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OPINION: Fostering Chilton’s Fur Babies

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist Dogs and cats at Chilton County Humane Society are eagerly waiting for families to adopt them and take them to ... Read more

OPINION: Learn from history to avoid pitfalls

Last week, I was able to talk to Frank Atchison about the Bay of Pigs invasion. Atchison had contacted us because he wanted the historical ... Read more

Library extends hours

The Chilton/Clanton Public Library is opening for full time service! Read more

A magic carpet made of steel

By Billy Singleton/ Community Columnist The 1971 ballad “City of New Orleans,” by Steve Goodman, is a nostalgic and bittersweet remembrance of the passing of ... Read more

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Read more

The season of the pitcher

By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer   No-hitters and perfect games are a rarity in the games of baseball and softball. That is what makes them so ... Read more

History of Peach Queen Campground

One of Chilton County’s oldest peach-named businesses, Jemison’s Peach Queen Campground has welcomed tourist from around the world while giving them a slice of county ... Read more

Happy Resurrection Day!

Easter, or Resurrection Day as it is also called, is an important holiday for me. Read more

Locals place in Southeastern Livestock Expo

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist Several Chilton County youth recently competed at the Alabama Farmers Federation Southeastern Livestock Expo. Abby Allred, Lillian Smith and Claire ... Read more

Library adds non-fiction adult titles

Welcome to the month of March from your Chilton/Clanton Public Library. Read more

OPINION: It’s Girl Scout Cookie season!

Every year, there are weather seasons, holiday seasons and sale seasons. Read more

COLUMN: Hiking from “Bama” to Baxter, Maine

For the last several years, M.J. “Sunny” Eberhart, age 82, has been the caretaker Pinhoti’s Flagg Mountain. Read more

HISTORY COLUMN: Remembering the Good Old Days?

Travel in the 21st century is a matter of convenience. Read more

Leaping Leap Years!

This weekend marks a unique time for mankind and our ability (or inability) to measure time accurately. Read more

Nice to meet you

By Zachary Seifter/Staff Writer   I have been told quite a few times this week that I have big shoes to fill. I didn’t know ... Read more

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