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Isabella wins third straight regional championship

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Isabella High School defeated Luverne High School by a score of 32-13 on Oct. ... Read more | Add your comment

First experiences with volleyball

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer I will be honest, I am no expert when it comes to the game ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton Fire Chief presents plan for full-time station

Clanton Fire Chief David Driver presented cost estimates for staffing the downtown fire station 24/7 to the Clanton ... Read more | Add your comment

Chilton Chamber to hold Halloween activities

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer For the first time in two years, the Chilton County Chamber of Commerce is ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton

IHS classroom addition approved; CCHS to be rebid

The Chilton County Board of Education approved a bid for a six-classroom addition to Isabella High School during a meeting on Oct. 19. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Clanton

Commission to explore memorial options for Jeff Cobb

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The members of the Chilton County Commission discussed ways to honor the life of Jeff Cobb during a meeting on Oct. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zachary Seifter.

Divorces

Divorce Records

The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from Oct. 15-20:   Oct. 16 Jewel M. Walker from Paul B. Walker   Oct. 17 Kevin ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 22, 2021 2:11 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of Oct. 13-19:   Oct. 13   Chest Pain: 3000 Block ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 22, 2021 2:10 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Police Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Police Department for Oct. 14-20:   Oct. 14 Harassment: Clanton Harassing communications: 640 Ollie Ave. Minor ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office

The following is an activity report of the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 13-19:   Oct. 13 Vehicle pursuit (spike deployed): Interstate 65 NB ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 22, 2021 2:08 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from Oct. 14-20:   Oct. 14   Jimmy W. Easterling and Sandra Dian Easterling aka Diane Easterling ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 22, 2021 2:07 pm

Clanton

Council sets agenda for Oct. 25 meeting

The Clanton City Council discussed the agenda for its Oct. 25 voting session during a work session on Oct. 21. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:19 am

Jemison

Jemison volleyball loses in regional playoffs

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Jemison High School’s volleyball team lost its opening round match of the 5A South Regional Tournament on Oct. 20. The Panthers ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:50 pm

Isabella

Isabella volleyball falls in regional tournament

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Isabella High School’s volleyball team saw its fantastic 2021 season come to an end on Oct. 20. The Mustangs fell at ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:52 am

Clanton

Blast From the Past gets green light on facility rental

The Chilton County Board of Education discussed the future of the annual Blast From the Past musical production during a board meeting on Oct. 19. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 3:57 pm

Clanton

Kelsey’s Place holding fundraiser for GED program

Kelsey’s Place, a nonprofit that offers GED classes and helps community members find jobs, is having drawings for custom blankets to raise funds. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:13 am

News

Taste of Chilton offers parade of flavor

The Rotary Club of Chilton County and Senior Connection hosted Taste of Chilton County on Oct. 18. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 8:35 am

Opinion

An introduction to Dia de los Muertos

Fall and Halloween decorations are beginning to fill the community. Stores are sporting costumes, ready for trick-or-treaters and many yards have placed pumpkins and hay ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:52 pm

Maplesville

Maplesville donates to transport cancer patients

The town of Maplesville presented a donation to American Cancer Society representatives on Oct. 18. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:42 pm

Business

Friends Steakhouse changes name to Sandy’s Friends

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The restaurant formerly known as Friends Steakhouse is now being operated under a different name. Located at the Southgate Mall, the ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:32 am

Jemison

Jemison receives better fire safety rating

The Jemison Fire Department has received an improved Insurance Service Organization rating. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:11 am

Maplesville

New pastor comes to Maplesville Baptist

Maplesville Baptist Church has named Brandon Price its new pastor. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:49 am

Jemison

Jemison Council rejects rezoning request

The Jemison City Council unanimously rejected a rezoning request for 9214 County Road 42 E during a meeting on Oct. 18. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, October 18, 2021 7:20 pm

Isabella

Athlete of the week: Lee leads Isabella defense in victory

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer DreVon Lee of Isabella High School is this week’s athlete of the week for his performance against Central Coosa on Oct. ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 18, 2021 4:29 pm

Chilton County High School

Week 10 preview

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Only two weeks remain in the 2021 regular season, and this week is the last week of regional games for all ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 18, 2021 4:24 pm

Obituaries

Charles Jeffery “Jeff” Cobb

Charles Jeffery "Jeff" Cobb, 56, of Thorsby, passed away Oct.14, 2021 at his residence. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, October 18, 2021 1:39 pm

Clanton

Local farmer focuses on soil health

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor Mackay Barr of Ironsides Ranch gave the Clanton Kiwanis Club an overview of his unique approach to farming at its ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, October 18, 2021 1:19 pm

Billingsley

Week Nine recaps

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer At this point in the season, all games matter for teams fighting for playoff positioning. A win or loss could be ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 18, 2021 12:17 pm

Billingsley

Billingsley crushes Barbour County for Homecoming win

By BRANDON SUMRALL/ Special to the Advertiser Billingsley High School not only picked up a big Homecoming victory on Oct. 15, but also punched its ticket into ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:52 pm

Clanton

Field trips return to Penton Farms

The Penton Farms pumpkin patch is back as a popular field trip spot this year. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:35 pm

Divorces

Divorce Records

The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from Oct. 7-14:   Oct. 11 Michael Alex Carter from Courtney Carter William Dale Walker from Amber ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:27 pm