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COLUMN: “Better, Brighter:” Collins gives specialized eye exams

Faye Collins, who has a master’s degree in education and began teaching in Chilton County in 1984 first heard of Irlen Syndrome in 1989. One ... Read more

OPINION: Choosing to remember good things

Ordinarily, this week see local students returning to the classroom. No one will ever call this era ordinary. Read more

OPINION: Missing the bygone era of manners

During the current times of social media obsessiveness, most of the world will agree that technology and social media have made the world a better ... Read more

OPINION: Master plan offers look into county’s future

Big things are on the horizon for Chilton County. Just this week, the final draft of Interstate 65, Exit 212 master plan was announced along ... Read more

OPINION: Clanton Lions Club welcomes new president  

The Clanton Daytime Lions Club recently elected Renee Green to serve as club president. Read more

COLUMN: Summer reflections on the honey bee

The other day as I was walking in some grass I looked down and noticed a honey bee on a clover flower. Read more

OPINION: Living in Interesting Times

During a 1936 speech to the British Parliament, Sir Austen Chamberlin admonished his audience with the phrase, “May you live in interesting times!” Read more

OPINION: A Memoriam to Billy Joe

On July 14, 2020 Billy Joe Driver was laid to rest at his home church Temple Assembly of God in Clanton. Billy Joe was a ... Read more

COLUMN:The ’90s was the golden age to be a kid

Every child loves the period in which they grew up, because why wouldn’t they? This is why I believe the 1990s and early 2000s were ... Read more

About the Chilton County Arts Festival

Dear Friends, Ten years ago, the Chilton County Arts Council began an event to offer talented local artists an indoor low overhead market where they ... Read more

OPINION: Meet the Piper behind the peach

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist One historical radio family of Chilton County is returning to the radio waves. Piper Dennis Little, daughter of the late ... Read more

COLUMN: Time to do something new

With COVID-19 all of Chilton County has had to be at home more often due to Gov. Kay Ivey's stay at home and safer at ... Read more

COLUMN: Kelley and friends encouraging others

During days of unpopular political opinions, civil unrest and built-up animosity, one local woman is working to build others up. Charolette Kelley of Verbena has ... Read more

The world through gray-colored glasses

As human beings in this life, it seems we feel compelled to create the scenario of good vs. evil. However, this is a very simplistic ... Read more

OPINION: Celebrate your freedoms this July 4

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. This celebration of the founding of our nation is a great time to reflect on the ... Read more

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