Sylacauga Online News

4/21/2017 6:24:00 PM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA – Gabby McGrady is pursuing her GED through classes at the Sylacauga Alliance for Family Enhancement (SAFE). A native of Mexico, she has lived in the United States for quite a few years. In addition to pursuing her GED, she is working to ...

4/20/2017 5:31:00 PM
The Anniston Star
TALLADEGA – A Talladega County Circuit Judge on Thursday afternoon revoked the bond for one of the young men accused of beating a Sylacauga teen last September. Quartez Lamar Walker, 20, failed a drug test ordered by the court, according to Talladega ...

4/20/2017 1:23:00 PM
The Business Journal
Southern States, which has offices in Anniston, Auburn, Birmingham, Huntsville, Opelika and Sylacauga, has been trying to carve out a larger place in Birmingham's bank scene in recent years. It's one of several Alabama banks that have recently beefed up ...

4/18/2017 6:12:00 PM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA – A Hutton Team, LLC. representative told City Council members in a work session Tuesday construction could begin on Marble City Square, a 33-acre retail development on U.S. 280, in June. To move forward with the project, the City Council must ...

4/12/2017 12:43:00 AM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA – “Boots on the ground” are key components in the fight to stop child abuse and neglect in Talladega County. Just ask Sallye Longshore, Nicole Parker and Margaret Morton. These women and the employees they work with work year-round to ...

4/11/2017 8:26:00 PM
Alabama High School Sports
The Moody Blue Devils defeated Sylacauga 4-1 in eight innings in a 5A, Area 8 game Tuesday at Sylacauga. Moody scored three runs in the top of the eighth to put the game away. Nick Swisher and Ryan Foster were the hitting stars for Moody. Swisher went 3 ...

4/11/2017 12:40:00 AM
The Anniston Star
The Sylacauga boys will look to repeat as Talladega County track and field champions Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Lincoln High School. This will be Sylacauga’s first meet away from its friendly confines this season, but head coach Jeff Steers is confident his ...

4/10/2017 9:23:00 PM
Southeast Sun
The Enterprise boys golf team earned a top-five finish April 10 at the Aggie Invitational golf tournament at the Sylacauga Golf Course. Enterprise shot a 326 to finish behind Benjamin Russell's 308, Thompson's 310 and Briarwood Christian's 324. Ben ...

4/10/2017 11:37:00 AM
Alabama High School Sports
Meagan Schwieterman (11-4) pitched two wins striking out 34 in 23 innings. Sixth-ranked Lincoln (23-12) was 3-3 last week beating Central-Clay County, Saks and Sylacauga, and losing three times to No. 10. Moody 6-2, 2-1 and 6-3. Cristavia Curry was 7-19 ...

4/8/2017 2:31:00 PM
Alabama High School Sports
Both Lewis and Whitfield went 3-for-3 at the plate. Whitfield contributed an RBI and scored two runs as well. Moody's record drops to 14-17 on the season. The Blue Devils continue play Tuesday at Sylacauga at 6:30pm.

4/8/2017 3:32:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lady Wildcats next host Reeltown Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. • BRHS varsity boys tennis defeated Sylacauga Thursday 8-1 for a season record of 4-6 overall and 0-4 in the region. • BRHS varsity girls tennis lost to Sylacauga Thursday in a 9-0 shutout for a ...

4/7/2017 8:12:00 PM
The annual Marble Festival takes place in Sylacauga on North Norton Avenue across from Blue Bell Creameries. The festival started Tuesday and runs through April 15. There are many events going on during the festival. A 5K run is scheduled for Saturday ...

4/6/2017 5:44:00 PM
The Anniston Star
BIRMINGHAM – The Alabama affiliate of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) received the national ASCD’s Overall Affiliate Award on March 25 at the annual Leadership Awards Luncheon in Anaheim, Calif. Former Sylacauga ...

4/6/2017 3:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Central Coosa varsity boys track team had a good day in Sylacauga Tuesday as the Cougars tied for 10th in the Aggies Meet 3. “We improved this week,” said Central Coosa head coach Rebecca Stallworth. Central Coosa senior senior Jevon McKinney ...

4/5/2017 3:33:00 PM
CBS 42
Danielle Jewel Acklin, 17, was last seen leaving a residence on Lake Tate Road in Sylacauga, Ala. on April 1. She stands at 5’3? and weighs around 106 pounds with hazel eyes and brown/blonde hair. Acklin was last seen wearing a tye-dye hoodie ...

4/5/2017 9:54:00 AM
The Business Journal
The bank has continued to grow beyond its Anniston headquarters, currently operating branches in Birmingham, Opelika, Sylacauga, Huntsville and Auburn, Columbus, Ga., Carrollton, Ga. and Atlanta.

4/5/2017 9:01:00 AM
Franklin County Times
The 2017 Alabama State 4-H Shotgun Championship is set for April 14-15 at Red Eagle Trap Range in Sylacauga and Selwood Farms in Childersburg. Students in Franklin and Colbert 4-H will compete in trap, skeet and sporting clays over the two-day period.

4/4/2017 3:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Wildcats had a disappointing road trip to Sylacauga Saturday as the Benjamin Russell varsity baseball team lost to the Aggies 3-2. Sylacauga spoke first by scoring a pair of runs in the first inning. They only added one more in the fifth. However ...

4/2/2017 9:44:00 AM
CBS Sports - Seminoles
Thomas earns her third All-America award since coming to FSU as a freshman in 2014. The Sylacauga, Ala., native was the ACC Player of the Year as selected by the league’s coaches, averaging 14.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and shooting 49.4 percent from the floor.

3/30/2017 7:45:00 PM
CBS 42
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) — This week our One Class at a Time team went to B.B. Comer Memorial High School to present a $1,000 One Class at a Time grant check to a very deserving teacher; Ms. Carla Bowden. Bowden is a resources teacher for all the students ...

3/30/2017 7:18:00 AM
"The city of Sylacauga is committed to increasing the capacity of existing summer and afterschool meal sites, and adding new ones so that our children can access healthy meals when school is out," said Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl. "We've established a ...

3/30/2017 7:06:00 AM
The state of Alabama's hospitable climate allows for year-round mining operations and the world's largest marble quarry (which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in Sylacauga, Alabama), is located within a 30-minute drive of the Coosa Graphite Project.

3/29/2017 4:12:00 PM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA – Hundreds gathered Wednesday to celebrate the more than 33 years of service Dr. Shirley Spears dedicated to her community and the B.B. Comer Memorial Library. Spears had wondered as preparations were being made if anyone would show up for the ...

3/24/2017 9:40:00 PM
The Record
Thomas stands 5-foot-11, but she is the biggest women’s basketball talent tiny Sylacauga, Alabama, population 12,736, ever has produced. “Alabama’s a small state and Sylacauga’s a small city,” Thomas said. “Everybody knows everybody.”

3/24/2017 12:55:00 PM
Southeast Sun
Ronald Johnson of Sylacauga. The legislation would include not only independent drug stores, but also chains, such as Publix pharmacies Walmart pharmacies, Walgreens, Rite Aid and others. The business license tax is the only way that cities can recoup ...

3/23/2017 3:33:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“A lot of them are driving to Oxford and Sylacauga to play,” Wilson said. “It really sheds a light on the need for a miracle field in this area.” Such a field could also enable Hardy to provide additional opportunities for those he serves through O ...

3/21/2017 9:57:00 AM
Fox 21 News
The Blue Bell plant in Sylacauga, Alabama, began producing ice cream again in July 2015. In August of that year, the company announced plans to resume distribution to select markets. Monday’s return will include the re-release of Rocky Mountain Road ...

3/21/2017 3:11:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Central Coosa track and field team shows well in Sylacauga The Central Coosa varsity boys and girls track and field team had a good road trip to Sylacauga Friday as the Lady Cougars took sixth place in the girls 4×100 meter relay with a time of 57.0 seconds.

3/21/2017 1:00:00 AM
E. Roy, James Lewis, Eva Lou Ayers, Mrs. O. W. Bonds, Mrs. Lucinda Brooks and five unidentified reported by Red Cross. Sylacauga (23) – Mrs. J. L. Kelly, Mrs. Porter Dobson and 18 negroes. Three more died today. Marion (21) – D. A. Everett, John de ...

3/20/2017 7:33:00 PM
The Anniston Star
SYLACUAGA --The Sylacauga Area Garbage and Litter Cleanup Day will be April 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme for the day is “The only cure for litter is you.” Dumpsters will be at Pinecrest Park and City Hall. Supplies will be available at City Hall ...

3/20/2017 3:01:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
They are 5-4-2 overall and 1-0 against area competition. The Lions’ boys have been on fire as of late winning six of their last seven, with the seventh being a 2-2 tie with Sylacauga. They have an overall record of 7-3-2 and sit at 2-0 in area play with ...

3/19/2017 5:58:00 PM
Thompson was 16-of-18 from the field to break the Alabama scoring record set by Sylacauga’s Shakayla Thomas in 2014. Thompson was named Alabama’s MVP. Mississippi, now 14-13 in the series that started in 1991, used quickness at the guard position ...

3/19/2017 7:34:00 AM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA – The ninth Magic of Marble Festival is just weeks away and is shaping up to be the best one yet. The festival will be April 4-15. Dr. Ted Spears, the driving force behind the event that showcases the city’s top natural resource, said so far ...

3/18/2017 5:06:00 PM
The Guardian
It could be the case of Linda Offord, a mother of three working the night shift at a convenience store in Sylacauga who was murdered in November 1987. William “Billy” Kuenzel is on death row for the killing. But his conviction is widely considered ...

3/17/2017 9:33:00 PM
The Anniston Star
SYLACAUGA --A three-goal and two-assist effort in two soccer games by Sylacauga High School’s Cole Grogan netted him The Daily Home Player of the Week honors. Grogan’s timely goals and assists helped the Aggies (11-2-1) finish Week 4 with a 2-all tie ...

3/17/2017 9:18:00 PM
Shakayla Thomas scored 14 of her 23 points in the second half, looking seemingly un-guardable at times. The junior out of Sylacauga, Ala., routinely attacked the offensive glass for put back lay-ins. “I come out in the second half of games and I guess I ...

3/17/2017 7:06:00 PM
48 News
Thompson was 16-of-18 from the field to break the Alabama scoring record set by Sylacauga’s Shakayla Thomas in 2014. Thompson was named Alabama’s MVP. Mississippi, 14-13 in the 27-year series, was quick to overcome the 12-point first-half deficit.

3/17/2017 3:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Wildcats’ final road match is 3 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Sylacauga. Benjamin Russell closes the regular tennis season at home on Friday, April 7, with a 4 p.m. match against Chelsea.

3/16/2017 4:46:00 AM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Congratulations to Graci Pennington, Sydney Sims and Emma Owen, all of Springville High School for competing in the Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, Sunday, March 6th in Sylacauga. Law 101 Classes resumed Monday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Woodall ...

3/14/2017 8:58:00 PM
The Anniston Star
MOODY --The Sylacauga High School boys soccer team cruised past area foe Moody 6-0 on Tuesday night. With the win, the sixth-ranked Aggies improve to 10-2-1 overall and 1-0 in area play. Cole Grogan started the scoring 6:24 into the match off an assist ...

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