News

Industry of the Year

Daryl Bergquist (left) has been a leader in solar power...

Chamber recognizes SHP for Excellence in Community Service

The 2021 Eldridge Bynum Award for Excellence in Community Service...

Tire fire

As dusk settled Saturday, May 8, heavy smoke could be...

‘Well, I know all of them’

One afternoon in small groups, Locust Fork second grade teacher...

Council approves purchase of K9

During its May 3 meeting, the Blountsville Town Council voted...


Blount County awarded $1 million grant

Early this morning, Governor Kay Ivey announced that Blount County was awarded a $1 million CARES Act CDBG-CV grant to be used for the construction...

Front Page Stories

Hayden’s season ends in round three

The Hayden Wildcats hosted No. 2 ranked Madison Academy, a...

Oneonta advances to final four

The Redskins held off Curry’s comeback bid in the second...

Mixing with Ian

Ian Evans (right) is your typical 12-year-old boy. He loves...

Business of the Year

In December 2014, a fun little shop popped up on...

Emerging Business of the Year

Casey and Brittney Dutton, (right) owners of Dutton’s Seafood in...

Obituaries

Reba Tidmore Allred

REBA TIDMORE ALLRED, age 85, Locust Fork, passed away May 5, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She...

Boyd Clyde ‘Flip’ Britt

BOYD CLYDE ‘FLIP’ BRITT, 66, passed on to Heaven peacefully on Friday, April 30, 2021. Boyd is survived by his...

Jason Timothy Brooks

JASON TIMOTHY BROOKS, 48, Cullman, died April 21, 2021. Born June 29, 1972, in Guntersville, he was a 1990 graduate...

Eloise Wells Doty

ELOISE WELLS DOTY, 82, Cleveland, died May 3, 2021, at the residence. She was a member of Nectar United Methodist...

Juanita Garcia

JUANITA GARCIA, 59, Oneonta, died May 4, 2021, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital. Funeral service was held May 11, at...

Harold Quitman Lunsford Jr.

HAROLD QUITMAN LUNSFORD JR., 57, Pine Mountain, died May 7, 2021, at the residence. He owned H&C Siding and Windows,...

Bobby Bruce Lusk Sr.

BOBBY BRUCE LUSK SR., 79, passed away April 29, 2021, surrounded by his beautiful wife and family. Bobby was born...

Rev. Calvin O. Murray

REV. CALVIN O. MURRAY, age 88, Oneonta, received his greatest reward from God on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. He was...

Hugh Don Taylor

HUGH DON TAYLOR, age 63, Attalla, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at his residence. He is survived by his...

Sherry Ann Buse

SHERRY ANN BUSE, 46, Hanceville, died May 1, 2021. Born Oct. 24, 1974, in Birmingham, she is predeceased by parents...

Larry E. Casey

LARRY E. CASEY, age 73, Oneonta, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021. He was born Aug. 20, 1947, in Etowah...

Mary E. ‘Helen’ Crow

MARY E. ‘HELEN’ CROW, 77, Cummings, Ga., formerly of Locust Fork, died April 25, 2021. Junior Thomas officiated the 1...