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Lance Coleman

Title: Editor
Contact: 865-981-9106

About Lance Coleman


Lance was born and raised in Soddy-Daisy, TN. He graduated from UTC with a Bachelor's in English Education. After teaching for a short period of time, he went to work as a police reporter with the Chattanooga Free Press. After five years with the newspaper, he left following the merger of the Chattanooga Times and the Chattanooga Free Press. Two years later her relocated to Blount County and began working as a police and courts reporter with The Daily Times. After four years there, he moved onto to become lead reporter at Blount Today. He has since been promoted to editor. Lance is also a member of the 2008 class of Leadership Blount.

Lance Coleman

Position History

  • Editor
    10/10/2007 - current

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Recent Work

  • Inky’s message Published 10/10/2011 at midnight

    Inky Johnson had plenty of opportunities to give up in his life: as a youngster growing up in inner city Atlanta, as a teenager trying to earn better grades while working to get a scholarship to play Division I college ...

  • Catching up with Maryville College Published 10/10/2011 at midnight

    Maryville College alumni are heading to Blount County this month and a variety of activities are being planned to celebrate their return for homecoming. Maryville College is inviting alumni, parents and friends back to campus for Homecoming on Oct. 21-22. ...

  • Kathryn O’Day looks for best practices at New Hope tour Published 10/10/2011 at midnight

    Kathryn O’Day, commission of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, is looking for solutions to state-wide problems. But she’s looking local to find them. O’Day visited the New Hope Children’s Advocacy Center on Wednesday as part of a top-to-bottom review ...

  • West Chevrolet celebrates 80 years in Blount County Published 10/10/2011 at midnight

    A good attitude and a strong work ethic are what has made West Chevrolet successful for 80 years. That’s the opinion of patriarch Steve West on what has been the secret to success for the Blount County Chevrolet dealership. West ...

  • Jon Young is in the Chat Room Published 10/05/2011 at 3:41 p.m.

    Jon Young knew what he wanted to do early in life. Young is assistant principal at Eagleton Middle School. His dad, Rick Young, is a teacher at William Blount High School. “When I was growing up, he was also a ...

  • ‘Path Home’ campaign sets support for Harmony Montvale in stone Published 10/05/2011 at 3:41 p.m.

    A new campaign is offering folks a new path to support Harmony Adoptions as they transform Camp Montvale into the Harmony Family Center at Montvale. A Path Home is a new campaign that will debut during the Harmony Homecoming on ...

  • Farmers Market Harvest Dinner puts fresh on the menu Published 10/05/2011 at 3:38 p.m.

    The chicken entrees folks enjoyed recently at Wildwood Farm couldn’t have been more fresh. Two days earlier, the chickens were roosting in the barn. That’s fresh. On Sept. 25, the Maryville Farmers’ Market presented their third-annual “Farm to Table” meal ...

  • Coming home to Tremont Published 10/05/2011 at 3:37 p.m.

    Debbie Claypool with the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont has seen it happen again and again, but she still enjoys the transformation. Fifth grade students coming to Tremont for Environmental Camp get upset as soon as they hit that ...

  • Leach family opens home for Heritage Center fundraiser Published 10/05/2011 at 3:35 p.m.

    A tour through Laurelmont, the three-story log home Jim and Barbara Leach built in Townsend, tells the visitor a story of the Leaches past. The couple are opening their home to the public to help preserve the past of the ...

  • Planners anticipate great 2011 Fall Festival Published 10/05/2011 at 3:31 p.m.

    Foothills Fall Festival planners had a hunch tickets would sell out fast this year, even before they told the public who the headliner was for Saturday night. “I think this year we knew tickets would go fast before we made ...

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