79, of Horton, died Dec. 20, 2010. A native of Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Ferney and Ada Moree Swilley and the widow of Milton Powell. Also predeceasing her were two brothers and a sister. Surviving are daughters Karen (Tim) Burgess of Blountsville, Vickie Powell of Douglas, and June Clark of Kentucky; sons Wayne Powell, Charlie (Janet) […]

Party gatherings demand football watchin’ recipes

Most men – and more women than expected – will be spending a number of hours in the coming days watching televised bowl games while rooting for their favorite teams. Gatherings around New Year’s usually mean searching for dip and finger-food recipes. Here’s a few recipes taken from Cookin’ Up a Cure, a collection of recipes by Sisters with Blisters. […]

Playtime at work


The Gym and Steps to a Healthier Blount County invite you to the Fitness Challenge, beginning Jan. 10, for kids ages 5 to 14 and adults 15 years and older. What is the Fitness Challenge? The Fitness Challenge is a six-week program that encourages and promotes a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating and physical activity. This program offers participants support […]

Redskins win Jacksonville Tournament


The Oneonta Redskins traveled to Jacksonville High School last week and brought back the championship of the Van Deerman Classic. Oneonta (9-2) knocked off 2A Woodland on Tuesday by a score of 65-52. The Redskins got a big night from junior guards Keenan Warren and Ryne Wester. Warren led all scorers with 33 points and collected 12 rebounds while Wester […]


GIRLS SOFTBALL UMPIRES are needed in Blount County for the upcoming season. Those interested should contact Mikey Yarbrough at 205-238-4814. ONEONTA GIRLS YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION will continue through Thursday, Jan. 6. Players in grades 1 through 8 can register at the Oneonta Rec Center each weekday between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call 625-3534. BLOUNT COUNTY GIRLS […]

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