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Recovering from the storm

Inclement weather is never fun. Many residents of Chilton County and Alabama have spent several hours after Tropical Storm Zeta came through trying to do ... Read more

All the Live Long Day: Working on the Railroad

Musical lyrics involving trains have long influenced artists such as Hank Williams Sr., Johnny Cash and Gladys Knight. Read more

OPINION: Alabama public notice laws need updating

Alabama State law requires that government meetings of elected officials be open to the public. Read more

Food box giveaway scheduled

Mt. Pisgah United Methodist will host a free food box giveaway, Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 am. The giveaway is a monthly ... Read more

Halloween event scheduled for Jemison Dixie Ball Field

Jemison Youth Athletics (JYA) will host a Halloween Bash at Jemison Dixie Youth Ball Field, 820 Guy Street, on October 31, from 1-6 p.m. Read more

OPINION: Bad calls are life lessons for athletes

I have covered my share of sporting events over the years, many of them at the high school level where the referees can be a ... Read more

Penton Farms hosts country music singing

Leaves are rustling in the streets while the smell of pumpkin pie aroma fills the air across the south. Autumn is here, and people are ... Read more

OPINION: Paying tribute to a great friendship

News of football legend Gale Sayers’s death on Sept. 22, prompted me to go home and watch “Brian’s Song,” which was a movie originally created ... Read more

COLUMN: September is historic month for sports viewing

The pandemic has led to a very awkward spring and summer for sports fans, with many of the signature events held during those months either ... Read more

OPINION: A look at labor this holiday

The past several months have seen a number of shifts in how people in this state work. Read more

Lake Mitchell is alive and well

It seems like since mid-March our world was shutting down due to Covid-19 virus but that was not the case on Lake Mitchell. Read more

Great to have live sports back

It was such a great feeling to attend a live sporting event again, which I was able to do two nights in a row last ... Read more

The Peachy Crimsonette- Anna Calhoun

This week, Alabama Football announced its new SEC football schedule for the 2020-2021 year. Alabama Football has become a symbol of pride on a national ... Read more

OPINION: Momentum has started for future good things

I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a presentation of the master plan for the Interstate 65, Exit 212. Read more

OPINION: Kickoff Magazine to preview 2020 season

It is about that time of year again where Friday nights become football-oriented for many people in Chilton County. Although this year seems very different ... Read more

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