NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have its fourth Sunday singing Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Special guests will be The Campbell Family. Matthew Fallin is pastor; Verbon Lancaster is song chairman. NEW LIFE MINISTRIES will host a harvest festival on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Come in costume and enjoy a variety of activities, games, […]


Dennis and Vickie Davis of Warrior announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Anna Rachelle Davis to David Charles Cleveland, son of Stewart and Sharon Cleveland of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Teena Davis of Harvest and the late Jake and Anna Morton of Albertville. She is a 2006 graduate of […]


Angela Harris and Thomas Ryan announce their engagement and coming wedding. The wedding will be an event of Nov. 10, 2012, at Palisades Park, with a reception to follow. All family and friends of the couple are cordially invited to attend.


Oneonta, has been selected for membership by the National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes top students and provides scholarship opportunities. Members are encouraged to apply their academic success, talent, and vision for the betterment of their local and the global communities. Charles is the son of Kip and Carrie Reid of Oneonta and the grandson of Charles […]


Hayden, has been selected as a 2012 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison memorial Fellowship Foundation. The purpose of the foundation is to improve teaching of the U.S. Constitution in secondary schools, and provide scholarship funding while earning a master’s degree. A National Merit Scholarship winner, Miss McDonough graduated summa cum laude from The University of Alabama in 2011. […]

Historical Society meeting this Sunday

The Blount County Historical Society will be visiting Inland Lake for its quarterly meeting this Sunday. Members will meet at the Blount County Memorial Museum at 1 p.m. and travel by caravan to Inland Lake where they will take a boat ride to a wigwam. While there, Keith Russell will give a tour of the wigwam and tell of its […]

Dollar General robbed last week

The Blount County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Dollar General on Ala 79 between Locust Fork and County Line. The incident happened at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, according to Investigator Chad Long. On Tuesday, authorities did have a suspect, but the name of that suspect was not released to the media.

Nectar hosts first Fun Day


BLOUNT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will have its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m., and the annual meeting Monday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m. BLOUNT COUNTY VOAD meeting has been changed and will meet Thursday, Oct. 25, at 9:30 a.m. in the EMA office at the Blount County Courthouse. BLOUNT COUNTY EDUCATION RETIREES ASSOCIATION will meet Friday, Oct. […]

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