49, Center Point, died July 2, 2012, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She was a cosmetologist who loved to sing, work crossword puzzles, and travel to the beach. Father Elza Clifton Hogland predeceased her. Surviving are husband Terry Ray; mother Delba Hogland; sons Patrick Ray, Brandon Ray; daughter Jessica Ray; brother Jerry Hogland; sisters Beverly (Doug) Hicks, Shirley (Michael) […]


89, Oneonta, died July 2, 2012, at Golden LivingCenter. She was the widow of Grady Edward Tidwell, who died in 1982, and daughter of the late Rufus Sr. and Ruby Waldrop Armstrong. She had worked at the Appalachian School lunchroom, and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Son-in-law James F. “Jimmy” Walker, and brothers John, Jim, Earnest, Rufus […]


64, Snead, died July 5, 2012, at the residence. Mr. Webb had been employed with Blount Memorial and St. Vincent’s Blount for 40 years. He was predeceased by parents Malton and Doris Virginia Clanton Webb and nephew Jerry Michael Fox. Surviving are sister Lela Maretta ( Jerry) Fox; niece Bobbie ( Joseph) Lundry; nephew Jimmy (Christie) Fox, all of Snead; […]

Church Briefs

CROSS HALO CHURCH will be hosting its monthly bluegrass music jam session on Friday, July 20, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at 17432 Ala Hwy 160 in Cleveland. Chris Green, Philip Mulkey, and friends will be the featured musicians. This is a free event, but please bring a covered dish to share. Phone 625-9158 for more information. PINE GROVE […]

Golden anniversary

Frankie and Linda Gilliland of Cleveland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 6 at Faith Chapel. The reception was given by family and friends. Children Tommy (Angie) Gilliland, Tony (Amy) Gilliland, Eric (Kelly) Gilliland, and Tammy Gilliland Perrin, along with their grandchildren Hunter Gilliland, Brooke Gilliland, and Heather Gargus and many family friends helped celebrate the special milestone.

Two Hayden businesses – Sassy Britches and Forever Young

Having a getaway with girlfriends doesn’t mean having to travel to Birmingham or Huntsville. Ladies can shop and pamper themselves right here in Blount County. Sassy Britches Boutique and Forever Young Hair Studio and Spa located off Ala 160 in Hayden are conveniently located next to each other, so getting a pedicure and buying new shoes is possible in one […]

2012-07-11 E-Edition

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