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BLOUNT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB will have the monthly meeting tomorrow, Oct.10, at 6:30 p.m., at the Frank Green Building auditorium. ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION “Stars Fell on Oneonta” Annual Awards Dinner will be tomorrow, Oct.10, at 6 p.m., on the street in front of Swamp- Tails. There will also be entertainment and door prizes. Visit the website for ticket information. The […]

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COVERED BRIDGE MARCHING FESTIVAL hosted by Oneonta High School Redskin Marching Band will be Saturday, Oct. 5, at Gilbreath Stadium. Sixteen high school marching bands will perform. Gates open at 10:45 a.m. Admission is $5. Vendors and concessions will be available. J.B. PENNINGTON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION will have the annual dinner Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m., at Blountsville Elementary School. […]

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Lincoln Avenue in front of the Family Services Mall.Come hear local bands, enjoy great food, and learn more about the many organizations working together to make recovery possible in Blount County. BLOUNT-ONEONTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Wondering what is being done right now to expand highspeed Internet […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY COMMISSION released the following updated meeting notices: budget meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m.; special called meeting Thursday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m., to consider FY2020 budget adoption, vacating unnamed road in D-3 associated with the estate of Randy Earl Copeland, consider authorizing the purchase of a backhoe for D-1 off National Joint Purchasing Alliance, and consider authorizing bids […]

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FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER The awards ceremony for Art and Photo Contest winners will be today, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m., at the fair. Winning works will be on display at The Makers Downtown (103 3rd Street N, Oneonta) beginning Thursday, Sept. 19, from 5 p.m.until 8 p.m.Visit the website for complete traveling display information. FLFR is looking […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY – ONEONTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will launch a seven-part series called Building Blocks of Our Community at its monthly luncheon today, Aug. 28, from noon until 1 p.m., at Heritage Golf Clubhouse. Greg Brown, St. Vincent’s Blount hospital administrator, will share information about health care progress in the county. Each event will examine a different topic that is […]

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BOOTS VS. BADGES BLOOD DRIVE will be tomorrow, Aug.22, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., at 308 2nd Street North, Oneonta.All donors will receive a free t-shirt. BLOUNT COUNTY EDUCATION RETIREES ASSOCIATION will have the annual potluck picnic Friday, Aug. 23, at Palisades Park from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. in the Dalton Moss Lodge. Come, bring a favorite dish, and […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY DEMOCRATS ANNUAL GATHERING will be Friday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., at the home of Paige and Diane Cutcliffe, 435 Lakeshore Circle, Highland Lake. Tickets are $25 each. Phone Mike at 205-274- 7954, Mattie at 205-274- 7190, or Paige at 205-274- 4178 to purchase. NARFE The National Association of Retired Federal Employees is dedicated to safeguarding and enhancing the […]

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FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER River cleanups will be Saturday, Aug. 10: Swann Covered Bridge, 9 a.m., Sam Howell; Mardis Mill Falls, 10 a.m., Alden Brindle; End of Taylor Ford Road, 10:30 a.m., Ana Self. Register at flfr.org. NECTAR FIRE DEPARTMENT will host a community meeting Monday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., at Nectar Town Hall, to discuss building a […]

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VETERANS JOB FAIR A free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members, and military spouses will be tomorrow, Aug.1, from 11 a.m.until 3 p.m., at McWane Science Center, Birmingham.Get event registration info at bit.ly/ Birmingham080119. MISSION MARKET The second semi-annual community yard sale will be Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m.until […]


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