News

United Flagpole celebrates opening of retail shop

Last week, the Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce was on hand...

Recipe Corner

I like to brush the skewers with more Italian dressing...

Council discusses development

Discussion at last week’s Cleveland Town Council meeting centered on...

OHS band fundraiser

For anyone who loves arts and crafts, reselling items, or...

City pool project will proceed

Reconstruction of Oneonta City Pool “has been a long time...


People of Blount County: Destiny Allman Gladden

Sometimes when you grow up in a family business, your first instinct is to escape that life and do something different.  Today’s People of Blount...

Front Page Stories

Jr. Fire Academy

Last week 53 cadets participated in the Blount County Fire...

Taylor pleads guilty

On Monday, 32-year-old Calvin Taylor of Oneonta pled guilty to...

Boren is Alabama Junior Champion

Oneonta’s Russell Boren III (right) teed off against some of...

Juneteenth

Most of us were taught that slavery came to an...

June Fling this weekend

It’s back! The Oneonta Business Association’s 19th annual June Fling...

Obituaries

Floyce Beatrice Hood

FLOYCE BEATRICE HOOD, 79, Cullman, died June 11, 2021, at Hospice Family Care in Huntsville. Born Sept. 16, 1941, in...

William ‘Bill’ Ersie Nelms

WILLIAM ‘BILL’ ERSIE NELMS, 82, Alexandria, Ala., passed away June 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving family at his home....

Margaret ‘Baby Sis’ Robinsion Polk

MARGARET ‘BABY SIS’ ROBINSON POLK, 101, passed away in Savannah, Ga., on June 2, 2021. She previously resided in Oneonta....

Bob White Woodard

BOB WHITE WOODARD, 93, Tuscumbia, died June 6, 2021. He was a member of Springdale Baptist Church, Tarrant. Surviving are...

Dewey Fulton Yarbrough

DEWEY FULTON YARBROUGH, 91, Cullman, died June 7, 2021, at Magnolia House in Oneonta. Born July 4, 1929, he served...

Marsha Lynn Quinn Zavala

MARSHA LYNN QUINN ZAVALA, 50, Oneonta, died June 7, 2021, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. She enjoyed going to the...