Ghost-Townification of America: Small town’s last factory looking to close doors, more jobless

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Ron Gholson The Blount Countian About 200 American Apparel employees at the Oneonta plant were laid off two weeks ago, according to plant manager Tom Reeves, who confirmed the layoffs as a result of The Blount Countian’s inquiry yesterday. The… Continue Reading

Local municipalities having to fight in court to… vote?

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Ron Gholson The Blount Countian Parties in the Neal vs. City of Oneonta “right to vote” case met in Blount County Circuit Court last Wednesday for a preliminary discussion of issues in the upcoming challenge to Oneonta’s scheduling of a… Continue Reading