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News in Blount County, Alabama

Alabama unemployment declines to 6.9 percent
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:05:49 -0700

Alabama's unemployment rate decreased slightly in August to 6.9 percent, but remained above last year's rate for last month. Gov. Robert Bentley announced Alabama recorded 6.9 percent in August, compared ...

Blount County woman sentenced to 2 years for killing her ex-husband
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:51:42 -0700

A Corner woman will spend two years in jail after her conviction for killing her ex-husband by shooting him in the heart.

Blount County alcohol sales: Alabama Supreme Court to hold session at Samford University on appeal
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:25:13 -0700

The Alabama Supreme Court has announced that on Nov. 6 it will hear an appeal of Blount County Circuit Judge Steven King's ruling last fall that paved the way for Oneonta, Blountsville and other towns in the county to hold "wet/dry" votes on whether alcohol should be sold in their communities.

H.S. Football Scores - Week 5
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:20:26 -0700

Teams Hit Midway Point Of Season

Tuscaloosa County jobless rate falls to 6.3 percent
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:01:06 -0700

Tuscaloosa County’s jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent in August. “The metro area also added 2,400 jobs, 200 of which were in manufacturing, and over the course of the year, Tuscaloosa has added 4,600 jobs,” said Ahmad Ijaz, director of economic forecasting at the University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

Unemployment drops in Etowah County, statewide in August
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:01:52 -0700

Unemployment dropped in Etowah County and statewide in August, according to the Alabama Department of Labor.

Week 2 Of H.S. Football Season Wraps Up
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:50:28 -0700

Regular Season Opens For Teams In Alabama, Florida & Georgia.

Monthly excess cuts into year’s deficit
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:58:08 -0700

August rainfall in the Arab area ranged from 1.49 inches at near Morgan City to 5.04 inches at Pine Lake Village.

NFL player arrests database
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:11:45 -0700

USA TODAY Sports' complete database of all the arrests since 2000.