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Varsity football scores: Week 2

Devils make season-opening statement

Devils make season-opening statement

"We've got a chance to be good, but it's going to take hard work," VHS coach Mike Harris told his players after the game. Read more | Add your comment

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Jemison man ransacks store while naked

By Kevin Taylor | The Wetumpka Herald A naked man on top of an ice machine at 5 a.m. Thursday was more than a Wetumpka ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Gentiva holds annual food drive | Add your comment
  2. Jeff State students register to vote | Add your comment
  3. 18-wheeler catches fire on Hwy. 31 in Thorsby (updated) | Add your comment

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Tuggle says he won’t run for another term in the state house

By Cliff Williams | Alex City Outlook  Rep. Mark Tuggle says he is not running for re-election in 2018. “I am not running for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Local Civil Air Patrol squadron plans open house

Local Civil Air Patrol squadron plans open house

"If you do this program long enough, you can go anywhere and do anything," Major Sam Ogilvie said. Read more | Add your comment

Alabama inmate struck and killed on Interstate 65

An Alabama Department of Corrections inmate was struck and killed on Interstate 65 Wednesday afternoon near the Autauga/Chilton county line. Braxton Darquail Moon, 21, of ... Read more | Add your comment

County clarifies hospital tax to include auto sales

The Chilton County Commission met in a special meeting on Wednesday to clarify what is included in the 1-cent sales tax approved by voters in ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison man sentenced for marijuana charge

A Jemison man received a sentence of 24 months of supervised probation on Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to possession of marijuana first degree. Aaron ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. YMCA still accepting students for after-school program | Add your comment
  2. School bus maintenance crew works to keep students safe | Add your comment
  3. County school system’s enrollment increases | Add your comment
  4. Clanton City Council approves bid for four storm shelters | Add your comment
  5. Commission schedules time to discuss hospital tax | Add your comment
  6. Update: Birmingham man killed in crash on I-65 | Add your comment
  7. Blood donors needed to prevent shortage | Add your comment
  8. Jemison man indicted on murder, terrorist threat charges | Add your comment
  9. County’s jobless rate down from one year ago | Add your comment
  10. Vietnam veteran receives all-terrain wheel chair | Add your comment
  11. En Fuego to be held Aug. 29 | Add your comment
  12. Isabella Fire Department receives grant | Add your comment
  13. Verbena woman found guilty of child sex crimes | Add your comment
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Sports

Devils make season-opening statement

Devils make season-opening statement

"We've got a chance to be good, but it's going to take hard work," VHS coach Mike Harris told his players after the game. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Varsity football scores: Week 2 | Add your comment
  2. Chilton Co. cruises to win at Panther Stadium | Add your comment
  3. Feed the feud: CCHS, Jemison ready for latest edition of rivalry | Add your comment

Lifestyles

FACES & PLACES: Restaurant part of Thorsby’s culture

“I just knew that it was in my blood,” said Karen Reeser, the current owner. “I was a fast-paced person.” Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

Hospital sales tax back on track

ISSUE: Vehicles had mistakenly not been included in a sales tax increase approved by voters to fund the construction of a hospital. 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

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Profiles

FACES & PLACES: Restaurant part of Thorsby’s culture

“I just knew that it was in my blood,” said Karen Reeser, the current owner. “I was a fast-paced person.” Read more | Add your comment

Business

Chamber luncheon features talk about film industry

Chamber luncheon features talk about film industry

Courtney Murphy with the Alabama Film Office spoke Tuesday at the Chilton County Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon, following two exciting announcements about local businesses. Read more | Add your comment

Schools

School bus maintenance crew works to keep students safe

School bus maintenance crew works to keep students safe

"It's the safest form of transportation there is," Transportation Supervisor Jason Griffin said. Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Church news for the week of Aug. 27, 2015

Samaria Baptist Church What a beautiful day in God’s house. We offer prayers for Betty and Curtis McCary, James Cleckler’s family, Lisa Shearon and family, ... Read more | Add your comment