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‘Senior Olympian’ reconnects with hometown Oneonta

Alamogordo, N.M., resident Monroe Ratchford telephoned The Blount Countian a while back to check on some concerns, only to have newspaper staffers update him and pursue his own story. Under prodding, the near nonagenarian revealed his past success as a gold and silver medal “Senior Olympian.” His parents, Monroe and Emma Pitts Ratchford, died comparatively young in 1942 and 1939, […]

‘Symbiotic relationship’

Blount County EDC

The Blount County Economic Development Council met last Thursday with supporters and stakeholders to deliver its 2018 annual growth report. BCEDC’s executive director, Don Mitchell, and development coordinator, Lisa Baker, explained the organization provides services and acts as a conduit between local government and the business community. BCEDC staff work to attract new businesses and to foster expansion of those […]

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