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Susan Moore class of 1959

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Oneonta, Southeastern place in AMSTI STEM challenge

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Blount County represents at Bryant- Jordan Awards Banquet


Two student athletes in Blount County received prestigious awards at the 34th Annual Bryant-Jordan Scholarship banquet last week. The Bryant-Jordan Student Athlete program was formed to recognize Alabama high school seniors who have achieved a level of excellence in academics and athletics. There were 104 regional winners with 14 class winners and three state winners announced. Tara Randolph of Cleveland […]

Calamusa graduates

U.S. Army Pvt. Barry Joseph Calamusa graduated from basic military training and advanced individual training from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Calamusa completed 16 weeks of intensive training to become a combat engineer. He excelled in marksmanship, qualifying as an expert. Due to his outstanding scores in physical fitness, he qualified for and graduated from Airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia. […]

Bray – Jackson

Ashley Danielle Bray and Dr. Daniel Brett Jackson were married in a 1 p.m. ceremony on April 6 officiated by Wes Lowrey at Leesburg Missionary Baptist Church. The bride was attended by Christa Beall. Best man was Blake Skaggs and ushers were Trevor Thomas and Avery Thomas. Wedding music was provided by the bride’s brother, Samson Earwood. Given in marriage […]

Blount County students participate in Annual Steer and Heifer Show


Held March 2 at the Blount County – Oneonta Agri-Business Center in conjunction with the Blount County Cattlemen’s Association annual steak dinner, six Blount County youth participated in the Annual Steer and Heifer Show: Reid Murphree and Riley Murphree, Appalachian Elementary; Karleigh Allison and Abby Burgess, Susan Moore High; Sara Beth Faust, Cleveland Elementary; and Audra Graves, Cleveland High.

Sosebee graduates

U.S. Air Force Airman Hal Sosebee graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex. Sosebee completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills, earning four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of […]

Jackson graduates

Dr. Daniel Brett Jackson of Altoona will continue his residency in clinical pathology for four years at Brookwood Hospital and Grandview Medical Center. Jackson graduated as valedictorian from Susan Moore High School in 2011, earned a pre-med bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State in 2015, and graduated this year from the University of South Alabama School of Medicine. Jackson is the […]

Davis awarded scholarship

Senior Sam Davis, Oneonta, (pictured with LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander) recently participated in the college’s Presidential Scholar Weekend competition. At the competition, students were judged on their performance in group discussions, written essays and individual interviews. Students offered scholarships can utilize the awards in the fall of 2019, and the scholarships are renewable for the following three years.

80th birthday

Gerald Miller celebrated his 80th birthday on March 25. He is the son of the late Birdo and Floy Miller.


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