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Mistakes doom Thorsby in loss to Calhoun

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer They didn’t lose because they weren’t good enough. In the end, the Thorsby ... Read more | Add your comment

Joint police effort leads to 50 arrests

The Clanton Police Department and Chilton County Sheriff’s Office have arrested approximately 50 people in joint operations serving ... Read more | Add your comment

College Football is coming to Chilton County

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer Alabama and Auburn might rule Saturdays in the fall, but football fans in Chilton ... Read more | Add your comment

Van Clements named JIS assistant principal

Van Clements has been named the assistant principal for Jemison Intermediate School. Read more | Add your comment

Clanton

Great American Poetry Workshops Scheduled

The Central Alabama Performing Arts Guild will host a four-week series of American Poetry Workshops to be held via Zoom beginning March 4. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Clanton

Arrests made in burglary case

Three suspects are in custody after a multi-agency investigation of multiple burglaries thought to be connected. Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

Columns

Nice to meet you

By Zachary Seifter/Staff Writer   I have been told quite a few times this week that I have big shoes to fill. I didn’t know ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:36 am

Marriages

Marriages from Feb. 18-26

The following marriages were issued in Chilton County from Feb. 18-26:   Feb. 18 Jose Alberto Gonzalez Duran to Iralda Itzel Gonzalez Duran Dustin Steven ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:28 am

Divorces

Divorces Feb. 12-24

Divorce The following divorces were issued in Chilton County from Feb. 12-24: Christopher Van Wart from Heather Lyn Van Wart Barry Justin Ray from Brandy ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:25 am

Land Transactions

Deeds Feb. 15 -Feb. 25

Deeds The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from Feb.15 -Feb.25  : Feb. 17 Shane M. Jones and Debra L. Jones to Raymond Lynn ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:20 am

Fire and Police Reports

Fire and Police Reports

The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department from Feb. 17-23   Feb. 17 General Illness: 900 Block 8th Street N. Motor ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:11 am

Clanton

Chilton Natural Resources Council receives award

The Chilton Natural Resources Council has been named an Outstanding County Natural Resources Council. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:01 pm

Clanton

Arbor Day celebration

The Chilton Natural Resource Council held its annual sapling giveaway on Feb. 23. Photos by JOYANNA LOVE/ ADVERTISER Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:39 am

Clanton

Chilton County Commission vote for appointed school superintendent fails

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer On the evening of Feb. 23, the Chilton County Commission considered a resolution to allow the county school board to appoint ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:10 am

Clanton

CCS bus maintenance earns perfect score on inspection

The Chilton County Schools bus maintenance department received a perfect score on this year’s inspection by the Alabama Department of Transportation. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:10 am

Jemison

JIS receives Students to Stewards Conservation Grant

By Zachary Seifter Staff Writer This week, Jemison Intermediate School was given a conservation education grant from the Alabama Power Foundation. The foundation gave grants ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:43 pm

Chilton County High School

Ty’eisha Williams walkoff double leads CCHS to victory

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer It was not looking good early for the Chilton County High School Lady Tigers softball on Feb. 22. After jumping ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:45 pm

Clanton

Chilton County BOE pursuing changing to appointed superintendent

The Chilton County Board of Education took the first step toward changing from an elected superintendent to an appointed superintendent with a vote on Feb. ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:01 pm

Clanton

Don Driver appointed to Clanton Council

Don Driver is sworn in as a Clanton City Council member. (JOYANNA LOVE/ ADVERTISER) Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:57 am

News Main

Thorsby to face Calhoun with trip to Final Four on the line

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer Often in sports is it that people get to watch history be made. Every year, heroes come to the surface to ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, February 22, 2021 4:21 pm

Fire and Police Reports

Fire and police reports

Clanton Fire Department  The following is an activity report of the Clanton Fire Department from Feb. 10-16:   Feb. 10 Fall: 800 Block of Seventeenth ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:24 pm

Land Transactions

Deeds Feb.8 -Feb. 14

Deeds The following deeds were transferred in Chilton County from Feb.8 -Feb.14  : Feb. 8 Jaime Arlene Singleton FNA Jaime Foshee and Kevin Layne Singleton ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:20 pm

Chilton County High School

CCHS Varsity baseball season starts with a win

After weeks of cold and rain the Chilton County High School Varsity Baseball team enjoyed an afternoon in the sun as the Tigers played host ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 2:11 pm

Billingsley

Mustangs hold on for thrilling Opening Day victory over Bears

By Brandon Sumrall/ Special to the Advertiser The Isabella Mustangs and Billingsley Bears opened their 2021 baseball seasons on Feb. 19 with a thrilling shootout. Despite ... Read more

by Zachary Seifter, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:47 am

News Main

Thorsby Boys Varsity basketball team makes Elite 8

Thorsby Boys Varsity basketball team has advance to the Elite 8 after defeating Orange Beach 50-47 on Feb. 19. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 9:43 am

Opinion

Weather radios available to Chilton residents

February 21-26 is Severe Weather Awareness Week, and it comes at an opportune time for individuals to make a severe weather plan for their home. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 4:45 pm

Opinion

Fun and a pandemic

   No, those two words don’t go together. It’s an oxymoron, like jumbo shrimp, deafening silence, or unbiased opinion. But let’s face it — this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 4:27 pm

Clanton

Clanton City Council to address vacant seat, personnel issues

The Clanton City Council has received two resumes for the position of District 3 Council member and is expected to vote on an appointee at ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:31 am

Clanton

Land ownership transfer set for Clanton Council first reading

The Clanton City Council will have the first reading of an ordinance to approve a limited warranty deed that would change ownership of the future ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, February 19, 2021 9:48 am

Clanton

Activity starts at future farm center site

The removal of timber from the future Alabama Farm Center at Alfa Centennial Park site was set to begin Feb. 18. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:59 pm

Jemison

Nathan Johns signs to Huntingdon

Jemison High School basketball player Nathan Johns made his college decision official during a signing ceremony on Jan. 17. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:14 am