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THE BLOUNT COUNTIAN will be closed today, Nov. 24, through Friday, Nov. 26, for Thanksgiving. ONEONTA PUBLIC LIBRARY is open to the public. Masks are required and patrons are asked to maintain social distance. Curbside service remains available with 30 minutes notice. Reserve items through the catalog page of www.oneontapubliclibrary.org or by calling 205-274-7641. The library will be closed tomorrow, […]

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WEST BLOUNT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet tomorrow, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m., at Hayden Community Center.The seventh annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served, first responders will be recognized, poster contest winners will be announced, and 2021 Citizen and Business of the Year awards will be presented. All chamber meetings are open to the public. ONEONTA PUBLIC LIBRARY is […]

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THE BLOUNT COUNTIAN will be closed tomorrow, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. OHS VETERANS DAY PROGRAM is today, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m. Elementary, middle, and high school choirs and the concert band will perform. Capt. Bill Hendrickson will be guest speaker. ONEONTA SENIOR CENTER The M4A representative will be available today, Nov. 10, at 9 a.m., to […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY VETERANS PARADE will be Saturday, Nov. 6. Anyone interested in participating in the parade is asked to contact Amy Rhudy, Blount County Memorial Museum curator, at 205-625-6905, Tuesday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., or Lester Hallman at 205-283-4576. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Saturdays, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, and Jan. 15, 9 a.m. to […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY will hold the quarterly meeting tomorrow, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m., at Hayden Community Center, 629 County Highway 7.Phone chairman Larry Armstrong at 205-590-1467 for info. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Saturday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Pumpkin art and crafts for children and adults taught by artist Joan Babcock at Blountsville Historical […]

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NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet tomorrow, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m., at Jefferson’s in Albertville, for election of new officers and BC/BS rep. 2 FEET 4 PAWS 5K and Fun Run will be Saturday, Oct. 23, at 8 a.m., at The Gym (Ala 75 across from Oneonta City Schools). Cost is $35 for the 5K and $10 for the one-mile […]

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BROOKSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE will have a Swamp John’s fish fry Saturday, Oct. 16, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. All plates are $12 and include fish, chicken, shrimp, or combo; slaw; hush puppies; fries; pickle; onion; drink; and choice of homemade dessert. Eat in or carry out available. ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION The OBA annual awards celebration “BBQ Bravo” […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY QUILTERS GUILD will have the annual Quilt Show Friday, Oct. 8, and Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at Palisades Park. Admission is $5 per person.Phone 205-994-4749 for more information. COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL is Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 9 a.m., in downtown Oneonta. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER Saturday, Oct. 9: Stop by […]

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ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Membership Mingle will be tomorrow, Sept.30, at 5:30 p.m., at Charlie B’s Restaurant. The OBA annual awards celebration “BBQ Bravo” will be Saturday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., in Tin Town on First Avenue. Tickets are $40 each (table of 8 for $300) and are available via the website. Cruise and Croon will be […]

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APPALACHIAN HIGH SCHOOL will have a yard sale and car wash Saturday, Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the school. All proceeds benefit PTSO and the football program. BLOUNTSVILLE HARVEST FESTIVAL will be Saturday, Sept. 25, on Main Street in Blountsville. There will be food trucks, vendors, inflatables, crafts, live music, a parade, and much more. J.B. […]


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