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General Information

The Clanton Advertiser
1109 Seventh Street North
Clanton, Alabama 35046
(205) 755-5747

Classifieds: (205) 280-5667


Boone Newspapers purchased the Central Alabama Independent Advertiser on Aug. 15, 1975.

The Central Alabama Independent Advertiser evolved into The Independent Advertiser and eventually The Clanton Advertiser. We currently publish five times each week, from Tuesday-Saturday.

Staff List

Tim Prince

President & Publisher

Stephen Dawkins

Managing Editor

Emily Beckett

Staff Writer

Emily Etheredge

Staff Writer

Zack Bates

Marketing Consultant

Brandy Clackley

Marketing Consultant

Laura Atkins

Customer Service

Jimmy Ruff

Production Manager

Scott Mims

Mailroom Manager

Editor's Picks

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

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

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