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Two Chilton County agencies receive grant from UWCA

The recent 2021 merger of Chilton County United Way with United Way of Central Alabama has been a ... Read more | Add your comment

JIS approved for program excellence award

Jemison Intermediate School has officially been selected to receive a program of excellence award from the International Technology ... Read more | Add your comment

Celebrate Recovery focuses on permanent healing

When Tyler Currier was attending a 12-step program as a recovery drug addict, he felt like there was ... Read more | Add your comment

Timber agreement reached

The Chilton County Commission agreed to have the chairman and administrator sign a timber license agreement prepared by ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton

School board to consider moving forward with capital projects

The Chilton County Board of Education will consider taking the next step toward completing a number of capital projects during a voting session on Jan ... Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

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Disc golf tournament coming to Clanton

Disc golf is a sport that is gaining interest regionally, and Clanton will be at the heart of its growth in central Alabama when it ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Richards.

Land Transactions

Deeds transferred in Chilton County from Jan. 7 – Jan. 13

Jan. 7 -MK Farms LLC to James L. Parnell and Robin B. Parnell, for $500, located Section 31, Township 22, Range 13. -Hicks Properties LLC ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:06 pm

Marriages

Marriages in Chilton County from Jan. 7 – Jan. 13

Jan. 7 -Samuel Gene Cattlin III to Alma Alicia Sanchez Barragan -Harry Adkins to Linda Gayle McJunkin -Corey Todd Helms to Hannah Elizabeth Owens Jan. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:05 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chiton County Sheriff’s Office reports for Jan. 6 – Jan. 12

Jan. 6 -Possession of a controlled substance: Seventh Street South, Clanton -Criminal mischief: County Road 597, Verbena -Altered mental status: County Road 49, Clanton -Possession ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:05 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department reports from Jan. 6 – Jan. 12

Jan. 6 -Chest pain: 1500 block of Second Ave. N -Fire alarm: 2000 block of Lay Dam Road -Fall: 1300 block of Lay Dam Road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:04 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Jemison Police Department reports from Jan. 4– Jan. 10

Jan. 4 -Report of theft of property: 12000 block of County Road 42 Jan. 5 -Report of theft of property: 16000 block of County Road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:03 pm

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OPINION: Thanks for a memorable five years

This is my last column as a member of the staff at The Clanton Advertiser, as my last day with the newspaper will be Jan. ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:16 pm

Obituaries

Sandra Faye McCall White

Sandra Faye McCall White, 63, longtime resident of Verbena, Alabama passed away on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:01 am

Clanton

Alabama Power hydro generation benefits from 2020 rainfall

Lots of rain in 2020 meant lots of clean, renewable, low-cost hydropower for Alabama Power customers. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:05 pm

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Commission focuses on law to fix litter problem

The Chilton County Commission discussed a litter problem the county continues to have with community members discarding trash in the woods, rivers and along roadways ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:16 pm

Clanton

Registration open for first-of-its-kind heavy equipment training class

Chilton County residents interested in operating heavy equipment can now register for training at Jefferson State's Chilton-Clanton Campus.  Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:21 pm

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Clanton applying to MainStreet Alabama

The Clanton City Council took the first step to becoming a part of the MainStreet Alabama organization during a voting session on Jan. 11. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:57 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament photos

The following are photos from the 2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament. (Photos by Anthony Richards/Advertiser and Brandon Sumrall/Special) Read more

by Anthony Richards, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:22 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

CCHS cruises to county title

The Chilton County girls basketball team proved that they are the best the county has to offer after a 61-42 win over Thorsby in the ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Monday, January 11, 2021 4:27 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

Three-peat complete: Thorsby continues reign as champs

The Thorsby Rebels are the best boys basketball team in Chilton County for the third year in a row following a 65-59 victory in a ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Monday, January 11, 2021 2:22 pm

Clanton

Alabama Securities Commission makes big strike on oil & gas investment scams

The Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) issued cease and desist orders to two Texas-based companies and their representatives for oil and gas investment scams. Investors should ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, January 11, 2021 1:39 pm

Clanton

Regional Catalyst Women’s Business Center coming to Clanton

The Catalyst Center for Business and Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit in Huntsville, will be opening a second location in Clanton. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, January 11, 2021 1:05 pm

Obituaries

Carol Ann Cleckler

Carol Ann Cleckler, 75, of Verbena, Alabama passed away January 9, 2021 at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, January 11, 2021 10:49 am

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

CCHS fills up scoresheet against Jemison

The Chilton County boys basketball team had fun and it showed during an 88-61 victory over Jemison in the county semifinals on Jan. 8. It ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, January 8, 2021 10:15 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

Thorsby punches ticket to title game

By BRANDON SUMRALL Special to the Advertiser   With a 56-41 win over the Isabella Mustangs on Jan. 8, the Thorsby Lady Rebels advanced to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:14 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

Thorsby beats MHS, sets up three-peat bid

Pressure defense and ball movement offensively were the keys to success during Thorsby’s 78-53 semifinal win over Maplesville in the boys bracket of the county ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, January 8, 2021 1:28 pm

2021 Chilton County Basketball Tournament

Lady Tigers win semi-final game in tournament

  By Brandon Sumrall  Special to the Advertiser  The Chilton County Lady Tigers would be forced to overcome a slow start on Jan. 7, but a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 8, 2021 1:22 pm

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Clanton considers MainStreet Alabama network membership

The Clanton City Council is looking into becoming a network city with MainStreet Alabama. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, January 8, 2021 11:08 am

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Clanton lost out on some CARES Act funding

While CARES Act funding was secured for equipment for the Clanton Fire Department, other funds remained unclaimed after the Dec. 30 deadline. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:59 am

AgriClean

AgriClean meets deadline, installs disinfectant systems

AgriClean recently installed CASPR (Continuous Air and Surface Pathogen Reduction) systems in seven county buildings and 12 county-owned vehicles. The company completed the project on ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:51 pm

Columns

OPINION: Here’s to a year of learning and growth

If you are still keeping your new year’s resolution, great job. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:08 pm