81, of Oneonta, died June 19, 2011, at his residence. The Alabama native was a steel worker and a member of Union Hill Baptist Church. He was an animal lover and bird hunter who trained hunting dogs and showed horses. Predeceasing him were parents P.E. and Ida Henderson Whittington; daughter Melinda Tucker; brothers Ed and Clem Whittington; sister Moneah Strickland. […]

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M.U.D. MINISTRIES (Making U Disciples) is partnering with “Katrina Victims Give Back” to present a disaster relief benefit concert and Cajun cookout Thursday, July 7. The Cajun jambalaya supper will be served at 6:30 p.m., with the concert featuring country Christian artist Hunter Erwin following at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in Ashville’s Shoal Creek Valley Community at […]

Special event:

Tomorrow, July 7

An Oneonta ministry is joining a group from Louisiana in holding a special disaster relief benefit concert and Cajun jambalaya supper tomorrow evening for tornado victims in Shoal Creek Valley in St. Clair County, one of the hardest hit areas in Alabama’s day of tornados on April 27. The event is sponsored by M.U.D. (Making U Disciples) Ministries of Oneonta, […]


REVIVALS PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST will kick off its summer revival the third week in July, beginning with a singing Sunday, July 17, at 6 p.m. with New Ground from Scottsboro as guests. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22, with Chad Allbright as evangelist. Lunch will be served each […]

Telephone scam hits Blount County

Living in a technology-driven world can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. On June 25, Oneonta resident Polly Gargus discovered that to be true when she received a telephone call from an unknown number claiming that she had won $6.1 million from Publishers Clearing House. “He asked if I would like to receive it that day or […]

2011-07-06 E-Edition

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