Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Opinion
Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 10:46 am by NET News Service

The latest antics involving the Sullivan County mayor and the county's highway department demonstrate yet again why Tennessee counties should hire professional managers, rather than leave executive responsibilities to whoever wins a popularity contest.

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Your Turn: Did NBC's Christin Cooper go too far with skier Bode Miller?

Your Turn: Did NBC's Christin Cooper go too far with skier Bode Miller?

February 17th, 2014 10:39 am by staff and wire reports

Christin Cooper's interview, conducted after Miller won a bronze medal in the men's super-G ski race, turned to his emotions given the passing of his younger brother, Chelone, who died last year. A visibly emotional Miller began crying during the intervie

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News Crime Local News
NE Tennessee man facing attempted murder charges

NE Tennessee man facing attempted murder charges

February 17th, 2014 10:19 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He's accused of bursting into his ex-girlfriends home early Sunday morning and shooting her once in the torso.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
President Harrison visited Johnson City in spring 1891

President Harrison visited Johnson City in spring 1891

February 17th, 2014 9:47 am by Bob Cox

In April 1891, two years after being in office, President Benjamin Harrison had begun what was widely regarded as a perilous 9,000-mile journey by train.

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Opinion
Will alcohol distilleries help tourism, commerce?

Will alcohol distilleries help tourism, commerce?

February 17th, 2014 9:39 am by Johnson City Press

Officials in Unicoi and Jonesborough could soon welcome moonshiners to their towns.

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Columns Out of My Head
Snow doesn't bring the same magic as when we were children

Snow doesn't bring the same magic as when we were children

February 17th, 2014 9:17 am by Jan Hearne

The snow had been postponed. On Tuesday, it was scheduled to arrive Wednesday at 1 p.m. I planned my day around it.

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Columns As I See It
Gov. Haslam doesn't have much of a fight, but he's losing support

Gov. Haslam doesn't have much of a fight, but he's losing support

February 17th, 2014 9:14 am by Robert Houk

Gov. Bill Haslam seems to be a pretty cheerful guy, and why shouldn't he be?

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Opinion
Adults in Tennessee should have freedom to choose whether to smoke pot

Adults in Tennessee should have freedom to choose whether to smoke pot

February 17th, 2014 9:04 am by KIRK MUSE

I'm writing about, "Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights," that appeared Feb. 8.

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Opinion
Safety of e-cigarettes needs to be studied more

Safety of e-cigarettes needs to be studied more

February 17th, 2014 8:54 am by Johnson City Press

Teenagers shouldn't smoke period. That includes electronic cigarettes, which with their various flavors, have become popular among some young people.

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Photos Local News ETSU Sports

ETSU vs Longwood baseball

February 17th, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

ETSU vs Longwood Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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