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ONEONTA LICENSES DUE The 2013 City of Oneonta business licenses are due by Jan. 31. Business licenses renewed after Jan. 31 are subject to additional penalties. Oneonta City dog licenses are due by Jan. 31 and require proof of current rabies vaccination. The fee is $5 if paid by Jan. 31. If paid after Jan. 31, the fee is $30. Phone 274-2135 with questions.

BLOUNT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER INC., Volunteers Serving Our Community, is the recipient of a PetSmart charities grant and offers low-cost spay procedures for pets of Blount County residents through local veterinarians. Leave a message at 647- 8340 and a volunteer will contact you to schedule an appointment.