News

Swann Bridge Park

As Spring approaches, residents of Blount County are looking forward...

BamaCarry donates to BCSO

Kevin Snelson (left), leader of Blount County’s BamaCarry chapter, recently...

Stephen’s Diner back in business

On Monday, Feb 8, The Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce joined...

Stock up on emergency supplies this weekend

From Friday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, Feb. 28, Alabama will...

TLC receives five-star rating

With only 10 percent of skilled nursing home facilities receiving...

Front Page Stories

Lady Bulldogs make Elite 8

Susan Moore’s Cali Smallwood (23) shoots over a Phil Campbell...

Two men, two nights, two speeches, one message

On April 3, 1968, a great American made a historic...

Dicey’s song

When you think of someone who made a difference, there...

Lowest hospitalization numbers since October

Statewide and local COVID-19 cases are on the decline offering...

Mr. and Mrs. Daisy: Locust Fork’s lasting legacy

“All of life is a coming home…” Hunter Patch Adams...

Obituaries

Timothy Harvis Battles

TIMOTHY HARVIS BATTLES, 57, Oneonta, died Feb. 13, 2021. A memorial service will be held at a later time with...

Edwina Pass Bryan

EDWINA PASS BRYAN, 90, Cleveland, died Feb. 4, 2021, at TLC Nursing Center. She was Cleveland postmaster for 42 years...

Frank F. Carr

FRANK F. CARR, 78, Blountsville, died Feb. 3, 2021, at UAB Hospital. Born May 14, 1942, he earned degrees from...

Gary ‘Lyle’ Crider

GARY ‘LYLE’ CRIDER, Locust Fork, died Feb. 16, 2021, at the residence. He was a 1964 graduate of Locust Fork...

JERRY ANN PASS GORDON May 17, 1940 – Feb. 9, 2021

Carl Pass and Opal King Pass of Blountsville celebrated the birth of their daughter Jerry Ann in the spring of...

James Allen Marbut

JAMES ALLEN MARBUT was born Feb. 17, 1945, and he passed away in his home in Snead surrounded by friends...

Carol Ann Nichols Miller

CAROL ANN NICHOLS MILLER, age 77, Oneonta, passed from her husband’s loving arms into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, Feb....

Clyde James Posey

CLYDE JAMES POSEY, Leeds, died Feb. 17, 2021, at the residence. He was a member of Leeds First Baptist Church...

Betty Ruth Allen Scott

BETTY RUTH ALLEN SCOTT, 83, Cleveland, died Feb. 17, 2021, at Diversicare of Oneonta. Funeral service was held Feb. 20,...

Marie Thomas

MARIE THOMAS, 82, Hayden, died Feb. 19, 2021, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Born May 16, 1938, she is predeceased...