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June 21, 2017 RSS feed / News

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Aimee Wilson, executive director Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce   More...

Oneontan continues at ‘ham for Hamlet’ theatre

Oneonta native Barrett Guyton began his sixth year with Abingdon, Virginia's Barter Theatre in May. He labels work there as his "dream job."  More...

Hayden subscribes to air evac coverage for residents

The town of Hayden has contracted with a helicopter emergency transport service, Air Evac Lifeteam, to provide airlift services to the nearest trauma center to its residents in the event they experience a life-threatening injury or other medical emer More...

Children’s landmark art

As part of the summer reading program, the Oneonta Public Library has a variety of paintings featuring Blount County landmarks on display in the children’s area.  Under the direction of Laurie Bailey, owner of ArtsyOne Designs in Oneonta, More...

Use front door only to enter and leave courthouse

All members of the public entering and leaving the Blount County Courthouse are directed to use the front entrance only. Other entrances, while open to employees, are closed to the public. More...

Herrington pleads guilty

Teddy Herrington, 60, pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge as part of a plea deal in Blount County District Court on Monday for setting fires during the severe drought in November 2016.  According to the Blount County Circuit Clerk’s Office More...

Water supply problems: a thing of the past?

The Blount Countian polled five of the county’s water authorities to determine the status of their water supply going into the dry season of the year. More...

Feed truck overturns

Last Friday, several agencies responded when a feed truck overturned and dumped its contents into a creek north of Snead. The driver attempted to cross the wooden bridge on McClarty Dirt Road that divides Marshall and Blount County.  More...

Summer camping

Locust Fork Elementary School was the site once again this year for the Summer Journalism Camp, sponsored by the Blount County Education Foundation and taught by Joanna McCay. More...