Dialysis clinic expands in Oneonta

Already equipped with 12 dialysis stations, Fresenius Medical Care in Oneonta can now simultaneously treat four additional patients with chronic kidney disease, a disorder affecting a growing number of people. Life-sustaining dialysis cleans waste products from the blood and controls the body’s chemistry of the person whose kidneys fail. Dialysis patients typically require treatment on an ongoing basis unless they […]

Faye New goes to the house

It’s called sharing


INVITATION TO JOIN Mothers, wives, daughters, and granddaughters of veterans of foreign wars are invited to join the Ladies Auxiliary of Snead VFW Post #5624. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month at the Susan Moore Community Center. Members must be citizens of the United States. For questions concerning membership and applications, call Sonia Stephens, membership chairman, […]

From the Archives

The Blount Countian, July 28, 2004

New Superintendent on the job, planning ahead “I’m excited about the thought of having students in the hallways,” says new Oneonta superintendent Jack Housch. “We are looking forward to a great year and I am especially looking forward to becoming a part of an outstanding community.” Housch was hired in April after a lengthy search by the Oneonta school board […]


Mark and Amy Dobbins of Douglas announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Heather Leigh Henson, to Christopher Todd Warren, son of Greg and Janice Warren of Blountsville. The wedding will take place this Saturday, July 20, at Broken Arrow Golf Course in Scottsboro. Invitations are being mailed. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Nell Woods of Boaz […]


Larisa Telena Lee and Eric Lee Sparks were married April 23 at Dauphin Island with Judge Dominick Matranga officiating. The bride is the daughter of Colonel (Retired) and Mrs. John R. Lee of Madison. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sparks of Allgood. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sparks of Rosa and […]

Adams picked to lead Panthers

Danny Adams will have to hit the ground running. On Monday, Adams was named head football coach at Cleveland High School during a special meeting of the Blount County Board of Education. Adams comes to Cleveland from Winfield where he built the Pirates into one of the best 3A programs in the state. His 2004 team was undefeated and led […]


SOUTHEASTERN YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADER REGISTRATION will be held every Saturday in July from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school concession stand. Registration is for players ages 5-12. For more information, call Bonnie Ferguson at 205-908-8104. CLEVELAND YOUTH FOOTBALL will hold registration during the month of July from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at Cleveland […]


LANDON GAYGE WASHBURN celebrated his first birthday with family April 30. He is the son of Samantha Bryant and Matthew Washburn and the little brother of sisters Gabby Bryant and Madison Washburn and brothers Ty and Isaac Washburn. His grandparents are Wayne and Patsy Bryant of Blountsville and Elaine and Mike Washburn of Cleveland. Great-grandparents are Billy and Faye Bryant […]