Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting, standoff (updated)

Suspect apprehended after fatal shooting, standoff (updated)

A Clanton man fatally shot a woman Monday who had fled to a nearby doctor’s office in an attempt to escape him. After the shooting ... Read more | Add your comment

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Thorsby council approves hire of new part-time officer

The Thorsby Town Council approved the resignation of one police officer and the hire of another in its meeting Monday.  The board—minus Councilman Randall Higgins, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby turns on new sign | Add your comment
  2. Jemison Council donates to school robotics program | Add your comment
  3. Enrollment freeze lifted for Thorsby School | Add your comment

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Thorsby Town Council votes to buy mower

The Thorsby Town Council voted unanimously on March 16 for the purchase of a new lawn mower. The mower, an Exmark brand, zero-turn industrial mower, ... Read more | Add your comment

Resurfacing project on County Road 42 should begin in May

The Jemison City Council was updated on Monday with a letter from the Alabama Department of Transportation regarding the status of a project on County ... Read more | Add your comment

Legislation allows Jemison, Thorsby to avoid interruption of alcohol sales

Legislation that would allow Jemison and Thorsby to continue alcohol sales has been passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Robert ... Read more | Add your comment

Jemison man waives arraignment on trafficking marijuana charge

A Jemison man facing drug charges including trafficking marijuana pleaded not guilty on Monday. Aaron James Rueter, 43, of Jemison, waived his arraignment and filed ... Read more | Add your comment

Police: Pair sold stolen items at yard sale

Police: Pair sold stolen items at yard sale

A yard sale turned into a trip to jail for two Jemison residents this week. Charity Williams, 37, and Roger Jones, 45, both of Jemison, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Local farmer elected to horticulture committee | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby Town Council discusses truck repairs | Add your comment
  3. Meet and greet held at JHS for new administration | Add your comment
  4. Jemison Police Department loses drug dog | Add your comment
  5. Local families to host MADD event | Add your comment
  6. Jeff State student puts ‘overactive imagination’ to good use | Add your comment
  7. Jemison adopts rental rates for equipment | Add your comment
  8. Car chase in Jemison ends with injuries | Add your comment
  9. City could see difference in insurance rates with lower ISO rating | Add your comment
  10. Thorsby’s Swedish Festival presented grant by Sen. Ward | Add your comment
  11. Thorsby town council accepts annex request | Add your comment
  12. Jemison’s ISO rating decreases | Add your comment
  13. Citizens Academy to begin Feb. 10 in Jemison | Add your comment
  14. Jemison FFA Alumni host Chili cookoff, auction | Add your comment
  15. Jemison FFA alumni hosting chili cookoff | Add your comment
  16. Local probate judge awaits ruling on same-sex marriages | Add your comment
  17. Commission votes against adopting leash law ordinance | Add your comment
  18. County’s unemployment rate drops 0.4 percent | Add your comment
  19. Jemison library receives two grants | Add your comment
  20. Town to apply for building removal grant | Add your comment
  21. Town to apply for building removal grant | Add your comment
  22. Two Jemison mail carriers to retire Jan. 30 | Add your comment
  23. Shearon sworn in as sheriff | Add your comment
  24. Grand jury to hear case involving volunteer fire officials | Add your comment


Rebels, Panthers have strong showings in county tournament

Rebels, Panthers have strong showings in county tournament

By Brandon Sumrall and Drew Granthum The 2015 Chilton County Softball Tournament began March 19, with six squads squaring off at Sam Bentley Field in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Panthers, Rebels fare well in softball tournament pool play | Add your comment
  2. Softball tournament start delayed by rain | Add your comment
  3. Panthers blank Calera in baseball battle | 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


Meet and greet held at JHS for new administration

Meet and greet held at JHS for new administration

Members of the community were invited to attend a meet and greet at Jemison High School on Tuesday afternoon for the new principal and her ... 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