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BLOUNT COUNTY COMMISSION November meeting dates are: tomorrow, Nov.7, 9 a.m.(work session); Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m.(business meeting). These changes are due to the Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day holiday. FRIENDS OF THE LOCUST FORK RIVER River cleanup day will be Saturday, Nov. 9: Swann Covered Bridge, 9 a.m., Sam Howell; Mardis Mill Falls, 10 a.m., Alden Brindle; End of […]

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ONEONTA PUBLIC LIBRARY Tomorrow, Oct. 31: Drop off your child’s favorite stuffed animal for the third annual Sleeps & Treats.There will be a Halloween story hour at 4:30 p.m. Toys and treats will be available for pickup Friday, Nov.1, after noon. Saurday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.: Minecraft Mayhem will make a working mine cart or design a train station. Winners […]

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BLOUNT COUNTY EDUCATION RETIREES ASSOCIATION will meet Friday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m., at Blountsville Historical Park. Jim Kilgore will present “The Kate Duncan Smith DAR School” and the Historical Society will provide a light lunch for $5. QUILT SHOW The Blount County Quilters Guild quilt show will be Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. until […]

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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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