Oneonta announces alcohol review committee members

To sell alcohol in the city limits of Oneonta, businesses must go through a few steps. One of those is being evaluated by an alcohol review committee, and city manager Ed Lowe has released the names of those appointed to the committee. Along with himself, Lowe will be joined by Oneonta Mayor Ross Norris, police Chief James Chapman, fire Chief […]

Officials association preparing for season

The Sand Mountain Reporter High school football teams aren’t the only group using the summer to prepare for the 2014 season. The Northeast Alabama Football Officials Association is looking for new members as it gets ready to officiate games in Marshall, DeKalb, Jackson, Etowah, Blount and Madison counties beginning in August. The association works games on the varsity, junior varsity […]


BLOUNTSVILLE YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION will continue throughJune 20. This is for players and cheerleaders inkindergarten through sixth grade and registrationwill be taken at the town hall, Monday throughFriday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. First-time players mustbring their birth certificate. Blountsville Park andRec will also be accepting applications for coachingpositions. For more information, phone 429-2406. NORTHEAST ALABAMA FOOTBALL […]


Eddie and Nannette Clark of Baileyton announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter, Anna Christine Clark, to Thomas Matthew Patterson, son of Larry “Pod” and Becky Patterson of Arab. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Billy and Margaret Clark of Holly Pond and the late Hershel and Dorothy Talley of Baileyton. Anna is a graduate of Fairview High […]

Stewart competes in national pageant

Lydia Elizabeth Stewart will compete for the title of USA National Miss Princess in Daytona Beach, Fla. She is the current USA National Miss Alabama Princess and will compete in evening gown, interview, and runway fashion show events. The pageant awards thousands of dollars in scholarship money to winners in the areas of academics, community service, and talent, as well […]

Golden anniversary

Karen and Charles Newman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 22, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Lonesome Dove Cowboy Church of Holly Pond. Mrs. Newman is a graduate of J.B. Pennington High School and the daughter of Lesley R. and Nell Simpson Beasley. She is employed with John’s Appliance in Blountsville. Mr. Newman is a […]

Girl Scouts earn Bronze Award

Jaynie Amin, Mira Amin, and Taylor Sweatt of Girl Scout Troop 30123 recently earned the Bronze Award for their Free Library Book Rack. The girls saw a need for a book program and that promoting reading would benefit families and children in their community. After completing several book drives and receiving donations from area businesses, they were able to display […]


ONEONTA SECOND BAPTISTCHURCH will have the fourthSunday singing on June 22 at 2p.m. Three By Grace will perform.Phone Beverly Hunt at 493-0999with questions. NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARYBAPTIST CHURCH will have the monthly singing Sunday, June 22,at 1:30 p.m. with special guestsThe Carroll Family. Lunch will beserved after morning worshipservice. Phone 466-7303 withquestions. NECTAR FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION will be Saturday July […]


Blountsville, died June 9, 2014, at the residence. Married to Doris Young Amos for 65 years, he was a member of Blountsville Baptist Church and was retired from Conner Steel Co. as a steel worker. Predeceasing him were parents Dewey H. and Mona Young Amos, brother Brown Amos, and great-granddaughter Riley McDaniel. Surviving besides his wife are daughters Diane Foster, […]


Oneonta, died June 13, 2014, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. She was a member of New Life Ministries Church and enjoyed gardening, canning, and quilting. Predeceasing her were husband Jack Brand, son Danny Brand, father Aubrey Aaron, mother Clara Roberson Kilgore, stepmother Betty Aaron and sister Audrey Jane Aaron. Surviving are daughter Lisa (Kenneth) Womack, Howelton Community; son Jackie (Merri) Brand, […]

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