Author, illustrator speaks to Clanton Elementary students

Author, illustrator speaks to Clanton Elementary students

“It is one of the most fun jobs in the whole wide world,” Michelle Nelson-Schmidt said of being an author and illustrator. “You guys can ... Read more | Add your comment

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Franchise opportunities addressed during seminar

Franchise opportunities addressed during seminar

More than a dozen Chilton County residents showed up for a “Franchising and Chilton” seminar held Tuesday night at Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center ... Read more | Add your comment

Verbena author publishes first book of planned trilogy

“It’s all fiction, but I pulled some stories and names from history to give it the feel of realism,” Angela Hayes said. “You can actually ... Read more | Add your comment

Fair may have found a temporary home at Clanton City Park

Fair organizers moved the event away from its long-time location when it became a safety hazard for the adjacent Chilton County Airport. Read more | Add your comment

Mayor signs Parental Alienation proclamation

Mayor signs Parental Alienation proclamation

As part of Parental Alienation Prevention Week/Awareness Day, Maplesville will participate with other Alabama municipalities in the “Bubbles of Love” national campaign by taking 10 ... Read more | Add your comment

Bentley, Bo tour new storm shelter at Higgins Ferry Park

Bentley, Bo tour new storm shelter at Higgins Ferry Park

Gov. Robert Bentley and Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard visited Chilton County Tuesday along with sports legend Bo Jackson to tour the new storm shelter ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Movie series temporarily postponed | Add your comment
  2. County hires new EMA director | Add your comment
  3. Jemison police seek help in identifying door-to-door scam | Add your comment
  4. Cooler temperatures expected this week | Add your comment
  5. Relay For Life team captains review fundraising, upcoming dates | Add your comment
  6. Chilton County Arts Council announces juried show | Add your comment
  7. Clanton Elementary teacher receives Alabama Power grant | Add your comment
  8. Plea hearing postponed for former Thorsby teacher | Add your comment
  9. Two storm shelters officially open in county | Add your comment
  10. SWAT team conducts crisis negotiation training | Add your comment
  11. Franchising seminar to be held April 15-16 | Add your comment
  12. Maplesville Heritage Day to be held Saturday | Add your comment
  13. Jemison man pleads guilty to manslaughter | Add your comment
  14. School holds mock car wreck to show dangers of drunk driving | Add your comment
  15. Free movie series to start at Jeff State on April 11 (updated) | Add your comment

Sports

Verbena football title trophy found, to be returned to school

“We’re excited about getting that trophy back to the school," Verbena Principal Kelvin Boulware said. Read more | Add your comment

  1. CCHS tennis teams to compete in sectionals | Add your comment
  2. Maplesville tunes up for playoffs with win over Southside | Add your comment
  3. Jemison picks up important area wins | 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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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

Verbena football title trophy found, to be returned to school

“We’re excited about getting that trophy back to the school," Verbena Principal Kelvin Boulware said. Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Church News for Thursday, April 3

Victory Chapel Church Victory Chapel Church, located at 2665 County Road 81 in Clanton, will hold a clearance yard sale on April 4 and 5 ... Read more | Add your comment

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