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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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VETERANS DAY DEADLINES Because the post office will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, next week’s paper will be printed and mailed early. All material for the Nov. 11 issue is due tomorrow, Nov. 5, by noon. OPERATION GRATEFUL HEART has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Blount County Veterans Day dinner and parade scheduled for Nov. 6 and 7 […]

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CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS All students will transition to remote learning today through Tuesday, Nov. 10., due to COVID-19. Updates will be posted on our website as they become available. TOWN OF SNEAD TRUNK-R-TREAT will be Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the town park. Groups and individuals are invited to pass out candy. AMERICAN […]

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ONEONTA CITY HALL has recently updated their telephone system. You will now reach an automated system when calling 205- 274-2150. The menu is listed by departments. Listen to the entire menu and then make your selection of an employee or department. For direct assistance, choose option 6. QUILT SHOW The Blount County Quilters Guild will have the annual quilt show […]

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ONEONTA CITY HALL has recently updated their telephone system. You will now reach an automated system when calling 205- 274-2150. The menu is listed by departments. Listen to the entire menu and then make your selection of an employee or department. For direct assistance, choose option 6. BROOKSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE AND RESCUE will have a fish fry Saturday, Oct. 17, […]

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Oneonta municipal runoff election results will be posted on our website. BAMACARRY OF BLOUNT COUNTY will meet tomorrow, Oct. 8, and Thursdays, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at SwampTails in Oneonta. All gun rights enthusiasts are invited. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER River cleanups will be Saturday, Oct. 10, beginning at 9 a.m., at five locations. […]

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ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Come be part of the discussion, planning, and vision for Christmas 2020 in Oneonta.Meeting will be tomorrow, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m., at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital board room.Christmas refreshments will be served. Visit www.oneontabusiness association.com to RSVP or for more information. 20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT PALISADES PARK Businesses, churches, civic groups, or families may register […]

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ART SHOW is today, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., at SwampTails Restaurant. Showing will take place in groups of 10 by appointment only for one-hour sessions.Masks are required. Fifty percent of proceeds will be donated to art programs in Blount County schools.Phone Lee Littenberg at 205-237- 8998 for appointments. DRIVE-THRU FLU CLINIC The Alabama Department of Public […]


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