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2021 Distinguished Young Woman named

Hannah Ellison of Jemison High School won Distinguished Young Woman of Chilton County on July 11 and will ... Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS: BOE changes school start date

The Chilton County Board of Education has approved moving the school start date for the 2020-2021 school year ... Read more | Add your comment

Republican Runoff election for senator is July 14

The Republican primary runoff vote for United States Senator will be held on July 14. Read more | Add your comment

CCS asks for parent input on school year

Chilton County Schools is asking for input from students’ parents and guardians in preparing for the start of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Jemison receives good financial and plant reports

The Jemison City Council received good news on June 15 as it received positive reports on its sewer system and a good financial audit for ... Read more | Add your comment

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School board looking to fill vacancy

The Chilton County Board of Education is accepting applications to appoint a board member to fill the unexpired term of Brian Jackson. Read more | Add your comment

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Unemployment rate decreases for June

Unemployment rates in Chilton County and the state continue to decrease as more people are being able to return to work. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:16 am

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Mims named new JMS principal

The Chilton County Board of Education approved Christy Mims as the new principal for Jemison Middle School during a voting session on June 16. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:22 pm

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Several candidates to run for House District 49 seat

Six Republican candidates and one Democratic candidate have qualified to run in a special election for Alabama House District 49. Read more

by Joyanna Love, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:59 pm

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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

by Joyanna Love, Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:31 pm

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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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BOE gets after-school program overview

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor Chilton County Board of Education members had numerous questions answered about the Chilton County Children’s Club, hosted at Clanton Elementary ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:49 pm

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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. Department of Health and Human Services for ... Read more

by Joyanna Love, Monday, May 18, 2020 5:45 pm

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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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JIS and JMS named Distinguished Schools

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

by Joyanna Love, Monday, May 11, 2020 10:54 am

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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