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Verbena wins big against Calhoun in Homecoming Game

By BRANDON SUMRALL Special to the Advertiser The Verbena Red Devils varsity football team celebrated a happy homecoming on Sept. ... Read more | Add your comment

CCHS shuts out Shelby County for Homecoming win

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Chilton County High School shut out Shelby County High School on Sept. 24 by ... Read more | Add your comment

Celebrate the coming of fall

Fall is in the air! As autumn leaves begin to pour down in tones of red, yellow and ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton prepares to sell surplus property

The Clanton City Council will consider declaring 16 properties its own as surplus on Sept. 27 in preparation ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison

Rival schools come together to help football team

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The first quarter was winding to a close at Jemison High School on Sept. 17. The Panthers were playing against Sipsey ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zachary Seifter.

Clanton

Commission exploring another property purchase

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The Chilton County Commission held a special-called voting session on Sept. 21, following a previously scheduled work session. The voting session ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zachary Seifter.

Marriages

Marriage Records

The following marriages were issued in Chilton County from September 17-23:   Sept. 17 Alexis Jordan Burnett to Hershel Cain Killingsworth April Latham Price to ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:53 pm

Divorces

Divorce Records

The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from September 15-22:   Sept. 15 Calvin J. Johnson from Chanda Marie Johnson   Sept. 16 Sarah ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:53 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of Sept. 15-21:    Sept. 15   Chest Pain: 4000 Block ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:51 pm

Chilton County High School

CCHS volleyball loses to Helena

The 2021 volleyball season has not been kind to the Lady Tigers as Chilton County High School fell to 1-8 on the season after a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 24, 2021 9:59 am

Jemison

Maplesville beats Jemison for 600th win in school history

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Maplesville High School defeated Jemison High School 47-13 on Sept. 23. The win marked the 600th victory in the history of ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:12 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Clanton Council to consider tax incentives for two coffee chains

The Clanton City Council is set to consider initial terms of a tax abatement for two established coffee chains to come to town. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:37 pm

Maplesville

Maplesville Police unveil Red Devil vehicle

The Maplesville Police Department wanted to come up with something to try to build a bridge between the students and the departments. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:29 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Police Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Police Department for Sept. 16-23:   Sept. 16 Theft of property, first degree (greater than $2,500): ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:09 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office

The following is an activity report of the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 15-21:   Sept. 15 Domestic violence, third degree- harassing communications: 0000 ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:07 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from Sept. 16-22:   Sept. 16   Star Wray for Last Will and Testament of Odean M. ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:06 pm

Clanton

Community loses Rustique Relics owner at age 54

Rustique Relics owner Margaret Johnson, 54, died on Sept. 19 after battling cancer since May. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:53 am

News

Jemison Council approves $4.7 million budget

The Jemison City Council has approved a $4.7 million budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, September 23, 2021 10:22 am

Clanton

Senior Connection holds open house

Senior Connection held its open house on Sept. 22. There was guest speakers and a magic act at the event for all those who attended. ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:26 pm

Clanton

Gardens celebrates National Assisted Living Week

This year for National Assisted Living Week, The Gardens of Clanton enjoyed a “road trip” with experiences from multiple state without having to leave home. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 3:38 pm

News

Unemployment rate remains at 2.8%

The unemployment rate for Chilton County stayed at 2.8% in August, representing 560 people. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 1:02 pm

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Let’s move forward with Farm Center

I realize there are issues between every party Involved and everyone has their side of the story. There are old grudges and new grudges. But ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 10:53 am

Maplesville

Resident asking for help recovering from storm

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor A storm that came through the Maplesville area on May 17 only added to the difficulties of Tammy McCullers’s living ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:57 pm

Clanton

Bama Birds Car Show

Pontiac enthusiasts raise funds for Ronald McDonald House. Photos by JOYANNA LOVE/ ADVERTISER Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:12 pm

Clanton

The Jacks Family Dinner Bell brings family atmosphere to Clanton

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer After 26 years in the restaurant business, Sherrie Jacks finally was able to make her dream come true. She became the ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:25 am

Jemison

Family raising funds ahead of son’s surgery

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor The Marler family from Jemison is raising funds to help offset medical bills and pay usual expenses as they prepare ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:37 am

News

Thorsby council approves budget

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The Thorsby Town Council approved its budget for the upcoming fiscal year during a meeting on Sept. 20. The budget was ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:36 am

Maplesville

Athlete of the week: Jacob Morris leads Verbena defense in shutout victory

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Verbena High School’s Jacob Morris is this week’s athlete of the week. Morris had an outstanding performance in Verbena’s victory over ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:12 am

Billingsley

Week six preview

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The 2021 football season is officially approaching the halfway mark. Halfway through the season, every team at this point understands where ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:09 am

Clanton

Taste of Chilton set for Oct. 18

Taste of Chilton is returning to Clanton on Oct. 18. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:08 am

Billingsley

Week five recaps

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Week five of the 2021 football season is in the books, and there was a mixed bag of results among Chilton ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:06 am