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Groups to meet over payday lender and title pawn concerns
A group of nonprofits will be holding community meetings in Sylacauga and Talladega next month to discuss various issues related to the rapid proliferation of payday lenders and title pawn businesses in the area.
Developing character through Scouting
Shane Dunaway/The Daily Home Munford Middle School eighth-grader and Life Scout Jacob Smith and his parents, Debby Smith and Craig Smith, prepare for the ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the special needs preschool playground on the Munford Elementary School campus Wednesday.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Quarry owners help focus on legacy
The history of marble in Sylacauga pre-dates the city itself, with one of Andrew Jackson's soldiers, Edward Gantt, making note of the white stone when he passed through the area in 1814.
Man charged in shooting death of his brother in Sylacauga, according to report
A Huntsville man has turned himself in to authorities in connection with the shooting death of his brother in Sylacauga last week, according to The Daily Home .
Juvenile arrested for bomb threat at SHS
A juvenile was arrested Dec. 17 and charged with making terrorist threats in connection with a recent bomb threat at Sylacauga High School, according to Sylacauga police.
Council approves bids for City Hall improvements
Sylacauga City Council approved three bids and two change orders for the ongoing renovation project at City Hall during a meeting Tuesday night.
Carter officially removed from Childersburg council
The City Council could appoint a new member next month, after Mayor B.J. Meeks declared a vacancy on the council during Tuesday evening's meeting.
Brandon Paul McLain and Emily Brooke Adams
Emily Brooke Adams and Brandon Paul McLain were married Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Talladega.
Organizations fulfill Christmas wishes for those in need
Bob Crisp/The Daily Home Linda Burton, John Chatman and Phyllis Wesley of SAFE Family Services Center prepare for the 10th annual "Gift Giving from the Heart" distribution today, which will provide Christmas gifts for 75 families, including 147 children.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
15 miles of copper wire stolen
Investigators from the Talladega County Sheriff's Department seek information after being alerted that an estimated 15 miles of copper wiring was stolen from an Avondale Mills warehouse in Sylacauga over a two-year span.
Edward Jennings featured at Comer Museum
Talladega artist Edward Jennings has been drawing and painting since his childhood days.
Library foundation honors Marble Company
Sylacauga's B.B. Comer Memorial Library formally thanked the Alabama Marble Company and company president Stephen Musolino and general manager Anthony Musolino for their gifts to the library's Partners in Lifelong Learning Dec. 5. From the left, Anthony Musolino, library director Dr. Shirley Spears and Alabama Marble president Stephen Musolino are ... (more)
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Toys for Tots to provide for 700 children
Emily McLain/The Daily Home Pictured, from the left, Donnie Green and Dave Grise collect toys for Toys for Tots at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
CASA expands into Talladega County
Elsie Hodnett/The Daily Home Amber Uptain, volunteer program coordinator for Tri-County Court Appointed Social Advocates, is pictured with Jerryl Gaither, the first Talladega County CASA volunteer.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Food distribution Wednesday in Sylacauga
Free food distribution will be Wednesday, Dec. 18, starting at 8 a.m. at the J. Craig Smith Community Center in Sylacauga.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
There's an app for that
A new app for smartphone users was announced this week by Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard and Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, an app designed to help voters identify their current House and Senate members in addition to representatives for new legislative districts that will take effect in 2014.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Three arrested on felony drug possession
Three people were arrested on felony drug charges in Sylacauga following a routine traffic stop last week.
Talladega man pleads not guilty to kidnapping
A Talladega man has pleaded not guilty after being indicted for kidnapping in the first and second degree Wednesday morning.
Legislators should let the people decide Sunday sales
For the second time this year the Lincoln City Council has passed a resolution asking for a referendum in the city on Sunday alcohol sales, with Mayor Bud Kitchin arguing the city needs it as an economic development tool.
"Three Kings" banquet Jan. 3
The "Three Kings" banquet, hosted by I Can Achieve Ministries, is set for Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. at the J. Craig Smith Community Center in Sylacauga.