2021-05-19 E-Edition

Summer camps are back

Although limited, the Blount County Education Foundation has excitedly announced camps are back for the summer. Utilizing several grant awards and donations from a number of generous sponsors, there will be several opportunities to participate both in person and virtually. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to campers each day through the Blount County Board of Education’s Summer Feeding Program. […]

One million dollar grant

Thanks to an opportunity to apply for a grant through the CARES Act CDBG-GV, Blount County has been awarded $1 million to be used for the construction of a large multi-purpose facility for economic development, agribusiness, and to prevent, prepare for, and respond to infectious diseases. Probate Judge Chris Green said this process has been ongoing for more than a […]

Ascension St. Vincent’s Blount to host free vaccine clinic

On Saturday, May 22, Ascension St.Vincent’s Blount will host a COVID vaccine clinic in the outpatient clinic at 150 Gilbreath Drive, Oneonta.Shots will be given by appointment only and are free of charge.Appointments are available to anyone age 18 and older. To make an appointment visit www. pa-appt.com/T382107W and select the Moderna option from the drop-down box. To further explore […]


NARFE CHAPTER 942 meets tomorrow, May 20, at 11:30 a.m., at Jeffersons in Albertville. Wear your name badge for a free meal. KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for all Blount County Schools ends Friday, May 21. Check your local school’s website for specific dates and times. Required documentation for registration: valid birth certificate, record of immunization, proof of residency, Social Security card, and […]


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THE CITY of Oneonta is accepting applications for Public Works part-time seasonal workers. Applicants must have a valid Alabama driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED. Applications can be found at Oneonta City Hall (202 Third Avenue East) or online at www.cityofoneonta.us/hr. The City of Oneonta is an Equal Opporunity Employer and has a Zero Tolerance drug policy. […]


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