Fossil hunt scheduled for Tuesday

Oneonta High School science teacher Ashley Allen will host a fossil hunt Tuesday near Tupelo, Miss., at the Coon Creek Formation at Lake Cretaceous. The event will be free, but participants must provide their own transportation. Allen says the area has fossils from 70 million years ago which would be during the later stages of the dinosaurs. During the period, […]

Tarrant man leads authorities on chase; wife reported missing

Last week, a 41-year-old man led four law enforcement agencies on a chase through Jefferson and Blount County. He is now being held without bond at the Jefferson County Jail, according to a report from Authorities attempted to pull over Joseph Poe III, of Tarrant, near the intersection of Sweeny Hollow Road and Center Point Road, according to Jefferson […]


ONEONTA PUBLIC LIBRARY will feature adiscussion with author T.K. Thorne tomorrow, July 17, at 5:30 p.m. Thorne’s latest book,Last Chance for Justice, is the inside story ofthe 1963 Sixth Street church bombing inBirmingham. There will be refreshments anddrawings for prize baskets. Phone 274-7641or visit forinformation on exciting library programs. DIVORCECARE BLOUNT COUNTY will beginin September and DivorceCare 4 Kids […]

Blountsville Senior Center

Gets a face-lift

Five alcohol license applications

Approved for review

Five Oneonta businesses have taken the first step to sell alcohol. Walmart, M&N Food Mart, Chevron, Habanero’s Mexican Grill, and Charlie B’s submitted applications to the city, and the members approved those businesses for official review on July 22, according to Oneonta city manager Ed Lowe. All listed businesses have also been in contact for state licensing. “We could realistically […]

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