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City poised to begin We Love Talladega campaign

City poised to begin We Love Talladega campaign

The City of Talladega is thrilled to announce its plan to launch We Love Talladega, an initiative that aims to strengthen and promote the people, places and things that make Talladega great. ...
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City manager participates in United Way Community Bed Build Program

City manager participates in United Way Community Bed Build Program

City Manager Derrick Swanson was honored to join the United Way of North Talladega County in delivering beds to community members on June 11, 2024.  
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Good. Better. Best. City employees enhance leadership skills

Good. Better. Best. City employees enhance leadership skills

In keeping with the City of Talladega’s commitment to continuous improvement, staff directors are enhancing their leadership skills via weekly training sessions with City Manager Derrick Swanson.
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Mayor Hall honors scholarship recipients

Mayor Hall honors scholarship recipients

Mayor Ashton Hall honored Talladega High School senior Jacaven Jace Roberson and Talladega County Central High School senior Jamier Duncan on Monday at Talladega City Hall.  Jacaven and Jamier are both ...
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Talladega airport manager Jim Brock is legendary

Talladega airport manager Jim Brock is legendary

City of Talladega employee Jim Brock, who manages the Talladega Municipal Airport at Talladega Superspeedway, was pleasantly surprised to be named a “Legendary Employee” by NASCAR's biggest track.  In addition to ...
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Alabama Power donates $15,000 to Talladega Visitors Center

Alabama Power donates $15,000 to Talladega Visitors Center

The Talladega Tourism Commission has received an outpouring of support for the city’s first-ever visitors center, which is scheduled to open this summer on the Historic Courthouse Square.  Alabama Power recently contributed ...
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 Talladega Fire Department purchases critical new equipment

Talladega Fire Department purchases critical new equipment

On a drizzling May morning, City of Talladega firefighters cautiously lifted a yellow school bus from a crushed sedan.  There were no passengers to rescue as this was a training exercise. The ...
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Mayor Hall inspires Talladega College seniors

Mayor Hall inspires Talladega College seniors

Mayor Ashton Hall delivered an uplifting and motivational message at Talladega College's Senior Brunch, which was recently held in the institution’s historic Savery Library.    
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Police Chief Diane Thomas attends Professionalizing Law Enforcement - Community Engagement Conference

Police Chief Diane Thomas attends Professionalizing Law Enforcement - Community Engagement Conference

City of Talladega Police Chief Diane Thomas was awarded a scholarship from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) at the U.S. Department of Justice to attend the 2024 “Professionalizing Law Enforcement ...
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