BIBLE READING MARATHON Keep Blount County Special will conduct a Bible reading marathon on Good Friday, April 18, from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Baptist Church. Readings will be scheduled at 15- minute intervals and the public is encouraged to come read, listen, and pray. Phone 274-2879 to schedule a reading.

PRAYER AND PRAISE WALK is a 3-mile walk from Oneonta City Hall to the school and back coordinated by Keep Blount County Special. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, and involve singing and stops to pray, ending at the Blount County Courthouse in time for the start of the National Day of Prayer. Phone 274-2879 for more information.