2021-12-08 E-Edition

Davis is state 500 freestyle champ


Appalachian Junior Elizabeth Davis swam for gold Saturday becoming Appalachian’s first state champion in any sport.Davis won the 500 freestyle to become the county’s first swimmer to win gold in the AHSAA 1-5A State Championship. “I felt really confident in my swimming going into the meet,” Elizabeth said. “So I knew I had a real chance to get the gold. […]

Panthers, Redskins fall short in championship games

OCS students show out

CALENDAR

FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Saturdays, Dec. 11 and Jan. 8: Riverbank cleanups at five locations. Swann Covered Bridge starts at 9 a.m. Look for the FLFR display at Palisades Park. Saturday, Jan. 15, landscaping at Scenic Overlook has been cancelled. FLFR seeks a college level environmental/science student for a paid internship. Work 20 hours per month while completing […]

What to read this month


The Noel Letters, written by bestselling author Richard Paul Evans, begins with editor Noel Post’s journey back to her hometown. Recently divorced and with her estranged father’s health growing worse by the day, Noel will have to face her past to find hope for the future. A story of love, belonging, and family, this holiday tale is sure to warm […]

Christmas tunes

Sean of the South

The last thing I want to do is sound like an old fart. But some things cannot be helped. Yesterday I was fiddling with my truck radio dial, looking for classic Christmas tunes, but I couldn’t find any. Only new stuff. Here it is December and the only festive music I found on the airwaves was Beyoncé having a vocal […]

Two new businesses in Blountsville


Two new businesses recently opened in Blountsville — Mirror, Mirror Beauty Salon and Ginger Gypsy Market. Located at 69040 Main Street, these two new shops will have you looking good just in time for the holidays. Mirror, Mirror Beauty Salon is a full-service salon providing haircuts for men, women, and children. They also offer several styling options such as pageant […]

OHS students show out


In their inaugural Redskin Gallery art event, students and staff of Oneonta City Schools showed off their talents and challenged the judges as 237 entries were examined and critiqued for awards. In all, 20 awards (10 from Kindergarten through sixth grade and 10 from seventh through 12th grade) were chosen for the upcoming State Superintendent Art Exhibit that will be […]

Recipe Corner

In my opinion, carrots taste much better when you roast them instead of boiling them with lots of brown sugar. These make a wonderful side dish. -Jenna Wood Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots ¼ cup balsamic vinegar¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil2 Tbsp. maple syrup1 ½ lbs. baby carrotssalt and pepper Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine vinegar, […]