SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga Police Department recently purchased 40 Windham Weaponry .223 caliber rifles for a new rifle program. The arms were purchased at Gulf States Distributors in Montgomery. Local businesses were given the opportunity to bid on the weapons with the specifications SPD... Read More.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Following a lengthy confirmation process in the United States Senate, former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as Attorney General of the United States. SylacaugaNews.com previously reported on the confirmation process and hearings Sessions underwent in... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Hightower Brothers Livery Stable lies in the heart of downtown Sylacauga on Norton Avenue. Being the first historic marker in the Sylacauga city limits of the SylacaugaNews.com Historic Marker series, this historic location is now owned by Blue Bell Creameries. The... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - What do most young teenagers like to do? Playing sports and video games, shopping, and hanging out with friends all come to mind, right? However, on Wednesday, that was not the case at all. Approximately 40 local students spent their spare time... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The price tag says $10 dollars. But when you get to the cash register, the items you have picked out never cost exactly what the tag says. Sales tax is often what many forget to budget for when shopping, especially when... Read More.
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. - Entrepreneurs, startups, remote workers and business professionals have a new place to call home with the recent launch of the Lake Martin Innovation Center in Alexander City. Located off Hwy 280, the 17,000 square foot facility will function as a business... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Tuesday night, the Sylacauga City Council approved a 5% pay increase for interim fire chief Lt. Adam Gardner. Gardner takes the place of Jon Williams who retired last month. Mayor Jim Heigl said the Civil Service Board has approved two applicants of... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The South normally has to wait for Winter to turn to Spring for the normal waves of severe weather to hit. But warmer temperatures earlier in the year seem to have jump-started that process. Being prepared for severe weather is very important.... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Dogs, cats, and all types of creatures bring humans joy on a daily basis. Unfortunately, man's best friend cannot always be energetic and cheerful. Our animals can suffer from illnesses and health issues that can result in a visit... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Out of all the possessions that can be stolen from you, one of the last items that comes to mind is your identity. Identity theft is the fastest growing white-collar crime in the United States according to the FBI and that... 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.