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

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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

Thorsby Council approves increase in water bill late fee

Thorsby’s Town Council discussed water rates and late fees at its regular meeting Monday. The council approved an increase in the amount customers would owe ... Read more | Add your comment

Three arrested for alleged theft of fire department funds

Three West Chilton Volunteer Fire Department officials were arrested this week in connection with the alleged theft of fire department funds. Donna Tate, 40, Steve ... Read more | Add your comment

Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest

Panthers top West Blocton in fourth region contest

Jemison defenders track down West Blocton’s Leonard Ward IV in their fourth region game Oct. 4 at Panther Stadium. The Jemison Panthers (5–1 overall, 3–1 ... Read more | Add your comment

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


Panthers win on Senior Night

Jemison’s volleyball squad rallied from an opening set loss on Oct. 16 to take a five-set victory, 3-2 (15-25, 25-21, 25-13, 15-25, 15-12), from Montevallo ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Panthers earn win on the road at Thorsby | Add your comment
  2. Panthers grind out tough win in region | Add your comment
  3. Thorsby defense scores winning TD | 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