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Reserve police officers raising funds for equipment

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Program is holding a silent auction on Oct. 8.


Chilton unemployment among the lowest in the state

Employment continues to increase in Chilton County with only 2.3% unemployment being reported for August.


Verbena’s White wins 2022 Homecoming Queen

Photos contributed by Leslee Deavers The 2022 Verbena Homecoming underclassmen honorees were Ruby Andrews, Katelyn Beadlecomb, Kadence Binkerd, ...


United Way kicks off fundraising campaign

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor The United Way of Central Alabama held its Chilton County campaign kickoff ...


Hot to Cold: Ascension St. Vincent’s Chilton uses tech to save energy, maintain hospital air quality

When residents come to Ascension St. Vincent’s Chilton for an appointment or because of an emergency health situation, ...


Verbena High holds See You at the Pole event

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor Several students arrived at Verbena High School early on Sept. 28 to ...


Jeff State Clanton officially opens CDL program track

Jefferson State Community College celebrated the completion of the Commercial Driver’s License program track at the Chilton-Clanton campus ...


Verner retires from library

The Chilton-Clanton Public Library said goodbye recently to a dear friend and coworker Nell Verner. Staff celebrated Nell’s ...


Commission adjusts lodging tax agreement on hotel

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer The Chilton County Commission made a slight adjustment to their lodging tax ...


Agreement reached for hotel project

The city of Clanton has reached an agreement with Mansa Hospitality LLC to bring a Hampton Inn to ...


Kidnapping suspect in custody after multi-agency search

A suspect is in custody after an hours long search by multiple law enforcement agencies.


Local law enforcement looking for kidnapping suspect

From the Jemison Police Department The Jemison Police Department, assisted by the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office, Clanton PD, ...


Fall for the Arts festival scheduled

The Chilton County Arts Council is gearing up for its Fall for the Arts festival, and there is ...


CCHS crowns homecoming king and queen

Photos contributed by Brittany Easterling   Sophomore representative Sydney Beltran, left, junior representative Keyontis Dennis, Homecoming King Jakeveon ...


Clanton discusses rezoning for Poplar Springs

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor The Clanton City Council is pursuing rezoning 815 Poplar Springs Road from ...

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