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Agape Medicine

Having a love for Jesus, a love for people, and...

Blount County’s information desk

Two years ago, Barbara Andersen stepped into the role of...

Snead slowly reopening

“I think we are the only one that hasn’t got...

Lady Lakers thank first responders and volunteers

To recognize and thank first responders and volunteers, the Lady...

Oneonta teen killed in accident

An Oneonta teen was killed Thursday morning, Sept. 17, in...


Oneonta officials to conduct test of electronic vote counter

On Sept. 22,  Amanda Cole, Oneonta city clerk and the city’s election official, announced that pursuant to Alabama administrative code, rule 307-X-1-.04,a public test of...

Front Page Stories

Call Charlie Brown

Fall officially arrived yesterday bringing some very welcome cooler weather....

Editorial

Dean Calvert, District 3 Blount County Commissioner, in his latest...

Gone but not forgotten

In July, we of the Locust Fork Watershed lost two...

Battling an epidemic (and beyond)

Are you an enabler? Are you that person whose actions...

Calvert admits it was him

Dean Calvert, District 3 Blount County commissioner, admitted during Monday’s...

Obituaries

Ruby Faye Marsh Gerald

RUBY FAYE MARSH GERALD, 79, Cleveland, died Sept. 14, 2020, at St. Vincent’s East. She enjoyed reading, helping others, collecting...

Bruce Milner Harmon

BRUCE MILNER HARMON, 89, Pensacola, Fla., formerly of Pinson, died Sept. 10, 2020. Dallas Culver officiated the 11 a.m. service...

Mary Shirley McCay Lowry

MARY SHIRLEY MCCAY LOWRY passed away Sept. 15, 2020, at TLC Nursing Center, Oneonta. “Momma Shirley,” as she was known...

Byron ‘Judge’ Murphree

BYRON ‘JUDGE’ MURPHREE, 77, Oneonta, died Sept. 16, 2020, at Princeton Medical Center. He was a welder for more than...

Eudelle Huie Paul

EUDELLE HUIE PAUL, 94, Oneonta, died Sept. 16, 2020. Predeceasing her were husband Robert Lewis Paul, parents Lonnie and Chloie...

Lois Janis Walker Thomas

LOIS JANIS WALKER THOMAS, 73, Hayden, died Aug. 31, 2020. Predeceasing her were son Eric Leldon Thomas, brother Clinton Lamar...

Tijo Lorianne Bailey

TIJO LORIANNE BAILEY, 53, Oneonta, died Sept. 3, 2020, at Brookwood Medical Center. Predeceasing her were parents Herby and Pat...

Robbie Frank Bryan

ROBBIE FRANK BRYAN, 82, Susan Moore, died Sept. 6, 2020, at St. Vincent’s Downtown, Birmingham. He was a member of...

Howard Jim Clifton

HOWARD JIM CLIFTON, 89, Hayden, died Sept. 4, 2020, at Riverview Regional Hospital. Graveside service was held Sept. 8, at...

Lila Mae ‘Wink” Rhoades Colley

LILA MAE ‘WINK’ RHOADES COLLEY, 82, Springville, died Sept. 9, 2020. Tim Sutherland officiated the 11 a.m. service held Sept....

Mary Sue Daugherty

MARY SUE DAUGHERTY, 89, Cropwell, died Sept. 8, 2020. Predeceasing her were husband C.B. Dunn, husband of 52 years Gordon...

Virginia Cornelius Deaver

VIRGINIA CORNELIUS DEAVER, 90, Cleveland, died Sept. 3, 2020, at TLC Nursing Center. She was a member of Eastern Star...