60th Anniversary



Catherine Walker and Lathan W. Brown were married March 26, 1952. Catherine attended Tarrant School and Blount County High School. She is the daughter of the late Ray and Carrie Mize Walker and is retired from the Department of Defense. Mr. Brown grew up in Oneonta, and is son of the late J.C. and Plummer Hilburn Brown. He attended Blount […]

Church Briefs



FIRST INDEPENDENT CHURCH will have their annual flashlight egg hunt Friday, March 30, at 6 p.m. Games, puppets, hotdogs, and more. Bring a flashlight and Easter basket. LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have an Easter egg hunt Wednesday, April 4, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall. The evening of fun will include dinner, music, an […]

Beware of the purple toilet



The Student Government Association of Oneonta High School is sponsoring the fundraiser “Beware of the Purple Toilet” to raise money for the Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. Beginning Monday, April 2 through Friday April 27, lucky “victims” will awake to find a purple toilet adorning their yard. To get the toilet moved to another location (of your […]

Relay for Life Days Proclaimed



Earlier this month, Greg Jones requested the Blount County Commission pass a proclamation designating May 11 and 12 “Relay for Life Days” in Blount County. The annual observance is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and normally accompanied by fundraising activities. The American Cancer Society, founded in 1913, has contributed to every known method for detecting and treating cancer, thereby […]

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