2021-07-28 E-Edition

Pop up splash pad


Who doesn’t enjoy splashing around in a little water on a hot, humid Alabama summer afternoon? Oneonta Fire and Rescue Service and the City of Oneonta popped up a splash pad in front of the fire department last Saturday much to the delight of the more than 200 people who came and went during the two-hour event. “Everyone needs to […]

Certified positions filled

Blount County Board of Education

The Blount County Board of Education convened for a special called meeting last Friday in an effort to fill several certified positions before the opening of school. Teachers return to school Monday, Aug. 2, with Blount County Schools opening their doors for their first full day of school with students on Thursday, Aug. 5. “The teacher shortage is real and […]

Free COVID-19 vaccination clinic


In an effort to educate and vaccinate Blount Countians, area groups, local businesses, and citizen volunteers came together last Sunday to hold a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Nico’s Supermarket #2 located in Oneonta. The event was organized after Oneonta resident Doug Sharp began to question why a large number of Blount County’s Hispanic community continued to wear masks. He […]

CALENDAR

SNEAD STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOB FAIR AND CAREER EXPO will be tomorrow, July 29, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., at Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater, Albertville. Come dressed to impress and bring a current resume. Visit www.snead.edu/jobfair for more information. ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Cruise and Croon will be Saturday, July 31, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., in downtown […]

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HELP WANTED

BLOUNTSVILLE POLICE Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Here at the Blountsville Police Department, we focus on serving our community and show professionalism through appearance and character. Applicants must be APOSTC certified. Selected applicants must pass a background check, drug test, criminal history check, and driving record check. Starting pay is $16/ hour. Benefits include Tier […]

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