TALLADEGA--Talladega High school graduating seniors received their diplomas Thursday night in a commencement service held at Mary Dumas Stadium. The COVID-19 pandemic had graduation services in doubt just a few short weeks ago but were allowed due to easing of restrictions by the state.

TALLADEGA -- The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind held a commencement ceremony for the graduating seniors from the Helen Keller School, Alabama School for the Blind and Alabama School for the Deaf on Thursday, May 21.

TALLADEGA -- The city of Talladega, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Community Transformations Ministries, gave away 1,200 boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables Tuesday at the Brecon Recreation Center.

TALLADEGA -- The Talladega Hall of Heroes Committee held a Memorial Day observance Monday, May 25, 2020, at the monument on the east side of the Courthouse Square. 

Munford High School seniors received diplomas Thursday night during their commencement ceremony held at the football stadium. Despite missing the last two months of school due the COVID-19 the seniors graduated on the date originally planned for the ceremony. Each senior had a limited number…

Lincoln High School seniors received diplomas Thursday night during their commencement ceremony held at Keith Howard Memorial Stadium. Despite missing the last two months of school due the COVID-19 the seniors graduated on the date originally planned for the ceremony. Each senior had a limit…

A crew from S.E.M.S. Fire Equipment Testing Service based in Monroeville spent Wednesday and Thursday testing hoses and equipment at Pell City Fire Department. The crew of four consisting of Brennan Smith, Cody Williams, Cole Chavies, and Brady Grodes travel all over the southeastern U.S. te…

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The United Way of North Talladega County handed out 6,785 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables Thursday morning at Trinity United Methodist Church in Talladega.

Local nonprofit Lifting Spirits of Senior Citizens held a parade for residents of Diversicare assisted living facility in Pell City. Ivy Patillo who runs the organization said the nonprofit generally visits area nursing homes and brings small gift bags for the residents. With the pandemic ca…

Talladega High School graduating seniors picked up their caps and gowns Thursday morning at the school for the upcoming commencement service. Friday, Talladega City Schools announced the graduation ceremony will take place Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. at Mary Dumas Stadium. 

The Lincoln Food Pantry was selected for a Mobile Pantry by the Community Food Band of Central Alabama. Volunteers distributed food to individuals Tuesday in the parking lot behind the pantry. Boxes of food were distributed in a drive-through system. Individuals remained in their cars so tha…

Governor Kay Ivey relaxed restrictions last week allowing many businesses to reopen Monday, May 11. The Amended Safer at Home order allows restaurants, bars, fitness centers, nail salons, hair salons, and other close contact service providers to re-open. Those businesses must follow specific…

Houston Elementary School students John Bell, Jaida Gooden, Zaylan Riggins and Da'Shawn Shire surprised teacher Summer Bryde with a visit at her home Wednesday afternoon. The four students brought gifts to honor Bryde for Teacher Appreciation Week. Bryde said she was thrilled to see her stud…

A group of Pell City parents raised more than $8,000 to place banners featuring pictures of each member of Pell City High School’s senior class along Highway 231. The parents felt this would be a way to honor the graduating seniors who have missed the last of their senior year due the COVID-…

TALLADEGA -- Some non-essential retail stores across the state of Alabama were allowed to reopen Friday. Store owners who spoke with The Daily Home said they were glad to be opening for business but were also taking precautions to protect themselves and their customers.

Coosa Valley Home Care Center held a parade for residents Thursday afternoon at the facility on Walnut Street in Sylacauga. Staff and residents lined the sidewalk while dozens of family members and friends drove by smiling and waving to their loved ones. Many decorated their cars and held si…

Richard Roddy, Phillip Woodard and Randall Malone from Mobile Communications of America spent the afternoon Tuesday repairing a data link that serves Talladega County 911. Woodard rebuilt wiring for the equipment with help from Roddy, and then Roddy climbed the 100-foot communications tower …

CHILDERSBURG -- Jim and Linda Jones of Alabama Childhood Food Solutions teamed up with Piggly Wiggly in Childersburg to help drum up food donations for families in need Saturday.

This time a year is great for strawberries and a great place to get them is C Watts Farms in Munford. A fun family friendly and social distancing activity the farm has over 5 acres of strawberries ready to pick yourself or pick up a basket ready to go. Cars lined the roads as families in mas…