SINGINGS DELIVERANCE NOW TABERNACLE, 1415 Fairview Church Road, Cleveland, will have The Lataste Family for singing New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Bishop/pastor Tim McMonigal, 205-540-1016, or copastor Angie Gaither, 205-965-8426. SPECIAL EVENTS CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 1002 Park Avenue, Oneonta, invites friends and strangers to Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols beginning at 5 p.m., the Holy Eucharist, and […]

Update from the chamber

And a Merry Christmas to all

The traditional Christmas program presented by the chamber on Dec. 16 had an audience of more than 200 people. Many of those attending proclaimed the program to be the best yet as our presenters, singers, and musicians gave inspiring performances. Brother Bert Goodwin’s message, “The Reason for the Season,” incorporated many timeless lessons of the coming of Jesus. He also […]

Alabama Scene

GOP leader questioned about Auburn contract

As the state is facing a $3 billion reduction in the education budget and a half-billion drop in revenues to fund most other state agencies, some legislators are quizzing Auburn University officials about what they call a “sweetheart deal” with House Minority Leader Mike Hubbard in 2002 for sports broadcast rights at the school. Sen. Hank Sanders, D-Selma, who is […]

From the Archives

The Blount Countian, December 21, 1988

Commission calls for help in preventing derailments Blount County Commission last week authorized a resolution calling on state agencies to intercede on behalf of residents in the vicinity of hazardous CSX railroad tracks where trains continually derail in the Bangor- Blount Springs area. The resolution also asks that speed limits be enforced. Copies of the resolutions will be sent to […]


Post Holiday Recovery Ideas

So…it’s the day after Christmas. How do you feel? Do you have a food hangover (or, perhaps, another kind of hangover)? More importantly, what happens now? Will you exercise or take a day of rest? The day after a holiday is a good time to listen to your body and mind and choose a workout that fits your mood and […]

2009-12-23 E-Edition