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Column: Summer Reading Kicks-off at Clanton Library

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith | Community Columnist Chilton-Clanton Public Library will host a summer reading kick-off for the community ...

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LCTC: teaching today’s youth, training tomorrow’s workforce

Henry Ford said, “The way to learn to do things is to do things. The way to learn ...

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Antique clock repair strikes local resident

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith | Community Columnist Myckeal Disharoon of Clanton has always had an interest in antique clocks. ...

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Thorsby teacher awarded arts grant

Thorsby High School music teacher Cheryl O’Brien was recently awarded her second Alabama Arts Education Initiative Grant.

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Food Entrepreneur Conference coming to Clanton

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Food Safety and Quality Team will host the 10th annual Food Entrepreneur Conference ...

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Student steps up to be school mascot

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith | Community Columnist Football has been a central part of Chilton County’s community for about ...

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Meet the woman behind Peaceful Oat Granola

Do you ever wonder what the story is behind the businesses you experience?

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Clanton group plans trip to Africa

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith | Community Columnist As a child growing up in Clanton, Paula Kornegay never dreamt her ...

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Clanton resident named one of Birmingham’s Top 40

The Birmingham Business Journal has unveiled the honorees for Birmingham’s Top 40 Under 40.

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Nominate your favorites!

It is that time of year again. When Chilton County residents get to nominate and then vote for ...

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Celebrating exciting times with the Chamber

It’s an exciting time for Chilton County and the Chilton Chamber! 

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Make-A-Wish’s ‘Team Tiny Feet’ with the biggest hearts

Each year, hikers from across the state come to the Pinhoti Trail to participate in Make-A-Wish’s Trailblazer Challenge.

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Jarvis was born to race

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith |Community columnist Some people love racing and speedways while others live for it. Katie Jarvis, ...

A Chilton County honey bee cleaning local Golden Rod and filling the pockets on its legs with pollen. (ELISABETH ALTAMIRANO-SMITH |CONTRIBUTED)

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Love for Bees Class buzzin’ in Jemison

If you are not sure what to get your Valentine this year, a course on honeybees might be ...

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A New Year, A New Chilton

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith | Community Columnist January is passing by quickly. Most people traditionally have made new year ...

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