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Blount County has many things to offer, as I found...

Test that stands the test of time

In 1932, Herbert J. Taylor took charge of Club Aluminum...

Canaan Acres ribbon cutting

On Friday, July 23, Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce held a...

‘Safely returning… is a priority’

The school board of Oneonta City Schools held a work...

Post full-time police positions, pay raise for part-time

The Blountsville Town Council met July 19 and during opening...

Front Page Stories

Pop up splash pad

Who doesn’t enjoy splashing around in a little water on...

Certified positions filled

The Blount County Board of Education convened for a special...

Free COVID-19 vaccination clinic

In an effort to educate and vaccinate Blount Countians, area...

T.K. Thorne releases new book

Eight years ago, Blount County’s Teresa Thorne began writing Behind...

Welcome home

Members of the 1166th Military Police Company greet loved ones...

Obituaries

Helen R. Casey

HELEN R. CASEY, 85 years of age and a resident of Lakeland, Fla., passed away July 16, 2021, at Lakeland...

Travis Clements

TRAVIS CLEMENTS, 85, Locust Fork, died July 21, 2021. He was a member of Locust Fork Baptist Church, an avid...

Billy Ray Culwell

BILLY RAY CULWELL, 65, Warrior, died July 21, 2021, at UAB Hospital. Predeceasing him were parents Billy Ray Sr. and...

Juanita Goble

JUANITA GOBLE, 73, Holly Springs community, died July 18, 2021. She was a seamstress at Wrangler of Oneonta. Predeceasing her...

Jimmy Earl Hathcock

JIMMY EARL HATHCOCK, 48, Oneonta, died July 18, 2021, at UAB Hospital. T.C. Williams officiated the 2 p.m service held...

Lois Colley Nolin

LOIS COLLEY NOLIN, 80, Ashville, died July 18, 2021, at Gadsden Regional Hospital. Predeceasing her were husband James Edward “Bud”...