Letters

NO PARKING at Swann Covered Bridge

Dear Editor, “NO PARKING” signs are posted at Swann Covered Bridge! This seems to be the result of abusing the privilege of using the adjacent land for swimming, fishing, picnicking, etc., but not following unwritten rules like taking your trash with you, no loitering, and parking inappropriately. We are going to lose the privilege of recreating on the adjacent property […]

Correction

In the May 20 article “Chamber awards – part two,” the name of Legends owner Janine Bond was misspelled. You must be an online subscriber to view this story – Please login below or purchase a subscription. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 1 week. Full versions of news stories from the most recent […]

Alabama never forgets

They came from small towns and big cities, from farms and factories, from military and non-military backgrounds. Most of all, they came from families who loved them. With fire in their hearts and “America” in their eyes, they lost their precious lives while proudly wearing the uniform of the U.S. Armed Services. And their families still miss them so. Memorial […]

Correction

In the May 13 article “Locust Fork Elementary awarded Be Healthy grant,” principal Amy Williamson was mistakenly listed with the last name Richardson.

Celebrating Hospital Week

Most heroes don’t appear until you need them. We don’t give them much thought until we’re in a crisis, and our gratitude often fades quickly as we get back to our normal lives. During these last several weeks in dealing with the pandemic, we’ve seen an outpouring of gratitude for the 90,000 men and women who work in Alabama’s hospitals. […]

Reader Writes

While we are all experiencing a NEW way of life during this pandemic, I have experienced and seen a lot of good during this time. The good of everyone working together and doing their part to keep themselves and families safe. The good of taking care of others and supporting those who need help. The good of donating to those […]

Reader Writes

Thank you Roger Thorne for reading the small print in the Public Notices and for calling attention to ADEM’s proposed actions in The Blount Countian. In proposing to fine Tyson, ADEM is doing what it is supposed to do. By tracking the reports submitted to ADEM over the past 2 1/2 years, they recognize that long standing chronic permit violations […]


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