Breakfast, parade upcoming Christmas celebrations

Update from the chamber

The monthly Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce breakfast will be held at Twin Oaks on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The program begins at 7:30 a.m. and will be sponsored by Lester Memorial Methodist Church. This month’s event will feature the chamber’s traditional Christmas program. This will include scripture reading, special singing, a dramatization, and a seasonal message by Rev. Bert Goodwin. […]

2010 GENERAL ELECTION



ASSOCIATE ASSOCIATE ASSOCIATE JUSTICE COURT OF LIEUTENANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY STATE SENATOR STATE SENATOR JUSTICE JUSTICE SECRETARY STATE 28 OF 28 PRECINCTS GOVERNOR SUPREME CIVIL APPEALS GOVERNOR SENATOR GENERAL DISTRICT 9 DISTRICT 14 SUPREME SUPREME COURT OF STATE TREASURER COURT PLACE JUDGE COURT PLACE 1 PLACE 2 3 REPORTING R. R. J. K. W. R. J. L. T. C. T. […]

Pet rescue groups team up to aid disabled veteran



Three pet rescue groups – Crossing Paths Animal Rescue of Locust Fork, Semper Fi Rescue of Oxford, and Crossings Animal Sanctuary of Stroudsburg, Pa. – recently teamed up on a humanitarian mission to help disabled veteran Bradley Shroeder of Lancaster, Pa. Shroeder suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of his service as a Marine in Iraq. He […]

From the Archives



Work Started On Court House Work was started Monday on remodeling the Blount County Court House. The plans call for a basement under the entire building, a steam heating plant, fire proof vaults for all records, several new offices to be located in the basement, rest rooms for both ladies and men in the basement. The exterior of the building […]

CORRECTION



Last week’s photo story about the money raised for the American Cancer Society contained an error. The $1400 check presented to St. Vincent’s Blount by the Oneonta football team did not come from the sale of T-shirts and balloons. The money presented came from sponsorship donations that the players collected.

Girls (only) Night Out will benefit Hope House



The women of the Heritage Bunco Club will sponsor an elaborate Girl’s Night Out on Nov. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Twin Oaks at Heritage Golf to raise money to help Blount County’s underprivileged through the Hope House. It will be held at Twin Oaks at Heritage Golf. The evening will include Christmas music, food and refreshments, […]

DHR and clients celebrate National Adoption Month



Final appeal



(Clockwise from top left) Papillon/dachshund mix, week’s cutest award winner, male, $75, includes neutering. Jack Russell terrier named ‘Oreo,’ 7 years old, spayed, $20. Kittens, wide selection of colors and styles, $75 includes spay/neutering. Golden retriever, sweet as she looks, 1 year old, spayed, $20. It’s unfortunate but true: if you don’t adopt these animals this week, they may not […]

NEWSBRIEFS



HIGHLAND LAKE TOWN COUNCIL will meet Monday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Anchor, 612 Lakeshore Drive. RIBBON CUTTING/GRAND OPENING at the new Senior Citizen building at 101 First Street South, Oneonta, will be Sunday, Nov. 28, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The public is invited. CHRISTMAS AT CLEVELAND Members of Cleveland Park and Recreation Board invite the […]

GENEVA LURLEAN FAULKNER,



83, died Nov. 18, 2010, at her residence in Oneonta. A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Wiley Monroe and Linnie Elizabeth Glasscock Partain. Surviving are husband Howard V. “Red” Faulkner; daughter Barbara (Lynn) Self of Tuscaloosa; sons Rick (Belinda) Faulkner, Randy (Amy) Faulkner, and Wayne (Cindy) Faulkner, all of Oneonta; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and […]