Wednesday Nov 20
Suspect in custody after leading deputies on chase through Pinson, Clay
The incident began around 8:15 a.m. when a deputy tried to pull over a white Lexus on Highway 79 near the Blount County line.
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Honoring our retired educators
Retired educator Melza McElrath helps a customer at the Walker Baptist Medical Center gift shop.
Benedikt's: Home cooking at a family restaurant
Dishing With Joice Benedikt, owner and cook at Benedikt's Restaurant, 4125 Blount County Highway 27, Oneonta, 205-274-0230.
Blount County man pleads guilty to 20 charges related to sexual abuse of young child
A Blount County man pleaded guilty Friday to 20 charges related to the sexual abuse of a child younger than 12. Denny Kevin Kent, 43, of Susan Moore, entered the guilty pleas before Blount County Circuit Judge Steven King, according to a news release.
Blount County judge's ruling paves way for Oneonta alcohol vote
A judge on Friday paved the way for a vote on whether alcohol sales should be allowed in Oneonta , and possibly other Blount County towns, when he struck down a portion of a 2009 state law that he said unconstitutionally excluded the city from holding such a referendum.