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Between the Lines

Lately I have had an itch. No, not the summer...

School board adopts new calendar

While the State Department of Education released its much-anticipated roadmap...

Blended traditional, remote learning for 2020-2021 year

Last week, the Oneonta City School Board released the results...

County prepares for primary runoff election

Probate Judge Chris Green and other Blount County election officials...

The Gulf at Heritage

On July 1, the Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce helped Jerry...

Front Page Stories

The end of an era

As Ron Gholson moves into the retirement chapter of his...

Blount County beautiful

There is nothing prettier than sunset from Straight Mountain, especially...

Bear there, and there, and there

For some Oneonta residents, July 4 was not only a...

Fruits of the vine

Summer has definitely arrived with a vengeance this year. However,...

‘Somewhere over the rainbow’

Rainbows are one of the most beautiful spectacles nature has...

Obituaries

Robert Louis Cooper Sr.

ROBERT LOUIS COOPER SR., 75, died July 1, 2020. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Predeceasing him...

Nathan Lynn Freeman

NATHAN LYNN FREEMAN, 66, Wynnville Community, died June 29, 2020, at UAB West Hospital, Bessemer. He was a member of...

Maxine A. Vincent Kirby

MAXINE A. VINCENT KIRBY, 91, Snead, died June 17, 2020. Predeceasing her were husband Eslie Hoyt Kirby, sons Kenneth Kirby...

Willian ‘Raymond’ Talley

WILLIAM ‘RAYMOND’ TALLEY passed peacefully at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice on July 2. He was born in Marshall County on Aug....

Irma Elizabeth Yates

IRMA ELIZABETH YATES, 67, Arab, died June 26, 2020, at Marshall Medical Center North. Born in Blount County, she was...