News

Body approves jail improvements, approves Rebuild Alabama road plan

The Blount County Commission approved a motion in its business...

Council conducts routine business

The Blountsville Town Council met at its regularly scheduled meeting...

Changes coming to absentee voting before next election

Significant changes in the process for requesting an absentee ballot...

New businesses

Local artist, Laurie Bailey (holding scissors) officially opened her downtown...

New businesses

A ribbon cutting in Altoona last Thursday morning heralded the...

Front Page Stories

Summer camps provide positive student impact

Though school has resumed for Blount County students, the numbers...

Parsons on the run

James Williams Parsons III, a former employee of the Blount...

Gospel Choir 2019

Warm up your pipes and practice your hymns for the...

‘Light the Town’ campaign underway

With the goal of raising money to replace the city’s...

‘It’s about the children’

This year’s Midsummer Night’s Run and Family Event, slated for...

Obituaries

Barbara Jean Thomas Campbell

BARBARA JEAN THOMAS CAMPBELL, 66, Oneonta, died Aug. 3, 2019. Predeceasing her were parents Winfred and Doris Lowe Thomas, and...

Oliver Henry Garnto

OLIVER HENRY GARNTO, 86, Locust Fork, died Aug. 8, 2019, at Compassus/St. Martin of the Pines in Birmingham. He was...

Ted Austin Henry

TED AUSTIN HENRY, 65, Oneonta, died Aug. 1, 2019. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, worked at...

Marlin Hugh Muphree

MARLIN HUGH MURPHREE, 75, Blountsville, died July 31, 2019, at the residence. Michael Murphree and Greg Bailey officiated the 1...

Rev. James Tallous Robinson

REV. JAMES TALLOUS ROBINSON, 81, Oneonta, died Aug. 6, 2019. Larry Smith and Anselmo Espinosa officiated the 2 p.m. service...

Anthony ‘Coat’ Walker

ANTHONY ‘COAT’ WALKER, 34, Blountsville, died Aug. 3, 2019. He served with the U.S. Army in Iraq, loved playing video...