Highway 280 and Talladega County Road 8 lies the historical marker of Cosa. Cosa shares its name with both Coosa and Coca Village visited by De Soto 476 years ago. This beautiful and tall Sylacauga marble marker found... Read More.


Historical Marker Series: DeSoto Caverns

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. - Stalactites and stalagmites fill the cave of one of Alabama’s hidden treasures DeSoto Caverns located in Childersburg, Alabama. The caves' history dates back to the early 16th century when the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto famously arrived to the... Read More.

Historic Marker Series: Fort Williams

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Twelve miles west of downtown Sylacauga lies the original Fort Williams. The Fort Williams Historic Marker is located in the heart of Sylacauga between the Post Office and Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce. Fort Williams was originally constructed by Andrew Jackson with the help... Read More.

Sylacauga hoops gears up for the Final Four

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - For the first time in school history, the Sylacauga boys and girls basketball teams will compete in the Final Four in the same season. Preparation for this moment started in may 2016, and now the moment both programs have worked for... Read More.


Senator Shelby meets with Alabama Graphite, Coosa Chamber Members

STEWARTVILLE, Ala. - Over the weekend, the Stewartville Volunteer Fire Department hosted important local, national and international figures. At noon on Saturday, Sen. Richard Shelby met with members of the Canadian-based flake graphite exploration and development company Alabama Graphite Corp. (AGC) and several members... Read More.

Sylacauga City Schools participate in Read Across America Week

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Read Across America is an annual reading awareness and motivation program created by the National Education Association in 1998 and calls for the celebration of reading on Dr. Suess' birthday, March 2. According to Pinecrest Elementary Library Media Specialist Jaclyn Rivers, Dr.... Read More.