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July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

All charges against Susan Moore teacher dismissed

Blount County District Judge Sherry Burns dismissed all charges against Susan Moore High School teacher and coach Warren Kelley last week. More...

Sports

Wildcats get a new-look Region 6

Keith Register won a lot of football games at Fultondale and made a couple of deep playoff runs in Class 2A. His first year at Hayden was a glimpse of the other side as his Wildcats limped to a 1- 9 record, just 1-6 in 5A Region 6. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

ONEONTA YOUTH FOOTBALL PARENTMEETING will be Thursday, July 24, at 7a.m. at the Depot at Oneonta Rec Park. Allparents interested in information and/orparticipating should plan to attend. More...

9-U Redskins in Little League

World Series

The Oneonta Redskin 9-U allstar team defeated the Boynton Cannons 14-5 on Saturday. On Monday, they squeaked by the Caledonia Allstars 9-8 to reach the semifinals of the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, Miss. More...

Faith

ChurchBriefs

BLOUNT COUNTY NIGHT OF WORSHIP willbe Wednesday, July 30, at the Locust ForkHigh School football stadium. Gates open at7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

JONATHAN OSCAR COX, 82,

Pinson, diedJuly 18, 2014, at North Hill Nursing andRehab, Birmingham. Formerly ofBlountsville, Mr. Cox retired from the U.S. More...

DAVID FRANKLIN HOGLAND, 62,

died July17, 2014, at the residence. A carpenter bytrade, he was of the Baptist faith andenjoyed fishing and hunting. Father ErnestC. More...

BRENNAN DERECK KENT, 19,

Tuscaloosa,died July 13, 2014. A 2013 graduate ofOneonta High School, he was a journalismmajor at Shelton State Community College.He enjoyed music, sports, and his collegecareer. More...

Calvert elected to second term; Palmer moves on to general election

Here is a list of the winners of all races included on the ballot for the July 15 Republican runoff election. More...

Memorial to honor former councilman

In his council's latest action, Snead Mayor Curtis Painter won approval to place a gazebo on town property. The gazebo, donated by Billy Jack Roberts, will recognize the life and service of former councilman Jack Freeman. More...

Arab’s Douglas leads off superintendent interviews

Dr. Stephen (Michael) Douglas, 41, was the first superintendent candidate to be interviewed by members of the Oneonta School Board Monday night. Douglas is currently principal of Arab High School. More...

 

News

Woods sets the table

Clyde Woods, standing at left, newly elected chairman of the Blount County Economic Development Council, addresses the commission work session last week. More...

ONEONTA CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION

Six qualify for two open board positions

As of Tuesday morning, six qualifiers had entered in the race for two open Oneonta Board of Education places, according to Oneonta city clerk Tammie Noland. Qualifying ended yesterday at 5 p.m. More...

Afterthoughts on the campaign

Dean Calvert More...

People

From Oneonta to Oneonta

When they saw an exit to Oneonta on I-59, James Longo, 18, and Gillam Keown, 17, had to make a detour. More...

Class Reunion

The Blount County High School Class of 1947 met on July 12 to celebrate their 67th reunion at the home of Ray and Jane Sims. More...

REUNIONS

S.J. KING REUNION will be Sunday, July 27, on BerryMountain at the community park. Phone 274-8757 formore information. More...

News Briefs

NEWSBRIEFS

CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will have student registration during regular school hours today and tomorrow, July 23-24. More...