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OPINION: Fostering Chilton’s Fur Babies

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist Dogs and cats at Chilton County Humane Society are eagerly waiting for families to adopt them and take them to ... Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

OPINION: Learn from history to avoid pitfalls

Last week, I was able to talk to Frank Atchison about the Bay of Pigs invasion. Atchison had contacted us because he wanted the historical ... Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Library extends hours

The Chilton/Clanton Public Library is opening for full time service! Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

A magic carpet made of steel

By Billy Singleton/ Community Columnist The 1971 ballad “City of New Orleans,” by Steve Goodman, is a nostalgic and bittersweet remembrance of the passing of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The season of the pitcher

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer   No-hitters and perfect games are a rarity in the games of baseball and softball. That is what makes them so ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Zachary Seifter.

History of Peach Queen Campground

One of Chilton County’s oldest peach-named businesses, Jemison’s Peach Queen Campground has welcomed tourist from around the world while giving them a slice of county ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Happy Resurrection Day!

Easter, or Resurrection Day as it is also called, is an important holiday for me. Read more

3 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Locals place in Southeastern Livestock Expo

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist Several Chilton County youth recently competed at the Alabama Farmers Federation Southeastern Livestock Expo. Abby Allred, Lillian Smith and Claire ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Library adds non-fiction adult titles

Welcome to the month of March from your Chilton/Clanton Public Library. Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

OPINION: It’s Girl Scout Cookie season!

Every year, there are weather seasons, holiday seasons and sale seasons. Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

COLUMN: Hiking from “Bama” to Baxter, Maine

For the last several years, M.J. “Sunny” Eberhart, age 82, has been the caretaker Pinhoti’s Flagg Mountain. Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

HISTORY COLUMN: Remembering the Good Old Days?

Travel in the 21st century is a matter of convenience. Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

Leaping Leap Years!

This weekend marks a unique time for mankind and our ability (or inability) to measure time accurately. Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

Nice to meet you

By Zachary Seifter/Staff Writer   I have been told quite a few times this week that I have big shoes to fill. I didn’t know ... Read more

2 months ago by Zachary Seifter.

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