Students learn first-hand about energy (with photo gallery)

Students learn first-hand about energy (with photo gallery)

“The goal was to show our kids how energy savings works,” said Mickey Hardwick, energy manager for Chilton County Schools. Read more | Add your comment

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West Chilton Fire hosts aviation training

West Chilton Fire hosts aviation training

The West Chilton Fire Department teamed up with Alabama State Troopers and hosted an aviation training exercise on April 29. “We like to cross-train with ... Read more | Add your comment

Chilton County hosts Special Olympics ceremony

Chilton County hosts Special Olympics ceremony

For the past 35 years, Chilton County has embraced Special Olympics and the tradition continued on April 29 at Clanton City Park. Event Coordinator Michelle ... Read more | Add your comment

Cancer survivors recognized at breakfast

Cancer survivors recognized at breakfast

“Nothing was ever said about having to fight for your own life while trying to grow another,” Katie Smith Griffies said. Read more | Add your comment

‘Irreplaceable’ employee retires from Associated Foods

‘Irreplaceable’ employee retires from Associated Foods

Janice Powell retired near the end of 2015 after 43 years as an employee at Associated Foods in Clanton. She began working on July 3, ... Read more | Add your comment

Lions Club gives back to local charities

Lions Club gives back to local charities

The Clanton Lions Club handed out checks to various charitable organizations and agencies throughout Chilton County on Wednesday. According to Clanton Lions Club Treasurer Britt ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. USS Chilton bell ceremony to highlight celebration | Add your comment
  2. Theft of boy’s money could go to court | Add your comment
  3. Verbena student recognized for overcoming cerebral palsy | Add your comment
  4. ‘Chick Chain’ uses poultry to teach responsibility | Add your comment
  5. Seven new storm shelters could be installed | Add your comment
  6. Career Tech Academy will offer integrated core courses | Add your comment
  7. Eli Jackson Foundation fights against pediatric cancer | Add your comment
  8. City to annex industrial park site | Add your comment
  9. Maplesville Town Council begins alcohol sales process | Add your comment
  10. North Chilton County roads getting makeovers | Add your comment
  11. Scholarship diligence pays off for JHS student | Add your comment
  12. Russell to appear in ‘Mother’s Day’ movie | Add your comment
  13. Verbena ranked among state’s ‘Best High Schools’ | Add your comment
  14. CCHS 100th anniversary marked at fundraiser | Add your comment
  15. Russell Do-it Center to hold grand opening | Add your comment

Sports

Maplesville wins, rain interrupts Game 2

Maplesville wins, rain interrupts Game 2

By Brandon Sumrall / Special to the Advertiser With a 9-3 win by Maplesville over Billingsley in Game 1, it was Mother Nature that won ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Verbena student recognized for overcoming cerebral palsy | Add your comment
  2. CCHS, Jemison golfers advance to sub-state | Add your comment
  3. Jemison softball hammers CCHS in season finale | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Local actors producing college’s first play in 25 years

Local actors producing college’s first play in 25 years

“Jeff State once had a huge theatre department from what I’ve been told, with productions every year," Ashley Kitchens said. Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

Consider all options to fix road issue

ISSUE: County Commission could schedule work session to discuss road maintenance. Read more | Add your comment

Commentary

Community garden will offer many benefits

It wasn’t so long ago that almost everything people ate they either grew or killed themselves. Most people had gardens and/or livestock and were intimately ... Read more | Add your comment

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Profiles

Cancer survivor has much to look forward to

Cancer survivor has much to look forward to

“There have been some tough days, but I enjoy life—even more than before," Jennifer Watley said. "I don’t take anything for granted.” Read more | Add your comment

Business

Clanton funeral home company expanding

"With this expansion, we grow our ability to provide even more area residents with dependable, affordable funeral services and burial options," J. Aaron Ellison said. Read more | Add your comment

Schools

Students learn first-hand about energy (with photo gallery)

Students learn first-hand about energy (with photo gallery)

“The goal was to show our kids how energy savings works,” said Mickey Hardwick, energy manager for Chilton County Schools. Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Church news for the week of April 28, 2016

Mt. Springs Methodist Church Sunday morning, Kelvin Vines led the congregation in the hymns of, “Are You Washed in the Blood?” and “Glad Reunion Day.” ... Read more | Add your comment