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The top stories at clantonadvertiser.com

The most viewed article on www.clantonadvertiser.com for the last half of 2008 was a posting about a tragic accident at Mitchell Dam on Tuesday, July 22, when a longtime employee of Alabama Power drowned.

The story recorded 3,133 unique visitors (a viewer is counted once no matter how many times he/she views the page the same day). A follow up story about the victim, Robert Courtney, was the second most viewed article with 2,817 unique visitors.

Others in the top 10 viewer list include:

3. Drowning claims 4-year old-2,649 views—August 3

4. Thorsby football coach resigns-2,331 views-November 18

5. Woman arrested for animal cruelty-2,274 views-December 10

6. 31-year old pedestrian dies in train wreck—2,151 views-July 27

7. Seven arrested in Clanton drug bust Monday-2,095 views—August 26

8. Goodchild makes wild prediction-1,190 views—September 24

9. Funeral services set for officer today—1,926 views-November 12

10. Sheriff’s Department arrests 2 for drugs—1,886 views—September 10.

The Clanton Advertiser’s online edition, www.clantonadvertiser.com, began operating under its new format in July, 2008. More than 1,671,509 unique page views have been reported on the site.