Justin Averette

Managing Editor
Hamm named Miss Alabama runner-up

Hamm named Miss Alabama runner-up

Thorsby native Susan Hamm finished as first runner-up in this weekend’s Miss Alabama Pageant. Read more

Thorsby has new court judge, prosecutor

Thorsby Municipal Court will have a new municipal court judge and prosecutor through at least October. Read more  | 1 comment

Conservancy works to protect rare plant

Conservancy works to protect rare plant

A conservation group wants to help property owners protect an endangered plant found only in and around Chilton County. Read more

Georgia-Pacific to lay off 40 employees, cut back hours

Georgia-Pacific will lay off 40 employees and cut back hours of operation at its Thorsby plant, going from four shifts to two. Read more  | 5 comments