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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

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local boy selling decorations for Spina Bifida

Donovan Ellis, age 8 of Verbena, is raising awareness and fundraising for the Spina Bifida Association of Alabama. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

A Journey of Remembrance

In March 1942, Fay Edward Rose answered the call of his nation to defend the United States against the military aggression of Nazi Germany and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Playoff push is underway

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Seven weeks of football down, just four more to go. It is hard to believe how quickly it came and went, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Zachary Seifter.

Gun Show coming to Clanton

A.G. Gun & Knife Show will be in Clanton Oct. 9 and 10 at the Clanton Performing Arts Center. The event will feature various vendors ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Celebrate the coming of fall

Fall is in the air! As autumn leaves begin to pour down in tones of red, yellow and orange, so does the cool northern air. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Letter to the Editor: Let’s move forward with Farm Center

I realize there are issues between every party Involved and everyone has their side of the story. There are old grudges and new grudges. But ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Local biker group ‘bragging on Jesus’

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist In June 2015, a group of local bikers came together and formed the Chilton County Chapter of the Faith Riders. ... Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

Learning about 9/11

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Every year on Sept. 11, many people share their memories of what happened in 2001 when the Twin Towers in New ... Read more

1 month ago by Zachary Seifter.

Triumph over tragedy: Melissa Kilburn

I first learned of Melissa Kilburn’s health journey from her daughter who attended a summer Bible study I led a couple of years ago. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Class is in session

Chilton County Schools students have completed their first full week of classes. Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

Muscadines are more than fruit

Living in the South, everyone knows that muscadine, or Vitis Rotundifola, is a species of grape that grows wild in rural settings, but for those ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Creating my first Kickoff magazine

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   When I first started here with The Clanton Advertiser, one of the first responsibilities that I was given was being ... Read more

2 months ago by Zachary Seifter.

OPINION: Getting the news to you

 “How do you get the news?” A variation of this question was asked of me a little while ago by a community member. Read more

3 months ago by Joyanna Love.

Editorial: Newspaper asking for support of HR 7640

The past year and a half has been difficult for everyone as the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to change daily life. Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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