Memorial Day Holiday

Our office will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.All deadlines remain the same.Legals: Friday, noon • All other material: Friday, 4:30 p.m.

College honors

Berry College Dean’s List The following area students were named to the Spring 2019 Dean’s List at Berry College: Anna Tucker and Noah Watson, both of Hayden. The Dean’s List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Gadsden State […]

Wallace State students receive awards

Students at Wallace State Community College were recognized for their achievements at the college’s recent Honors Night Ceremony, held on the campus in Hanceville. The night’s top honor, the President’s Cup, went to Chad Fines, Hayden, a medical assisting student. This award is presented to the student who most completely demonstrates academic excellence, service to the college and community, leadership, […]

Recipe Corner

Chicken Tetrazzini 4 bone-in skinless chicken breasts1 10-oz. package thin spaghetti1 can cream of mushroom soup1 can cream of chicken soup½ cup milk1 tsp salt1 tsp pepper1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 cup bread crumbs Boil the chicken breasts in water until done then pull apart the chicken. Strain the broth and cook the spaghetti noodles in the broth. Strain the […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, May 15, 1940

Boxing and wrestling Friday night Mike Chacoma, known as “Mighty Mike” to wrestling fans throughout the South, meets Prince Omar, the Persian nobleman, in the main event of the American Legion show Friday night at the Community House. Omar, who with his partner, lost the team match last week when Leo Jensen got mad at Omar and left him in […]

Lady Eagles win Regionals


Appalachian (pictured at right) won the 1A West Central Regional after easily defeating three opponents. The victories advanced the Lady Eagles to the state playoffs in Montgomery. They shut out Phillips 15-0 in game one. Ashley Maddox threw a complete game. She surrendered zero runs on one hit and struck out nine over four innings. Appalachian collected 12 total hits. […]

Season ends for Hornets, Panthers, Tigers


After many tough battles at regionals, softball season has ended for Locust Fork, Cleveland, and J.B. Pennington. Glencoe shut out Locust Fork 0-6 in the Lady Hornets first 3A West Central Regional Tournament matchup. Locust Fork was unable to find a rhythm and took one final loss to Piedmont 1-6. They finished their season with a 15-10 record. Cleveland was […]

Mustangs are county champs

Dodd named to C-USA all-freshman team

Corrina Dodd, a freshman at Middle Tennessee State, was named to Conference USA’s All-Freshman team last week. Dodd, a 2018 graduate of Locust Fork High School, is the daughter of Alan and Julie Dodd, and is majoring in mechatronics engineering. During her tenure at Locust Fork, Dodd was named the 2017 and 2018 3A Pitcher of the Year and First […]

Sports Briefs

ONEONTA REC LEAGUE CHEERLEADER REGISTRATION continues through Saturday, May 18. Register at the Rec Center Monday through Thursday from 2 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. daily. Fee of $25 due at registration. Uniform fittings will be May 20 through May 24. Cheer balance is due at fitting. For more information, email oneontarec@otelco.net. ONEONTA YOUTH AND CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION for ages […]


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