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Talladega

(tălədē`gə), city (1990 pop. 18,175), seat of Talladega co., NE central Ala., in the Blue Ridge foothills; inc. 1835. There are significant marble and limestone quarries. Textiles, furniture, industrial rubber, and metal products are the chief manufactures. In Nov., 1813, Andrew Jackson defeated a force of Creeks at this Native American border town. The city is the seat of Talladega College and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. Many antebellum homes remain. The Talladega Superspeedway north of the city hosts NASCAR races.
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He was involved in a 16-car pileup at the Talladega Superspeedway in 2012.
The availability of talent and natural resources makes Talladega an ideal site for this new lumber production facility," said Fritz Mason, vice president and general manager, Georgia-Pacific Lumber.
You hear about what a difference an automated molding machine makes, and it's true," said Matt Peters, production manager, Talladega Pattern.
The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park is projected to open in May 2015.
Most of Elliott Sadler's memories of Talladega Superspeedway are unpleasant.
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Auto Club Speedway will assume the October date now occupied by Talladega, which in turn will move into the late October date vacated by Atlanta.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby is a conventional tale of sporting triumph against the odds, souped-up with scatological visual and verbal humour that should rev the engines of anyone who enjoyed Anchorman.
Stinson, chairman of the chemistry department at Talladega College, directs the conversation with the adroitness of a talk show host, encouraging both debate and deliberation.
Students at Munford Elementary School, nestled in Talladega National Forest, will begin the 2000-2001 school year in a building with walls reminiscent of forest, water, sky, and sun; columns painted to resemble tree trunks; and a cave-like hallway with a lamp the shape of a lightning bolt.
Roll goods producer American Nonwovens Corporation (ANC), Columbus, MS, recently purchased Specialty Textile Products (STP), Talladega, AL.