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  1. Search continues for Blount Co. woman who disappeared after house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... her, but were not successful. Investigators have also been looking into her phone, bank and medical records. Blount County sheriff's investigators say the fire made it nearly impossible to find any evidence that may give clues to her disappearance. ...


  2. Legislation would restore right of small Alabama towns to sell alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... in Clay, Randolph and Blount counties. The Alabama Supreme Court's decision came as part of its ruling in a Blount County case, where Oneonta and smaller towns wanted the right to vote on alcohol sales. In 1984 the Alabama Legislature enacted a law ...


  3. More Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... e it carves out the three counties as an exception. The ruling comes in a lawsuit involving two ministers from Blount County. The men intervened in a court case over whether the city of Oneonta should get to legalize alcohol sales.


  4. Alabama alcohol sales ruling could be 'financially devastating' for small townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... city approved the sale of alcohol in a 2014 referendum . City officials, Lowe said, are in contact with the Blount County legislative delegation to see if a bill can be introduced to allow the city to continue to allow alcohol sales. Aliceville ...


  5. Where is Lisa Weaver? Blount County mom missing since February fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Several hours later, the family's Blount County home had burned to the ground and 52-year-old Felicia Weaver, known to her family and friends as Lisa, was nowhere to be found. Weaver's health had deteriorated to the point where she could barely get around by herself, and the family had only recently discussed bringing in hospice care.


  6. Alabama Supreme Court overturns law allowing dozens of towns to sell alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    About three dozen small Alabama towns and cities may see alcohol sales - and the tax revenue - dry up after the state's top court on Friday overturned a 2009 law that had allowed them to conduct wet-dry referendums, attorneys said. "The ones that got involved in this , they took risks .... They'll just have to stop the sales," said Eric Johnston, attorney for two Blount County pastors who appealed a Blount County judge's ruling allowing towns in that county to vote.


  7. Snow, ice, wrecks clutter Central Alabama roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... should wrap up travel activities or avoid travel at this time. Some reports from across the entire region: Blount County: All roads in the area of Blountsville, Snead, Brooksville, Snead, Royal, Susan Moore, Murphree Valley are now impassable, ...


  8. How will Wednesday's snow in Birmingham match up with snow storms of the past?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... to four inches of snowfall, with about five inches north of the city and up to seven inches in higher parts of Blount County, according to the National Weather Service. Last year's so-called "Snowpocalypse" didn't bring a whole lot of snow with it. ...


  9. Locust Fork vice principal arrested for inappropriate material on school computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Blount County assistant principal has been arrested for having inappropriate material on his computer at school, according to authorities. Locust Fork High School assistant principal Tim Clevenger, 48, was arrested on Thursday morning, according to Captain Pat Thomas with the Blount County Sheriff's Office.


  10. Blount County vice principal secretly videotaped nude 14-year-old, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Blount County school administrator was arrested early this morning on felony charges that he videotaped a 14-year-old girl nude in the bathroom without her knowledge. Tim Clevenger, the 48-year-old assistant principal at Locust Fork High School, is charged with production of obscene matter, criminal surveillance and possession of obscene matter, according to court records.


  11. ALDOT crews treating area roads in preparation for possible winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... re now applying de-icing agents to I-59 in St. Clair County, Hwy. 31 from Finley Avenue to Warrior and I-65 in Blount County.


  12. Update from Blount County and Jeremy Todd AddawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Yesterday was made infinitely more hilarious around kosland by the diligent investigation and reportage of the now famously esteemed Mr. Jeremy Todd Addaway of Blount County, Alabama. Despite the dearth of "homosexual activities" uncovered by Mr. Addaway by light of the north central Alabama sanitizing sun, and in light of his nagging suspicions of covert tree dwelling rodent Bacchanalia in his pines, apparently Jeremy decided to stake out his brush-pile overnight to prevent any perversion of his parcel and mayhap snag the makings of a fast-breaking AM squirrel redeye gravy.


  13. 'No Homosexuals Doing Homosexual Things': 'Redneck News' Reports from Blount County, AL [VIDEO]Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Brad Blog

    House GOP passes Keystone XL bill - again; Apple invests big in solar; Oil cos dump toxic waste into CA aquifers; PLUS: Uncle Sam wants YOU to save the monarch butterfly... Three Muslim students were shot in the head execution style by a neighbor in NC. Police say it was a 'parking dispute'.


  14. Alabama's 'Redneck News' Reports On Changes After Gay...Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Memeorandum

    Alabama's 'Redneck News' Reports On Changes After Gay Marriage - An intrepid citizen journalist in Blount County, Alabama posted a video to Facebook on Wednesday reporting on the changes to his state after legalization of gay marriage.


  15. Blount, St. Clair Counties will improve parks with $120K in grant fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Blount and St. Clair Counties will get to improve some of their parks thanks to grant money from the Land and Water Conservation Fund . The Blount County Commission will use $30,000 to purchase 20 acres adjacent to Palisades Park in Oneonta and develop hiking trails and areas for rock climbing and rappelling.


  16. Adoptables: Area shelters, rescues offer pets for forever homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... one of the pets above, here's the contact information for the shelters and rescues participating this week: ++ Blount County Animal Shelter , Carl Coleman Center, 4141 County Highway 13, Locust Fork, 35097. 205.647.8340 or .


  17. Brothers charged 23 years apart with murder in baseball-bat beating deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... three people suspected of helping to beat a Holly Pond man to death last month - with a stick or baseball bat. Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey today announced the capital murder charges against Matthew Thrasher, 33, Stephanie Underwood, ...


  18. Parking complaint in Kenosha leads to homicide victim in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... a homicide victim in Alabama, Kenosha police said Wednesday. The body of David Hayes, 53, was found Tuesday in Blount County, Alabama, according to a news release from Kenosha Police Chief John W. Morrissey. According to Morrissey, officers found a ...


  19. Blount Co. teacher sex abuse case headed to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Blount County teacher accused of having three inappropriate relationships with students waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. The sex abuse case against Ashley Parkins Pruitt will go straight to a grand jury, which is scheduled to begin meeting on Monday, Jan. 26. 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.


  20. Wisconsin shoplifting arrests lead to Alabama murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Matthew Thrasher and Stephanie Underwood were arrested in Wisconsin, and what authorities found in their car led to a murder investigation in Alabama. A shoplifting arrest in Wisconsin turned into a bizarre murder investigation in Alabama's Blount County, and led authorities today to the body of a missing Cullman County man.