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anthonyrichards, Author at The Clanton Advertiser

Animal control officer

TPD animal control officer retires

Bobby Tucker has retired from the Thorsby Police Department after 14 years. Tucker served those 14 years as the town’s animal control officer. His last ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:10 pm

lawn mowers

Thorsby to update town’s mower lineup

The Town of Thorsby is preparing for the upcoming grass-cutting season by making sure their arsenal of mowers is ready for the challenge. The Council ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:08 pm

chilton county senior connection

Valentine’s events planned at Senior Connection

Senior Connection is going all out for Valentine’s Day this year, including looking for ways to involve the community as a whole. The organization is ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:09 pm

celebration

MLK Day celebrated in Clanton

Residents of Chilton County took time to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and what he stood for during the annual holiday on ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:43 am

awards banquet

Gothard remembered, named firefighter of the year

The Chilton County Volunteer Firefighter’s Association handed out several honors during its annual banquet on Jan. 15, including its firefighter and paramedic of the year. ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:49 pm

basketball

MLK basketball (photos)

The following are photos from the Second Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Family Basketball event at the YMCA of Chilton County. The event was put ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Monday, January 18, 2021 4:06 pm

jemison intermediate school

JIS approved for program excellence award

Jemison Intermediate School has officially been selected to receive a program of excellence award from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. JIS had previously ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Friday, January 15, 2021 2:23 pm

chilton county

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

chilton county

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

by Anthony Richards, Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:12 pm

Alabama Farm Center

Timber agreement reached

The Chilton County Commission agreed to have the chairman and administrator sign a timber license agreement prepared by the Chilton County Industrial Development Authority and ... Read more

by Anthony Richards, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:53 pm

chilton county commission

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

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

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

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