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October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

U. S. House 6th District candidate profiles

The U. S. House 6th District race involves some 85 percent of Blount County, excluding all or parts of five precincts in the northern part. All of Summit and parts of Brooksville, Snead, Rock Creek, and Susan Moore precincts are excluded. More...

Sports

Mustangs get homecoming win over Eagles

The Southeastern Mustangs and Appalachian Eagles played great defense for a half before getting into a mini shoot-out in the second half. In the end, it was the Mustangs who thrilled the big homecoming crowd with a 33-20 victory last Friday night. More...

Cleveland rolls past Pennington

The visiting Cleveland Panthers broke open a close game with 20 points in the second quarter and rolled to a 41-15 victory over J.B. Pennington in Blountsville last Friday night. More...

Hayden falls at Lawrence County

The Hayden Wildcats didn’t go down without a fight in a 28-14 setback at Lawrence County last Friday night. Lawrence County built a 14-0 lead before the Wildcats got on the board. More...

Faith

OF THE SPIRIT

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRISTOF LATTER-DAY SAINTSwill host Dr. MonicaWilliams-Murphy who willspeak on American beliefsabout the end of life and theimportance of advancedplanning tomorrow, Oct. 2, at6 p.m. The church is locatedat 29854 Ala 79, Locust Fork. More...

REVIVALS

STRAIGHT MOUNTAINMENNONITE CHURCH willhave revival services Sunday,Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. and Mondaythrough Wednesday at 7p.m. Evangelist is PhilSwartzentruber fromJackson, Ky., who was a highschool teacher and coach formany years. The church is More...

News Briefs

News Briefs

TOWN OF HIGHLAND LAKE will hold itsregular council meeting on Monday, Oct. 6,at 7 p.m. at the Anchor, 612 Lakeshore Drive. More...

Locust Fork citizens

to vote in alcohol referendum

Cleveland will not be the only Blount County municipality voting on an alcohol referendum on Nov. 4. More...

Snead sets $73,000 for road repairs

Acceding to member Tim Kent's request, the Snead Town Council allocated $73,000 in the 2015 budget for road repairs on Moore Road and Lurleen and Richman drives. More...

 

News

Another successful Radio-thon

The Blount County Education Foundation 16th Annual Radio-thon conducted Sept. 25 was a tremendous success! More...

Women of the cloth

Four Blount County women share their journeys to lead a congregation

How weird would it be if you walked into your church on a Sunday morning and your pastor was wearing a dress? For a few Blount County churches, it wouldn’t be too far-fetched. More...

Oneonta city budget exceeds $6.9 million

Oneonta City Council members approved the city's 2015 fiscal budget with a projected surplus of $891 on expenditures of $6,905,409. While the council had no debate on the plan in the regular meeting on Sept. More...

People

Olivia Grace Williams

Michael and Rebekah Williams of Pinson announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Grace Williams, born Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham. She was 21 in. long and weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. More...

Obituaries

KATHERENE ‘KAY’ HOOPER CLEMENTS, 90,

Talladega, died Sept. 25, 2014, at Citizens Baptist Medical Center, Talladega. Known as “Ms. More...

ROBERT M. GREEN, 92,

Susan Moore, died Sept. 20, 2014, at the residence. A retired steel worker with U.S. Steel, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Blountsville Church of God. More...

LILLIE IMOGENE JONES, 79,

Blountsville, died Sept. 15, 2014, at Marshall Medical Center South. More...