2020-12-02 E-Edition

Little Red


For almost 20 years, Little Red, a 1965 fire-engine-red Ford F-100 pickup, has been sitting quietly in Jerry Epps’ garage. The truck was placed there after the Epps family suffered the tragic loss of their son Joey in an automobile accident on March 21, 2001. Before his untimely death, Joey began driving Little Red to school when he turned 16. […]

Hayden mourns loss of Brandon Stedham


A family vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains turned tragic on Tuesday, Nov. 24, when Wesley “Brandon” Stedham, 48, of Warrior, fell to his death while attempting to take a photo from a scenic overlook at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The National Park Service confirmed the information in a news release that reported Stedham fell approximately 50 feet “after […]

Blount to Boston and miles in between


The ancient Chinese philosopher and writer Loa Tzu said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” For Blount County native Brett King, it began in 2013 as a competitive bet between legal colleagues. When King speaks about running, it is quite clear he is passionate about the subject. Although he said he was never a star athlete […]

CALENDAR

TOWN OF ALTOONA will have its 2020 Christmas parade Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Planting at the Grand Staircase, Saturday, Dec. 5. Get details at flfr.org. BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL PARK will have a brief Christmas program and open house Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Dennis Martin will […]

SERVICES

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YARD SALE

LIVING ESTATE Sale of Sharon Huffstutler: Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., 41610 Highway 75, Altoona, AL. Stunning farm with beautiful antique oak bedroom suite, secretary, French Country armoire, sofa, club chairs, area rug, books, children’s books, tea pots, vintage hats, wall decor, sofa table, great drop-leaf cherry table, nice […]

FOR SALE

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HELP WANTED

CLASS A FITTER. Requirements: must be able to read blue prints, use calculator to find rise/run slope, must have own tools and minimum of five years experience. Pay DOE. Full time. Health, dental and vision, paid holidays. $200 bonus after 30 days. Apply M-Th, 7am-4pm, or Fri, 7am-2pm, at Jones Valley Fabrication, 540 Industrial Park Road, Oneonta, AL 35121. N18-D2cJVF2600 […]

OPPORTUNITY

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