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July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County issuing marriage licenses to traditional and same-sex couples

Beginning at noon Monday, June 29, as a result of last Friday’s U.S. More...

People

Little-Simmons

Greg and Karen Little of Hoover announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter Lauren Marie Little, to 1st Lt. Joseph Bryan Simmons, son of John and Debbie Simmons of Oneonta. More...

Faith

Church Briefs

CLEAR SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will hold the annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church is located just off Ala 75 on County Road 15 near Limestone Springs. More...

Obituaries

Bonnie Ruth Skillman Clements

BONNIE RUTH SKILLMAN CLEMENTS, 80, Altoona, died June 20, 2015, at St. Vincent's Blount Hospital. More...

Bennie H. Copeland

BENNIE H. COPELAND, 80, Blountsville, died June 24, 2015, at the residence. An equipment operator with Blount County, he was of the Baptist faith. Parents W.E. More...

Crystal Marie Dingler

CRYSTAL MARIE DINGLER, 33, Blountsville, died June 19, 2015. Known as a very loyal and loving person, she was employed with Goldenrod and a member of the Blountsville Church of God. Sister Tanya Dingler predeceased her. More...

Oneonta to examine draft beer sales

Following Gov. Robert Bentley's signature on a local bill authorizing draft beer sales in Blount County, the Oneonta City Council has scheduled a public hearing on requests for such. More...

OHS Band raising money for Thanksgiving parade

The Oneonta High School Redskin Band is going on parade. More...

 

News

Two men plead guilty

A pair of Blount County men have pleaded guilty to felony offenses. Jonathan Kyle Dillard, 42, formerly of Hayden, pleaded guilty to one count of first degree assault and two counts of third degree assault. More...

School summer camps are becoming big business

More than 40 summer spanning students’ interests, talents, and career possibilities camps will be conducted this summer by Blount County Schools. Most are one to three days in length. More...

The ‘eyes’ have it

Dr. Garrison Meighen, or ”Garri” as she is called, is pictured with the staff of Cleveland EyeCare, located in the Dollar General shopping center in Cleveland. Dr. More...

News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

AMERICAN LEGION POST 129 in Blountsville will have the annual July 4 barbecue and will begin serving at 11 a.m. The $8 plate includes your choice of chicken or pork, baked beans, coleslaw, drink, and dessert. More...