Blount County awarded $1 million grant


Early this morning, Governor Kay Ivey announced that Blount County was awarded a $1 million CARES Act CDBG-CV grant to be used for the construction of a large multi-use facility for economic development, agribusiness, education, and to prevent, prepare for, and respond to infectious diseases. “This will be a great project for Blount County,” Commission Chairman Chris Green said. “It’s […]

The Hayden Lady Wildcats are 5A Area 12 champs and face Guntersville today at regionals in Florence. -Hayden Varsity Softball | Facebook

Wildcats one win away from Oxford

North Regional - 5A (Florence)

Hayden kicked off Wednesday’s North Regional Tournament with two wins — 5-2 over Guntersville and 8-3 over West Point. The Wildcats were boosted by Lindsey Smith who went a combined 6-for-6 at the plate with four RBIs and three home runs. The Wildcats opened regional play against Guntersville. After a scoreless first inning, Hayden put a run on the board […]

Appalachian wins big on opening day

East Central Regional - 1A (Montgomery)

Everything was working for the Appalachian Eagles Wednesday in their first two regional games. They opened with Gaylesville, winning 12-1. In game two, they took on the Woodland Bobcats. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead and went on to win 9-2. Taylor Woodward doubled on a fly ball to right field to put a runner in scoring position […]