Shannon J. Allen has been sports editor of The Sand Mountain Reporter since 1988. The Reporter covers all area high schools and Snead State Community College. His column appears in the printed edition of The Reporter each Saturday.
Elizabeth Summers has been a staff writer for The Sand Mountain Reporter since 2007. She now serves as the paper's managing editor. She covers schools in Marshall, DeKalb and Etowah counties as well as the police and fire beats. Her column appears in the printed edition of The Reporter each Tuesday.