SYLACAUGA, Ala. - The Sylacauga High School Aggie Band received much needed upgrades to its percussion equipment. Band Director Ryan Murrell told SylacaugaNews.com Superintendent of Sylacauga City Schools Todd Freeman asked him about the condition of his bands' drums. His response was honest. "I told... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - “I’m so overwhelmed right now, ” said former B.B. Comer Memorial Library Director Shirley Spears. She did not think many people would attend her retirement celebration Wednesday Morning. She was wrong. Hundreds from the community came to the library Wednesday to honor Spears... Read More.
LINCOLN, Ala. - Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) today announced an investment of $85 million for the first of a multi-phase project to improve vehicle manufacturing flexibility, strengthen the logistic efficiency for future models and prepare for future technologies. HMA builds four different light... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Senate Bill 305 has passed through congress and now sits on the President's desk. The bill is titled "Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017". In summary the bill introduces the date March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. But what... 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. - Sylacauga hosted one of the most important political figures in the state of Alabama on Monday. Secretary of State John Merrill made the drive north from Montgomery to speak to the Talladega County Republican Party and the Sylacauga Kiwanis and Rotary... Read More.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - The Talladega County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a missing teen. Sixteen-year-old Laderrion Rodriguis Benjamin was last seen leaving his residence in Alpine on Friday, March 17. Police said Benjamin told friends he was making a trip to... Read More.
HOOVER, Ala. - Sylacauga's WYEA was named Radio Station of the Year by the Alabama Broadcasters Association at the annual ABBY Awards ceremony on Saturday. Receiving the state’s top honor, Yea!106.5 and WYEA!1290 also took a Best in Broadcasting Award for social media efforts and... 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. -- In a scheduled public hearing on Thursday, the Sylacauga Planning Commission approved the city’s request to accept plat plans for the proposed Hutton Team LLC retail development adjacent to Payton Park and across from Home Depot on U.S. Highway 280. With... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - On Tuesday, at the second of its two scheduled meetings in March, the Sylacauga City Council approved exercising options for fewer services in its contract with waste disposal company Waste Pro of Alabama. Beginning May 1, Waste Pro will move from... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala.- The time has changed, the sun is out past 7:00 p.m. and the temperatures have reached the mid-to-high 70s. This seems to be everyone's favorite time of the year until people start to notice the golden dust caked on their vehicles every... Read More.