News

Former Snead mayor arrested

On Friday, April 30, former Snead mayor and owner of...

New LED lighting approved

The Oneonta City Council met April 27 for their regular...

Growing up in the jungle

We as Americans enjoy many conveniences we take for granted...

Honor students praised

As the 2020-2021 school year enters its final month, the...

WSCC open house rescheduled

Due to inclement weather Tuesday, Wallace State Community College-Oneonta Technical...

Front Page Stories

State champions

Blount County was represented well at last weekend’s 96th AHSAA...

Citizen of the Year

Every county has their own small-town heroes. Blount County is...

Volunteer of the Year

This year’s recipient of the Charles Carr Award for Blount...

Barnett, Bothwell given Chamber Lifetime Achievement Awards

“Bill was the type of pastor that cared for everyone,...

Barnett, Bothwell given Chamber Lifetime Achievement Awards

“I was hungry and you fed Me.” Matthew 25:40 Sometime...

Obituaries

Sherry Ann Buse

SHERRY ANN BUSE, 46, Hanceville, died May 1, 2021. Born Oct. 24, 1974, in Birmingham, she is predeceased by parents...

Larry E. Casey

LARRY E. CASEY, age 73, Oneonta, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021. He was born Aug. 20, 1947, in Etowah...

Mary E. ‘Helen’ Crow

MARY E. ‘HELEN’ CROW, 77, Cummings, Ga., formerly of Locust Fork, died April 25, 2021. Junior Thomas officiated the 1...

Jon Kevin Howell

JON KEVIN HOWELL, 53, Cleveland, died April 19, 2021. A celebration of life service was held April 28, at 11...

Bobbie Loyd

BOBBIE LOYD, 87, Oneonta, died April 27, 2021, at Diversicare of Oneonta. Born Feb. 18, 1934, she is preceded in...

Debra Kay Fore McKee

DEBRA KAY FORE MCKEE, 65, Altoona, died April 26, 2021. The family chose cremation and there are no arrangements to...

Shelley Peek

SHELLEY PEEK, 58, Pine Mountain, died April 29, 2021. Bud Swendell and Ryan Fortenberry officiated the 2 p.m. service held...

Kenneth Neil Phillips

KENNETH NEIL PHILLIPS, 73, of Oneonta, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021. The fifth son of the late Rufus Monroe...

Janella Gay Prince

JANELLA GAY PRINCE, age 83, Oneonta, gained her angel wings Friday, April 2, 2021. She was born Feb. 21, 1938,...

Maragret Mary Wade

MARGARET MARY WADE, 81, Oneonta, died April 26, 2021. The family will have a private memorial service at a later...

Debra Faye Watts

DEBRA FAYE WATTS, 58, Oneonta, died April 27, 2021, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral service was held April 30, at noon,...