Relay For Life 2014: Survivor reflects on beating cancer twice

Relay For Life 2014: Survivor reflects on beating cancer twice

“The doctors were saying that I most likely would have to have a feeding tube and I would probably never be able to swallow correctly,” ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Clanton runner completes Boston Marathon

As Clanton runner Cecil Pavey crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon Monday, he not only had support from Chilton County but from 1 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. CCA students to perform ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ play | Add your comment
  2. Parks and recreation manager could expand parks in county | Add your comment
  3. Man killed in two-vehicle crash Tuesday | Add your comment

The Latest

Former LeCroy bookkeeper denied acceptance to pre-trial program

A former LeCroy Career Technical Center employee facing 18 charges involving theft of property has been denied acceptance for a pre-trial diversion program. Temika Varner ... Read more | Add your comment

Commission holds budget hearing

The Chilton County Commission met during a work session on Monday for a budget hearing with county department heads. “I think overall, the budget hearing ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison renews loan for Solid Waste Authority

The Jemison City Council voted on Monday to pass a resolution renewing a loan for the Solid Waste Authority. According to the resolution, the amount ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby Council approves new hires

Thorsby’s Town Council on Monday approved personnel decisions for the police and public works departments. Read more | Add your comment

Off-duty officer at right place, right time to help arrest armed robber

Thorsby Police officer Gaines Silas saw someone fleeing from the Dollar General off Seventh Street South in Clanton shortly before 9 p.m., and the off-duty ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. State to temporarily shut down driver’s license system | Add your comment
  2. Robotics students win state offices, awards | Add your comment
  3. Roads still recovering from flooding (updated) | Add your comment
  4. County’s preliminary unemployment rate for March decreases | Add your comment
  5. Authorities respond to ammonia leak in Clanton | Add your comment
  6. DUI murder case headed to trial | Add your comment
  7. New Education Trust Fund Budget signed into law | Add your comment
  8. Thorsby students learn about agriculture at Farm Day | Add your comment
  9. Author, illustrator speaks to Clanton Elementary students | Add your comment
  10. Clanton Post Office will hold Passport Fair April 19 | Add your comment
  11. Crowds flock to Maplesville’s fifth Heritage Day April 12 | Add your comment
  12. Verbena football title trophy found, to be returned to school | Add your comment
  13. Board of Education adopts textbook list | Add your comment
  14. Franchise opportunities addressed during seminar | Add your comment
  15. Verbena author publishes first book of planned trilogy | Add your comment

Sports

Maplesville’s Mitchell to play for Birmingham-Southern

Maplesville’s Mitchell to play for Birmingham-Southern

“They push you just as hard in the classroom to make you successful, just like they do on the football field,” Mitchell said. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jemison’s lead short-lived in loss at West Blocton | Add your comment
  2. College Sports Roundup | Add your comment
  3. Rebels defend home field against Verbena | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Chilton County Arts Council announces juried show

All types of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art are eligible for judging, including oil painting, acrylic painting, mixed media painting, drawing, pastels, photography, ceramics, sculpture, 2D ... Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

Important first step taken

ISSUE: Officials at a Chilton County Hospital Board meeting seemed committed to funding a new facility with a 1-cent sales tax increase. Read more | Add your comment

Commentary

Energy production will be ‘next big issue’

What we do in Alabama has an effect on the national energy situation, just as what is done in North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, Oklahoma and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Profiles

FACES & PLACES: Washington is patron of Chilton County tennis

“The greatest thing I’ve done, I’ve encouraged young pros,” Washington said. Read more | Add your comment

Business

Two storm shelters officially open in county

Two storm shelters officially open in county

Two community storm shelters in Chilton County were officially opened on Thursday to be used in the event of severe weather. The shelters, or safe ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools

Thorsby students learn about agriculture at Farm Day

Thorsby students learn about agriculture at Farm Day

“They’re just educating them on why agriculture is so important and why it’s such a big part of our daily lives,” said Brian Lucas, the ... Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Church News for Thursday, April 24

Bethany Baptist Church For our Easter services, we sang “Lead Me to Calvary,” followed by a devotional, “In Tribulation, Peace” from John 16:33. Without God, ... Read more | Add your comment

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