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April 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Loan for paving approved

TOWN OF CLEVELAND

At last week’s meeting, the Cleveland Town Council approved a motion to move forward with plans for a loan from Hometown Bank for the purpose of repairing the town’s roads and the park’s walking track. More...

Alcohol license committee recommends three

Oneonta's seven-member alcohol license review committee voted to recommend licensing for three establishments in their April 11 meeting. More...

Blountsville man guilty of rape

A Blountsville man was convicted of rape last week by a Blount County jury.  Michael Eugene Wade, 25, was convicted of first degree rape, a Class A felony, in connection to the incident that occurred in June 2015.  More...

Weekend Update

ONEONTA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Oneonta Police Department (OPD) is in the process of solving the recent burglaries of Oneonta Building Discount Supply and Southeastern Business Development. Contact 625-4361 if you have any information regarding these burglaries.   More...

Ambulance board named to select service provider, monitor performance

The Blount County 911 Board has authorized creation of an Ambulance Advisory Committee (AAC) to develop a request for proposal (RFP) to provide ambulance service to the county. More...

Zaxby’s site prep begins

Naysayers notwithstanding

Richard Lawton’s high-five signals, at long last, the get-ready to begin site preparation for the Zaxby’s Restaurant long awaited by Oneonta diners. More...

OPD chief on the job

With the first week under his belt, Oneonta Police Chief Charles Clifton said, “It was very positive for me. I have received an acceptance and reinforcement that I’ve never experienced before. More...

Fields emphasizes need for balance between church and state

Speaking last week to the Blount County Democratic Club, Rev. James C. Fields Jr. appeared to call for a balance between church and state. More...

Hope House switches gears

Hope House was created to purvey hope to folks who are sorely lacking in that quality. But once in awhile, Hope House switches gears. More...

Rickwood needs weekend warriors

State park officials Chad Davis, left, and Lamar Pendergrass speak to a meeting of about 30 in Hayden, hoping to recruit interested volunteers to help improve the attractiveness of Rickwood Caverns Park, as local supporter Phil Sims looks on. More...