Tiger, Panther girls go down to the wire in shootout

Tiger, Panther girls go down to the wire in shootout

By BRANDON SUMRALL/For the Advertiser Those who packed Alton Cobb Gymnasium on Dec. 5 got their money’s worth as they witnessed basketball games that came down ... Read more | Add your comment

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Thorsby to rent old maintenance shop building

With Thorsby’s maintenance shop moving to leased property off County Road 74, the town plans to rent the building that previously served as the shop. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thorsby wreck causes injuries, damage to house | Add your comment
  2. Thorsby Council discusses right-of-way agreement | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby plans new park at donated property | Add your comment

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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

Thorsby Swedish Festival (photo gallery)

Thorsby Swedish Festival (photo gallery)

Thorsby’s Swedish Festival on Saturday attracted hundreds of visitors for a Viking 5K run, parade, vendor booths, car show , pony rides and various entertainment. Read more | Add your comment

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

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


Chilton Christian falls at home; Thorsby sweeps Holtville

Chilton Christian falls at home; Thorsby sweeps Holtville

By DREW GRANTHUM/Staff Writer It was not the showing the Chilton Christian Academy boys and girls’ basketball teams hoped for on Tuesday, as both squads ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Rebels take three games over Mustangs | Add your comment
  2. Tiger, Panther girls go down to the wire in shootout | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby boys lose early lead, fall to Chilton Co. | 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