Hayden, Southeastern, Susan Moore win area championships

Postseason play is here!                       Area tournaments started Tuesday, Oct. 13, with Appalachian, Southeastern, and Susan Moore hosting. Locust Fork and Cleveland traveled to Southeastern while J.B. Pennington headed to Susan Moore. On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Hayden hosted its area tournament while Oneonta traveled to Ashville. Appalachian had a first […]

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S&S destroyed by fire

The S&S Foods grocery store in Cleveland was completely destroyed in a fire on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department Chief Steve Pass said the state fire marshal ruled the fire “accidental.” The fire began in the rear of the store where cardboard boxes are broken down. Owner Donald Estes said the insurance investigator confirmed the cause was “accidental […]

The Bible and the mailman

Whether you call it divine intervention, luck, or being at the right place at the right time, a Hayden man is alive today because of the quick actions of his postman. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Bert Swann was at home alone and working on his tractor in the shop. His wife Rhonda had left to pick up their granddaughter from […]

Lowe selected as Appalachian Leadership Institute fellow

Earlier this month, the Appalachian Regional Commission announced the 2020-2021 Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellows. Ed Lowe (above), Oneonta city manager, was among those selected. The 40 Fellows represent a variety of disciplines and backgrounds and will participate in the second class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute. The class includes professionals who live and/or work in the region in civil service, […]


ONEONTA CITY HALL has recently updated their telephone system. You will now reach an automated system when calling 205- 274-2150. The menu is listed by departments. Listen to the entire menu and then make your selection of an employee or department. For direct assistance, choose option 6. BROOKSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE AND RESCUE will have a fish fry Saturday, Oct. 17, […]


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