AUCTION-SEPTEMBER 23, Saturday, 11a.m.. Selling for The 24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Office and Drug Task Force and Consignments Real Estate and Equipment will be sold from the Multipurpose Complex, Fayette, Alabama. Mobile home, three outbuildings on private 1+/ac-, vehicles, 4 wheels, trailers, motorcycle, boat-motor-trailer. Vermeer RC 7120 mower/conditioner. Too much to list. Website or call Redmont Auction 205- […]


WELDER/PRODUCTION: Must be certified, need 3-5 years shop experience. Good pay and benefits. Apply at McMillian Fab, 200 Ladle Lane, Oneonta. S13- O04cMCMILL1000    PART-TIME TELLER: Please send resume to P.O. Box 1177, Oneonta AL 35121 or drop off at 2044 2nd Avenue East. S13cWIN SOUTH1000    BOOKKEEPER, PARTTIME, 16 hours per week. Knowledge of accounting, […]


WANT TO buy junk cars and pick-up trucks, running or not. Call anytime. Phone 625-6713. M17tfccCASEY800


USE HAPPY JACK® ItchNo More & Skin Balm to stop scratching and gnawing allergies. Blount County Farmers Exchange. 274-2185 A30-S20p1000

Irma’s visit to county relatively mild, considering…

After wreaking epic destruction in the Caribbean and turning out the lights for millions of residents in Florida, Irma calmed to a Category 1 hurricane in South Georgia, then to a tropical storm as she entered Alabama. By the time she reached Blount County, which was dead in her sights, her statistics and impact were almost anticlimactic. Here’s a wrapup, […]

Tables courthouse renovation bid, OKs Blountsville intersection bid

Blount County Commission

The Blount County Commission tabled consideration of a $98,634 bid for renovation work at the county courthouse to improve parking lot accessibility for the elderly and disabled. It provides for design and construction of a designated area to park, as close as possible to the front door of the building. The matter will be reconsidered pending further negotiation by Lathan […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, September 14, 1950

Local Guard Company To Leave This Week Blount County’s National Guard Unit, made up of 139 enlisted men and three officers, were royally entertained over the weekend, prior to their leaving for Ft. Knox this week. Saturday a barbecue was arranged for the guardsmen at the Oneonta Grammar School, followed by a dance at which Johnny Long and his band […]

Eloise Claburn

ELOISE CLABURN, 81, Blountsville, died Sept. 5, 2017, at Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham. A graduate of J.B. Pennington High School, she worked at Jitney Jungle then Lucky’s for more than 48 years, retiring only recently. She had a quick wit and delighted in giving customers a hard time. Fiercely independent, she had an adventurous spirit that many admired and for […]

Jennifer J. Robinson Perkins

JENNIFER J. ROBINSON PERKINS, 71, Oneonta, died Sept. 4, 2017, at Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio on February 12, 1946, and was the first grandchild of Rev. Orvil and Gertrude Gibbs. She was a faithful member of Cornerstone Church for many years and attended One New Man Church in Cullman, was involved in many church […]

Robert Earl Smith Jr.

ROBERT EARL SMITH JR., 86, Remlap, died July 21, 2017. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoyed fishing, driving his tractor, and was known as a prankster. He was a retired roofing contractor and had worked at Hayes Aircraft (Pemco) for 12 years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Locust […]

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