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Keeping the Season Bright

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community columnist The joyous holiday season is ringing in! While the world prepares their holiday tables and searches the attic for Christmas ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: Basketball is back

High school sports go through a couple of transitions each year, and we are in the midst of one right now. As Isabella and Maplesville ... Read more

6 days ago by Anthony Richards.

Chilton’s autumn fruit: persimmons

When thinking of Chilton County, the first fruit that comes to mind is generally peaches, but the local climate and rich soil are also the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: Volleyball: a sport without a home

I feel bad for the sport of volleyball, because the girls that play it work so hard and it really is an action-packed game, but ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anthony Richards.

Recovering from the storm

Inclement weather is never fun. Many residents of Chilton County and Alabama have spent several hours after Tropical Storm Zeta came through trying to do ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Joyanna Love.

All the Live Long Day: Working on the Railroad

Musical lyrics involving trains have long influenced artists such as Hank Williams Sr., Johnny Cash and Gladys Knight. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OPINION: Alabama public notice laws need updating

Alabama State law requires that government meetings of elected officials be open to the public. Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

Food box giveaway scheduled

Mt. Pisgah United Methodist will host a free food box giveaway, Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 am. The giveaway is a monthly ... Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

Halloween event scheduled for Jemison Dixie Ball Field

Jemison Youth Athletics (JYA) will host a Halloween Bash at Jemison Dixie Youth Ball Field, 820 Guy Street, on October 31, from 1-6 p.m. Read more

1 month ago by Joyanna Love.

OPINION: Bad calls are life lessons for athletes

I have covered my share of sporting events over the years, many of them at the high school level where the referees can be a ... Read more

2 months ago by Anthony Richards.

Penton Farms hosts country music singing

Leaves are rustling in the streets while the smell of pumpkin pie aroma fills the air across the south. Autumn is here, and people are ... Read more

2 months ago by Joyanna Love.

OPINION: Paying tribute to a great friendship

News of football legend Gale Sayers’s death on Sept. 22, prompted me to go home and watch “Brian’s Song,” which was a movie originally created ... Read more

2 months ago by Anthony Richards.

COLUMN: September is historic month for sports viewing

The pandemic has led to a very awkward spring and summer for sports fans, with many of the signature events held during those months either ... Read more

3 months ago by Anthony Richards.

OPINION: A look at labor this holiday

The past several months have seen a number of shifts in how people in this state work. Read more

3 months ago by Joyanna Love.

Lake Mitchell is alive and well

It seems like since mid-March our world was shutting down due to Covid-19 virus but that was not the case on Lake Mitchell. Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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