Williams becomes Harvard University graduate
By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor 2019 Chilton County High School graduate Cade Williams achieved a feat many young aspiring scholars dream about on May 25 graduating from Harvard University. Williams graduated summa cum laude with an artium baccalaures, or a bachelor of arts, in anthropology and folklore and mythology, and also a minor in […] The post Williams becomes Harvard University graduate appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
Chilton County Sheriff’s Office
These incidents happened between May 24-30. Property Damage: 3000 Block of County Road 61, Clanton. Harassing Communications: 100 Block of County Road 502, Verbena. Harassing Communications: County Road 648, Clanton. Manufacture, Use, Sale of Synthetic Urine or Urine Additive: County Road 859, Jemison. Attempting to Elude a Police Officer: County...
Cahaba Lilies: Transforming Alabama’s waterways
Now is the perfect time to visit Alabama’s exquisite river basins. These waterways are teeming with new life thanks to an annual reminder of the state’s beauty, the Cahaba lily. In Alabama, the most publicly accessible and dense population of Cahaba lilies is found at the Cahaba River...
Jemison Fire Department
These incidents are from May 25-31. Motor Vehicle Accident: County Road 42 and Old Mars Hill Road, Jemison. General Illness: 200 Block County Road 1015, Montevallo. General Illness: 14900 Block County Road 29, Jemison. May 27. Motor Vehicle Accident: I-65 MM 225 SB, Jemison. Back Pain: 100 Block County Road...
CCY Gymnastics brings competition to Chilton County
By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor CCY Gymnastics through the YMCA of Chilton County has been bringing competitive gymnastics to Chilton County children for around 25 years. CCY offers both competitive and recreation classes for children from 18 months-12 years old. They also have a tumbling class for 5-18-year-old children. Whitney Zugg and Latishia Traywick, […] The post CCY Gymnastics brings competition to Chilton County appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
Grandview proposing new freestanding ER in Shelby County
Grandview Medical Center has submitted an application to the State Health Planning and Development Agency (SHPDA), proposing a new freestanding emergency department in Shelby County. According to a release from the state agency, the proposed medical building would operate as an extension of Grandview Medical Center located on Highway 280....
Calera to hold First Friday on June 2
Another Calera Main Street First Friday festival is set for June 2 in Downtown Calera. The post Calera to hold First Friday on June 2 appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
Pelham Public Library announces summer events
The Pelham Public Library has a summer full of fun events as it makes the announcement for the summer reading program, the Pelham Garden Club and more. The post Pelham Public Library announces summer events appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
Video: Local students honored at graduation ceremonies
At the end of May, local students from across Shelby County were celebrated as members of the class of 2023. All were honored in front of family, friends, teachers and peers for all of their success as they head into the next phase of life. The post Video: Local students honored at graduation ceremonies appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
White Nationalist Hate Group Messages Displayed on Alabama Interstate Sign in Memorial Day Hack
Memorial Day travelers in Alabama were met with an alleged interstate sign hack in which messages associated with a white nationalist hate group were shown. As first reported by regional outlet AL.com on Monday, the alleged hack in question targeted a digital traffic sign near the Clanton area, resulting in the temporary display of the phrases “Patriot Front US” and “Reclaim America.”
Clanton Fire Department
These incidents are from May 22-31. Assist Ambulance Personnel: 100 Block 14th Street South. Motor Vehicle Accident: 2100 Block 14th Street South. Motor Vehicle Accident: 2100 Block 7th Street South. Fall: 200 Block 2nd Avenue South. May 28. Motor Vehicle Accident: I-65 MM 212 SB. Police Matter: 7th Street South...
Jones awarded first Ned and Carol Lowery Scholarship
By Carey Reeder | Managing Editor Two teachers at Jemison High School who had a massive impact on its students for over 50 years are continuing to assist the students after their teaching days. Daryl Lowery, along with his two brothers and two sisters, established the Ned and Carol Lowery Scholarship this school year that […] The post Jones awarded first Ned and Carol Lowery Scholarship appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
American Village's American Arts & Crafts set for June 2-3
American Village in Montevallo is kicking off the summer season with an American Arts & Crafts Fair, Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. There will be woodworkers, metal artists, potters, quilters, leather workers, painters, candle and soap makers, jewelry artists and more with their works for sale. Experience a day in...
Questions and Answers with Ken Wakabayashi '94
Your hometown: Yokohama, Japan, which is about 20 miles south of Tokyo. In the big picture, it is a part of Tokyo, but we proudly say Yokohama is the name of the city. Tell us about your family. My wife’s name is Harumi, and my daughter is Koharu. She’s 17, in her senior year of high school.
Puppy Ice Cream Social featuring adoptable pets to be held June 10
An event combining family fun with pet adoption opportunities is set to return for its fifth year this month. The post Puppy Ice Cream Social featuring adoptable pets to be held June 10 appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
2023 CCA graduates make the walk at graduation
Chilton Christian Academy honored its 2023 graduates with a graduation ceremony inside its chapel on May 19. Photos contributed by Becky Garrison The post 2023 CCA graduates make the walk at graduation appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
Thompson baseball builds community through annual kids camp
By ANDREW SIMONSON | Sports Editor ALABASTER – As Thompson baseball coach Frankie Perez looked on at the more than 100 campers at the Thompson Baseball Camp learning from and […] The post Thompson baseball builds community through annual kids camp appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
60-year-old man killed in Bibb County crash
BIBB COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A two-vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday morning in Bibb County left a West Blocton man dead. According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Gerald McRee, 60, was injured when the Chevrolet Colorado he was driving in struck a Toyota Tacoma at around 5:40 a.m. McRee was pronounced dead at the […]
Man killed in two-vehicle crash on Alabama 5 in Bibb County
BIBB COUNTY, Ala. (WBMA) — A West Blocton man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Bibb County early Saturday morning. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said 60-year-old Gerald W. McRee was fatally injured when the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado he was driving was struck by a pickup truck. The...
Court cases can take several years to try
Television shows have made many think a trial happens just days after a crime happens. The 60 minute shows and even two hour movies are wrong. In fact it will likely take multiple years for a jury to hear most felony cases. Nineteenth Judicial Circuit District Attorney C.J. Robinson has 11 attorneys working with him in Autauga, Chilton and Elmore counties. They will process 2,000 felony cases in the three counties every year. But that is just a fraction of what goes through the court system in the 19th circuit.
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