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Council to appoint pro tem to serve out mayor’s term

With the passing of Billy Joe Driver, Clanton has a leadership vacancy that needs to be filled until a new mayor is elected. Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Community reflects on Mayor Driver’s legacy

Long-time Clanton Mayor Billy Joe Driver passed away July 9 after battling COVID-19. Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Pedestrian dies after walking into traffic

An accident involving a pedestrian and a semi on Highway 31 on July 9 resulted in a fatality. Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

911 Board and RPS sign agreement

The Chilton County E911 Board and Regional Paramedical Services have signed a memorandum of understanding. Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Clanton Mayor dies after COVID-19 illness

It is with heavy hearts that The Clanton Advertiser reports long-time Mayor Billy Joe Driver has passed away. Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

County computers down after incident

The Chilton County Commission computer network is temporarily down as specialists research a cyber incident, potentially ransomware, which has disrupted the system. Read more

4 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Board of Education names CMS assistant principal

The Chilton County Board of Education has selected André Davis as the new assistant principal for Clanton Middle School. Read more

4 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Jeff State mostly online next semester

Jefferson State Community College, including the Chilton-Clanton campus, will conduct classes mostly through online platforms. Read more

5 days ago by Joyanna Love.

BOE changes school start date

The Chilton County Board of Education has approved moving the school start date for the 2020-2021 school year to Aug. 17. Read more

5 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Pre-apprenticeship offered for Jeff State, Lawson State students

Developing STEM programs in Chilton County Schools has become more of focus in recent years, and now recent high school graduates will have the opportunity ... Read more

6 days ago by Anthony Richards.

Republican Runoff election for senator is July 14

The Republican primary runoff vote for United States Senator will be held on July 14. Read more

6 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Advertiser earns several APA awards

The Alabama Press Association recently announced the recipients of its 2020 media awards. The Clanton Advertiser was able to bring home honors across the fields ... Read more

6 days ago by Anthony Richards.

CCHS alum wins story contest

Sarah Beth Huntley of Clanton has been named the winner of Go On Girl! Book Club’s Unpublished Writers Award. Read more

6 days ago by Joyanna Love.

DNA used to identify 1984 murder victim

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the victim in a 1984 murder has been identified. Read more

1 week ago by Joyanna Love.

Carter sworn in as Board of Education member

Brad Carter is officially a member of the Chilton County Board of Education following a swearing-in ceremony June 30. He was sworn in by Circuit ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anthony Richards.

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