Ogles wins endorsements for Snead improvements



Reporting on several projects, Snead councilman Greg Ogles won council approval for several repairs and improvements using mostly state-provided capital outlay funds. Completing one item authorized in an earlier session, Ogles advised the council of the lower bid (1,350) for replacing the main door at the town hall. From that point, he moved to reworking the hall parking lot, including […]

Blountsville schools placed on lockdown after police chase



Last Friday, a police chase forced a lockdown at Blountsville Elementary and J.B. Pennington High School. According to Blount County Sheriff Loyd Arrington, Blountsville officers stopped a stolen truck on a road behind the elementary school when the driver and passenger fled from the scene. “Because of the proximity of the situation, the schools went into a lockdown as a […]

Blount County Economic Development Council officially incorporated as nonprofit



Sen. Clay Scofield of Summit, left, hands across to chief probate clerk Bonnie Montey certificates required to establish the Economic Development Council as an official entity ready to do business in Blount County. He has been a part of planning leading to the formation of the corporation and instrumental, with the county commission, in its creation. Probate Judge and Commission […]

Students celebrate reading and writing week



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