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Blount County Board of Education approves $500 supplement for current, full-time employees

Today, in a special called meeting, the Blount County Board of Education approved a one-time supplement of $500 for each current BCBOE employee who is an active full-time employee as of Dec. 18, and who is currently scheduled to work and perform additional duties beyond the normal job requirements related to teaching and serving students during the Covid-19 pandemic for […]

Micheal Harris of Steele charged with first degree murder in shooting death of Dakota Nunley

Earlier today, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office announced that Micheal Harris, 59, had been charged with first degree murder in the road rage incident that claimed the life of 22-year-old Dakota Nunely. Harris is a resident of Steele, Ala., and remains in the Blount County Jail with no bond. In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon […]