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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Landowner files suit over road weight restriction



Todd Palmer, a Tuscaloosa businessman and owner of more than 34,200 acres of Blount County timberland, has filed suit against Blount County for what the complaint calls “arbitrary and capricious weight restrictions” on three county roads. Also named in the suit as defendants are District 1 Commissioner Allen Armstrong and county engineer Richard Spraggins. Plaintiffs in the suit, besides Palmer […]


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