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Relay Queens bring Christmas cheer to Children’s

The Chilton County Relay For Life Queens helped spread Christmas cheer at Children’s of Alabama through recent activities.


IHS junior releases first novel

Camille Kellie of Isabella High School has released her first novel, “Saving Riley.”


One dead in ATV accident

An all-terrain vehicle accident on Nov. 28 resulted in the death of the driver.


Pilgrim Rest names new pastor

Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Plantersville has selected James Richards as its new pastor.


Jemison holds annual tree lighting ceremony

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor The night was crisp and clear as Jemison residents waited in anticipation for ...


Commission reimburses Alfa for wetlands permit extension

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer The Chilton County Commission approved a resolution to reimburse Alfa for a portion of ...


Local educator joins state child care leadership

Long-time Verbena High School teacher Dr. Heather Scott has accepted a position working with the Alabama Department of ...


Chilton County leaders express thanks

By JOYANNA LOVE and ZACHARY SEIFTER For many, Thanksgiving is a time of reflection on present circumstances, the ...


Peach Park Christmas Walk set to open

The temperatures may just be a little nippy with no snow in sight, but Chiton County residents can ...


Clanton holds rezoning public hearings

There was no opposition during public hearings on two rezoning requests at the Clanton City Council on Nov. ...


VHS students create festive centerpieces

Verbena students recently created festive centerpieces for Thanksgiving during the after-school program.


Bring Christmas to a child through Chilton County DHR

Chilton County DHR is asking the community for help this Christmas in bringing cheer to local foster care ...


Man sentenced in shots fired incident from 2017

Jeremy Lane Wilson has been sentenced to eight years in prison after entering a guilty plea for attempted ...


Maplesville Councilman loses cancer battle

Maplesville Councilman Richard Davis passed away on the morning on Nov. 21.


County unemployment decreased in October

Chilton County had a 2.2% unemployment rate in October.

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