2021-07-07 E-Edition

Let freedom ring

The Fourth of July fireworks show presented by HomeTown Bank raised money for local schools as well as delighted all who watched.

Sarah Holt (left) and sister Jean Comer were very close. -Turning Point UMC

‘She really lived’

The community of Locust Fork will dearly miss Sarah Holt who passed away June 24. She lived her 81 years to the fullest and was passionate about many things; she was most passionate about her faith in God, her family, and making a difference in Locust Fork and Blount County. She was deeply passionate about her faith in God For […]

Blount County Family Wellness Court

“To create, in partnership with community service providers, a continuum of services needed to identify and develop family strengths, and to assess and treat family dysfunction caused by alcohol or other drug dependency. “To ensure that our approach to fostering healthy homes reflects a commitment to professional collaboration, intensive substance abuse treatment, legal accountability, and intervention strategies that focus on […]

Who’s my neighbor?

Vacation Bible school has always had a huge impact on the community, but its effect was even more profound this year. After a year of virtual learning and social distancing, many children and parents were eager for a change this summer. VBS was an opportunity for just that. Many people, especially the volunteers and those who work closely with the […]


SUSAN MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will have kindergarten and new student registration tomorrow, July 8, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Bring student’s birth certificate, Social Security card, proof of residence, and blue slip. APPALACHIAN SCHOOL will have kindergarten registration tomorrow, July 8, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., at the high school. Bring parent driver’s license and proof of residence […]


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