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Letter to the Editor: Let’s move forward with Farm Center

I realize there are issues between every party Involved and everyone has their side of the story. There are old grudges and new grudges. But ... Read more

Local biker group ‘bragging on Jesus’

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist In June 2015, a group of local bikers came together and formed the Chilton County Chapter of the Faith Riders. ... Read more

Learning about 9/11

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer Every year on Sept. 11, many people share their memories of what happened in 2001 when the Twin Towers in New ... Read more

Triumph over tragedy: Melissa Kilburn

I first learned of Melissa Kilburn’s health journey from her daughter who attended a summer Bible study I led a couple of years ago. Read more

Class is in session

Chilton County Schools students have completed their first full week of classes. Read more

Muscadines are more than fruit

Living in the South, everyone knows that muscadine, or Vitis Rotundifola, is a species of grape that grows wild in rural settings, but for those ... Read more

Creating my first Kickoff magazine

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   When I first started here with The Clanton Advertiser, one of the first responsibilities that I was given was being ... Read more

OPINION: Getting the news to you

 “How do you get the news?” A variation of this question was asked of me a little while ago by a community member. Read more

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 have continued to change daily life. Read more

OPINION: Echos of the Past

When I was a high school senior, I made the very unpopular decision to attend Judson College. Read more

A career dream come true

Isaiah Taylor, age 18, has always wanted to become a police officer. Read more

My first Chilton County peach

By ZACHARY SEIFTER/ Staff Writer   For months, I have heard that Chilton County was known for its peaches. But, to be honest, I have never ... Read more

President Andrew Jackson’s Signature found in Chilton County

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist   Nestled in the old part of Jemison sits a postcard of a worthy white church with a bell tower. Formerly ... Read more

Rain Couldn’t Interrupt

By Peggy Bullard/ Community columnist   Lake Mitchell’s Fourth of July celebrations that started on July 2 were not interrupted by the rain. It rained some ... Read more

Library to offer Knitting Class & Other Classes

By Elisabeth Altamirano-Smith/ Community Columnist   The Chilton/Clanton Public Library is planning a new class schedule for the community this coming fall. This year as ... Read more

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