Solar home tour



Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Blount County Solar Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 5, and Sunday, Oct. 6. The 28th annual tour showcases homes that are both energy efficient and use clean and renewable solar technologies. A guided tour is offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. While there is no charge for the tour, registration is required. Bring your favorite picnic lunch and share ideas with a variety of interesting folks. You can register online at or email