THE BLOUNT COUNTIAN
An Independent Newspaper • Locally Owned and Operated
Serving Blount County since 1894

P.O. Box 310 • 217 Third Street South
Oneonta, AL 35121
(205) 625-3231
news@blountcountian.com

Owner & Publisher
Aimee Wilson
editor@blountcountian.com

Staff Writers
Cheryl Helton • April McCay • Wayne Ruple
Rachel Simmons • Lea-Ervin White

Columnists & Contributors
Barbara Andersen • Robert Bradford • Amy Burgess
Sam Howell • Richard Phillips • Ricky Statham • Jenna Wood

Production & Advertising
Melanie Skillman
production@blountcountian.com

Business Manager & Circulation
Jenna Wood
accounting@blountcountian.com

Legals
Jenna Wood • Melanie Skillman
legals@blountcountian.com

Sports
sports@blountcountian.com

Mailing & Delivery
Jeffrey Aaron

PUBLIC  NOTICES
Publication of information in the Public Notices section is required by state law.
The newspaper does not determine the content of those columns,
nor does the newspaper voluntarily publish information regarding foreclosures
and other matters of personal concern appearing in these notices.
The publication of public or legal notices is required by law.

PUBLIC  INFORMATION
The newspaper does not consider all information contained
in public documents as public domain information.

ARRESTS
The newspaper does not generally publish the names of individuals arrested for alleged crimes.
The newspaper asserts that all are innocent until proven guilty. Certain exceptions include
public officials, those in certain public sector work, and those charged in connection with major crime.