Miss Blount County Fair



Shay Doty was crowned Miss Blount County Fair at the pageant on Sept. 14. This is the second consecutive year she has won the title. She is the daughter of Roger and Tammy Doty and is a sophomore at Cleveland High School.

Youth Football



Saturday, Sept. 17SophomoreOneonta 41, Southeastern 0 –(Players of the Game – Carter Burnette,Southeastern; Luke Maples, Oneonta)Locust Fork 32, Blountsville 0 JuniorOneonta 26, Southeastern 14 –(Players of the Game – Landon Davis,Southeastern; Will Taylor, Oneonta)Locust Fork 30, Blountsville 6Appalachian 32, Cleveland 18 SeniorOneonta 42, Southeastern 6 –(Players of the Game – Cole Williams,Southeastern; Demarion Bothwell, Oneonta)Locust Fork 42, Blountsville 0Appalachian 38, […]

Warriors too much for Redskins



The Cherokee County Warriors held the Oneonta Redskins to just 180 yards of total offense in a 33-7 victory at Gilbreath Stadium last Friday night. The Warriors got out to a 16-0 halftime lead on a pair of touchdown runs by junior quarterback Tyren Dupree and a 21- yard field goal. The lead grew in the second half but the […]

Sports Briefs



THE TOWN OF HIGHLAND LAKE will have the second annual 5K Run at Highland Lake on Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 8 a.m. Day of race registration fee is $30. Walkers welcome. The second annual Wag Walk and Dog Costume Contest will be Saturday, Oct. 1, beginnng at 9:30 a.m., immediately following the 5K. Pay the $15 entry fee and […]

Schools get a helping hand



Both county school systems – Blount County Schools (top) and Oneonta City Schools – got a financial shot in the arm last week in the form of checks delivered by members of Blount County’s legislative delegation. Serving as bookends in both photos are, at left, District 17 Sen. Shay Shelnutt, and at right, District 34 Rep. David Standridge. Representing Blount […]

Standing with Standing Rock



Supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe stood outside of the Blount County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept 13, to protest and raise awareness of the recent construction attempt of the Dakota Access Pipeline on the west side of the Missouri River in North Dakota. As construction workers attempted to break ground on the project in North Dakota, the Standing Rock […]

2016-09-21 E-Edition


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