News

Seven new businesses in Blount County

On Monday, the Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce held its seventh...

School systems receive grants

Education grants totaling $32,750 were recently hand delivered to Blount...

‘Shop with a Hero’

“Shop with a Hero” is a great way to help...

Promotions, retirement, new hires

The Oneonta City Council opened its Oct. 13 meeting with...

Legal questions raised during meeting

What started as several questions raised by senior center director...


Southeastern forced to shut down due to COVID-19

Blount County Schools superintendent Rodney Green announced this morning that Southeastern would dismiss at 11:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 22, after several students were confirmed...

Front Page Stories

Hustle and heart

After area tournaments wrapped up last Wednesday, six volleyball teams...

Commission seeks public input, opinion

Monday’s meeting of the Blount County Commission covered a variety...

Green, Moon work to mend fences

Calls for the resignation of Blount County District 3 commissioner...

The power of pink

“I believe in pink. I believe in being strong when...

‘You have cancer’

Three words, “You have cancer.” Thirteen letters from the alphabet...

Obituaries

Rev. Bill Barnett

REV. BILL BARNETT, 66, Oneonta, died Oct. 17, 2020 at a Birmingham hospital. He was the minister at Union Hill...

Magdaleno Hernandez Carrizales

MAGDALENO HERNANDEZ CARRIZALES, 67, Oneonta, died Oct. 14, 2020, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital. Father Jim Hedderman conducted noon mass...

Curtis Champion

CURTIS CHAMPION, 77, Hayden, died Oct. 4, 2020, at the residence. Born March 12, 1943, he was a member of...

John ‘Stephen’ Clowdus

JOHN ‘STEPHEN’ CLOWDUS, 59, Oneonta, died peacefully at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center on Oct. 9, 2020. Stephen is survived by...

Donald Ray Cox

DONALD RAY COX, 81, Oneonta, passed away Oct. 15, 2020, at UAB Hospital. Mr. Cox was a member of Pine...

Mary Cornelius Davis

MARY CORNELIUS DAVIS, 82, Oneonta, died Oct. 13, 2020, at the residence. She worked in retail and was a homemaker...

James Marvin Forster

JAMES MARVIN FORSTER, 60, Hanceville, died Sept. 4, 2020. Born May 8, 1960, he is survived by wife Linda Forster;...

William ‘Fred’ Mann

WILLIAM ‘FRED’ MANN, 91, died Oct. 12, 2020. Born Oct. 28, 1928, he graduated from Hayden High School where he...

Rita K. Nicastro Mooneyham

RITA K. NICASTRO MOONEYHAM, 55, Corner, died Oct. 11, 2020. Scotty Mooneyham officiated the 2 p.m. service held Oct. 18...

William Henry Newman

WILLIAM HENRY NEWMAN, 84, Locust Fork, died Oct. 14, 2020, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital. Darryl Holt and Mike Young...

Boyd H. Pendley

BOYD H. PENDLEY, 82, recently of Hayden, died Oct. 12, 2020. Born Jan. 31, 1938, in Fayette, he attended Hayden...

Alice Eloway Wilson Reese

ALICE ELOWAY WILSON REESE, 83, Remlap, died Oct. 13, 2020. Phillip Jones officiated the 2 p.m. graveside service held Oct....