Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Blount County, AL. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 83 in Blount County, AL

  1. Wednesday afternoon police chase leads authorities to Blount County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Alabama Live

    After a police chase on Interstate 59 in Etowah and St. Clair counties Wednesday, police learned of a homicide in Blount County. Two men in a brown pickup truck led Alabama state troopers on a 10-mile pursuit Wednesday on I-59, Trooper Chuck Daniel said.


  2. 911 tracks cell phone to find missing man with brain injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A man with a traumatic brain injury wandered away from an adult day care facility in Oneonta, but was quickly found thanks to cellular phone location data, authorities said. The 35-year-old Jefferson County man who attends the facility in Blount County was reported just before 3 p.m. Tuesday, said Blount 911 Director Caleb Branch.


  3. 13 of Alabama's best swimming holesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... of recreational activities." Check out this Google Maps link from 2. Mardis Mill Falls , Blount County. writes: "Also known as Graves Falls, this 15-foot waterfall in rural Blount County, Alabama is popular with ...


  4. Death of Blount County woman, 33, ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Crystal Huie, 33, was found dead Friday at a home on Dunnhill Road in Blountsville, according to the Blount County Coroner's Office.


  5. Suspect in 2014 murder dies in county jailRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    An Oneonta man who was charged in a murder-for-hire scheme in Blount County was found dead in his cell at the Walker County Jail. Maxwell was being held in the county jail on capital murder charges after being indicted in Blount County in the January 2014 death of 66-year-old Donald Clayton Whited, who was found dead in his home with a gunshot to the head.


  6. Suspect charged in killing of man and his cats in Blount County found dead in jail cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... charged in the January 2014 slaying of 66-year-old Donald Clayton Whited, who was found in his burning home. A Blount County grand jury last year indicted Maxwell on seven charges : capital murder for pecuniary gain, capital murder during burglary; ...


  7. Wheelon Soring Case DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Horse

    A Blount County, Tennessee, judge has dismissed the soring case against Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Larry Wheelon and two other men due to lack of evidence. Soring is the deliberate injury to a horse's feet and legs to achieve an exaggerated high-stepping gait.


  8. Charges dropped in horse soring case against Blount Co. trainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Blount county man accused of horse soring is no longer facing charges. The Blount county Circuit Court Clerk says charges against Larry Joe Wheelon Charges dropped in horse soring case against Blount Co.


  9. Blount 911 tower cam and mass text messages find missing teen in 4 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Blount County 911 used its tower cam overlooking Oneonta and the Nixle mass notification system to help find a missing boy on May 25, 2015. A Blount County teen was found safe after he was reported missing Friday afternoon, and authorities say new technology helped quickly bring the boy home.


  10. 9 busted on charges ranging from sodomy to child sex abuse in Blount County roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Suspects wanted on charges ranging from sodomy to sex abuse dating back to 2004. The operation was spearheaded by Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey's office, and carried out by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force, the FBI, the SBI, the Blount County Sheriff's Office, the State Probation Office and the Oneonta Police Department.


  11. Have you ever seen someone catch a fish like this?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WCOS-FM Columbia

    63-year-old Robert Earl Woodard, a farmer/fisherman/author in Blount County Alabama wanted a video to promote his new book, " The Way It Was Back Then ". The book is a collection of stories that describe how the former physical education teacher grew ...


  12. Ghost caused divorce in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 |

    A ghost reportedly was the cause of a divorce case that broke up a once happy family in Blount County, Alabama back in May 1889. James Martin married a Miss Noel, one of the beauties of the county in the summer of 1884.


  13. 2 killed, 3 children injured in Blount County car wreckRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities say two people have died and three children have been injured in a head-on collision in Blount County. reports 19-year-old Erin Elizabeth Drank of Oneonta and 24-year-old Stevie Ann Thompson of Blountsville were killed Monday morning around 10:25 a.m. when their cars collided head on.


  14. Troopers identify two people killed in car crash Monday morning in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Two people were killed in a two-vehicle traffic accident this morning in Blount County, and three children involved in the wreck were transported to the hospital, according to the Alabama State Troopers. Erin Elizabeth Drake, 19, of Oneonta, was killed when the 2002 Jeep she was driving collided head-on with a 1999 Ford driven by Stevie Ann Thompson, 24, of Blountsville.


  15. Alabama man convicted of wife kill with bogus evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Little Warrior River in Blount County, Alabama, near site where Bill Wilson was accused of killing and burying his wife and child in 1908. He spent years in prison before his sentence was overturned.


  16. Oneonta woman killed in Blount County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A 61-year-old Oneonta woman was killed Friday afternoon after the truck she was a passenger in overturned in Blount County.


  17. Oneonta woman killed in Friday afternoon crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A woman died, and two other people were hurt, when the pickup they were riding in overturned after hitting an embankment on Blount County Road 27 Friday afternoon. All three were ejected from the pickup and all three were not wearing seat belts, according to Trooper Curtis Summerville with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.


  18. Startup company invests $1M for solar power project in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sun Charge Systems will create 15 jobs over several years as part of the project, which will convert solar energy to electricity so that USB chargers or 12-volt car chargers can be used to power devices like cell phones and tablets in areas where conventional electrical outlets are unavailable. A solar-powered charging station has launched in Palisades Park in Blount County as part of a $1 million investment from a startup that has been created out of Hornsby Steel.


  19. Chase concluded with suspect shot in a leg by policeRead the original story

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... over, and attempted to elude. The pursuit continued onto Interstate 65 northbound and ended on Exit 289 in Blount County when the suspect stopped abruptly, which caused the officer to hit the rear-end the suspect's car, a red Ford Mustang. The ...


  20. Blountsville couple admits bringing 7-month-old to buy meth ingredients in Hartselle, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... said the couple, Christopher Bird, and Kara Nicole Ratliff, admitted buying the pills to bring back to Blount County to sell to local meth cooks. The couple, both 22, were charged with second-degree manufacturing of a controlled substance. They were ...