2020-06-17 E-Edition

Summer camps return

despite COVID-19 challenges

Even though there has been a delay in the return of summer camps, the Blount County Education Foundation is excited to announce three programs for summer learning. Several schools will offer one-week library/literacy camps. There will be a three-week Dreamcatchers camp at Susan Moore, and the third program will include a series of virtual camps designed to inspire and engage […]

Council awards park restroom bid

Town of Cleveland

The Cleveland Town Council met for its regular monthly meeting on June 11. Mayor Jerry Jones announced the sealed bids for construction of restroom facilities at the new park had been opened earlier in the day. Two bids were received, one from Adams Building Company for $70,800 and the other from Jerry Tidwell Construction for $81,964. The council unanimously voted […]

More and more local produce available

As I began writing today’s Blount County farm and produce report, my mind wandered off in another direction, and I soon found myself thinking about all of the work that goes into farming.Produce doesn’t just magically appear overnight ready for consumption. From spring to late fall, Blount County farmers are wide open. There are fields to turn and prep, plastic […]


ARTISTS IN THE COUNTRY INC., a non-profit organization for ongoing art education in Blount County Schools, will have open house and half-price pre-opening sale Friday, June 19, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., at 37959 State Highway 75, Susan Moore.Viewings are also available by appointment. Phone 205-446-7127 or email lee.littenberg11@gmail.com for more information. FREE ARTERIAL DISEASE SCREENINGS are available Friday, […]


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