Renovations at 60

Oneonta park and recreation director Kevin Nicodemus reports the floor at McDaniel Gym has been completely redone. The floors, which were stripped down to the wood, stained, refinished and repainted, were completed on June 21. It has been a long time coming, as the last time new floors were completed was in 1985. Nicodemus also said the backstops for the […]

Sports Briefs

UPWARD FLAG FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING will be at Cleveland First Baptist Church this fall. Open to boys and girls first through sixth grades, the $90 fee includes uniforms, arm bands/ pom poms, and end of season awards. Register on Saturday, July 14, at the church, or register online at Phone Rex Branham at 353-1425 or the church office at […]

Alabama Teen Challenge faces their own challenge

Alabama Teen Challenge (ATC) is an alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation program with four locations in the state. The one campus it operates in Blount County is facing a “challenge” of its own. The organization’s website,, describes the program in this way: “We are an addiction recovery and Christian discipleship program… where people can receive the holistic care and […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival through Friday, July 6, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. The church is located on Hwy 79 between Locust Fork and Cleveland. Larry Smith is helper, Stanley Jones is pastor. GOD’S LITTLE CHURCH will have a gospel singing on Sunday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. with Stanley Turner and Set […]

Couple makes fantastic first trip of a lifetime

The plan Sitting bored in a community college class, 2014 Susan Moore High School graduate Indya Foster mentally replayed a 2015 trip she made up the East Coast with her boyfriend, Hunter Guthrie. As she relived that, she fantasized of times she might have on a grand road trip. She could imagine traveling in her Toyota Camry with Mallie, her […]

Fowler earns Eagle

Incoming Appalachian High School junior Briar Fowler recently earned his Eagle Scout rank, which will be awarded in September. In scouting, one of the requirements to obtain the rank is to “plan, develop, and give leadership to others” in completing a service project. Fowler, 16, chose to landscape the area around the office entrance at the Blount County-Oneonta Agri-Business Center […]


EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER: Over 12 years of experience as in-home caregiver. I cook, clean, run errands and give you peace of mind that your loved one is being cared for as they deserve. Oneonta/Altoona/ Cleveland area. References available. 205-353-5420 or 353-7442. Jn20-Jy04p1100 ——— SECURE YOUR home with Vivint Smart Home technology. Call 1-877-220- 8817 to learn how you can get a […]


IF YOU are curious about or have questions about Rinnai tankless water heaters, Double FF Sales/ Alabama Rinnai will become your go-to source for information and products to ensure your happiness with Rinnai tankless water heating systems. We have 35+ years specializing in tankless water heaters. It’s all we do! Call 205-863- 8038 for information on Rinnai “gas” tankless water […]


THE CITY of Oneonta is accepting applications for a full-time public works municipal maintenance worker grade 4. Must have a high school diploma or GED and have a valid driver’s license. Equipment operator experience preferred. Interested candidates may get an application at City Hall, 202 Third Avenue East, or on the city website Please bring applications to Oneonta City […]


HAVE AN Idea for an invention/new product? We help everyday inventors try to patent and submit their ideas to companies! Call InventHelp, Free Information! 1-877-353-1293. Jy04cA ——— NEW AUTHORS Wanted! Page Publishing will help you self-publish your own book. Free author submission kit! Limited offer! Why wait? Call now: 1-888-283-4780. Jy04cA

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.