Effective this week, the cost of The Blount Countian has increased.
The paper is now $1 each for vendor sales and new subscription rates are in effect, as well.
The senior rate for the paper, available to those age 65 or older in Blount County, is now $25 per year. A new six-month rate for seniors has been added at a cost of $15.
The in-county regular rate is $40 per year, with a six-month rate available at $22.
The out-of-county rate is now $60 per year while the out-of-state rate is $70 per year (within the continental United States).
The rate for delivery outside the United States is now $80 per year.
Online subscriptions are still $25 per year.