Catching up on the news







Absorbed in the latest issue of what was then The Southern Democrat, this reader is photographed through the plateglass window of the building it occupied across Second Avenue from the courthouse. In 1969, the paper moved offices and plant down the hill to it’s present quarters at 217 Third Street South. It’s still the only paper published in and distributed from Blount County.

Absorbed in the latest issue of what was then The Southern Democrat, this reader is photographed through the plateglass window of the building it occupied across Second Avenue from the courthouse. In 1969, the paper moved offices and plant down the hill to it’s present quarters at 217 Third Street South. It’s still the only paper published in and distributed from Blount County.