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Minooka Park improvements moving along

Minooka Park continues to make strides forward thanks to several resolutions presented by Chilton County Commissioner Steve Langston and passed by his fellow commissioners during ... Read more

35 mins ago by Anthony Richards.

Capital projects plan addresses schools needs

The new capital projects five-year plan for Chilton County Schools lists a roof for Thorsby High School as the top priority.       Read more

1 day ago by Joyanna Love.

8-year-old raises $400 for Children’s

It has been one year since 8-year-old Davon Scippio was released from Children’s of Alabama hospital after a weeklong stay. Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

August unemployment rate drops

The preliminary unemployment rate in Chilton County is continuing to decrease. Read more

6 days ago by Joyanna Love.

School system navigates COVID-19 cases

Chilton County Schools resumed classes nearly two weeks ago with detailed COVID-19 precautions in place. Read more

6 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Free meals expanded to include school employees

Chilton County Schools is offering employees the opportunity for free breakfast, lunch and snack as a thank you for helping with serving meals to students. Read more

1 week ago by Joyanna Love.

BREAKING: Chilton County Schools to dismiss at 1 p.m.

Heavy rains expected as Hurricane Sandy continues to sweep across the state have prompted Chilton County Schools leadership to close school at 1 p.m. Read more

1 week ago by Joyanna Love.

Flooding expected from Sally

Hurricane Sally has made landfall and is expected to produce its share of rain for Chilton County. Although the National Weather Service in Birmingham does ... Read more

1 week ago by Anthony Richards.

Teachers reflect on first day of school

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor The first day of school for Chilton County Schools on Sept. 8 looked a little different this year as students ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Commission approves budget, preps for road projects

The Chilton County Commission approved a budget of $22,772,056 for its 2020-21 fiscal year during its meeting on Sept. 8. The budget is broken down ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anthony Richards.

County employees become Tier 1

The Chilton County Commission passed a resolution for all of its employees to begin being classified as Tier 1 during its meeting on Sept. 8. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anthony Richards.

Verbena Fire planning new station

Verbena Fire and Rescue is taking the first steps to constructing a new fire station. Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Runner completes memorable marathon

Samantha Pitts Sims was set to run her third Boston Marathon when the event was reworked because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Community raises funds for K–9 officers

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office has several four-legged officers that accompany their human counterparts to keep the county safe. Read more

2 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

Firefighters share ideas with state leaders

The Chilton County Firefighters Association meeting on Sept. 3 offered an opportunity for volunteer firefighters to voice their ideas for how to help with recruitment ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anthony Richards.

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