Blount Today

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Blount Today
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)E. W. Scripps Company
PublisherSherri Gardner Howell
EditorLance Coleman
Founded26 August 2004
Ceased publication13 October 2011
Headquarters318 South Washington Street, Maryville, Tennessee

Blount Today was a weekly newspaper based in Maryville, Tennessee, covering Blount County, Tennessee. It was part of the Scripps Interactive Newspapers Group.

The newspaper's first issue was published on 26 August 2004. On 10 October 2011 publisher Sherri Gardner Howell announced on the web site that the paper would be closing due to financial difficulties and the final issue was published 13 October 2011. When closed, the paper had six full-time and two part-time employees.[1][2]


  1. ^ Howell, Sherri Gardner (2011-10-10), "Dear Readers: Blount Today to close", Blount Today, archived from the original on 2012-06-03, retrieved 2012-06-03
  2. ^ "Blount Today, Knoxville Magazine closing", Knoxville News Sentinel, 2011-10-10, retrieved 2012-06-03

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