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Signature Studio of Dance hosts Quest Intensive

From Staff Reports Some young dancers in Chilton County had the opportunity to learn from some nationally known ... Read more | Add your comment

CPD officer remembered on 30th anniversary of death in the line of duty

Clanton Police Department officers, family members and friends remembered Officer Richard Buckner with a short ceremony on July ... Read more | Add your comment

Two CCHS students take part in Boys State

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Parker McCullough and Jake Moore of Chilton County High School took part in ... Read more | Add your comment

S.P.A.N. of Chilton County holds graduation

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   S.P.A.N. (Special Programming for Achievement Network) of Chilton County held its graduation ceremony ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton

Give blood during LifeSouth’s Back to School blood drive

LifesSouth is in emergency need for blood donors, as the national blood shortage continues, and asks donors to help by donating blood during their Back ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Clanton

Commission to explore different uses for COVID relief money

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The Chilton County Commission discussed a variety of ideas for how to use its funds from the American Rescue Plan ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zachary Seifter.

Clanton

Emergency funds to help Jefferson State students

Paying for college will be easier for Jefferson State Community College students who attend classes during the 2021 fall semester. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 9:55 am

Jemison

JHS hosts basketball camp

Jemison High School hosted a basketball camp from July 26-28. Boys basketball coach Ronnie Driver and Girls basketball coach Kelsey Mims ran the event at ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, July 29, 2021 9:45 am

Clanton

Chilton COVID-19 cases and risk rise

Chilton County has risen to the very high risk category for COVID-19, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:41 am

Clanton

County Commission buys another piece of property

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The Chilton County Commission approved the purchase of another piece of property off Interstate 65, Exit 212 during its meeting ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:35 pm

Columns

President Andrew Jackson’s Signature found in Chilton County

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist   Nestled in the old part of Jemison sits a postcard of a worthy white church with a bell tower. Formerly ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:43 am

Columns

Rain Couldn’t Interrupt

By Peggy Bullard/ Community columnist   Lake Mitchell’s Fourth of July celebrations that started on July 2 were not interrupted by the rain. It rained some ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:37 am

Columns

Library to offer Knitting Class & Other Classes

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist   The Chilton/Clanton Public Library is planning a new class schedule for the community this coming fall. This year as ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:34 am

Obituaries

Norma Jean McMinn Dennis

Norma Jean McMinn Dennis, 78, of Verbena, Alabama passed away July 24, 2021 at her residence in Verbena, Alabama. She was born February 20, 1943 ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:50 am

Obituaries

Jeanette Pauline Scott

Jeanette Pauline “Tootsie” Scott, 82, of Clanton, Alabama passed away July 24, 2021 at her residence in Clanton, Alabama. She was born April 29, 1939 ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:49 am

Clanton

Clanton hosts disc golf tournament

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The city of Clanton played host to a disc golf tournament put on by Touring Amateurs Disc Golf Club on ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:48 am

Clanton

Clanton Council approves GIS mapping resolution

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The Clanton City Council approved a resolution to contract with CDG Engineers and Associates to purchase a GIS mapping software ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:46 am

News Main

Clanton 6U team caps off perfect season with Regional World Series victory

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Complete and utter perfection. That is what was achieved by Clanton’s 6U All-Star team on the baseball diamond in Texarkana, ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, July 26, 2021 12:10 pm

Divorces

Divorce Records

The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from July 15-21:   July 15 Colenthia A. Rutledge from James Lee Rutledge Jeffrey McGee from Tiffany ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:45 pm

Marriages

Marriage Records

The following marriages were issued in Chilton County from July 16-22:   July 16 Kacy Michelle Brasher to Richard Dylan Moseley   July 19 Alexis ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:44 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of July 14-20:   July 14 Medical Alarm: 500 Block Cobblestone ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:57 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Police Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Police Department for July 14-22:   July 14 Suspicious activity/incident: 107 Coker St. Negotiating worthless instrument: ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:56 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office

The following is an activity report of the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office for July 14-20:   July 14 Criminal trespass, third degree: 00 Block of ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:54 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from July 15-21:   July 15   Curtis Scruggs and Mattie Scruggs to Jamie Ryan Scruggs for ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:52 pm

News Main

Clanton 6U All-Stars to compete in Regional World Series

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The road to perfection remains attainable for the Clanton 6U All-Star team. After reeling off six straight victories to win ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:36 am

Clanton

Clanton Council to vote on GIS mapping software resolution

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   The Clanton City Council discussed a resolution to purchase a GIS mapping software during its meeting on July 22. The ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:33 am

Chilton County High School

Giles wins South MVP in AHSAA All-Star Series

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   Marlie Giles is at it again. The Chilton County High School softball star took part in the 2021 AHSAA North-South ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:31 am

Clanton

Company plans to bottle Mineral Springs water

Mineral Springs has been a popular spot in the history of Chilton County because of the water and its potential health benefits. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:59 pm

Clanton

Parnell clarifies on commission’s property purchases

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   An investment in the future. That is what the Chilton County Commission views its recent land purchases as. To Chilton ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:42 am

News

School board pursuing Jemison band room drawings

The Chilton County Board of Education will be getting architectural drawings for a band room expansion or addition for Jemison High School following a vote ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:29 am

Jemison

Wildlife Spectacular planned in Jemison

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor A fun event for outdoor enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen and their families is coming to Chilton County. Union Grove Baptist Church ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:24 am