BAMA UTILITY Contractors needs local laborers for Oneonta downtown sewer rehab project. The job should begin in January and run through March. Prior experience preferred by not required. Applicants should email to request an application. D23-J13p1300


COMPUTER & IT Training Program! Train online to get the skills to become a Computer & Help Desk Professional now! Now offering a $10,000 Scholarship for qualified applicants. Call CTI for details! 1-844-218-4255 (M-F 7am-5pm). D23cA


WANTED: FORD Rangers, junk cars, and pickup trucks. Running or not. Cash paid. Call any time. 205-625-6713. O9tfcCASEY800


LOT FOR sale, Sugarland Lake, unimproved. $3,500. 205-446-2451. Leave a message. N25tfcnc ———————– 5 ACRES for sale on County Highway 26 in Royal. 205-353-7416. D2-30p1000 ———————– PROPERTY FOR sale on Warrior River: approximately 5 acres, West Jefferson area. 205-533-2801. N4- J20p1000 ———————– FOR SALE: An undivided 1/4 interest in 162 acres (+/-), located in Sections 20 and 21, Township 10 […]

Trouble brewing at Cleveland Town Hall

In a special called meeting on Dec. 17, the mayor and council of the Town of Cleveland were addressed by former employee Alissa Haynes and her attorney Lance Bell regarding what Bell described as Haynes’ unfair termination.All council members were present, as was Mayor Jerry Jones, town clerk Michele Hicks, and town attorney Alex Smith. Throughout the meeting, which was […]

Shop with a Hero provides gifts for several children

First responders from Blount County 911, Blount County Sheriff’s Office, Oneonta Fire & Rescue, Snead Police, and Blount EMS, just to name a few, teamed up with local students to go Christmas shopping for a few Blount County families during the second annual Shop with a Hero. This year, they received $2,500 in donations to go towards buying Christmas presents […]

Model citizen

COVID-19 has left many of us stranded at home. What better time to find a new hobby to keep our minds occupied? However, there are some who have stayed dedicated to a hobby a bit longer. For 58 years, James Barnett of Pinson (above) has built and curated an extensive collection of model war planes. Now his collection is on […]