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BROOKSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE Fish fry Saturday, Jan. 16, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. $12 plate includes choice of fish, chicken, shrimp, or a combo and fries, slaw, hush puppies, pickle, onion, drink, and choice of dessert. 22ND ANNUAL GEN. ROBERT E. LEE DAY will be Monday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m., at Rosa Town Hall located on […]

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FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Planting at the Grand Staircase and River Cleanups will be Saturday, Jan.9.Get more information and sign up at www.flfr.org. The 2021 Friend of the River Scholarship will be awarded in May. Blount County high school seniors graduating in 2021 (private school, public high school, or homeschool) may apply by Friday, Jan. 29, to participate […]

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20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK is open through tomorrow, Dec. 31. The exhibit is free, but donations are appreciated. Phone the park at 205-274-0017 for information. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Planting at the Grand Staircase and River Cleanups will be Saturday, Jan. 9. Get more information and sign up at www.flfr.org. The 2021 Friend of the […]

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20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK is open through Thursday, Dec. 31 (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas day). The exhibit is free, but donations are appreciated. Phone the park at 205-274-0017 for information. Best of Show winner is Pine Bluff Baptist Church. Business winners are: Moe’s Auto Repair (first), Liberty National (second), Country Dental Lab (third), Cindy Massey (honorable […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY COURTHOUSE In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and provide recovery and quarantine time to staff, the courthouse is closed to the public through Friday, Dec. 25. It will reopen Monday, Dec. 28. Services will be available by phone with the exception of Dec.24 and 25. BLOUNT COUNTY COMMISSION will not have a work session tomorrow, […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY COMMISSION The work session scheduled for tomorrow, Dec. 10, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, at 9 a.m. The business meeting scheduled for Monday, Dec. 14, has been rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 21, at 9 a.m. BAMACARRY OF BLOUNT COUNTY will meet tomorrow, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at SwampTails in Oneonta. All gun rights enthusiasts are […]

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TOWN OF ALTOONA will have its 2020 Christmas parade Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Planting at the Grand Staircase, Saturday, Dec. 5. Get details at flfr.org. BLOUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL PARK will have a brief Christmas program and open house Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Dennis Martin will […]

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CITY OF ONEONTA Due to circumstances regarding COVID, the public hearing and regular scheduled council meeting that were to be held Nov. 24 have been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 1, beginning at 5:15 p.m. 20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK Decorating will continue through November and the exhibit opens to the public Tuesday, Dec. 1. The exhibit is free, […]

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ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Community Christmas Tree Lighting will be Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. The event will feature carriage rides, the Wallace State Singers, and Santa Claus. The Festival of Lights Tree Contest winners will be announced Tuesday, Dec. 8, in front of the Angels in Oneonta mural. Sponsors are being accepted at www.oneontabusinessassociation.com/tree. Share your Christmas decorations with […]

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FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP for all first through sixth grade boys and girls will be today, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. (lunch provided), and Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Registration fee is $25 per child. Find more information and registration information on the Sports For Christ and Cleveland First Baptist Church Facebook pages or […]


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