News

Board explores central office relocation

The Blount County Board of Education held a special meeting...

Kind + Kups celebrates one-year anniversary

Kind + Kups Coffee in Cleveland celebrated their one-year anniversary...

Franklin is new commander

American Legion Post 72 announces its new 2021 officers. Meetings...

OCS receives nutrition grant for kitchen equipment

Outdated and non-working kitchen equipment will soon be replaced at...

Temporary moratorium on metal-facade buildings

The Oneonta City Council held two work sessions prior to...

Front Page Stories

Baseball playoffs begin this weekend

As the regular season of high school baseball comes to...

Blountsville first graders meet Lucy

Excited first graders filed into the Blountsville Elementary School cafeteria/...

Oneonta Career Center

Excitement was in the air as with any ribbon cutting;...

OFD’s newest fleet member

If you ride by Oneonta Fire Department, you’ll likely get...

Mayor: ‘I expect to be exonerated’

Cleveland mayor Jerry Jones opened last Thursday’s council meeting with...

Obituaries

MELVIN THOMAS ‘SHORTY’ HARDMAN

MELVIN THOMAS ‘SHORTY’ HARDMAN of Straight Mountain in Blount County passed away April 1, 2021, at the age of 87...

Viola Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Splawn Amason

VIOLA ELIZABETH ‘BETTY’ SPLAWN AMASON, 84, Oneonta, died April 8, 2021. Born Nov. 9, 1936, in Texas, she was a...

Melvin T. ‘Shorty’ Hardman

MELVIN T. ‘SHORTY’ HARDMAN, 87, Oneonta, died April 1, 2021, at TLC Nursing Center. Also known as “Little Man,” his...

Ellie Lawayne Murphree

ELLIE LAWAYNE MURPHREE, 79, Blountsville, died April 9, 2021, at the residence. Born March 30, 1942, he was a retired...

Sheila Elaine Moorer Nelson

SHEILA ELAINE MOORER NELSON, 61, Oneonta, died April 5, 2021. Predeceasing her were father Maurice Denton Moorer and brother Gregory...

Leo ‘Hobby’ Smith

LEO ‘HOBBY’ SMITH, 90, Cleveland, died April 9, 2021, at Diversicare. He was an elder in Green’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian...

Bernice ‘Sally’ Stewart

BERNICE ‘SALLY’ STEWART, 82, Blountsville, died April 6, 2021, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital. Born May 22, 1938, she worked...

Melvie Dean Tanner

MELVIE DEAN TANNER, 84, Blountsville, died April 3, 2021, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Born May 29, 1936, she was...