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Welcome To Chilton County News in Clanton, Alabama, "Chilton NLCounty's Best-Read Weekly Community Newspaper" located in the center of the State of Alabama in the Heart Of Dixie. This web site contains local Peach Country information, news and happenings about the people of Clanton, Jemison, Thorsby, Maplesville, Isabella, Verbena and Cooper in Chilton County, Alabama.



September 15, 2014

Thorsby 7 - - R. C. Hatch 6


September 13, 2014

Maplesville 55 - - Keith 0


September 12, 2014

Oxford 14 - - CCHS 13

Loachapoka 30 - - Verbena 24

Demopolis 49 - - Jemison 6

Isabella 49 - - Autaugaville 0

Gordo 9 - - Billingsley 6

Open House At Chestnut Creek

Chestnut Creek Preschool, a ministry of Chestnut Creek Baptist Church, will be hosting an open house on Thursday, September 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. You are invited to attend and learn about the new preschool program for children ages 2 to 4 years-old.
There will be refreshments and activities for the children. For additional information please call 755-1584 or e-mail Holley Echols at


Anthony Chavez, quarterback, has been selected as the Allstate Player of the Week. His four touchdowns helped the CCHS Tigers defeat the Jemison Panthers. Left to right: Brian Bradford, Tiger coach; Anthony Chavez and Jason Calhoun, local agent.

Bond Reduced For Teacher! Read The Story

Student Wins Awards in Canada! Read The Story

Fire Damages Home! Picture And Story


The Birmingham Zoo has planted some peach trees and the staff invited students, officials and Queens from Chilton County to a special ceremony Thursday morning at 10:30. Shown at the unveiling of a plaque are, left to right: Gary Gray, County Agent; Cambree Crumpton, Little Miss Peach; Whitley Smith, Junior Miss Peach; Bill Foster, Birmingham Zoo CEO and Kassidy Payne, Young Miss Peach.

Shelby County Scores At Jemison

COURTHOUSE: Slippin' And
A-Slidin'; Peepin' And
A-Hidin'! SAY WHAT?

As long as we have been spinning on this beautiful blue sphere in the universe, it never ceases to amaze us that elected officials seem about as predictable as a cat on a hot tin roof.

TuckWhen THE PEOPLE recently voted in large numbers for what appeared to be their acceptance of a TAX, some Commissioners could not resist the impulse to believe that "Hey, they must think we are pretty important to have put a vote like that on us!" A large majority voted for a new hospital (tax).

Back off, Commissioner!

THE PEOPLE did not vote in favor of a tax in June of this year. . . neither (whether you believe it or not) did they vote in favor of you!

What THE PEOPLE voted FOR in June was their belief that our community needs a viable hospital to make us as safe as we can be from a health standpoint. Most of us believe in paying our way.

You gullible Commissioners can believe all you want that THE PEOPLE gave you a green light to do as you please, but the reality of it is explained in the paragraph above. And history!

Read more Ol' Tuck here! You may need a .pdf reader to view this file.

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Chilton County News
Post Office Box 189
Clanton, Alabama 35046
205 755-0110