Tree farm enjoys another successful holiday season

Tree farm enjoys another successful holiday season

By DREW GRANTHUM/Staff Writer For some, going to get the family Christmas trees involves a walk to the garage and dragging out a box. Others, ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Town to apply for building removal grant

The Thorsby Town Council unanimously voted to allow town engineer Calvin Cassady to apply for a grant for the removal of the old school building ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby to participate in severe weather preparedness tax holiday | Add your comment
  2. Santa ride through Thorsby on again | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby to rent old maintenance shop building | Add your comment

The Latest

Thorsby wreck causes injuries, damage to house

Thorsby wreck causes injuries, damage to house

A wreck Saturday in Thorsby resulted in multiple injuries–and damage to a home. Two vehicles collided around noon Saturday at the intersection of Dakota, Concordia ... Read more | Add your comment

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

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

New softball coach visits Thorsby Town Council meeting

Thorsby’s new varsity softball coach introduced herself Monday to the town’s council during a regular meeting that focused on the town’s parks and recreation department. ... Read more | Add your comment

Thorsby to annex, lease property off County Road 74

Thorsby’s Town Council on Monday approved moving forward with an effort to lease property off County Road 74 for a maintenance shop and for the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby Swedish Festival (photo gallery) | Add your comment
  2. Police find no threat at Thorsby School despite Facebook firestorm (updated) | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby man arrested on drug charges | Add your comment
  4. Thorsby works to repair water system after lightning strikes | Add your comment
  5. Thorsby council approves increase in water rates | Add your comment
  6. Thorsby police chief warns of scam | Add your comment
  7. Thorsby Council approves increase in water bill late fee | Add your comment
  8. Three arrested for alleged theft of fire department funds | Add your comment
  9. Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest | Add your comment
  10. Jemison commits more to animal shelter | Add your comment
  11. Thorsby Town Council considers budget | Add your comment
  12. Thorsby residents lose power | Add your comment
  13. Public, school libraries receive technology upgrades | Add your comment
  14. Jemison man accidentally shoots wife and child while reloading handgun | Add your comment
  15. Jemison musician gears up for album release party Sept. 14 | Add your comment
  16. Jemison native recently crowned Miss Alabama A&M | Add your comment
  17. Motorcyclist killed in early morning wreck | Add your comment
  18. After-school program in Jemison kicks off with success | Add your comment
  19. Thorsby residents stung by rash of thefts | Add your comment
  20. Littleton appointed to vacant Thorsby Town Council seat | Add your comment
  21. Thorsby Swedish Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary | Add your comment
  22. Jemison residents will soon have option to pay water bill online | Add your comment
  23. Council approves after-school program with YMCA (updated) | Add your comment
  24. Thorsby teacher arrested on rape and sodomy charges | Add your comment

Sports

North Chilton teams take county basketball titles

North Chilton teams take county basketball titles

BY BRANDON SUMRALL/Special to the Advertiser Two North Chilton teams came home with county basketball titles, as the Thorsby girls varsity and Jemison boys B-Team ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby boys, girls basketball teams take wins | Add your comment
  2. Chilton Christian falls at home; Thorsby sweeps Holtville | Add your comment
  3. Rebels take three games over Mustangs | Add your comment

Lifestyles

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

Editorials

Commentary

Special Section

Business

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

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

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