Blount County, AL coroner claims district attorney dictating how he does his job

local02-300x190 ONEONTA, Alabama – Blount County’s coroner Monday afternoon filed a lawsuit asking a court to decide whether the county’s district attorney can dictate how he performs his job. Blount County Coroner John Mark Vaughn also asks a judge for… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Susan Moore, AL- Crystal Clowdus pleads guilty, Warren Kelley still to face trial in high school scandal

sm-teacher-clowdus UPDATE: 3/4/14- Crystal Gilliland Clowdus has pleaded guilty this afternoon at her hearing at the Blount County Courthouse. According to she has pleaded guilty to transmitting obscene material to a minor. Clowdus has received a 10 year sentence,… Continue Reading

Tune in 10pm CST for ATR News LIVE! Tonight: Bama gets visit from Jim DeMint, Sen. Sessions at Chamber Breakfast, Sun’s Magnetic Flipping and MORE!


Alabama Truth Radio News Live August 13th, 2013 Join your host JB tonight at 10pm CST for ATR News LIVE! Topics for tonight include: Alabama gets a visit from Jim DeMint, Sen. Jeff Sessions has a breakfast speaking scheduled, Scientist… Continue Reading

Sessions will speak Aug. 14 at Chamber breakfast in Blount County

Jeff Sessions

Ron Gholson The Blount Countian U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Mobile) will address county citizens Aug. 14 at 7:30 a.m. at Twin Oaks at Heritage in a renewal of the Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast series. Sessions is expected to… Continue Reading

Ghost-Townification of America: Small town’s last factory looking to close doors, more jobless


Ron Gholson The Blount Countian About 200 American Apparel employees at the Oneonta plant were laid off two weeks ago, according to plant manager Tom Reeves, who confirmed the layoffs as a result of The Blount Countian’s inquiry yesterday. The… Continue Reading

Local municipalities having to fight in court to… vote?


Ron Gholson The Blount Countian Parties in the Neal vs. City of Oneonta “right to vote” case met in Blount County Circuit Court last Wednesday for a preliminary discussion of issues in the upcoming challenge to Oneonta’s scheduling of a… Continue Reading

Tune in 10pm CST for ATR News LIVE!


Alabama Truth Radio News Live May 20th, 2013 Join us tonight at 10pm CST for ATR News Live right here on! Headlines on tonight’s Show: Former fire chief arrested in Blount County Leak of radioactive material at U.S. nuclear… Continue Reading

Blount County sheriff’s deputy under investigation after sexual encounter with Guntersville woman


Carol Robinson GUNTERSVILLE, Alabama – A Blount County sheriff’s deputy is under investigation and on leave from his job for an incident involving a woman in Guntersville over the weekend. The deputy has not been named because he has… Continue Reading

Young Man Arrested in Alabama for Distasteful Joke, Charged with “Terrorist Threats”

local02-300x190 Earlier today a 21 year old resident of Cleveland, Alabama was detained and taken to the local jail over a distasteful joke he posted on his facebook page. reports: Blount County sheriff’s deputies and Oneonta police arrested Dakota… Continue Reading