Alabama Scene

Paragon Source odor still stinking up the Capitol

Even though the administration of Gov. Robert Bentley claims whatever work, if any, done by a seemingly non-existent company that received a $13-million contract from former Gov. Bob Riley is not being used, the odor of that deal still permeates the halls of government in Montgomery. Work done by Paragon Source, the company winning the no-bid state computer contract in […]

Allstate celebrates anniversary

Supporters invited to join parade

All businesses and organizations that support Oneonta High School and OHS alumni are invited to take part in the Homecoming Parade Friday, Oct. 7. The Redskins and the Jacksonville Eagles face off at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in entering a float or a vehicle in the parade is asked to phone the school office, 274-3801. Anyone planning to drive a […]

From the Archives

Commission adopts $10.5 million budget The Blount County Commission in a special called meeting Monday adopted a fiscal year 1999 budget showing $10,576,275 in anticipated revenues and the same amount in expected expenditures and outlined several changes for the coming year. Changes include:  converting road and bridge operations to a modified unit plan;  hiring an animal control officer […]

Bulldogs ground Eagles

The Susan Moore Bulldogs built a 14-0 secondhalf lead and then held off the visiting Hokes Bluff Eagles for a 14-6 victory last Friday night in a big 3A Region 6 game. The game remained scoreless through the first quarter but the Bulldogs got on the board early in the second quarter when Phillip McEvoy crashed in from a yard […]

Panthers pound Patriots

The 2A Cleveland Panthers used a strong running game to pound out a 27-0 victory at 4A DAR last Friday night. Cleveland took a 14-0 lead after one quarter on a pair of touchdown runs – 7 yards by Hunter Davis and 14 yards by Trevor Yates. The lead grew to 20-0 at halftime when Panther quarterback Christian Collum scored […]

Yellow Jackets sting Hornets

The visiting Corner Yellow Jackets used a strong second half to pull away from the Locust Fork Hornets and take a 48- 20 victory at Hornet Stadium last Friday night. The Hornet defense turned in a solid first half and the Hornets trailed just 20-6 after Geoffrey Bramblett hooked up with Clay Smith on a 6-yard touchdown pass. However, Corner […]

Berry blows away Appalachian

The high-powered Berry Wild- cats proved to be too strong for the Appalachian Eagles as the visitors pounded out a 58-22 victory last Friday night at Eagle Stadium. Berry put up 430 yards of offense, including 309 on the ground. The Wildcat offense never punted on the night but did turn the ball over three times on fumbles. Appalachian’s Billy […]


Soccer Booster Club meeting will be Oct. 6, at 6 p.m., in the school’s library. Officers will be elected and the new coach will be introduced. The Soccer Booster Club was very successful last year and will start this season in the black, with equipment already purchased. New uniforms will be purchased for the 2012 SMHS Soccer Team and fundraising […]


has begun. Players may register from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Rec Center. To register, a copy of the player’s birth certificate must be presented. For more information, call 625-3534. Also, anyone interested in coaching a team is asked to come by and fill out an application.