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Union Springs Baptist honors former commissioner

By STEVEN CALHOUN/Staff Writer Union Springs Baptist Church in Jemison had a special time during their Dec. 11 worship service to honor former County Commissioner ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Friday, December 16, 2016 11:48 am

North Chilton

Jemison Angel Tree delivered gifts to Jemison Middle

By STEVEN CALHOUN/Staff Writer The city of Jemison’s Angel Tree was a great success, and the gifts were delivered to Jemison Middle School on the ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Thursday, December 15, 2016 1:27 pm

North Chilton

Patriots fall to Faith Christian

Chilton Christian Academy fell to Faith Christian at home Friday, 71–21. For the Patriots (2-5), sophomore Jewel Mitchell and junior Trent Ray both scored touchdowns ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Friday, October 4, 2013 11:40 pm

North Chilton

Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest

Jemison defenders track down West Blocton’s Leonard Ward IV in their fourth region game Oct. 4 at Panther Stadium. The Jemison Panthers (5–1 overall, 3–1 ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Friday, October 4, 2013 11:39 pm

North Chilton

Public, school libraries receive technology upgrades

Chilton County libraries and schools received technology upgrades this month after state Rep. Kurt Wallace committed more than $20,000 of his discretionary funding to the ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Monday, September 16, 2013 6:56 pm

North Chilton

Robotics students construct hands-free lawnmower

Students in the robotics program at LeCroy Career Technical Center aren’t always working together on the same project, but their instructors make sure they are ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Tuesday, May 28, 2013 4:03 pm

North Chilton

JMS renovations will yield more classroom space

Maintenance crews will breathe new life into the old Jemison Middle School building this summer with new floors, new doors, wall repairs and fresh coats ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:12 am

North Chilton

Board of Education approves school requests

At a meeting on May 21, the Chilton County Board of Education awarded LeCroy Career Technical Center’s tractor bid to Clanton Tractor for $17,205 and ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Tuesday, May 28, 2013 9:17 am

North Chilton

JHS, CMS archery teams prepare for nationals

Two archery teams in Chilton County scored a bull’s-eye when they earned the right to attend the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) National ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 9:21 am

North Chilton

Students advocate agriculture through FFA Week

Future Farmers of America chapters at several schools in Chilton County recently participated in National FFA Week to celebrate and promote agriculture. Students from Isabella, ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:54 pm

North Chilton

School could use old building if renovated

Although the plans for a vacant building on Jemison High School’s campus are uncertain, school officials agree the facility could be restored to function as ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Friday, March 1, 2013 1:34 pm

North Chilton

Former Jemison High principal killed in wreck

A two-vehicle wreck Saturday in Tallassee claimed the life of former Jemison High School principal Alan Davis Thompson. Thompson, 49, of Calera was killed when ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Monday, January 7, 2013 12:53 pm

North Chilton

Jemison sets speed limit in front of city hall

The Jemison City Council voted in favor of posting a speed limit on a city street that sees heavy traffic and instances of motorists going ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Monday, November 19, 2012 8:18 pm

North Chilton

Joe Dillard Wesson

Joe Dillard Wesson, 83, of Clanton died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 23, ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 8:32 pm

North Chilton

Shirley Ann Mull Thames

Shirley Ann Mull Thames, 70, of Thorsby died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. She was born on Saturday, Sept. 12, ... Read more

by Emily Beckett, Monday, October 29, 2012 2:41 pm

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