2021-11-03 E-Edition

Four teams to play in first round

The Cleveland Panthers, Oneonta Redskins, J.B. Pennington Tigers, and Southeastern Mustangs will play in round one of the AHSAA State Playoffs this Friday. Cleveland and Oneonta will have home field advantage while Pennington and Southeastern must travel.See complete sports coverage beginning on page A4.

Nine gyms to get heating, cooling systems

Blount County Board of Education

The Blount County Board of Education approved several items at its monthly meeting Monday afternoon. Superintendent Rodney Green discussed some key points with the board, the first of which was an easement agreement with Doug Standridge for property located on Park Drive in Blountsville. He explained that the joint-use agreement would benefit both the board and Standridge. Green also announced […]

Property tax renewal vote Tuesday

Not a new tax

Since 1937, the people of Blount County have paid a school tax. Next Tuesday, Nov. 9, a total of 9 mills of property tax are up for renewal. These 9 mills form the foundational support for both the Blount County and Oneonta City school systems. Every cent of this tax is collected in Blount County and every cent remains here. […]


BLOUNT COUNTY VETERANS PARADE will be Saturday, Nov. 6. Anyone interested in participating in the parade is asked to contact Amy Rhudy, Blount County Memorial Museum curator, at 205-625-6905, Tuesday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., or Lester Hallman at 205-283-4576. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Saturdays, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, and Jan. 15, 9 a.m. to […]


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