Hall Alumni Association celebrates successful summer events
Published 9/14/2011 at 4:05 p.m. 0 comments
The summer of 2011 was successful for the Charles M. Hall Alumni Association as more than 300 turned out for the annual scholarship banquet in July. Supporters then rallied in August to raise $10,000 to fund more scholarships for graduating ...
Cheering on the Tornadoes: Pep Rally on the Patio fills Puleo’s Grille
Published 9/12/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
The first Pep Rally on the Patio of 2011 drew a restaurant full of Alcoa Tornado football players and their supporters to Puleo’s Grille. Josh Stephens, Alcoa High School athletics director, said the turnout was proof of what makes the ...
Leadership Blount Class of 2012 kicks off year with whirlwind tours
Published 9/12/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Members of the Leadership Blount Class of 2012 got a taste of the history of Blount County by touring a factory, a farm and then going on a scavenger hunt in a museum. And that was just their first regular ...
Tribute to Sept. 11 reaches out to community in call to prayer, thanksgiving
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:19 p.m. 2 comments
Sometimes an event takes on a life of its own. For Dr. Dan Thompson, that is what is happening with a musical presentation set to memorialize the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. “America, We Must Not Forget,” is a multi-media ...
Watching with Shuler
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:16 p.m. 0 comments
Heath Shuler is ready to root for the Vols when they travel to The Swamp to take on the University of Florida Gators on Sept. 17. He wants about 200 fans to join him to watch the game. Hanging out ...
Hero husband comes home
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:14 p.m. 0 comments
For her 10-year wedding anniversary, Crystal West did something special. She took out the trash. Her husband, Marine Major Jason Monroe West, was deployed to Afghanistan in February. She said, “About 10 weeks ago, I thought, ‘I’m going to be ...
Jerome Moon set to become Blount Commission chair
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments
Blount County commissioner Jerome Moon is set to become the new chair of the Blount County commission and commissioner Holden Lail will be the commission Pro Tempore. Commissioners at the Sept. 6 Agenda meeting voted 18-0 (with 3 commissioners absent) ...
Slow real estate market forces lay-offs in Property Assessor’s office
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:13 p.m. 2 comments
A slowing real estate market has led to layoffs in the Blount Count Property Assessors office. Mike Morton, Blount County property assessor, said that he has implemented budget reductions that began on July 1 for the 2011-12 budget cycle. Morton ...
Roof leak forces General Sessions Court Clerks to improvise
Published 9/7/2011 at 2:12 p.m. 0 comments
A leaking roof at the Blount County Justice Center Monday night left the General Sessions Court Clerk’s office with water damage and forced personnel to share space with the Circuit Court Clerk’s office for several days this week. Circuit Court ...
Celebration will honor Roy Crawford, Sr. for service, legacy in Maryville
Published 9/7/2011 at 1:51 p.m. 0 comments
He was the wise counselor, serving a city he grew up in, loved and helped shape. Attorneys, judges, councilmen and mayors -- he served four of them -- found a learned city attorney in Maryville to help them govern. When ...
Helen Ross McNabb plans official Blount opening
Published 9/7/2011 at 1:40 p.m. 0 comments
The Helen Ross McNabb Center officially launches its new Blount County facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Monday, Sept. 12. A ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Blount County Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, 1704 E. ...
Cornerstone of Recovery Reunion celebrates victories, offers hope
Published 9/7/2011 at 1:38 p.m. 0 comments
The first weekend of the month was a time to celebrate at Cornerstone of Recovery. The clinical treatment facility in Alcoa welcomed former patients back on campus on Sept. 1, 2 and 3, for the 22nd Annual Alumni Reunion at ...
‘Comedy of Errors’ performance draws laughs on library lawn
Published 9/5/2011 at 12:01 a.m. 0 comments
Blount County folks were transported back to the 1500s this summer, getting a dose of comedic confusion in the process. The Tennessee Stage Co. brought one of Shakespeare’s earliest plays to the library lawn the evening of July 25, and ...
Memorial honoring Fred Forster create gathering place at Clayton Center
Published 9/5/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Those who knew Fred Forster often heard him sign off conversations with a send-off of, “Blue skies.” “For a pilot, that’s what you want,” Forster’s daughter Joy Carver said Thursday with tears in her eyes as she recalled her dad. ...
Volunteers help keep Blount County Animal Shelter adoption rate high
Published 8/31/2011 at 4:22 p.m. 1 comment
There are plenty of four-legged friends at the Blount County Animal Shelter. What the shelter needs to save those with four legs are more people with two. “I always say, if you want to volunteer at the animal shelter, I ...
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