Latest Editorials


Editorial: Importance of voting

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


Editorial: Pay attention to stay safe

Three traffic-related fatalities in three days is hard for any community.


Editorial: Do your part to prevent fires

Fire protection has been a focus for local governments during recent meetings as municipal fire departments have received ...


Editorial: Newspaper asking for support of HR 7640

The past year and a half has been difficult for everyone as the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic ...


Editorial: Missing Wayne McKinnon

Chilton County has lost a pillar of the community with the passing of Wayne McKinnon. McKinnon was influential ...


Agriculture offers important lessons

ISSUE: Educators from across Alabama toured two Chilton County farms as part of the Ag in the Classroom ...


New law, grants will make officers’ tough jobs a little easier

ISSUE: A new state law will give police more authority in some traffic cases, and grants were recently ...

chilton county relay for life

Chilton County turns out, helps out once again

ISSUE: Chilton County Relay For Life’s 2016 fundraising for the American Cancer Society surpassed its goal of $153,000.

chilton county commission

Consider all options to fix road issue

ISSUE: County Commission could schedule work session to discuss road maintenance.


Making sure life was not lost in vain

ISSUE: A candlelight vigil is planned to remember a victim of domestic violence and bring awareness to the ...


All bridges lead to somewhere

ISSUE: 10 bridges are on the docket to be replaced in Chilton County in the coming months.

e.m. henry community center

Re-opened center will benefit community

ISSUE: The E.M. Henry Community Center in the West End community has re-opened after more than two years’ ...

chilton county high school

‘Save-A-Seat’ campaign worth supporting

ISSUE: A campaign is underway to pay for renovations to the Chilton County High School auditorium.

chilton county commission

Next group of commissioners should build on momentum

ISSUE: Chilton County voters began the process of selecting a new Commission with the March 1 Primary Election.

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Make informed decisions at the polls

ISSUE: Chilton County voters will head to the polls on March 1 to vote in the Primary Election. ...

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