Thorsby plans Dearl Hilyer Park

Thorsby plans Dearl Hilyer Park

A planned park could commemorate a Thorsby landmark and memorialize a popular recent mayor. Thorsby officials have discussed building Dearl Hilyer Park, which would be ... Read more | Add your comment

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Thorsby FFA teams to compete at National Convention

The Thorsby FFA poultry judging and meat evaluation teams will have a chance in October to compete at the FFA National Convention. The teams earned ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby Council approves police department chaplain | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby to install security cameras | Add your comment
  3. Country music star performs at Jemison’s Got Talent | Add your comment

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Thorsby bakery hopes for ‘sweet’ success

Thorsby bakery hopes for ‘sweet’ success

By Adam Powell | Special to the Advertiser One Thorsby residence has taken advantage of Alabama’s “Cottage Food Law,” which allows for the sale of certain food ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby Council votes to terminate contract with probation company

Thorsby is ending its contract with private probation company Judicial Correction Services. The Town Council voted unanimously at a regular meeting Monday to send a ... Read more | Add your comment

CCA students to perform ‘The Wizard of Oz’

CCA students to perform ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Students at Chilton Christian Academy held a dress rehearsal Wednesday afternoon for their upcoming performances of “The Wizard of Oz” play April 24 and 25. ... Read more | Add your comment

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

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
  4. Thorsby Town Council votes to buy mower | Add your comment
  5. Resurfacing project on County Road 42 should begin in May | Add your comment
  6. Legislation allows Jemison, Thorsby to avoid interruption of alcohol sales | Add your comment
  7. Jemison man waives arraignment on trafficking marijuana charge | Add your comment
  8. Police: Pair sold stolen items at yard sale | Add your comment
  9. Local farmer elected to horticulture committee | Add your comment
  10. Thorsby Town Council discusses truck repairs | Add your comment
  11. Meet and greet held at JHS for new administration | Add your comment
  12. Jemison Police Department loses drug dog | Add your comment
  13. Local families to host MADD event | Add your comment
  14. Jeff State student puts ‘overactive imagination’ to good use | Add your comment
  15. Jemison adopts rental rates for equipment | Add your comment
  16. Car chase in Jemison ends with injuries | Add your comment
  17. City could see difference in insurance rates with lower ISO rating | Add your comment
  18. Thorsby’s Swedish Festival presented grant by Sen. Ward | Add your comment
  19. Thorsby town council accepts annex request | Add your comment
  20. Jemison’s ISO rating decreases | Add your comment
  21. Citizens Academy to begin Feb. 10 in Jemison | Add your comment
  22. Jemison FFA Alumni host Chili cookoff, auction | Add your comment
  23. Jemison FFA alumni hosting chili cookoff | Add your comment
  24. Local probate judge awaits ruling on same-sex marriages | Add your comment

Sports

Jemison tennis legacy coaches Huntsville to state title

Jemison tennis legacy coaches Huntsville to state title

By Ryan Bass | Special to the Advertiser If you had asked Reece Morton at the beginning of his tennis career if he ever thought ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jemison soccer wins first-round playoff game | Add your comment
  2. Rebels end season, start playoffs with a bang | Add your comment
  3. Panthers can’t get going with losses to Helena | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Country music star performs at Jemison’s Got Talent

Country music star performs at Jemison’s Got Talent

By Brandon Sumrall | Special to the Advertiser Eight contestants took to the stage of the Jemison City Hall Municipal Complex on June 12 to ... 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

Schools

Thorsby FFA teams to compete at National Convention

Thorsby FFA teams to compete at National Convention

The Thorsby FFA poultry judging and meat evaluation teams will have a chance in October to compete at the FFA National Convention. The teams earned ... 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

Profiles

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