Letters

Readers Write

Dear Editor, Let me begin by saying I love Blount County. I would list the many reasons, but there is not room in your paper. However, I am writing to point out an area in which we Blount Countians need to improve. A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I took a short trip to north Georgia and southeast […]

Readers Write

To ALL who bring The Blount Countian to us: Thank you for your courage and tenacity! A local newspaper is so critical to our public wellbeing, yet so undervalued. Thank you also for reminding us all: AWESOME BY NATURE. It is so true and so precious – that awesome beauty. Thank you also for showing more diversity, more openness to […]

Reader Writes

On the 11th anniversary of Brittany Weaver Stewart’s death, I would like to remind all expecting mothers about preeclampsia. Symptoms of preeclampsia are dangerous and not always apparent. Syptoms include severe headaches, changes in vision, upper abdominal pain, nausea, and decrease in urine output. It affects pregnant women and usually presents itself on or after the halfway point in pregnancy. […]

Reader Writes

Casting stones I hope my title caught your attention. There are many lessons we can derive from the Biblical story of Jesus sparing the woman from being stoned and forgiving her. Points from it are often referenced and applied to situations, even by folks who only know the one line “cast ye the first stone.” However, that’s not the context […]


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.