New York Times bestseller lists

In the lists below, titles appearing in boldface are in the collection of books available from Oneonta Public Library. Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers 1. The Innocent David Baldacci 2. The Witness Nora Roberts 3. Calico Joe John Grisham 4. Unnatural Acts Stuart Woods 5. Guilty Wives James Patterson/David Ellis 6. The Lost Years Mary Higgins Clark 7. What Doesn’t Kill You […]

PALS* poster contest winners (and friends)


GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER ONEONTA will host a free educational event on the signs, symptoms, prevention, and intervention of strokes. Presenter is Barbara W. Cusimano, MA, CCC-SLP, and the lecture will be Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m. in the Golden LivingCenter Oneonta dining room. Phone 274-2365 with questions.

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, May 24, 1945

Hospital Committee met Friday night The Executive Board of the Blount County Hospital Committee met on Friday evening at the American Legion Building with the chairman, W.P. Gordon, presiding. The name, “Blount County Memorial Hospital”, was chosen as the name. The hospital will be a memorial to all those who have rendered a service to their country during this war. […]

Redskins win state title


The Oneonta Redskin golf team captured the 4A state championship last week in impressive fashion. Oneonta carded back-to-back rounds of 307 (19 over par) to win the title by nine shots over second-place UMS-Wright. The Redskin win was a team effort. UMS-Wright’s Vince Cave won the individual title with rounds of 74 and 73 (3 over) and Guntersville had two […]

Cleveland defends title – again

Anything Goes

Cleveland High School is establishing a dynasty in Anything Goes. The Panthers claimed their third consecutive title in the fundraising event earlier this month. Oneonta finished second and Appalachian was third. Members of the team pictured (not in order) are Cody Aderholt, Ethan McCormack, David Horton, Lydia Hackett, Cassie Wilemon, Rachel Taylor, Wyatt Self, Jordan Thigpen, Mason Woodall, Destin Hubbard, […]

Cleveland junior baseball runner-up in county tournament The

Cleveland junior varsity baseball team finished second behind Hayden in the Blount County Tournament this year. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Justin Strong, Ben Aaron, Austin Smith, Austin Roddam, Caleb Rowell, Evan Faust, Hunter Green, and John Michael Lauderdale, Back row (l to r) coach Mike Johnson, Clay Morrison, Tristan Rittenhouse, Lance Stephens, Bryan Cor- nelius, Cody Blakwood, […]

Beason kicks to the top

Christopher Beason, 11, recently competed in the Alabama Open Karate Tournament held in Birmingham at Shades Mountain Christian School. The tournament is a regional qualifying event, and winners are eligible to compete in the nationals held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in July. Christopher won a gold medal in his age division, earning him the title of Southeastern champion, and qualifying […]

Taylor Dorn


Mr. and Mrs. John Payne Thomas of Linden announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter Carrie Anne to Joseph Franklin Payne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Franklin Payne of Altoona. Carrie is the granddaughter of Mrs. Walter C. Couch of Jachin and the late Mr. Couch and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Thomas of Linden. She […]

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