Fire destroys firearms business



Davis Gun Works, a gun manufacturing wholesale business on U.S. 231 on Straight Mountain near Clear Springs Road, caught fire Monday afternoon and was a total loss, according to Oneonta public safety director Brandon Horton. The fire was in the Straight Mountain Fire District, and that community’s fire department was on the scene along with Oneonta Fire Department and Holly […]

Shipping a piece of home overseas



While stationed overseas, Spc. Santana Harley Williams receives items reminiscent of home from his mother, Belinda McKenzie, who sends boxes to her son through Operation Grateful Heart. The Blountsville native has been serving since March with the National Guard, and his mother says he always looks forward to getting pieces of home, such as Crimson Tide memorabilia. Williams isn’t the […]

Donate a dollar to Three Hots and a Cot



After eating a meal at Oneonta restaurants, the community now has the opportunity to help those less fortunate. Two cash boxes have been placed at Stephen’s Diner and Charlie B’s by Three Hots and a Cot proponents Edward and Beverly Herd. The non-profit organization, founded by veterans for veterans, aims to provide assistance for homeless veterans. Money put into the […]

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