Tyson spill continued

River Valley Ingredients issued the following statement last Wednesday: “River Valley Ingredients would like for the public to know that as of today, June 12, 2019, the Mulberry Fork and the Sipsey Fork near Hanceville, Alabama, are available for recreation. Oxygen levels in the water have returned to normal, which are appropriate for area wildlife. Again, we deeply regret the […]

Hayden Primary and Locust Fork now offering pre-K classes

On Thursday, June 6, a grant awarded to the Blount County Education Foundation by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education will allow the addition of two Alabama First Class Pre-K units for Blount County four-year-old students beginning this fall. Hayden Primary and Locust Fork Elementary will join three other schools that already have pre-K programs in the county. Appalachian […]

Sports Briefs

FALL SOCCER REGISTRATION for boys and girls ages 4 to 11 will be Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. until noon, at the Rec Center field. You may register, pay fees, and try on uniforms. You may also register or get more information at www.oneonta.club. OHS YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP Oneonta High School football coaching staff will conduct a twoday football […]

About People

Knight to serve as IMPACT Leader at Troy Eliya Knight of Oneonta has been selected to serve as 2019 IMPACT Leader at Troy University. IMPACT is the annual new student orientation program held each summer at the Troy campus. As an IMPACT Leader, Knight will help new students get acquainted with the University and register for classes. Troy University honors […]

City to sign Shuff Mountain documents

City of Oneonta

The Oneonta City Council authorized city manager/ economic developer Ed Lowe to sign three FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) documents related to anticipated repairs on Dogwood Drive. That street traverses portions of Shuff Mountain and has suffered roadbed instability. As outlined by Lowe, the three documents entail a $9,480 geotechnical exploration, a $2,500 topographic mapping, and a general engineering services […]

Councilors question expenses and authorizations

Town of Snead

At least three council members questioned expenditures and authorizations at the latest regular Snead Town Council meeting. That questioning began early at the regular bill approval phase and rippled into further areas. Councilman Tim Kent, former mayor and police chief, questioned a bill from Sharp Communications for more than $5,000. That would morph into questions from councilman Greg Ogles over […]

Money approved for phase 1 of new park

Town of Cleveland

Cleveland Town Council met last Thursday for its regular monthly meeting. All members of the council were present. Mayor Jerry Jones gave an update on the proposed new park, calling it a family recreation and wildlife habitat area. The park, which will encompass about 26 acres, including the existing lake, will be completed in two phases if approved by the […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS REMLAP UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY meeting Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m., at the Church in Remlap. New board members will be elected. CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will host Voices of Mobile tomorrow, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. BLOUNTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH The Singing Commodores will be in concert Sunday, June 23, at 6 p.m. The church is located at […]

Huey ‘Pup’ Edward Hazelrig

HUEY ‘PUP’ EDWARD HAZELRIG, 84, Cleveland, died June 13, 2019. Mark Lacks officiated the 3 p.m. graveside service held June 14 at Green’s Chapel Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.

James Glenn Jones

JAMES GLENN JONES, 95, Brooksville community, died June 13, 2019, at the residence. Predeceasing him were wife Bonnie Jones, parents James Lonnie and Ada Pearl Smith Jones, and six siblings. Surviving are sons Claja (Rhonda) Jones, Blountsville, Allen (Connie) Jones, Brooksville; grandchildren Matt (Christina) Jones, Chris (Brooke) Jones, Houston (Kristen) Jones, Hannah (Dylan) Goss, Meagan Kehlenbrink (fiancé Michael Whisenant), Scott […]