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Welcome To Chilton County News in Clanton, Alabama, 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.

"Chilton County's Best-Read Weekly Community Newspaper"



    Various queens represented different organizations recently at the Care Net Gala. Left to right: Maecie Driskell, Miss YMCA;  Halle Sullivan, Miss Peach; Abby Johnson, guest speaker;  Ana Rodriquez;  Miss Relay; Allison Giles, Miss Swedish and Emily Jones, Miss Chilton County.


Autaugaville 41 -- Verbena 12

Maplesville 34 -- Billingsley 0

Isabella 28 -- Thorsby 22

Marbury 28 -- Jemison 7

Calera 21 -- CCHS 0

Dallas County 30 -- Wilcox Central 6

    Work continues this week on a sewage line under Highway 31 in north Clanton. Reports are the line collapsed and will have to be replaced.

    Maplesville High School held Homecoming Festivities on Friday, September 3. The newly-crowned Homecoming Court was announced during halftime of the football game. Left to right: Jeniah Stabler, Ninth Grade Princess; Hannah Grace McHugh, Tenth Grade Princess; Anna Grace Small, Homecoming Queen; Lexi Smith, Eleventh Grade Princess; Kenlee Swanson, Eighth Grade Princess; and Taylor Wallace, Seventh Grade Princess.

    The Chilton County Chamber of Commerce recognized Ellison Memorial Funeral Home, on Thursday, September 2, as the September Business of the Month. Left to right:  Rachel Martin, Chilton Chamber of Commerce; Aaron Ellison, owner of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home; Billy Singleton, Chamber of Commerce President, and Sylvia Singleton, Chilton County Administrator.

Swedish Festival

In Thorsby

October 9

   The Town of Thorsby Swedish Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 9. The Auto and Bike Show will be held 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Plaques and trophies will be presented.

    Entry fee is $15.00 for pre-registration or $20.00 the day of the show. To pre-register, send a check, name, address and description of your entry to Thorsby Town Hall, Car Show, P.O. Box 608, Thorsby, AL 35171. 

    There will also be a parade, live music, arts and crafts and the Town History Museum will be open. For more information, visit


At White Pond

Baptist Church

    White Pond Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, September 26, at 9:45 a.m. with guest singers Spoken For.

The message will be brought by pastor, Bro. Donnie Burns at 11:00 a.m.

    Lunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

    Everyone is invited to attend.

Clanton Fire Department Incidents

August 11, 2021

100 Block Mims Circle-Police Matter

600 Block 2nd Avenue North-Fall

1100 Block Temple Road-Medical Alarm

I65 209 Mile Marker South Bound-Motor Vehicle Accident

300 Block 6th Street South-Police Matter

100 Block Shennandoah Drive-Seizure

August 12, 2021

1100 Block Duren Road-Fall

3000 Block 7th Street North-Chest Pain

1100 Block Duren Road-Fall

500 Block 2nd Avenue North-Blood Pressure

2600 Block Lay Dam Road-Police Matter

400 Block Trilliam Lane-Police Matter

August 13, 2021

1300 Block Kincheon Road-Medical Alarm

1000 Block Cloverleaf Drive-Syncope

I65 212 Exit South Bound-Motor Vehicle Accident

200 Block Airport Road-Blood Pressure Check

1100 Block Coodey Road-Brush Fire

August 14, 2021

300 Block Inverness Drive-Assault

900 Block Old Thorsby Road-Diabetic Emergency

3800 Block 7th Street North-Childbirth

800 Block Bradberry Lane-Bleeding Non Traumatic

300 Block 6th Street North-Difficulty Breathing

1200 Block 7th Street South-Traumatic Injury

100 Block Crestview Drive-Public Assist

2800 Block 7th Street North-Altered Mental Status

100 Block Taylor Street West-Altered Mental Status

500 Block Cobblestone Circle-Medical Alarm

August 15, 2021

100 Block Courtney Trailer Park-Syncope

300 Block City Street-General Illness

300 Block City Street-General Illness

100 Block Taylor Street West-Altered Mental Status

2800 Block Yellowleaf Road-General Illness

3000 Block 7th Street North-Public Assist

2500 Block 7th Street South-Unresponsive

August 16, 2021

100 Block Windover Drive-Fire Alarm

200 Block Pinedale Road-Bleeding Non Traumatic

2500 Block 7th Street South-Chest Pain

3000 Block 7th Street North-Chest Pain

I65 210 Mile Marker South Bound-Motor Vehicle Accident

1600 Block Kincheon Road-Fall

900 Block Cobblestone Drive-Public Assist

1300 Block 4th Avenue South-Fire Alarm

100 Block Crestview Drive-Public Assist

August 17, 2021

3900 Block Old Henry Road-Altered Mental Status

1400 Block 2nd Avenue North-Unresponsive

600 Block Ollie Avenue-Syncope

300 Block Park Plaza-General Illness

4100 Block Gowan Road-Fire Alarm

1800 Block 2nd Avenue North-Difficulty Breathing

August 18, 2021

600 Block Cobblestone Circle-Chest Pain

900 Block Lake Mitchell Road-General Illness

800 Block Golf Drive-Public Assist

400 Block Kendall Estates Place-General Illness

100 Block 6th Street South-Chest Pain

300 Block County Road 636-Electrical Fire

800 Block Scott Drive-Public Assist

900 Block Studdard Drive-Public Assist

August 19, 2021

1100 Block Pinedale Road-General Illness

400 Block Airport Road-Natural Gas Leak

1600 Block Jackson Avenue-Altered Mental Status

400 Block 2nd Street South-Chest Pain

3800 Block Old Henry Road-Structure Fire

800 Block 14th Avenue North-Public Assist

August 20, 2021

Price Drive and Pinedale Road-Motor Vehicle Accident

900 Block Cobblestone Circle-Public Assist

800 Block Ashley Court-General Illness

1100 Block Duren Road-Public Assist

400 Block Kendal Estates Place-Altered Mental Status

400 Block Kendal Estates Place-Public Assist

800 Block Ashley Court-General Illness

300 Block County Road 484-Unresponsive

August 21, 2021

100 Block Corbin Street-Public Assist

200 Block Kendal Estates Place-Public Assist

1000 Block Woodfin Lane-Overdose

1500 Block Taylor Avenue-Police Matter

100 Block Park Drive North-Public Assist

Airport Road and Taylor Street-Power Line Down

1400 Block 7th Street South-Fall

August 22, 2021

1600 Block Kincheon Road-General Illness

400 Block Inverness Drive-Chest Pain

100 Block Lilla Avenue-General Illness

August 23, 2021

1600 Block Kincheon Road-General Illness

August 24, 2021

300 Block Smith Street-Seizure

200 Block 7th Street South-Motor Vehicle Accident

100 Block County Road 508-Vehicle Fire

30 Block 2nd Avenue South-General Illness

2400 Block Big M Boulevard-Head Injury

 2000 Block Big M Boulevard-Overdose

1400 Block 7th Street South-Difficulty Breathing


Chilton County Peach

Festival Began In 1947

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