Church Briefs

PINE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CHURCH will have a yard sale to benefit church projects on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The church is located at 2678 Valley Grove Road, Remlap. HAYS CEMETERY in Hayden will celebrate Decoration/Memorial Day on Sunday, May 7, beginning at 10 a.m., with a special bagpipe performance by Ben […]

Calling all pastors

The Blount Countian, in an effort to enhance our “church page,” invites all local pastors to submit devotionals for publication consideration. Please limit your submission to 150 words or less. Email submissions to with “Devotion” as the subject line. We reserve the right to edit or reject submissions.

News Briefs

BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY There will be a book sale on Friday, May 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. sponsored by The Friends of the Blountsville Public Library. LOCUST FORK MARCHING BAND will host a 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 6, beginning at 9 a.m. There will also be a one-mile fun run/walk. Contact Genia Horn at 796-4688 for […]

Frazer addresses historical society on World War I book

Former Enstar CEO Nimrod Frazer addressed the Blount County Historical Society Sunday on his 2014 book, Send the Alabamians. The scholarly work reviews the 1911 contributions of the Alabama Legislature and Gov. Emmet O’Neal to the state’s militia, and, along with other Alabama National Guard units, its use in the Mexican incursion of 1916. Frazer contends the Alabamians demonstrated admirable […]

2017-05-03 E-Edition

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