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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"



Historical Society

Takes On Project To

Preserve Newspapers

   The Chilton County Historical Society is undergoing a project to preserve old historical newspapers by making them into a digital format. This is aimed at getting all of Chilton County’s early newspapers digitized and made available online to the public.

    The Historical Society holds quarterly meetings on the second Sunday of each quarter, January, April, July and October. They have books for sale that are listed on the webpage in the left menu bar, along with viewing the old newspapers that are currently digitized. You may also join through the website. Currently, they are preparing old volumes of The Chilton County News. 

    The website is and you may visit the website to make a donation for future volumes to be included. Their mailing address is Chilton County Historical Society, P. O. Box 644, Clanton, AL 35046-0644, if you would like to mail a donation to help with the digitization of the newspapers. 

Three Injured Sunday

   A marine-related accident occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. Sunday, May 26, which resulted in the injury of three individuals. Phillip L. McCarn, 39, of Hoover was injured while attempting to crank a 2000 Maxum 19-foot bow rider.

    The vessel suddenly burst into flames causing injuries to McCarn and two other passengers on board the vessel at the time. All three individuals received medical attention and were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

    The incident occurred in the Cargile Creek area of Lake Mitchell near Grace’s Marina in Chilton County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate. 

4-H Club Will Have

Summer Day Camps

    Chilton County 4-H Summer Day Camps will began June 5 at the Chilton County Extension Office in Clanton. Dates are June 12 for Crochet, and on July 2 for photography. Classes are from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m.

    Ages 9 through 14 are encouraged to register now to learn a new skill or find a new hobby. Each session is $10.00 per camper.

    Registration fee can be paid online or drop by the office and pay with a check or money order. For more information, call Krystal at 205-280-6268.

Clanton Fire



May 8, 2024

100 Block Ballington Way-Difficulty Breathing

300 Block 3rd Avenue South-Fall

100 Block Medical Center Drive-Altered Mental Status

2200 Block 7th Street South-Fall

2500 Block 7th Street South-Blood Pressure Check

May 9, 2024

100 Block 6th Street South-Overdose

200 Block 1st Avenue-Public Assist

1300 Block Poplar Springs Road-Altered Mental Status

4000 Block Industrial Park Drive-Public Assist

500 Block 7th Street South-Police Matter

1000 Block Airport Road-Stroke

1800 Block Glendale Drive-Altered Mental Status

2500 Block 7th Street South-Altered Mental Status

May 10, 2024

900 Block 2nd Avenue North-Electrical Fire

200 Block County Road 488-Electrical Fire

600 Block Clanton Market Place-Altered Mental Status

2100 Block 7th Street North-Fall

1400 Block 7th Street South-Syncope

May 11, 2024

1500 Block Ashley Court-Difficulty Breathing

800 Block Ashley Court-General Illness

100 Block Rockett Avenue-Syncope

400 Block Shelia Lane-Smoke Investigation

100 Block Park Drive North-General Illness

100 Block Park Drive North-Seizure

May 12, 2024

2200 Block 4th Avenue North-Structure Fire

700 Block Cone Circle-Altered Mental Status

May 13, 2024

500 Block Enterprise Road-Stroke

3000 Block 7th Street North-Fall

100 Block Peachtree Lane-Public Assist

1400 Block 7th Street South-Police Matter

1300 Block Moatts Drive-Chest Pain

100 Block Fawn Drive-General Illness

May 14, 2024

700 Block 8th Street North-Abdominal Pain

400 Block Airport Road-Altered Mental Status

1100 Block Lay Dam Road-Public Assist

1300 Block Woodfin Lane-Difficulty Breathing

2000 Block 4th Avenue North-General Illness

800 Block Poplar Springs Road-Structure Fire

100 Block Camille Circle-Fall

1200 Block Lay Dam Road-Motor Vehicle Accident

May 15, 2024

200 Block 1st Avenue-Public Assist

100 Block Park Drive North-General Illness

300 Block Arby Drive-Chest Pain

2200 Block 7th Street South-General Illness

2100 Block Temple Road-Motor Vehicle Accident

1400 Block Lay Dam Road-Fall

1500 Block Ashley Court-Assist Ambulance Personnel 

May 16, 2024

2000 Block Yellowleaf Road-Public Assist

1000 Block Pinedale Road-General Illness

May 17, 2024

2000 Block Yellowleaf Road-Geneal Illness

300 Block Park Plaza-Assault

900 Block 7th Street South-Motor Vehicle Accident

3rd Avenue North and 7th Street North-Motor Vehicle Accident

800 Block Scott Drive-Chest Pain

100 Block Peachtree Lane-Seizure

100 Block Arthur Drive-Fall

May 18, 2024

100 Block Arthur Drive-General Illness

May 19, 2024

2000 Block Yellowleaf Road-Chest Pain

100 Block Oak Ridge Lane-Fall

200 Block Willis Circle-Seizure

100 Block Oak Ridge Lane-Public Assist

1300 Block Lay Dam Road-Public Assist

May 20, 2024 

100 Block Arthur Drive-Difficulty Breathing

2300 Block 7th Street South-Geneal Illness

1600 Block 7th Street North-Difficulty Breathing

100 Block Peachtree Lane-Medical Alarm

100 Block Medical Center Drive-General Illness

1400 Block Woodfin Lane-Police Matter

100 Block Crestview Drive-Medical Alarm

300 Block Arby Drive-General Illness

May 21, 2024

900 Block County Road 99-Structure Fire

200 Block Medical Center Drive-General Illness

1300 Block 8th Street North-General Illness 



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