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CAWACO grant helped master plan take shape

The CAWACO RC&D Council has presented its share of grants throughout the central Alabama region over the years, ... Read more | Add your comment

License allows West Chilton Fire to be more equipped

West Chilton Fire Department is now an officially licensed advance life support unit after passing a state inspection ... Read more | Add your comment

Love of Softball: Smitherman signs with Judson College

Recent Maplesville High School graduate Emily Smitherman has signed with Judson College to play softball. Read more | Add your comment

4-H continues programs for students

Chilton County 4-H has developed plans to continue offering programs for students in the coming school year. Read more | Add your comment

Maplesville

Suspect arrested after shots fired

The Maplesville Police Department responded to a domestic incident where someone had been shot on Aug. 2 between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Clanton

Chilton County Schools purchases 4,000 laptops

Chilton County Schools has purchased enough Chromebooks for every student in seventh to 12th grades to have one. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Obituaries

Nell Winn Foshee

Nell Winn Foshee, 87, of Clanton passed away August 6, 2020 in Centreville, Alabama. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 4:57 pm

Divorces

Divorces in Chilton County from July 31 – August 6

July 31 -Beau Battaglia from Kristina Battaglia August 3 -Harlaquin Atwell from Faith Wilkerson August 4 -Katelyn Stough from Jeremy Hicks -Alex Bailey from Shae ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 3:22 pm

Obituaries

Floyd Gerald Atcheson

Floyd Gerald Atcheson, 80, of Cropwell, Alabama, moved his residence to his new home in the Glory of the Lord on July 20, Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:13 am

Clanton

Parole decisions released

Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles has made decisions on a few inmates with charges from Chilton County. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:14 am

BREAKING NEWS

House District 49 Republican primary ends without majority winner

The special election Republican primary held on Aug. 4 to determine a candidate in the race for House District 49 ended with Russell Bedsole and ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:20 pm

Columns

OPINION: Choosing to remember good things

Ordinarily, this week see local students returning to the classroom. No one will ever call this era ordinary. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:13 pm

Thorsby gym

THS stands apart with gym video board

Thorsby High School’s gym continues to receive updates with the latest being a 5-foot by 10-foot video board. “Nobody has one around here that I ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:25 pm

Clanton

Ministry looking for community partners

Through the Grace of God Ministries is looking for community partners and volunteers. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:53 am

Obituaries

James Marion Thomas

James Marion “Jimmy” Thomas, 94, of Clanton passed away Aug. 1, 2020. He was born July 2, 1926 in Walker Jasper, Alabama, son of Henry ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:03 am

Jemison

LEDs to light up Jemison

Alabama Power project will bring energy cost savings for City of Jemison.   Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, August 3, 2020 3:26 pm

Opinion

OPINION: Missing the bygone era of manners

During the current times of social media obsessiveness, most of the world will agree that technology and social media have made the world a better ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 10:42 am

Obituaries

Alvis Leona Liveoak

Alvis Leona Liveoak, 91, of Thorsby passed away July 30, 2020 in Thorsby, Alabama. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 3, 2020 10:37 am

Clanton

Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2020 Fish Consumption Advisories

From Staff Reports Alabama Department of Public Health has announced fish consumption advisories for striped bass in the Coosa River (Lay Reservoir between Logan Martin ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:31 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Police Department reports from July 17 – May 30

July 17 -Theft of property: Scott Drive -Fraudulent use of credit/debit card: Sonic Drive Thru -Identity theft: Clanton July 18 -Fleeing or attempting to elude ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:27 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office reports from July 22 – July 28

July 22 -Burglary; Theft of property; Causing of delinquency or need of supervision of children: 6000 block of County Road 24, Verbena -Private property accident: ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:26 pm

Divorces

Divorces in Chilton County from July 17 – July 30

July 17 -James Whitman from Joyce Whitman July 20 -Jamie Minor from Wesley Minor -Grace Garcia from Daniel Portillo -Jason Liveoak from Tonya Carwile July ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:24 pm

Alabama Farm Center

OPINION: Master plan offers look into county’s future

Big things are on the horizon for Chilton County. Just this week, the final draft of Interstate 65, Exit 212 master plan was announced along ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:03 pm

Alabama Farm Center

Alabama Farm Center continues to wait on studies

With the presentation of the final draft of the 20-year Interstate 65, Exit 212 master plan for the area, attention will now once again shift ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:32 pm

Alabama Farm Center

Exit 212 master plan lays out 20-year vision

A draft of the 2020 master plan for Interstate 65, Exit 212 in Clanton in conjunction with the Alabama Farm Center at ALFA Centennial Park ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:56 pm

Clanton

Student named state TSA secretary

Lily Newton has been named the secretary for the Alabama Technology Student Association. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:38 am

chilton county chamber of commerce

Career center returns to Clanton after 15 years

For the first time in 15 years, the Alabama Career Center System will have a facility in Chilton County. It was announced during a ribbon ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:00 pm

Clanton

Tag Office has re-opened

The Chilton County Tag Office is now fully operational and open to the public. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:18 pm

Clanton

YMCA announces after-school program

The YMCA of Chilton County will be offering an after-school program at three locations this coming school year. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:55 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Ivey extends safer at home order, requires masks through August

Gov. Kay Ivey extended the safer at home order that she put in place on July 16, which requires masks or some type of facial ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:14 am

Clanton

Clanton Council developing sidewalk plan

The Clanton City Council is moving forward with a plan to make the city’s sidewalks more presentable following a vote at the July 27 voting ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:55 pm