Museum changes hours,

offers society membership incentives

As of yesterday, the Blount County Memorial Museum changed its hours of operation. The new hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The change comes from a combined vision of the Blount County Historical Society to provide easier accessibility for children, schools, and families. Additionally, the museum is currently offering special incentives to join the Blount County […]

Oneonta student showcases family history with museum display

Ten-year-old Lane King is the fourth generation of Kings to live on the family land. To document the storied tradition he decided to create a display at the Blount County Memorial Museum. Located on Tidwell Hollow Road, the King residence has a rich history, and Lane has managed to condense it down for his display. Some items include bottles, coal, […]


WEAVER FUNDRAISER at New Beginning Church, 150Lake Drive, Blountsville, will have a fundraiser andsinging Sunday, June 22, from 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. to benefitthe family of Loretta Ann Weaver to help cover herburial expenses. Phone 256-636-7410 for details. SHADDIX-HILL FAMILY REUNION Family and friendsof Jim and Bertha Shaddix Hill are invited to areunion Sunday, June 22 at the D.S. Loyd […]


Missoula’s coming – twice!

‘Dark Forest’ characters from last year’s Missoula Children’s Theater production of Snow White provide dramatic ensemble touches to the main action of the beloved story. This year the traveling children’s theater company will stage two productions in Oneonta: Treasure Island June 28 and King Arthur’s Quest July 26. Both will be at Eris Horton Auditorium at Oneonta High School. The […]

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