Letters

Readers Write

Thank all of you who attended the recent fifth annual E.L. and Pauline D. Kilgore Lyceum featuring the outstanding Dr. Billie Jean Young. Many of you commented on Dr. Young’s powerful portrayal at Oneonta High School that afternoon and how touched you were by poetry in her own voice and the stories behind them that evening. Some of you congratulated […]

Stoney Beavers retires from county schools, steps up to bigger job

Educator for all seasons

Stoney Beavers, assistant superintendent of Blount County Schools, retired from his position, effective last Friday. He served the county school system for 24 years: 10 years at Cleveland High School from 1996 to 2006 and 14 years, from 2006 to the present, in the Blount County School Central Office. At Cleveland, he was an English and Spanish teacher and established […]

Transition Career Day


Tomorrow, Feb. 6, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitative Services (ADRS) will hold the 2020 Blount County Transition Career Day. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Locust Fork Baptist Church located at 30580 State Highway 79. The purpose of the event is to help students with disabilities gain a better understanding of their paths for […]


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