From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, May 17, 1928

Twenty-Nine Graduate From Blount High The Commencement exercises of the Blount County High School come to a close tonight (Wednesday) when twenty-nine young men and women will receive their diplomas. The exercises were well attended throughout. The Commencement Sermon Sunday was a very able discourse by Dr. Cloust, of Tuscaloosa, who filled the place of Dr. Boone, who was unable […]


Great summer workouts

Ah, summer! The great outdoors beckons with warm weather and longer days. Make the most of the season by turning your tired indoor fitness routine into a creative outdoor workout wherever you live or vacation. Fitness at the lake Taking the family to the lake this summer? Water is a great place to exercise in the heat of summer. Swimming […]


When work doesn’t work

Bert was puzzled. Chris had been his buddy since they played football together in high school. Chris had been the quarterback, sharp and fast, and a real team player. After high school, he enlisted in the Marines. His father and grandfather had served in the military. It was a family tradition, a responsibility to family, community, and country – a […]

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