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  1. Massive search underway for missing Georgia man with Alabama tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... 6'02" tall and 215 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Nash has immediate family and friends that live in Blount County, Alabama. Hundreds of volunteers are searching the area where Nash was last seen and will continue to do so throughout the ...

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  2. Blount County man charged with rape of young girl, suspected in abuse of 9 others, dead in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    An Oneonta man charged with the rape and sex abuse of a young girl, and suspected in at least nine other cases, fled Alabama and committed suicide, authorities confirmed today. Blount County officials charged Jason Thomas Bates, 35, with two counts of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sodomy and one count of sex abuse of a child.

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  3. Red Cross puts out call for donations of badly needed blood, platelets, during the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Regency Wynfrey Hotel, 3000 Riverchase Galleria, Hoover, Fri., Dec. 26, through Sun., Dec. 28, 12 noon-6 p.m. Blount County Chapter, American Red Cross, 906 Second Ave. NE, Oneonta. Thurs., Dec. 18, 1:30-5:30 p.m.

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  4. Blount County farm's famous Nativity camel has died, but shows go on this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Tony and Nan Fallin, who run T&N Acres near Locust Fork in Blount County, have been providing animals for Live Nativity scenes every Christmas season for more than 14 years. More than a dozen churches in central Alabama rely on the farm to provide them with donkeys, camels, sheep and other Nativity scene animals.

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  5. 'Santa's helpers' decide to retire after turn in Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... week. Neither of them are in good health, they say, and it feels like it's time to walk away. "Children in Blount County see us year round, see us every Sunday," Cecelia said. "But at Christmas time, their faces just change, they look at him like, ...

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  6. Shotgun shooting death in Blount County will go to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The shooting death of a Blount County man last week will be presented to a grand jury to determine whether charges will be filed in the case, authorities said today. Clint Myrick, 28, was killed early Thursday at a home in the Susan Moore community.

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  7. Ready to sell?: Birmingham Water Works Board ramps talks to sell part of state's largest utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Underwood told the board today. Utility officials recently met with officials from Pine Bluff and Remlap in Blount County about potential interest in buying parts of the system within their county. Water Works leaders this spring met with St. Clair ...

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  8. Domestic disturbance led to shotgun death of Blount County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office received a call just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday of a burglary in progress at home in the 600 block of Kelsoe Road north of Oneonta. The woman there, Myrick's girlfriend, told lawmen she had recently put him out of the house.

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  9. Blount County teacher arrested for sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Ashley Parkins Pruitt is charged with two counts of sex acts with a student, one count of sexual contact with a student, and two counts of providing porn to a minor, according to Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey. Pruitt is listed as a teacher at Appalachian High School and teaches physical education and English.

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  10. Blount Co. DA: Sex abuse allegations against teacher are 'heartbreaking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    She is charged with two felony counts of sexual acts with a student, one count of sexual contact with a student, and two counts of providing porn to a minor, according to Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey. Pruitt is also accused of using the SnapChat app to send nude pictures of herself to the students and set up meetings with them.

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  11. Teacher-student sex crime allegations 'heartbreaking' says Blount County school chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The superintendent of Blount County Schools called the latest arrest of one of his teachers "heartbreaking" but said such behavior will not be tolerated by schools officials or authorities. Ashley Parkins Pruitt, 28, turned herself into authorities just before 3 p.m. Thursday.

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  12. Married teacher, 28, 'made out with a student, committed a sex act...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Married teacher, 28, 'made out with a student, committed a sex act on another and sent explicit photos to a third' She 'kissed one student and sent him sexually explicit messages, and sent naked photos to another and told him she wanted to take his virginity' A married teacher has turned herself into authorities after she allegedly committed a sex act on a student, made out with another and sent explicit photos of herself to a third. Ashley Parkins Pruitt, a 28-year-old mother of one, was arrested in Blount County, Alabama after turning herself in on Thursday afternoon and has bonded out of the county jail.

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  13. The case of giant coffins gone missing in Alabama: Another Smithsonian cover-up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... for 1892, pp 451-454, 1984. "In the Crumf Cave, southern branch of the Warrior River, in Murphy's Valley, Blount County, Alabama, accessible from Mobile Bay by river, were coffins of wood, hollowed out by fire, aided by stone or copper chisels. They ...

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  14. Alabama teacher Ashley Parkins Pruitt accused of sex acts, sexting with 3 high school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Blount County teacher was arrested this afternoon, accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with three high school boys since September. Ashley Parkins Pruitt, 28, turned herself into authorities just before 3 p.m. She is charged with three felonies and two misdemeanors.

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  15. Best fall foliage in Alabama: 10 places to see autumn colors as leaves changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... are within a 2-hour drive of Birmingham and some are in our backyard. A ride to the three covered bridges in Blount County Alabama will take you back in time. The Swann, Horton Mill and Easley Covered Bridges are only a few miles apart and worth the ...

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  16. Man Killed by Deputy IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WERC-AM Birmingham

    A man fatally shot by a Blount County sheriff's deputy was identified Friday. The coroner says 24-year old Caleb Ryan was gunned down during a domestic violence call.

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  17. Man fatally shot by Blount County sheriff's deputy identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... "The officer involved in this incident is an outstanding officer with an impeccable history,'' said Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey. "Nothing further will be released until SBI has concluded their investigation." Court records show Ryan ...

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  18. Alabama Supreme Court hears arguments on constitutionality of law allowing small cities to vote on alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Alabama Live

    If Alabama's top court strikes down a law allowing small towns to hold alcohol sales referendums, it would cause "economic chaos" for those that have already gone "wet," an attorney for one Blount County city said Thursday. Alex Smith, who represents Oneonta, talked about the potential impact after presenting arguments on the constitutionality of that state law to the Alabama Supreme Court.

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  19. 1 dead after officer-involved shooting in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Alabama Live

    An investigation is underway in Blount County after a fatal officer-involved shooting early today. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. on Martin Road in Blountsville.

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  20. Walmart Neighborhood Market to open in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Business Journal

    Walmart Neighborhood Market will open its Blount County location on Nov. 5, bringing 30 full-time jobs to the city of Snead. Walmart Neighborhood Market will open its Blount County location on Nov. 5, bringing 30 full-time jobs to the city of Snead.

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