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ADEM announces hearing for Tyson permit


The Friends of the Locust Fork River has for the last few weeks been working to raise awareness about a permit application submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management by Tyson Foods Blountsville plant. Now FLFR has a date to focus on, one where they hope to see a successful outcome. ADEM has announced it will hold a public […]

Stamp out breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the U.S. Postal Service is reminding customers they can help fund the cause by purchasing the Breast Cancer Research Semipostal Stamp. These 65-cent self-adhesive semi-postal stamps are available year-round in sheets of 20 to help raise funds for breast cancer research. The amount the Postal Service contributes to breast cancer research is determined […]

October at the museum


The Blount County Historical Society’s quarterly meeting was scheduled to meet at the historic Ashville Masonic Lodge on Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. Due to circumstances beyond the society’s control, the meeting will instead take place at the Blount County Memorial Museum on the same date and time. The featured speaker will be Jim Kilgore, a retired educator and journalist. […]


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