New Office Hours

The Blount Countian
is now open for business Mondays through Fridays at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m., except on Wednesdays when the office closes at 11:30 a.m. Deadlines remain the same, although staffers urge readers to submit copy as early as possible: Thursdays at 4 p.m. for classifieds; Thursdays at noon for legals; Fridays at 4 p.m. for display advertising for both shopper and paper; Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. for weddings, births, etc.; and Sundays at 9 p.m. (use drop-box) for news and churchbriefs. Copy may also be submitted by fax to 625-3239 or emailed to