TURNING POINT UNITED METHODIST at Locust Fork invites the community as they welcome new pastor Cam Price and husband Bill on Sunday, Feb. 17. Church time will change to 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 337 Tabernacle Road off Hwy 79 just south of Locust Fork. For more information, e-mail or visit Facebook at #!/turning.umc. MT. VIEW […]


U.S. SEN. RICHARD SHELBY will speak with residents of Blount County at a “Meet & Greet” coffee on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and will take place at Oneonta City Hall, located at 202 3rd Avenue East. THE WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE will present “Nunsense”, a musical comedy, on Feb. 14 through 16 […]

Statue of Liberty serves as focal point for new school program

Last week, fifth-grade students from Appalachian, Locust Fork, Southeastern, and Susan Moore Elementary schools attended a presentation featuring one of the most iconic symbols of the United States of America, or at least a scaleddown version. The Liberty’s Legacy Super Citizen program kick-off, Lady Liberty Live!, was held in J.B. Pennington’s auditorium as part of The Next Great American’s Tour. […]

Whatever happened to Hansel and Gretel?

Did they get lost on the way to rehearsal? Did they run afoul of the Big Bad Wolf? The Wicked Witch of the West? East? In October, The Blount Countian announced with flair and fanfare The opera is coming! At that time it was coming Nov. 17 and 18. But it never showed up. It got delayed. Then it got […]

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Lebanon United Methodist Church Quilt on display at museum

In 1921, the ladies of Lebanon United Methodist Church stitched 25 pieces of cloth together and embroidered 293 names on those pieces of cloth to raise money for their church’s construction. “Before the church was built in 1922, they used this quilt as a fundraiser,” said Jane Reid. “You paid 10 cents to put your name on it, and Harvey […]

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