Christmas celebrations

Courtesy Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas breakfast. 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Twin Oaks. Traditional celebration: Christmas message, singing of Christmas carols. Sponsored by Lester Memorial United Methodist Church. 2013 Blount County Christmas Parade. “Christmas around the World” theme. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 10. Miss Covered Bridge 2014 Rebecca Long and Miss […]

Church pews moved to museum to preserve history

After buying the property on which the Holly Springs Church of God stood, Reverend Clyde Sharper of Gospel Assembly in Springville found a couple of old pews in a back room of the building. According to the man who sold him the property, these pews were used at the original church location in Blount County. Sharper said he didn’t want […]

It’s a grand new flag

Employees of IGA and members of American Legion Post 72 in Oneonta assemble outside the new grocery store Friday to raise the flag given to the store by the post. Pictured are (from left) Post 72 commander Donnie Jackson, store employees Susie Nash, Angie Young, Greg Armstrong, Jeremy Cochran, Tori Smith, Kenny Chesser, and Post 72 members Russell Williams, Dalton […]

2013-12-04 E-Edition