Mr. and Mrs. Rex Abercrombie of Mundelein, Ill., announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter Brooke Abercrombie, to Lucas Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hall of Smoke Rise. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Vernon Hills High School in Illinois, and received a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee in 2008. The […]

Alpha Lambda Delta inductee

Brandi Sivley was recently inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, the national academic honor society for college freshmen. Also a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, she maintains a 4.0 GPA at UAB, where she is majoring in nursing. She is a 2012 graduate of Oneonta High School and received a four-year scholarship to UAB and the 2012 Danny […]

Eagle Scout honored


HARMONY BAPTIST requests that all flowers be removed from the cemetery by April 20 to allow for spring cleaning. MOUNTAIN POINTE MINISTRIES will host the Colby Jacob Harvey Memorial Biker Sunday on April 21 at 10:45 a.m. Special guests will be The League of Warriors with worship by God’s Praise. There will be a ride in from the McDaniel Gym […]


MEETINGS BLOUNT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting tomorrow, April 18, at 11 a.m. ONEONTA CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a work session today at 4 p.m. The regular meeting will be Monday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the Professional Development Room 202. BLOUNT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY will meet Thursday, April 25, […]

Peru slideshow held to benefit museum

Dr. Jasper Faulkner’s eyes shine a little brighter when he talks about his time as a teacher. The Rosa native has immersed himself in education for decades whether that be teaching students or attending classes himself. Now, even after retirement, Faulkner is presenting a slideshow to educate the Blount County community on Peru. The 106-slide presentation will take place on […]

2013-04-17 E-Edition

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