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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

1 day ago by Zachary Seifter.

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

1 day ago by Zachary Seifter.

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

1 day ago by Zachary Seifter.

Local chef bringing new ‘soul food’ to Clanton

July is National Culinary Arts month. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Football season is nearly upon us

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   As we get later in the summer, the days get hotter but the anticipation gets higher. People all around the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Zachary Seifter.

Editorial: Missing Wayne McKinnon

Chilton County has lost a pillar of the community with the passing of Wayne McKinnon. McKinnon was influential in Jefferson State Community College and St. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ray’s Rock

Arnold Raymond Lambert is an American hero. The son of William and Bessie Jean Lambert of the Cane Creek community in Chilton County, Ray Lambert ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Helping students speak out

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist The next school year is right around the corner. Many new children will be attending kindergarten for the first time ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The rocket’s red glare

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist As the Fourth of July approaches, many in the United States wait in great expectation for firework displays. Whether watching ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: My hopes for Chilton County’s future

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   In recent weeks, several towns in Chilton County have held strategic planning meetings put together by NextMove Group and the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Zachary Seifter.

The Faith of the Peach Farmer

The harvest of peaches this year has been abundant. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Fun breaking out on Lake Mitchell

The restrictions of social distancing lifted in time for families and friends to celebrate on the water this summer. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: Sometimes it’s not about the title

It was exciting to be a part of Peach Festival history on June 24 as Halle Sullivan was crowned the 2021 Miss Peach. Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

A journey with food, nutrition, and chronic disease

On May 26, 2007, my youngest daughter was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Chilton’s Juneteenth Spotlight: Francine Lewis

This year, 2021, Congress signed that Juneteenth is officially recognized as a federal holiday. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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