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LifeSouth in desperate need for blood donations

In the wake of Hurricane Zeta, which crossed over Alabama’s coast then moved into the state of Georgia, millions are without power causing blood drives ... Read more

1 day ago by Joyanna Love.

No fatalities in recent storm

By JOYANNA LOVE/Managing Editor Tropical Storm Zeta blew through Chilton County on Oct. 28-29. Downed trees, limbs and broken power poles have led to what ... Read more

1 day ago by Joyanna Love.

Power outage prompts need for water conservation

Widespread power outages in Chilton County have impacted the south water plant for Chilton Water Authority. Daniel Cantley of CWA asked that all customers conserve ... Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Chilton County Schools closed Friday, Oct. 30

Chilton County Schools Superintendent Jason Griffin has announced that schools will be closed on Friday, Oct. 30 following widespread damage fromTropical Storm Zeta. “Based on ... Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Hurricane’s path plunges hundreds of thousands into dark across Alabama

Hurricane Zeta plunged a large swath of Alabama in the dark overnight with hundreds of thousands still without power early Thursday. The storm’s path can ... Read more

2 days ago by Alabama Now.

Paranormal Group talks to the ‘Other Side’

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/Freelance Writer   When she was a child, haunted tales from the University of Montevallo initially sparked Samantha Davis’s intrigue of the paranormal. ... Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

First views of damage in Clanton, Chilton County from social media

Huge structural damage in Clanton. Looks like the roof collapsed on top of this building behind Neighborhood Grill in downtown. #alwx @CBS_42 @Nate_HH @gannweather pic.twitter.com/IAPQICsvNh ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hurricane Zeta slams South, leaves path of destruction across Alabama

Hurricane Zeta surprised weather forecasters Wednesday as it strengthened just before making landfall and plowed ashore, leaving a wake of destruction across Louisiana, Mississippi and ... Read more

2 days ago by Alabama Now.

Crews working to restore power

Heavy winds overnight and into early morning have cause widespread damage in Chilton County as the remains of storm Zeta. The hurricane was still at ... Read more

2 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Tales of ‘hauntings’ at the Verbena Turnaround House

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Freelance writer Every haunted house has a deep historical background to tell. One local home in Verbena, commonly referred to as the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Funds needed for Higgins Ferry playground

Community members are rallying to raise funds to replace the playground at Higgins Ferry Park. Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Minooka Park upgrades continue

The Chilton County Commission approved additional funding for improvements at Minooka Park during a meeting on Oct. 27. Read more

3 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Butterfly Bridge collecting items for auction

Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center is looking for auction item donors and sponsors for its 2021 Flutter fundraiser. Read more

4 days ago by Joyanna Love.

Principals express concerns to Chilton BOE

The Chilton County Board of Education met Oct. 26 and listened for a two and half hours as principals from around the county voiced their ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Farm Center expected to draw tourists and dollars

The Alabama Farm Center at Alfa Centennial Park is projected to be a mecca for tourism in Alabama and make the city of Clanton not ... Read more

4 days ago by Anthony Richards.

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