Blount Chamber salutes Hannah

Jay FitzBlount, Our Town Leaders

Jessica Hannah, sales manager of Vienna Coffee Company, won the Ambassador of the Year award for the Blount County Chamber. Ambassadors are community leaders who advocate for Chamber members and …

New Food City store in Alcoa

Betsi JamesBlount, Our Town Eats

Great weather and turnout for the grand opening of Food City’s newest store, a brand new, 54,000-square-feet supermarket at 1388 Tesla Blvd. in Alcoa. The store is a replacement for …

Services Friday for Mike Connatser

Sandra ClarkBlount, Obits

A Blount County farm leader has died. Mike Connatser, 69, passed away November 20, 2022.
Mr. Connatser established J & M Windy Acres in 1970, farming jointly with his dad, and …

Services today for Cades Cove pioneer

Sandra ClarkBlount, Obits

Verna Lee Burchfield was born on Mill Creek in Cades Cove in 1932. And although her family moved away, when she married Hugh Myers in 1949, they moved back to …