Rebels grind out one-point win over Hatch

Rebels grind out one-point win over Hatch

By Brandon Sumrall | Special to the Advertiser Thunderstorms that postponed the game on Friday rolled through again on Monday night prior to Thorsby’s rescheduled ... Read more | Add your comment

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Police find no threat at Thorsby School despite Facebook firestorm (updated)

Officials determined there’s no threat to students at Thorsby School after two days worth of investigation. Thorsby Police Chief Rodney Barnett said a student who ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby man arrested on drug charges | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby works to repair water system after lightning strikes | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby council approves increase in water rates | Add your comment

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Thorsby police chief warns of scam

Thorsby Police Chief Rodney Barnett is warning of a telephone scam after it was reported by two local residents. Barnett said the two Thorsby residents ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby Council approves increase in water bill late fee

Thorsby’s Town Council discussed water rates and late fees at its regular meeting Monday. The council approved an increase in the amount customers would owe ... Read more | Add your comment

Three arrested for alleged theft of fire department funds

Three West Chilton Volunteer Fire Department officials were arrested this week in connection with the alleged theft of fire department funds. Donna Tate, 40, Steve ... Read more | Add your comment

Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest

Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest

Jemison defenders track down West Blocton’s Leonard Ward IV in their fourth region game Oct. 4 at Panther Stadium. The Jemison Panthers (5–1 overall, 3–1 ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison commits more to animal shelter

The Jemison City Council voted to increase funds to the Chilton County Humane Society by $1,000 for city animal control on Monday. The council heard ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby Town Council considers budget | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby residents lose power | Add your comment
  3. Public, school libraries receive technology upgrades | Add your comment
  4. Jemison man accidentally shoots wife and child while reloading handgun | Add your comment
  5. Jemison musician gears up for album release party Sept. 14 | Add your comment
  6. Jemison native recently crowned Miss Alabama A&M | Add your comment
  7. Motorcyclist killed in early morning wreck | Add your comment
  8. After-school program in Jemison kicks off with success | Add your comment
  9. Thorsby residents stung by rash of thefts | Add your comment
  10. Littleton appointed to vacant Thorsby Town Council seat | Add your comment
  11. Thorsby Swedish Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary | Add your comment
  12. Jemison residents will soon have option to pay water bill online | Add your comment
  13. Council approves after-school program with YMCA (updated) | Add your comment
  14. Thorsby teacher arrested on rape and sodomy charges | Add your comment
  15. Fox infected with rabies found in Clanton | Add your comment
  16. Jemison attorney found not guilty for failure to file federal income tax returns | Add your comment
  17. Jemison man arrested after incident involving gunfire | Add your comment
  18. FACES & PLACES: Research center offers many resources for farmers | Add your comment
  19. New emergency transport system begins in Jemison | Add your comment
  20. Marcus resigns from Thorsby Town Council | Add your comment
  21. Fatal crash in Jemison temporarily destroys water line | Add your comment
  22. Mid-morning wreck in Jemison leaves individual in critical condition | Add your comment
  23. Jemison appoints employee for city maintenance position | Add your comment
  24. Summer reading program kicks off at Jemison Public Library | Add your comment


Thorsby student wins Ala. BMX Championship Title

Warren Lee, a Thorsby High School seventh grader, raced his way to earn the 2014 Alabama BMX Championship Title in the 12-year-old Expert class the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Rebels enjoy happy Homecoming | Add your comment
  2. Panthers win 3 straight, including crucial area tilt | Add your comment
  3. Rebels run all over Holy Spirit | Add your comment


COMMUNITY COLUMN: Wright’s Drug Store opens

COMMUNITY COLUMN: Wright’s Drug Store opens

Bygone era: Astro Wright and one of his helpers, Fred McCain, stand inside Wright’s Drug Store in 1930. By Tracia Bussey In 1926, Astro Wright ... Read more | Add your comment



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FACES & PLACES: Research center offers many resources for farmers

Editor’s note: This story appeared in The Clanton Advertiser’s annual Faces & Places publication. Copies are still available at the the Advertiser’s office at 1109 ... Read more | Add your comment


Farm Day teaches students about agriculture

Farm Day teaches students about agriculture

Ralph Hayes of R&N Farms in the Collins Chapel community shows Thorsby FFA members McKinley Sellers, left, and Lacey Caudle the proper technique for milking ... Read more | Add your comment

Faith and Family

Mars Hill celebrates 125 years

Mars Hill celebrates 125 years

William Short is the pastor of the church, which is located just off County Road 42, west of Jemison. Read more | Add your comment


Thorsby mayor looking ahead to next four years

By Tracia Bussey With another election now behind him, Dearl Hilyer is already busy with plans for the next four years of a second term ... Read more | Add your comment