65, died March 6, 2011, at the Straight Mountain residence. She was the daughter of Frances Irene Logan Battles of Straight Mountain and the late Pharon Junior Battles. Employed in accounts payable for Sysco Food, she was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church and the valedictorian of the Appalachian High School class of 1964. Surviving besides her mother are husband […]


64, of Cleveland, died March 1, 2011, at St. Vincent’s Blount ER, Oneonta. Of the Baptist faith, the Blount native greatly enjoyed operating his lawnmower-small engine shop and was a selfemployed farmer and truck driver. Predeceasing him were parents Rev. Roy E. Jr. and Ruby McCay Wall, brother Donald E. Wall, and two great-grandchildren. Surviving are sons Donnie Wall, Anthony […]


61, died March 1, 2011, at his Oneonta residence. A native of Tennessee, he was a technology coordinator and a member of Easley Baptist Church. He served his military duty with the Navy. His father Solon Morris Woods predeceased him. Surviving are wife Christinia Woods of Oneonta; mother Dorothy Randles Ruth of Knoxville, Tenn.; sister Linda Nelson of Norcross, Ga.; […]


JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST is having 7 p.m. revival services March 16, March 17, and March 18 with Jack Thomas as the special evangelist. Sammy Blakeley is pastor. FRIDAY’S CROSSING MISSIONARY BAPTIST is having 7 p.m. spring revival services March 14, March 15, and March 16. Evangelist is Jonathan Hunter. Pastor is Ernie Garnett. HIGHMOUND MISSIONARY BAPTIST, on Teal Road […]


What Would Jesus Cut? It’s amazing what you can find in the Bible when you actually read it. In the third chapter of the prophet Joel we find these words: “Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears.” But then, about a century later, we read these words from the prophet Isaiah as he describes his hope […]


SINGINGS COMMUNITY CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN fellowship will hold its monthly singing Sunday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served beginning at noon. Special singers will be the Boys of Alabama. The church is located three miles south of Oneonta on Ala 75 in Allgood. Call Marfaye Love at 274-0636 for more information. SPECIAL EVENTS DELIVERANCE NOW TABERNACLE will have […]

A time to plant…

When is the optimum time to start your vegetable garden? It should have been last fall. That is when you should have tilled the plot to loosen and aerate the soil and disturb the weed roots, but since you probably didn’t, then now is the next best time. No, it is not time to plant most seeds, but it is […]

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