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Historical Church building gets new life

Eddie and Anginette Arrington, originally of Alabaster, moved to Chilton County a few years ago to get away ...


Keep safety in mind this summer

Summer is coming to Chilton County. The rising temperatures have many thinking of swimming in the pool or ...


‘Romeo and Juliet’ coming to CCHS

By KAY TIPPETT |Community Columnist Every American who attends public school has attempted to read a Shakespearean play ...


Swindle is advocating for agriculture

By ELISABETH ALTAMIRANO-SMITH | Community Columnist Clanton resident Madeline Swindle is representing as 2023 Chilton County Elite Ms. ...


Staying cool in the growing Alabama heat

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer As the heart of the month of May approaches, so does the ...


Editorial: Importance of voting

Primary elections for state and local races will be held on May 24. Now is the time to ...


Growing and living America

Driving scenic backroads in Chilton County is second to none.


What’s in a rainbow?

I read that we all see rainbows differently. 


Sowing the Seeds of Progress

By Rachel Martin | Chilton Chamber of Commerce executive director  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, ...


Historical Society seeking help in preserving local history

The Chilton County Historical Society has begun a new project to restore the county’s historical newspapers through digital ...


Alabama roars again in Talladega

By Carey Reeder | Staff Writer Twice a year, the tall pine trees of the Talladega National Forest ...


Local ministry returns

In 2015, Susan and Jack Barrett of Jemison founded Our Helping Hands of Bama Ministry — a ministry ...


When empty was a good thing

By JOYANNA LOVE | Managing Editor Churches in Chilton County have been full of special events such as ...


COLUMN: Shooting for the Stars

Clanton resident and native Vince Olanrewaju knows first-hand how it feels when youth have someone cheering them on ...


COLUMN: The Importance of the arts

When I was at Prattville High School, we did not have a theatre department.

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