Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Whitley Red Angus Honored as Breeder of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Neighbors

    Blount County Treasurer-Secretary Tim Whitley, left, stands with his parents, Jane and Henry, and Jim McLean as they accept Red Angus Breeder of the Year Award at the 61st Red Angus National Convention in Savannah, Georgia Sept. 10-13.

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  10. Vandalism of Easley Covered Bridge investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Blount County Sheriff's Department has opened and investigation of the vandalism of the Easley Covered Bridge in Rosa. Lt. R. Chastain started his investigation this morning taking photos and looking for evidence.

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  11. Cool autumn air a good signal to adopt a cool cat or dog from an area shelter or rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... mingham 35202. 205-591-6522 or contact Lee McDonald, adoption-rescue coordinator, at lmcdonald@bjcacs.com . ++ Blount County Animal Shelter , Carl Coleman Center, 4141 County Highway 13, Locust Fork, 35097. 205.647.8340 or bcasi411@aol.com .

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  12. 10-year-old Oneonta boy dead in accidental hanging, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A 10-year-old Blount County boy died Friday night in what police say appears to be an accidental hanging. The death happened at the family's home about 5 p.m., said Oneonta Police Chief James Chapman.

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  13. Wide variety of adoptable dogs and cats available from area rescues, sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Humane Society. Our friends in eastern Alabama have a choice of Marley or Rocky from Cherokee Adoption Center. Blount County Animal Shelter has a 2-month-old mixed-breed puppy. Adopt A Golden Birmingham features a 5-month-old pup. And Two by Two ...

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  14. 4 plead guilty to drug trafficking charges in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jess Reece, 30, of Dalton, Ga., pleaded guilty to trafficking methamphetamine after he was arrested Aug. 7, according to District Attorney Pamela Casey. He was arrested when Snead police and Blount County sheriff's deputies found 55 grams of methamphetamine in a black box under the passenger seat of his vehicle during a traffic stop.

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  15. US Marshals, Blount County deputies arrest man in Warrior on rape, sexual assault of a child chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    John Christopher Bauer, 42, was arrested by Blount County sheriff's deputies and the U.S. Marshals Service in Warrior, according to the Marshals Service. Bauer was wanted in Blount County on two charges of rape and 18 counts of sexual assault of a child less than 12 years old, according to the Marshals.

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  16. Oneonta man 2nd charged in fatal shootings of Blount County pet zebrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A second young man has been charged in the February slayings of two pet zebras on a family's Oneonta farm. A Blount County grand jury indicted 19-year-old Bradley Buckelew on two counts of aggravated animal abuse and two counts of criminal mischief, court records show.

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  17. Fall Colors: Where to see the best colors in Alabama and TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Mountain State Park in Pelham, take in the view from Peavine Overlook and Peavine Falls. Head north to Oneonta/Blount County and enjoy the color from Horton Mill , Old Easley or Swann covered bridges and Palisades Park . Take the drive on I-59 up ...

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  18. Car stolen from Park and Ride lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... aid there's been several car break ins at this particular lot, however we were unable to confirm this with the Blount County Sheriff's office.

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  19. Blount County's coroner agrees not to remove body parts from dead crime victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Blount County's coroner has agreed not to remove body parts from dead crime victims, according to a settlement today between the coroner and the county district attorney. The agreement between Blount County Coroner John Mark Vaughn and Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey was hammered out at a hearing Friday before a judge in Oneonta.

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  20. Corner woman who killed ex-husband with shotgun blast to heart will serve 2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Corner woman convicted of fatally shooting her ex-husband in the heart with a shotgun will spend two years behind bars for the 2011 killing. Elsie Wells Thomas, 35, was sentenced in Blount County today to 12 years split, with 24 months to serve.

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