RESTAURANTS:

— Chick-Fil-A’s drive-through lanes are open, and curbside delivery is available via the Chick-Fil-A app.
— El Vaquero’s is closed.
— Giovanni’s is open from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. for curbside pickup, delivery, and take-out orders.
— Harvey’s on Noble is open Monday-Saturday with pickup and delivery available.
— Huddle House is closed until further notice.
— Jack’s is open for drive-through orders and to-go orders at inside counters.
— L’Acosta is open for take-out, curbside pick-up, and delivery. Customers need to call with their orders. There is a $20 minimum for deliveries.
— Mama Ree’s Restaurant is closed until further notice.
— McDonald’s is open for drive-through orders, walk-in for take-out, and delivery.
— Odie’s Deli is open for curbside service and free delivery … plus take-and-bake options for cooking at home.
— Starbucks is open for orders at the counter, at drive-throughs, or on the Starbucks app. There is a temporary ban on use of personal cups or in-store mugs and glassware.
— Zaxby’s will only accept orders at the drive-through.

SHOPPING/RETAIL:

— Baxley Animal Hospital is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m.-noon. They will see clients every 30 minutes, and only one person at a time will be allowed in the waiting room. Childrem under 14 years old will not be allowed in the clinic. Emergencies, first responders, and hospital personnel take priority.
— Buttons & Bows is closed.
— Dollar General is dedicating its first hour of operations to seniors for shopping. Closing an hour earlier than usual so employees can restock and clean.
— Garris Specialties & Pawn remains open weekdays from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
— All Magnolias locations are open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
— Mutt Cutts is open by appointment during normal business hours. Curbside drop off and pick up are available. The lobby is limited to one customer at a time.
— Piggly Wiggly is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily to allow employees to restock and clean.
— The Home Depot is open to the public from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
— TJ Maxx stores are closed.
— Trailwares is closed.
— Walmart is operating from 7:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m. to allow employees to restock products as well as clean and sanitize. From March 24-April 28, stores will open an hour earlier on Tuesdays for senior shoppers (60+). Auto Care Centers are temporarily closed.

HEALTH/MEDICAL:

— Coosa Valley Medical Center is closed to visitors.
— Coosa Valley MRI is asking patients to come alone to their appointments unless a driver, caretaker, or parent is needed. Patients with symptoms of fever, shortness of breath, or cough should reschedule for a later date.
— Coosa Valley Respiratory & Home Medical is offering curbside pickup/delivery for existing patients who need supplies for oxygen or CPAP equipment. Call 256-245-1411 with questions.
— Workout Anytime is now open only during staffed hours — Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

FINANCIAL:

— Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union has closed its lobbies until further notice. They will continue to serve members at the drive-through, by phone, email, and online.
— Regions Bank branches are open for drive-through transactions.
— Southern States Bank’s offices are open for drive-through transactions. Lobby access is available by appointment.

INDUSTRY:

— The Honda plant in Lincoln has suspended production and expects to resume on April 7.

UTILITIES:

— The Sylacauga Utilities Board’s offices are closed to the public until further notice. Customers may pay using drive-through lanes, by phone at 256-249-8501, by mail to P.O. Box 207, Sylacauga, AL 35150, or online at www.sylacauga.net/utilities. Disconnections have been suspended until April 17.
— Childersburg Water Works, Sewer, and Gas Board has closed their office until further notice. Customers may pay online or use the drop box outside with envelopes if using a check or money order. A temporary service is available to pay by phone with debit or credit cards at no additional charge.
— Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative has suspended cutoffs for nonpayment and is waiving late fees until April 15. Offices are closed to visitors. Applications for services may be completed online at CoosaValleyEC.com, by email at [email protected], and by phone at 800-273-7210.
— Alabama Power encourages customers to check their accounts online through alabamapower.com or by calling 1-800-245-2244 to discuss billing options to avoid service interruptions.

CHURCHES:

— The First Baptist Church of Sylacauga has suspended onsite worship. Worship services will be available online.
— The First Presbyterian Church has suspended worship services, Lenten lunches, and Bible studies.
— Marble City Baptist Church is having online worship service only. All on-campus activities are cancelled until further notice. The church office is open during regular business hours.
— Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sylacauga has canceled all services and ministries until further notice.

OTHER:

— The City of Sylacauga’s business offices are closed to the public, but city services are continuing to operate as usual with full staffing. If you need assistance, visit CityOfSylacauga.net for a directory and contact information.
— The Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce has closed its offices but staff is still available by phone and email.
— B.B Comer Library is closed to the public. If you have any questions, the staff is available by phone from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. weekdays.
— The ARC of South Talladega County is closed.
— TempForce is currently open by appointment only but still hiring and taking applications. To apply or make an appointment, call the Sylacauga TempForce office during regular business hours at 256-245-TEMP (8367) or message them on their Facebook page at facebook.com/tempforce.

SCHOOLS:

— All preschools and childcare centers are closed.
— Sylacauga City Schools are closed. Free meals will be provided for any child in the community through the extended break from 11 a.m.-noon at Pinecrest Elementary School, Nichols-Lawson Middle School, and Verlie B. Collins Center. Children ages 18 and younger will receive a Curbside Grab & Go Lunch and also a breakfast for the next morning.
— Talladega County Schools are closed. The school system will be offering lunches for all students ages 4-18 during the closure from 11 a.m.-noon with pickup at B.B Comer Memorial High School (rear of the school), Childersburg High School (bus parking lot), Fayetteville High School (front parking lot), Winterboro High School (behind the school), Lincoln Elementary School (car line), Munford Elementary School (car line), and Stemley Road Elementary School (car line). A request form for the lunches is at www.tcboe.org.
— Coosa Valley Academy is closed.
— Knollwood Christian School is closed. Administrators will share updates with parents.
— All locations of Central Alabama Community College are closed. Students should check Moodle accounts and CACC emails for additional information regarding remote instruction and student services.

CONCERTS/EVENTS:

— Sylacauga’s annual Marble Festival has been cancelled.
— UniverSoul Circus, which was set for March 24-29 at Legion Field, has been postponed. Dates for future shows will be announced later. Promoters have said they will honor tickets that have been previously purchased.
— The Black Veils Concert, which was scheduled at Sloss Furnaces for March 26, has been postponed.
— R&B Rewind Fest Birmingham at BJCC (March 29): CANCELED
— Celtic Woman at BJCC (April 16): POSTPONED
— Kids Health and Fun Expo at BJCC (April 18): POSTPONED
— The Hispanic Radio Festival set for April 4 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark has been canceled.
— The Birmingham Museum of Art will postpone its April 4 Holi: A Festival of Color and cancel its April 3 presentation of Art After 5.
— The Negro Southern League Museum’s Jackie Robinson Street Festival, scheduled for April 18, has been postponed.
— Arlington House’s April 19 Jazz in the Park has been canceled and its Homewood Belles Presentation Reception set for April 25–26 has been postponed.

SPORTS:

— The 30th annual Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet has been postponed until June 22.
— The Birmingham Barons has delayed its season.
— The Birmingham Bulls hockey team has canceled the remainder of the 2019-2020 regular season games and playoffs.
— Talladega Superspeedway has postponed all racing events in April until further notice.
— Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (April 3-5) has been canceled.
— The NJCAA has canceled all spring season sports this year. Along with the cancellation of competition, all on- and off-campus recruiting for all sports will be halted until April 15.
— Alabama High School Athletic Association sporting contests have been suspended for 2.5 weeks beginning March 18. Student-athletes are prevented from practicing, weightlifting, or conditioning under a coach’s supervision during this suspension.

INCOME TAXES:

Even though the federal and state tax filing deadlines have been extended from April 15 to July 15, there’s no reason to wait, especially if you have your paperwork and are expecting a refund. Better yet if you had income of $69,000 or less in 2019, you can prepare and e-file your federal tax return through IRS Free File — without human help — even if your return is complex. This year, there are 10 IRS Free File participants. CreditKarma also offers free federal and state income tax filing.

CENSUS:

Be sure you and your family are counted! All households should receive their census mailings by April 1, and you may respond online or by phone or email. Census results help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location — highways, schools, healthcare, housing, child care, nutrition, senior services, transportation, loans and grants, programs to support rural areas, and more. For info, visit 2020Census.gov.

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