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Jackson named JHS principal

Kendall Jackson has been named the new principal for Jemison High School following the retirement of Dianne Calloway. Read more | Add your comment

BOE gets after-school program overview

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor Chilton County Board of Education members had numerous questions answered about the Chilton ... Read more | Add your comment

Weaver named U.S. Health and Human Services regional director

April Weaver, former Alabama House Representative for District 49, has been appointed to regional director for the U.S. ... Read more | Add your comment

JIS and JMS named Distinguished Schools

Jemison Intermediate and Jemison Middle schools have been named Project Lead The Way Distinguished Schools. Read more | Add your comment

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CCS addresses findings in 2018 fiscal year audit

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Chilton County Schools has received its audit from the state Department of Examiner of Public Accounts Office for the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

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CCS applying for JROTC program

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The Chilton County Board of Education unanimously approved applying for a JROTC program during the Dec. 18 meeting. Board ... Read more | Add your comment

by Joyanna Love.

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YMCA, BOE part ways on after-school program

The YMCA of Chilton County has ended its partnership with the Chilton County Board of Education. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:33 am

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Special election set for House District 49

Election dates have been announced for a special election to select a new representative for Alabama House District 49, which includes Jemison. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, May 18, 2020 3:17 pm

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CCA announces graduation date

Chilton Christian Academy in Jemison will hold its graduation on June 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Victory Baptist Church sanctuary. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, May 18, 2020 2:35 pm

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Scott named 911 interim director

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Terra Scott has been named interim director of Chilton County E911. “I am honored that our board has allowed ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, May 15, 2020 4:02 pm

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High School graduation dates set

Chilton County Schools has released updated information about graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, May 15, 2020 2:37 pm

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School system asking for Title 1 input

Chilton County schools are asking for parental input about its Title 1 programs. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:16 pm

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Jemison Council focuses on finances

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The Jemison City Council approved needed financial measures during a meeting on May 4. While the meeting was on ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, May 4, 2020 4:58 pm

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Church helps meet community food needs

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Love Your Neighbor Day is a monthly community-focus for World Outreach Ministries in Jemison. The food distribution day, usually ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, April 27, 2020 12:49 pm

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State offers high school diploma to certain veterans

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Chilton County Schools is looking for World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans who left school before ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:11 pm

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Community cleans up after storms

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer It has been a multiple-day project cleaning up limbs and other debris from strong winds that came through Chilton ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:36 am

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JHS principal retiring

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Jemison High School Principal Diane Calloway is retiring from Chilton County Schools effective July 1. The Chilton County Board ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:48 pm

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After-school program vote fails

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The Chilton County Board of Education was divided on renewal of a contract between Clanton Elementary and the YMCA ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:36 am

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Residents make plans for CARES Act funds

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer As a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, many Chilton County taxpayers will be receiving ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:44 am

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Retailers adapt to stay open

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The stay-at-home order issued by Gov. Kay Ivey has shut down most businesses deemed nonessential as a precaution against ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:53 am

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Jemison declares COVID-19 state of emergency

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The City of Jemison declared a local state of emergency in relation to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic during an ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, April 13, 2020 12:43 pm

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Artist enjoys creating with wood

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Each wooden art piece Ben Smith of Jemison creates is an intricate design crafted from hundreds to thousands of ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:20 pm

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CCS makes changes to food program

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Chilton County Schools Child Nutrition Feeding Program will be changing its schedule starting April 13. The new schedule will ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55 pm

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LCTC students offered continued learning opportunities

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer While Chilton County Schools is offering core classes through online avenues or packets mailed to students, LeCroy Career Technical ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:00 pm

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CCS continues to serve special education students

By JOYANNA LOVE/Senior Staff Writer Chilton County Schools special education department has developed plans to provide service to students while school buildings are closed due ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, April 6, 2020 11:59 am

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CAEC receives grants to expand high speed internet

By JOYANNA LOVE/Senior Staff Writer Central Alabama Electric Cooperative has received eight grants from the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund to continue its efforts to provide ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:47 am

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CCS providing emotional support for students

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Even though Chilton County Schools has ended face-to-face classes for the school year, the school system is working to ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, April 3, 2020 9:45 am

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BOE releases at-home study plan for rest of school year

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The Chilton County Board of Education unanimously approved a plan to provide at-home educational options to students for the ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:29 pm

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COVID-19 –related unemployment benefits available

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer The Alabama Department of Labor has released information about applying for COVID-19 related unemployment and relief for impacted businesses. ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:45 am

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Community comes together for social distancing fun

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Families looking for fun things to do while keeping a safe distance from others due to COVID-19 have a ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, March 27, 2020 2:19 pm

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Broken Vessels reaches 1-year anniversary

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer Broken Vessels is a ministry started by someone who had found a beginning through a recovery program and wanted ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, March 23, 2020 11:09 am