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Clements gives State of Schools report; shows improvement in multiple facets

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor The Chilton County Board of Education meeting on July 16 focused on ...

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United Way Hands On hosting backpack drive for central Alabama students

From United Way of Central Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In preparation for the upcoming school year, United Way ...

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Changes to this year’s Peach Festival welcomed tens of thousands throughout June

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor The 77th annual Chilton County Peach Festival this year came with a ...

Schools

Fourth annual CAW Back to School Bash upcoming in Clanton

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor Central Alabama Wellness is having its fourth installment of the annual Back ...

Opinion

Column: The Doctrine of Salvation: Regeneration

By Hank Walker | Pastor at Peach City Fellowship Over the last three articles, we have examined the ...

News

Juvenile female killed in train accident in Clanton

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor A female juvenile was killed in a traffic accident involving a train ...

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One-time grant opportunities open for Chilton County nonprofits until July 19

From United Way of Central Alabama BIRMINGHAM — Applications opened June 20th for qualifying organizations in Chilton, St. ...

Schools

Hand leaves Verbena better than she found it, retires as principal

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor After decades of dedication to education in Chilton County, Verbena High School ...

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Benz’s new book features a dog’s journey to helping dozens of Ukrainian children

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor Nancy Long Benz’s dream of creating a children’s book has come true ...

Records

Clanton Police Department

These incidents happened between June 27-July 2. June 27 Domestic Violence-Third Degree: 1300 Block of 4th Avenue North, ...

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Divorces

These were the divorces filed in Chilton County from July 3-10. July 3 Kassidy Powell from Colten Scott ...

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Jemison Fire Department

These incidents are from July 4-10. July 4 Stroke: 1100 Block County Road 25, Jemison Wreck: AL Highway ...

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Chilton County Sheriff’s Office

These incidents happened between July 3-9. July 3 Auto Theft, Receiving Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Marijuana-Possess: ...

News

Scenes from the opening of the Blackwood Brothers exhibit in Clanton

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor June 30 of this year marked the 70th anniversary of one of ...

Schools

CCS providing free breakfast, lunch for all students for 2024-25 school year

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor Chilton County Schools announced on July 10 that all students will receive ...

Records

Clanton Fire Department

These incidents are from July 1-7. July 1 Childbirth: 300 Block Smith Street Fall: 800 Block 17th Avenue ...

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Marriages

These were the marriages issued in Chilton County from July 3-10. July 3 Sabrina Renee Kuczmarski to Micah ...

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Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from July 3-10. July 3 Ricky Lynn Minor to Jason ...

Sports

Clanton 6U All Stars win World Series in Albertville

By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor The Clanton 6U All Stars brought home the 2024 USA Rec World ...

Opinion

Column: Celebrating July 4 on Lake Mitchell

By Peggy Bullard | Community Columnist July 4 was a big day on Lake Mitchell. How many were ...