Mulberry Outfitters provide kayaking trips

Mulberry Outfitters provide kayaking trips

Mulberry Creek has always offered Chilton County residents a way of cooling off during the sweltering summer heat. In warmer months, the creek is a ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Plea hearing scheduled for Aug. 26 for former deputy, wife

A plea hearing for a former Chilton County deputy and his wife, who face multiple charges for allegedly committing sex crimes involving minors is scheduled ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hope Lodge provides facility for cancer patients | Add your comment
  2. Jemison First Baptist to hold backpack giveaway | Add your comment
  3. Class of ’57, local business donates to CCHS campaign | Add your comment

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Salvation Army officers work to help community

Salvation Army officers work to help community

Two new officers with the Salvation Army of Shelby and Chilton counties provided an overview of the Salvation Army program on Thursday morning in Clanton. ... Read more | Add your comment

School bus safety encouraged as students return to class

With the first day of school in Chilton County beginning Aug. 11, school buses will begin picking up and dropping off students. Safety from parents, ... Read more | Add your comment

Local equestrians compete at horse championship

Local equestrians compete at horse championship

Two young equestrians from the Chilton County 4-H Horse Club are competing at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship this week in Georgia. Haleigh Moman, ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison man pleads guilty to marijuana charge

A Jemison man pleaded guilty on Monday to possession of marijuana first degree. Aaron James Rueter, 44, of Jemison, was scheduled to appear in court ... Read more | Add your comment

Board of Education approves new employees, resignations

The Chilton County Board of Education approved several personnel-related matters at its meeting Tuesday, including the hire of new employees and resignations. New employees approved ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Religion Column: More than meets the eye | Add your comment
  2. Emergency Assistance Center holds sale to raise money for United Way | Add your comment
  3. Isabella volleyball teams learn from JSU coaches | Add your comment
  4. Clanton, Thorsby to participate in tax free holiday | Add your comment
  5. Children learn different art forms at worship camp | Add your comment
  6. City amends agreement for scoreboard signs | Add your comment
  7. Yard sale to benefit Kelsey’s Place | Add your comment
  8. Chilton-Shelby Mental Health wins award, offers unique services | Add your comment
  9. Digital driver license, online renewal service now offered | Add your comment
  10. Two arrested in Jemison marijuana bust | Add your comment
  11. Montevallo woman gets new bond in traffic death case | Add your comment
  12. Schools holding orientations as first day back nears | Add your comment
  13. Master Gardeners to hold seminar | Add your comment
  14. Arts Council announces festival, accepts vendors | Add your comment
  15. Ala. Power holds safety event in Clanton (with photo gallery) | Add your comment

Sports

Isabella volleyball teams learn from JSU coaches

Isabella volleyball teams learn from JSU coaches

“Instead of having the players go to camps at colleges, which are usually expensive, we get coaches to come here,” Coach Glenn Graham said. “[The ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Local athletes compete in All-Stars Sports Week | Add your comment
  2. Football 7-on-7 passing camp (photo gallery) | Add your comment
  3. CCHS hosting 7-on-7 camp | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Lake community celebrates Fourth of July

Lake community celebrates Fourth of July

Lake Mitchell always celebrates big on the Fourth of July. This year was no exception, despite the clouds, rain and some pretty heavy lightning. Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

Conference center a benefit to city, county

ISSUE: About 900 Alabama Power employees visited Clanton and Chilton County for a safety renewal event, demonstrating the value of the Clanton Conference and Performing ... Read more | Add your comment

Commentary

Right approach by local police

It's encouraging to see local police make efforts to improve their relationships with the communities they serve—and to take steps to protect themselves from those ... Read more | Add your comment

Special Section

Profiles

Cancer survivor Smith ready for ‘emotional’ 2015 Relay

Cancer survivor Smith ready for ‘emotional’ 2015 Relay

"I’m a walking testimony for Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society,” Jeannie Smith said. Read more | Add your comment

Business

Drainage issue halts intersection work

Drainage issue halts intersection work

Work at the site, which was an effort to improve an intersection that was too narrow for many trucks and prone to traffic back-ups, started ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools

Schools holding orientations as first day back nears

The first day of the 2015-16 school year for Chilton County public schools is Tuesday, Aug. 11. Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Church news for the week of July 19, 2015

Bethany Baptist Church Bethany Baptist’s services began with the song “Precious Memories.” We then had a devotion from Philippians 4:13 titled “All Things Through Christ.” ... Read more | Add your comment