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YMCA announces Summer Food Service Program

The YMCA of Chilton County is participating in the Summer Food Service Program to help feed children and ...


Students prepping for hot career keeping community cool

As summer draws closer in Alabama, air conditioning is a major thought as everyone tries to stay cool.


Humane Society hosts Mother’s Day spay event for local pets

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer The Humane Society of Chilton County’s Mother’s Day spay event was a ...


From skeptic to success: Ricky Venegas shares his boiled peanuts story

For some, it is an acquired taste. For others, it is a beloved Southern Classic.


Students enjoy outdoor public safety displays

Local second grade students learned about law enforcement, fire and rescue jobs and equipment during Law Day on ...


Police pursuit on interstate ends in arrest

A man with felony warrants is in Clanton Police custody after a car chase on Interstate 65.


SAFETY WARNING: Pediatricians advise against diluting infant formula

News reports abound about the current shortage of infant formula facing families across the nation and in Alabama, ...


Hilyer signs letter of intent to Luther College

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer Jemison High School senior Harrison Hilyer signed his national letter of intent ...


Thorsby places 16th in national land judging competition

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer Haley Maddox, Mesha Mims, Tori Mims and Laina Prady made the 784-mile ...


CCSO requesting help identifying homicide victim

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help in identifying a body found near Alabama ...


Thank you, local law enforcement!

Senior Connection held a brunch to honor local law enforcement on May 11. Photos by JOYANNA LOVE | ...


Senior Center receives $20,000 donation

Clanton officials have secured a $20,000 grant for the Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program.


Hines and Gay make national disc golf tournament in Texas

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer DJ Hines and Thomas Gay each punched their ticket to the 2022 ...


Wellness Group design gets final approval

The Wellness Group, a counseling center in Clanton, has received the necessary plan approval to move forward with ...


Clanton sponsoring countywide job recruitment fair

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor The city of Clanton is hosting the Chilton County Job Recruitment and ...

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