blount county

Alabama Sheriff Not Enforcing COVID-19 Protection Orders

A rural Alabama sheriff says his department won’t enforce state guidelines limiting public activities during the coronavirus pandemic. Reports say that Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon says he has instructed deputies not to stop businesses or churches that violate state restrictions. Moon says he isn’t defying Gov. Kay Ivey. He says he just can’t punish someone who is trying to…

28 Year-Old Albertville Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

A single-vehicle crash Friday night, April 10, has claimed the life of an Albertville woman. Kasey Dene Robinson, 28, was killed when the 2004 Infiniti G35 she was driving left the roadway on U.S. 278 and overturned. Robinson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred four miles west of Snead….

Alabama sheriff to hold prayer vigil over ‘rampant evil’

CLEVELAND, Ala. (AP) – The sheriff of an Alabama county dealing with several grim cases has organized a prayer vigil. Reports say Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon released a statement Friday about the upset in the “normally quiet and peaceful county.” He didn’t mention specific cases, but said the last month has been trying. Deputies this month found the body…

Roy Moore Defends Public School Pre-Game Prayers

Says religious rights come from God, not the state

Foundation for Moral Law founder Roy Moore says court rulings are on the side of school systems in which students organize pre-game prayers. Moore and his wife and Foundation employees met with reporters this morning.   “I think the biggest fault in the legal system and elsewhere s that we don’t recognize who gives us that freedom. That’s why we…