Kirkley – Smith

Stan and Reba Kirkley of Cleveland announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Christine Kirkley, to Daniel Kyle Smith, son of Daniel and Tammie Smith of Oneonta. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Christine Kirkley and the late Jack S. Kirkley of Trafford and Mildred Hayes and the late Allen L. Hayes of Cleveland. She is a […]

Two arrested for multiple car thefts

In the city of Oneonta, there is an average of maybe one or two car thefts per year. So, when there were six vehicles stolen during a three-day period, it was readily apparent that the Oneonta Police Department was dealing with a car-theft ring. All of the vehicles were taken from the same general area of the city – from […]

Murphree wins state show

Reagan Murphree won the title of Grand Champion at the Alabama Junior Beef Expo held in Montgomery recently, competing as a member of the Appalachian High School FFA. She serves as the club’s vice president and is the daughter of Tim and Suzy Murphree.

14th Annual June Fling


Zero Addiction

The Alabama Drug Abuse Task Force (ADATF), along with Gov. Robert Bentley, the Alabama District Attorneys Association and Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey, and other state agencies launched the Zero Addiction Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Campaign earlier this week. The Zero Addiction initiative is designed to prevent addiction through education and awareness, warn people of the dangers of prescription […]

Bloom-N-Pie Days

coming June 13-14

That’s this weekend lily-lovers and fried-piebuyers. At Harold and DeLois Dunn’s daylily nursery at 2395 Skyball Road near Blountsville. Nursery doesn’t do it justice. It’s a horticultural garden spot featuring daylilies, but also including hydrangeas, crepe myrtles, and other horticultural surprises. Some of the ‘queens of the show’ appear at right. Here’s your introduction to those you can see clearly, […]

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