Blountsville, died April 10, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter. He was a retired supervisor with Pemco-Hayes Aircraft of Birmingham. Wife Yvonne Millwood and daughter Tammy Millwood predeceased him, as did parents George and Annie Sue Eller Millwood and brothers Jack, Eulice, Carl, and Emmett Millwood. Surviving are daughter Terri Reid, Blountsville; grandson Brett Reid, Hayden; sister Maxine Sterling, Berry Mountain. Sammie […]


Remlap, died April 8, 2014. She was an active member of Remlap First Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were husband W. M. “Bill” Sandlin and brother Earl Powell. Surviving are son Don (Debra) Sandlin; daughters Sheila (Bob) Johnston, Linda Cowden, Necie ( Johnny) Allred; grandchildren Derrick, Doug, Jammie, Christie, Jo Ann, Joel, Amanda, Andrew, Aaron; great-grandchildren Jackson, Aubrey, Logan, Mason, Ty, […]


Birmingham, died March 29, 2014, at the residence. Born in Blount County, he was a member of Hilldale Baptist Church and worked in the construction industry for many years. Predeceasing him were parents George and Zula Tidwell, infant son George Douglas Tidwell, and brothers Dwight Tidwell, John Tidwell, Paul Tidwell, and Joe Tidwell. Surviving are wife of 64 years Faye […]

Of the Spirit

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH will sponsor a Community Easter Egg Hunt at Nectar Community Center and ballpark Saturday, April 19, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. There will also be crafts and snacks. The church will also have Homecoming on Sunday, April 27, at 11 a.m. with special speaker Junior Thomas and lunch after the service. LIBERTY HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH […]


BIBLE READING MARATHON Keep Blount County Special will conduct a Bible reading marathon on Good Friday, April 18, from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Baptist Church. Readings will be scheduled at 15- minute intervals and the public is encouraged to come read, listen, and pray. Phone 274-2879 to schedule a reading. PRAYER AND PRAISE WALK is a […]

Lucchesi – Hollingsworth


ONEONTA CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a work session today at 5:30 p.m. in the professional development room. WEST BLOUNT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet tomorrow, April 17, at Hayden Community Center, 629 county highway 7, at 6 p.m. Candidates for local and county political offices have been invited to speak. NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet at Catfish Cabin […]

Hill named Alabama Teacher of the Year finalist

Locust Fork Elementary teacher Deborah Hill has been selected as one of the “Sweet 16” for Alabama Teacher of the Year. She will find out on May 14 during a ceremony in Montgomery if she will receive the ultimate honor. “I’m overwhelmed,” Hill says. “It’s very humbling. I’m honored, but so many more teachers are more qualified than me. It […]

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