Two councilors for workshop but no regular meeting quorum

Snead councilmen Tim Kent and Dale Snead attended the Monday, Nov. 26, scheduled 6:30 p.m. budget workshop, as town clerk Rae Ware advised them that increasing town expenses without securing additional revenues makes balancing the budget difficult. Police chief Stephen Gunn, utilities head Jeff Whited, and volunteer fire chief Lee Netherton, at times, huddled with the three as Ware detailed […]

Redskins advance to semi-finals

Oneonta hosted Good Hope last Friday. Game time weather conditions were questionable all week leading up to the contest. Neither Good Hope nor the elements could stop the Redskins as they continued marching through the state playoffs. The Redskins scored on their first drive when David Hall sprinted two yards to the end zone for a touchdown. Erick Vargus kicked […]

Scores and games

Redskins in Choo Choo Bowl

Brayden Southwell (left) and Cy Dilliapree spent their Thanksgiving weekend in Chattanooga playing football for the Black Storm in the 21st Annual Choo Choo Bowl. The Black Storm, coached by Ben Hulgan, was comprised of 7 year olds from Marshall, DeKalb, and Etowah counties, along with Southwell and Dilliapree who are second graders at Oneonta Elementary. They were selected by […]


Blount County to Uganda

On Jan. 17, 2019, three Blount County Christians who have been called to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15), will depart for Uganda on a 13-day mission trip. Their undertaking is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with the people located on the islands of Lake Victoria, Uganda. Mandy Cox, Kayla […]

‘Come Back to the Manger’

Oneonta First Baptist Church will once again host the “Come Back to the Manger” event on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 2. As in past years, Nativity scenes that have been provided by the ladies of the church will be displayed in the fellowship hall for everyone’s enjoyment. Some unique and distinctive Nativity scenes will be featured in this event. In addition […]

2018-11-28 E-Edition