EPA begins wastewater discharge SYLACAUGA – Cleanup of the REEF Environmental superfund site reached a major milestone this week as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began wastewater discharges into Shirtee Creek.
Hank Aaron's Dream Foundation donates $104,000 to TC TALLADEGA — Talladega College received a special gift from a sports legend during last weekend’s graduation ceremony. During the 138th commencement exercises Sunday, after conferring degrees to some 70 graduates, baseball Hall of Famer Henry “Hank” Aaron and his wife, Billye, presented a check in the amount of $104,000 to the college.
Dedication held at Veterans Home for Blue Star Marker “While we go about our daily lives or while we sleep, the men and women in our Armed Forces fly the skies, sail the seas, and guard our shores, ensuring our safety. They stand ready at a moment’s notice to defend our country. We must not forget them, and we do not.”
BOE paves way for city to apply for SRO grant The Board of Education voted 4-0 Thursday morning to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Talladega Police Department, which is applying for a grant that would pay 75 percent of the salary and benefits of two school resource officers. Board member James Braswell was absent.
Sheriff Jimmy Kilgore announced Tuesday evening that the body of Nicholas Bower of Villa Rica, Ga., had been found in Choccolocco Creek. Bower was last seen May 4,at the South Park campground at the Talladega Superspeedway.
The City Board of Education heard a presentation Monday night from Police Chief Alan Watson regarding a possible partnership to provide two school resource officers through a Community Oriented Policing Service grant. The board agreed to take the proposal under advisement, but did not take any action Monday.