YARD SALE: Saturday, Aug. 11, 8 a.m. until, Grandview Drive in Eastwood, Oneonta. Household, miscellaneous, piano, ladies’ plus sizes. Following week if rain. A08p1000

The value of a teacher

How much is a good teacher worth – in terms of actual dollars? That’s the question that some researchers at Harvard University and Columbia University tried to answer with a remarkable study. They developed a database of over one million students and followed them from fourth grade through adulthood. In their findings, published in 2012, they reported that children who […]

100th birthday

Opal Margaret Moore Elliot will turn 100 years young on Aug. 9. She was born in Blount County to Percy and Edna Moore of Allgood and grew up on the family farm there. She attended Shiloh Methodist Church and is a graduate of Blount County High School. She and Earl Elliot married in September of 1947 and they lived in […]

2018-08-08 E-Edition