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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK Phone the park at 274-0017 through Nov. 11 to reserve a spot for the 13th annual event. Businesses, clubs, churches, and families are encouraged to decorate. There will be prizes awarded. BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY hours are Monday Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. BLOUNT COUNTY MEMORIAL MUSEUM and […]

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The Blount Countian October 1. 2009

Commission passes record 2009 budget of $17 million In a three-to-one vote, the county commission Tuesday voted to approved the 2009 fiscal year budget as developed in a series of three meetings during September. Voting to approve the $17,012,853 budget were commissioners Cochran, Pitts, and Ryan. District 2 Commissioner Robert Bullard opposed passage. “I can’t go along with the road […]

Panthers pound Patriots



The Cleveland Panthers came back from an early 8- 0 deficit to run off 49 unanswered points to blast West End 49-8 last Friday night in Walnut Grove. West End took the early lead on a 25-yard touchdown run by Chase Blanton. He tacked on the two-point conversion and the Patriots led 8-0 through the first quarter. The rest of […]

Redskins roll over Bulldogs



The Oneonta Redskins rolled up more than 400 yards of offense and came home with a 56-12 victory at Susan Moore last Friday night. Oneonta got out to a quick 14-0 lead after touchdowns from Avery Reid and Terrell McDaniel. Susan Moore answered with an impressive drive of their own as Ryan Brown found a wide-open Keith Jackson for a […]

Addison shuts out Appalachian



The Addison Bulldogs used big plays and solid defense to shut out visiting Appalachian 48-0 last Friday night. Appalachian put up decent numbers on offense – rushing for 128 yards and passing for 112 – but three turnovers proved to be costly for the Eagles. Addison rolled up 247 rushing yards and added a pair of big plays with a […]

The region grind begins



It’s back to region play this week for all eight Blount County teams as the season has gone past the halfway mark. Southeastern, fresh off the first victory in program history, deserves special mention this week. It was a big win and the Mustangs may not be done yet. Hayden will try to leave a mark on powerful Walker, something […]

Hornets hold off Tigers



The Locust Fork Hornets gave up 10 fourth-quarter points but held off visiting J.B. Pennington for a 20-17 victory last Friday night. Locust Fork wasted little time, taking the opening possession of the game 65 yards in five plays with Micah Stephens scoring on a 3-yard run. Kyle Hornbuckle’s kick put the Hornets on top, 7-0. The lead lasted for […]

Mustangs make history



The Southeastern Mustangs took out all their frustration on Holy Spirit last Friday night with a 34-6 blitzing of the Titans in Tuscaloosa for the first win in the young program’s history. Southeastern got out to an early lead when Austin Pearson finished off a drive with a 16-yard run, the first points of the season for the Mustangs. The […]

Wildcats stung by Yellow Jackets



The Corner Yellow Jackets got a late touchdown to hold off Hayden 27-20 last Friday night at Hayden’s Robert W. Reid Stadium. Corner got a pair of touchdown passes in the first half from Chase Best to Dylan Hand to lead 21-7 at the break. Hayden’s only points of the first half came after Corner’s first score when Blake Adams […]


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