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Field trips return to Penton Farms

The Penton Farms pumpkin patch is back as a popular field trip spot this year. Read more | Add your comment

Jemison volleyball advances to regional playoffs

CONTRIBUTED The Jemison High Panthers volleyball team finished second in the Class 5A Area 6 volleyball tournament on ... Read more | Add your comment

Investigator Cobb’s memory to be honored through award

By JOYANNA LOVE/Managing Editor Long-time investigator Jeff Cobb of Thorsby lost his short battle with cancer on Oct. ... Read more | Add your comment

Maplesville wins area to move onto regional playoffs

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Maplesville High School won twice on Oct. 14 to win its area tournament. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Clanton

Commission to move forward with courthouse planning

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The Chilton County Commission once again held discussions about a new courthouse during its meeting on Oct. 12. The commission began ... Read more | Add your comment

by Zachary Seifter.

Clanton

Committee to combat underage drinking

The Chilton County Children’s Policy Council and Central Alabama Wellness are partnering to form the Community Wellness Committee. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Divorces

Divorce Records

The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from Oct. 7-14:   Oct. 11 Michael Alex Carter from Courtney Carter William Dale Walker from Amber ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:27 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Clanton Fire Department

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department for the week of Oct. 6-12:   Oct. 6   Structure Fire: County Road ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:26 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office

The following is an activity report of the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 6-12:   Oct. 6 Possession of marijuana, first degree; PDP drug ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:24 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds

The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from Oct. 7-13:   Oct. 7   Wesley Gene Hicks to Hicks Properties LLC for $1 Section ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:23 pm

Maplesville

Maplesville accepting Toys for Kids applications

The Town of Maplesville is once again looking to help families that might have a difficult time this Christmas purchasing gifts for their children. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:02 am

Isabella

Isabella volleyball wins area tournament

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Isabella High School’s volleyball team came away victorious on Oct. 13. The team won its area tournament, outlasting Fayetteville High School ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:13 am

Clanton

Clanton Council approves ordinance changes

The Clanton City Council unanimously approved an ordinance declaring multiple properties the city owns as surplus during a meeting on Oct. 12. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:05 am

Jemison

Jemison Council to consider rezoning portion of CR 42

The Jemison City Council will discuss a rezoning request for 26.17 acres on County Road 42 during its voting on Oct. 18. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 2:50 pm

Jemison

IDA discusses grant opportunities

The Industrial Development Authority board of directors focused on grants and hopes for the future during an Oct. 12 meeting. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:40 am

Billingsley

Week Nine preview

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Three weeks to go. That is all that is left in the 2021 regular season, and the playoff races are getting ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:38 am

Isabella

Athlete of the week: Jackson explodes in big Maplesville victory

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Maplesville’s Jakavion Jackson is this week’s athlete of the week thanks to a superb game against Notasulga High School on Oct. ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:30 am

Billingsley

Week Eight recaps

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Entering the final stretch of the season, many teams in Chilton County faced pivotal games in week eight. Maplesville faced Notasulga, ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:57 am

Clanton

EXPANDED SERVICE: Heart South moves to new building in Clanton

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the September 2021 edition of Chilton County Wellness. Copies are available at The Clanton Advertiser office, 1109 Seventh ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, October 11, 2021 4:26 pm

News Main

Thorsby wins lopsided Homecoming game

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Thorsby High School picked up its fifth win of the season on Oct. 8, knocking off Central Coosa 54-0 on Homecoming ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 11, 2021 2:12 pm

Opinion

Local boy selling decorations for Spina Bifida

Donovan Ellis, age 8 of Verbena, is raising awareness and fundraising for the Spina Bifida Association of Alabama. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 11, 2021 1:22 pm

Jemison

Jemison High School celebrates Homecoming

Jemison High School celebrated Homecoming during the school’s football game on Oct. 8. The Homecoming Court was presented, with Emily Roberts being named Homecoming Queen. ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:40 am

News Main

Isabella High School celebrates Homecoming

Isabella High School held its Homecoming celebration on Oct. 8 with a parade before presenting the Homecoming Court at the school’s football game. PHOTOS by ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:38 am

Isabella

Isabella runs away with Homecoming blowout

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Isabella High School picked up a dominant victory at home on Oct. 8 over Calhoun High School. The Mustangs won the ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:13 am

News

Thorsby celebrates Swedish Festival

Community members enjoyed performances and vendors during the Thorsby Swedish Festival on Oct.9 Photos by JOYANNA LOVE/ ADVERTISER Read more

by Joyanna Love, Saturday, October 9, 2021 11:29 am

Jemison

Multi-vehicle accident near Jemison

A multiple vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, has caused road blockage. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Saturday, October 9, 2021 11:21 am

Jemison

Jemison falls to Demopolis in Homecoming game

By BRANDON SUMRALL/ Special to the Advertiser The long, tough football season for the Jemison Panthers continued on Friday night as the visiting Demopolis Tigers took down ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 8, 2021 11:33 pm

Maplesville

Maplesville shuts out Notasulga for big regional win

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Maplesville High School picked up a huge regional win over Notasulga High School on Oct. 8. The Red Devils shutout the ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, October 8, 2021 11:29 pm

Clanton

Commission looks for land purchase extension amidst Farm Center delays

The Chilton County Commission is looking to extend purchase contracts on three properties near Interstate 65, Exit 212 following delays with development of the Alabama ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, October 8, 2021 8:15 pm

Clanton

REACH Women’s Business Center opens in Clanton

REACH Women’s Business Center has located in Clanton to help aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners in Central Alabama. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:06 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Police pursuit closes Interstate near 205

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor The pursuit of a suspect said to have shot at a Prattville Police officer has shut down Interstate 65 in ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, October 8, 2021 3:39 pm