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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.


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Anna Mims, daughter of Douglas and Caralyn Mims of Clanton, was named Little Miss Peach Saturday night, June 23. Her court includes: Lily Burke, First Alternate; Emery Blackmon, Second Alternate; Harper Cleckley, Third Alternate; and Blaire Adams, Fourth Alternate. Anna was also named Casual Wear Winner.


Winning artwork from the annual Roy Wood Peach Art Show is on display at Peoples Southern Bank in Clanton through Wednesday, June 27.

The annual Chilton County Peach Cook-Off was held Saturday, June 23. The guest chef prepared a dish of waffles and chicken with a peach molasses sauce. The Chilton County Peach Queens were happy to give the dish the official “taste test.”

The Little Miss Peach Pageant will be Saturday, June 23. The Young Miss Peach Pageant will be held Monday, June 25, with the Junior Miss Peach Pageant on Tuesday, June 26. The final Peach Pageant will be held on Thursday night, June 28 when Miss Peach will be crowned. All of the Pageants are held at Chilton County High School at 6:30 p.m.


The annual Peach Run was held Saturday morning, June 16. Runners participated in either a 5K run or a 10K run and both started at 7:00 o'clock. Winners were awarded prizes and baskets of Chilton County peaches.


Jason Griffin, right, is the GOP nominee for Superintendent of Education. He held a "get-together" on Thursday evening, June 14 for his friends and supporters. He is pictured with Jason Calhoun, left, who is in a July 17 run-off with Rex Cleckler for the office of Probate Judge.

The City of Clanton Sanitation Department will be collecting garbage earlier during the summer months. You are asked to push your cart to the curb the night before your scheduled pick-up day and leave it at the curb until the garbage is picked up.
The Verbena High School Cheerleaders are holding a fundraiser to purchase needed items for the upcoming school year. If you would like to make a donation to the school, please mail to Leslee Deavers, Cheerleader Coach, 202 County Road 510, Verbena, AL 36091.


Festival T-shirts Arrive

The 2018 Peach Festival T-shirts are available for purchase. The Chilton County Peach Queens are pictured, front left, Cambree Crumpton in the sports gray color shirt and Maggi Beth Harrison in the lime green color shirt. Back left, Halle Sullivan is in the peach color shirt and Abigail Porter in Caribbean blue color shirt. Shirts are also available in white.

Shirts are available in sizes youth to Adult XL for $12.00 each. XXL and up are $14.00 each. Shirts are available at Bucks Clothing, Bahama Drama, Morlyn’s, Peach Park and the Thorsby location of Peoples Southern Bank.


The new Miss Chilton County Queens were crowned on Saturday, March 10. Left to right: Cameron McGhar, Junior Miss, AnnaKate Gray, Little Miss; Averie Porter, Miss; and Cresley Haggard, Young Miss.

America No Longer Appears As
A Plucked Thanksgiving Turkey!

We see where some of the most liberal and outspoken democrats in the nation believe and say that "America's democracy is in grave danger."

Thanks to those liberal democrats, America has been in the throes of "grave danger" from dangerous politicians for the past half century or more -- especially any terms powered by democrats.

For a lack of calling them something better, those liberal democrats have shown in so many ways that they want to GIVE-AWAY America to any and all, without any caring or consideration what it has COST The American people in trust, hope, and treasure.

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

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