Miss Covered Bridge 2014 crowned

Rebecca Long of Hayden was crowned Miss Covered Bridge for 2014 last Sunday at the annual pageant at Eris Horton Auditorium at Oneonta High School. She is a nursing student at Wallace State Community College. She will represent the area at next year’s Miss Alabama Pageant at Samford University in June. She will be competing for the Miss Alabama title […]

Back-to-back band blowouts

In case you haven’t noticed lately, marching bands are a real big deal in Blount County, as elsewhere. Two band events held recently should give you an inkling how big. Oct. 3 was the annual Night of Bands. This year, all six of the county’s high school bands – more than 400 members – met at Hayden High School for […]

A family matter

2013-10-16 E-Edition