CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT IS BAD FOR THE SOUL? The Psalmist declares, “The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof.” However, a group of evangelicals known as the Cornwell Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation seems to take issue with that notion. According to Alliance spokesman E. Calvin Beisner, “God put humans in charge of nature.” The Cornwall Alliance […]


SINGINGS TRINITY BAPTIST, 6156 county road 45 in Nectar, will have homecoming April 3 with special music provided by the Tumblin family from Hayden. A meal will be provided. Bobby Davis, pastor, says everyone is welcome. DELIVERANCE NOW TABERNACLE will have Faith, Hope & Charity as guest singers for its March 27 service at the Covered Bridge Inn conference room. […]


DaKota Witt and Matthew Blake Neal, both of Oneonta, will exchange vows April 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at The Anchor at Highland Lake. Friends and relatives are invited to attend the wedding and the reception to follow. The bride-elect is the daughter of Donna Witt and David Honious of Odenville and Randy Witt of Oneonta. Her grandparents are Dollie […]

Armstrongs to mark golden anniversary

Jerry and Barbara Armstrong of Remlap will be honored with a celebration of their 50th anniversary Saturday, March 26, at Oneonta Church of Christ fellowship hall. Guests will be welcomed between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Jerry Armstrong of Remlap and Barbara Ragsdale of Pine Mountain were married March 18, 1961. Both are members of the church where their anniversary […]


SNEAD AMERICAN LEGION Post 818 will meet the second Monday, April 11, at 6 p.m. Any veteran is welcome to apply for membership. Call Jim Carroll at 680-0222 or Gordon Brown at 466-5699.


RYLEE CLAIRE TOLBERT was born on Feb. 2, 2011, at 1:49 p.m., weighing 6 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. She is the daughter of Kyle and Jada Tolbert of Oneonta. Rylee is the granddaughter of Andy and Angie Whittington of Straight Mountain and Randy and Lisa Sherrer of Berry Mountain. She is the great-granddaughter of Bennett and […]


for the 2011-2012 year will include five Blount County students: Kala Mathis, Erin Puckett, and Hope Weems, all currently seniors at Cleveland High School; Laven Abercrombie, senior at Appalachian High School; and Hali Bellew, 2010 graduate of Oneonta High School and freshman at Snead State Community College. Tryouts for the squad were held in early March.

New artists go up at Frank Green Building

The work of three new artists is now on display in the Frank Green Building auditorium lobby. Showing are works by photographer Kennith Wilson (eight images), artist Sue Brewer (10 images), and artist Mary Parker (nine images). The exhibition is on display throughout March and April. The building is on U.S. 231 in Oneonta. The lobby entrance is on the […]

Freedom Initiative stages rally

2011-03-23 E-Edition