Hundreds of county students enter contest Now you can too



Calling all Blount County kids 5 to 19. Got a bit of courage? An interest in local history, science, art, poetry, rivers, animals, water, or nature? That’s all you need to help you enter the River of Words contest. It’s a local and national environmental poetry and art contest. Explore the rivers, lakes, and streams of Alabama – or the […]

Proud as punch of new engine



AWARE Job Fair



Winning with Pride



Appalachian High graduate Donny Ingram believes every person has the ability to control his life and achieve success. He tells his readers how in one of his three books, Winning with Pride. Ingram lays out several principles. Make good decisions. “We all make decisions, and each decision has an end result and will affect our future,” he writes. One of […]

Blount resident’s pursuits wide ranging



Donny Ingram is the author of several books, a motivational speaker, and vice president of consumer insurance services for BBVA Compass in Birmingham. A resident of Blount County, he is cohost of Motivate Alabama, an Internet radio broadcast aired daily. Ingram served more than 21 years in the U.S. Air Force and finished his Air Force career at Air University […]

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