86, of Blountsville, died Nov. 23, 2010, at Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham. A native of Blount County, he was a retired carpenter. Predeceasing him were parents Arthur Stephens and Maggie Offutt Stephens Bryson; son Arthur Stephens; great-grandchild Kinley Bobo; sisters Lorene Barber, Mable Burchill, Eunice McClendon, and Willene Gilliland. Surviving are wife Desma McClendon Stephens; sons Harold (Faye) Stephens and […]


Morgan Thomas Dorn and Shelby LeeAnn Counts of Fayetteville, Tenn., were married in a private ceremony Oct. 7, 2010. Mr. Dorn is the son of Evan and Karen Seals of Fayetteville and Todd and Rebekah Dorn of Madison, Ala. He is the grandson of Carolyn Gurley of Blountsville, Jean Miller of Oneonta, and the late Jerry R. Miller of Susan […]

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who has undergone a liver transplant at UAB, where she has been a patient for the last four months and where she will remain for several more months. She and her husband Jeff are former Cleveland residents, and they have an 11-year-old daughter Alexis. A fund has been set up in the name of Gina Faust at Compass Bank (now […]


The Mitten Tree is up at Oneonta Public Library and will remain until Dec. 15 awaiting donations of warm clothing for Blount County children. The donations will be distributed by both the Children’s Center and Hope House. The Mitten Tree has been a project of Amaryllis Garden Club for more than 20 years and has been a success because of […]


Bring your children to have pictures made with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 4, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Woodman of the World building, 28340 State Hwy 75, Oneonta, phone 274-2880.


Walk in the water … Water aerobics might be just what you need! The benefits of exercising in the water are many. Running, jogging, and walking underwater in a pool not only strengthen the leg and hip muscles – the quadriceps, hamstrings,and gluteus – but help to develop cardiorespiratory fitness. Aquatic exercises improve your cardiovascular fitness and can improve your […]


Early-season tournaments highlight schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Locust Fork Girls Locust Fork 61, Cleveland 41 Locust Fork led just 34-32 at the half but the Lady Hornets held the visitors to just nine points over the final two quarters to get the win. Cleveland got 13 points from Jessi Holder, 11 from Leandra Glass, and 10 from Ashley Harris. Locust Fork (2-1) got […]


continues through Dec. 11 at Oneonta First Baptist Church. Evaluations for boys and girls age 5 through fifth grade will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information, contact the church office at 625-3191.

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