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What about funds paid for canceled school trips? 

With many highly anticipated field trips being canceled, Chilton County Schools has a procedure in place for parents to request a refund.  Read more

15 hours ago by Joyanna Love.

Colleges notice Johnson’s potential

The offers to play college football are beginning to roll in for Isabella junior lineman Brett Johnson. As of April 9, four schools had officially ... Read more

17 hours ago by Anthony Richards.

Clanton Lions Club cancels 2020 Peach Pageant

The list of local events that have been impacted by COVID-19 concerns and social distancing keeps growing. Read more

18 hours ago by Joyanna Love.

West Fraser closes temporarily due to COVID-19

The West Fraser mill in Maplesville has closed for the week of April 6 after two employees tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

23 hours ago by Joyanna Love.

Timely hits, work ethic highlights Kelley’s career

It has been an emotional time in recent weeks for Verbena senior softball player Madison Kelley following the cancellation of the 2020 softball season and ... Read more

2 days ago by Anthony Richards.

Artist enjoys creating with wood

Each wooden art piece Ben Smith of Jemison creates is an intricate design crafted from hundreds to thousands of smaller pieces of wood. Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

CCS makes changes to food program

Chilton County Schools Child Nutrition Feeding Program will be changing its schedule starting April 13. Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Ivey announces Ribbons of Hope campaign

By J.R. TIDWELL / Editor Gov. Kay Ivey announced her new “Ribbons of Hope” campaign April 7 at the Alabama State Capitol. Ivey encourages the ... Read more

3 days ago by J.R. Tidwell.

Atchison signs to play quarterback at Culver-Stockton

Cole Atchison has signed to play football at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri, just months after being named The Clanton Advertiser’s 2019 Offensive Player of ... Read more

3 days ago by Anthony Richards.

LCTC students offered continued learning opportunities

While Chilton County Schools is offering core classes through online avenues or packets mailed to students, LeCroy Career Technical Center has developed plans to help ... Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Work goes on at local animal farm

By J.R. TIDWELL / Editor While COVID-19 may be changing the landscape of date-to-day life for many people across the country, certain industries carry on. ... Read more

4 days ago by J.R. Tidwell.

State launches COVID-19 resource website

Gov. Kay Ivey announced the launch of altogetheralabama.org on April 6. The website will serve as an online resource and contain information regarding how the ... Read more

4 days ago by Anthony Richards.

Jones embraced role as MHS’s lone senior

Gavin Jones was the lone senior on this year’s Maplesville baseball team, but it was a role he welcomed from the start. According to Jones, ... Read more

4 days ago by Anthony Richards.

LeCroy receives teaching award

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association has named local educator Jay LeCroy the 2020 Teacher of Excellence for Alabama in the high school division. Read more

4 days ago by Joyanna Love.

CCS continues to serve special education students

Chilton County Schools special education department has developed plans to provide service to students while school buildings are closed due to COVID-19. Read more

4 days ago by Joyanna Love.

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