Thorsby plans new park at donated property

Thorsby plans new park at donated property

Property donated to the town of Thorsby could soon become a park for residents. Patricia Wilson Bryan, who lives in Gadsden, donated to the town ... Read more | Add your comment

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Thorsby Council discusses right-of-way agreement

Thorsby’s Town Council on Monday heard from a representative of Southern Light, a company wanting to use town rights-of-way to install underground fiber optic cable. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. New softball coach visits Thorsby Town Council meeting | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby to annex, lease property off County Road 74 | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby Swedish Festival (photo gallery) | 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

Thorsby man arrested on drug charges

By Neal Wagner | Shelby County Reporter A 30-year-old Thorsby man was arrested on drug-related charges on Sept. 15 after Alabaster police officers allegedly discovered ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby works to repair water system after lightning strikes

Issues following Thorsby’s water supply being struck by lightning late last week are being resolved. The topic was the primary one at a regular meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby council approves increase in water rates

Thorsby’s Town Council on Monday approved an increase in the rate the town charges water customers. The charge for a resident who uses the monthly ... Read more | Add your comment

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

  1. Thorsby Council approves increase in water bill late fee | Add your comment
  2. Three arrested for alleged theft of fire department funds | Add your comment
  3. Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest | Add your comment
  4. Jemison commits more to animal shelter | Add your comment
  5. Thorsby Town Council considers budget | Add your comment
  6. Thorsby residents lose power | Add your comment
  7. Public, school libraries receive technology upgrades | Add your comment
  8. Jemison man accidentally shoots wife and child while reloading handgun | Add your comment
  9. Jemison musician gears up for album release party Sept. 14 | Add your comment
  10. Jemison native recently crowned Miss Alabama A&M | Add your comment
  11. Motorcyclist killed in early morning wreck | Add your comment
  12. After-school program in Jemison kicks off with success | Add your comment
  13. Thorsby residents stung by rash of thefts | Add your comment
  14. Littleton appointed to vacant Thorsby Town Council seat | Add your comment
  15. Thorsby Swedish Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary | Add your comment
  16. Jemison residents will soon have option to pay water bill online | Add your comment
  17. Council approves after-school program with YMCA (updated) | Add your comment
  18. Thorsby teacher arrested on rape and sodomy charges | Add your comment
  19. Fox infected with rabies found in Clanton | Add your comment
  20. Jemison attorney found not guilty for failure to file federal income tax returns | Add your comment
  21. Jemison man arrested after incident involving gunfire | Add your comment
  22. FACES & PLACES: Research center offers many resources for farmers | Add your comment
  23. New emergency transport system begins in Jemison | Add your comment
  24. Marcus resigns from Thorsby Town Council | Add your comment


Thorsby boys lose early lead, fall to Chilton Co.

By Brandon Sumrall | Special to the Advertiser In a game that was undecided until the final period, the Chilton County’s boys picked up their ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby girls win third straight game | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby’s first playoff appearance since 2010 a short one | Add your comment
  3. New softball coach visits Thorsby Town Council meeting | 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