Local Happenings Categorized: Alabama

Book Signing with Larry A. Vines
Oneonta, AL

Event Date:  February 9, 2019 Time:  10 Am – 12 PM Place: Oneonta Public Library, 221 2nd St S, Oneonta, AL 35121 Larry A. Vines, a professor with a long history in the field of education, is the author of Requirements for an Effective School-Conflict Resolution Mediation. He will be selling & signing copies of this book from 10 AM-12 PM. This is a great book for anyone who works in education or is interested in conflict… Read more »

Friends of the Locust Fork River Monthly Clean Up Blount County, AL

Event Date: February 9, 2019 March 9, 2019 April 13, 2019 May 11, 2019 Thanks to community-friendly volunteers the Friends of the Locust Fork River are meeting to clean-up three sites of the Locust Fork River in Blount County! Every month on the second Saturday join local volunteers at one of these three meeting spots: Swann Covered Bridge at 9 am Mardis Mills Falls at 10 am At the end of Taylor Ford Rd at 10:30… Read more »

Alabama Cup Racing Series
Cleveland, AL

Alabama Cup Racing Association White Water Slalom Series (Woman navigates a rapid slalom course)

The Alabama Cup Racing Series is made up of the Locust Fork Invitational and the Mulberry Fork Canoe & Kayak Races. Racecourses consist of about 25 gates, set on class II/III rapids that are approximately one hundred yards long. They are spectator friendly with walking trails right beside them. The Locust Fork Whitewater Classic race will be replaced by Paddlefest. Paddlefest is a celebration weekend in honor of the river and the people that love… Read more »

Blount County Leadership Class

The Blount County Leadership Class Logo

Event Date: January 17th – June 30th Time:  8:00-10:00 AM Place: Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce 201 1st Ave E, Oneonta, Alabama 35121 The 2019 Blount County Leadership Class will begin on Thursday, January 17, 2019, and will meet monthly on the third Thursday through June. $325 tuition is due the first week of January. The Blount County Leadership program is designed to explore our community’s critical issues in education, government, health care, human services, race relations, criminal… Read more »

Christmas in Oneonta, AL

The First Annual Festival of Lights Last week, OTELCO took part in Oneonta, AL’s first annual Festival of Lights. The festival was inspired by the Huntsville Tinsel Trail, and is a three-week event that features: A Beautiful Tree Lighting The Selfie Shopping Extravaganza A Delicious Christmas Brunch Music and Entertainment A Decorating Contest Around Town Candlelight Shopping A Parade of Lights And Multiple Appearances by Santa Himself The festival was a great way for local… Read more »