Letters

Trash detail

Kudos to the Blount County Commission for approving the Sheriff’s Department proposal for Roadside Trash Detail. Since moving back to Blount County, Joe and I have been appalled at the trash thrown out alongside our roadways, particularly County Highway 15 and County Highway 1, which we travel daily. Blount County has some of the most spectacular rivers and streams, mountains, […]

Preeclampsia

Symptoms of preeclampsia are dangerous and not always apparent. It affects pregnant women and usually presents itself on or after the halfway point in pregnancy. When caught in time and treated, preeclampsia risks are minimal and easily avoided. When caught too late or not treated, however, it can be fatal! The only cure for preeclampsia is to deliver the baby. […]

Is this you!

My name is Becky. I’m trying to get in touch with two ladies that saw a wreck in front of Marvin’s and O’Riley’s on Thursday, October 4, around 9:30 or 10. You were on your way to Boaz, and you talked to my daughter, Cindy, and my granddaughter-in-law, Leah. I’m in great need to speak to you. Please get in […]


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