BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL PARK will sponsor the Daffodil Festival on Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include blacksmithing, butter churning, pottery-making, wood carving, story telling, living history exhibits, live music on the hour, and lots of good food. The park is located two miles north of Blountsville on U.S. 231. Admission is $2 per carload. BROOKSVILLE FIRE […]

Hornsby Steel wins excellence award

Governor Robert Bentley presented Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards to eight Alabama companies last week, including Hornsby Steel of Cleveland. Alabama’s exports to foreign markets have increased 57 percent since 2009, thanks to such companies. Shown above are members of the Blount County group who attended the presentation ceremony at the old Capitol building. From left, Hornsby employee Geraldi Mejia, owners […]

Oneonta RadioShack to remain open

Blount County Electronics will remain open despite the recent announcement that 1000 RadioShacks would be closing, according to owner Harold Gwin. ‘We’ve been receiving a lot of calls asking if we are closing, but we are a franchise store, no matter what happens regarding the RadioShack corporate stores, we will not be closing anytime during the next decade,’ Gwin said. […]

2014-03-12 E-Edition