Johnson City Press Sunday, November 23, 2014
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Where have all the good candidates gone?

October 28th, 2013 10:30 am by Robert Houk

“Why can’t we get any good candidates to run for public office?” That’s a question I’ve heard often in recent years. It’s one that is sure to be asked next year when voters go to the polls to decide a number of important races for county, state and feder

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Community Heritage
The Edisonia, Criterion and State Theaters

The Edisonia, Criterion and State Theaters

October 28th, 2013 10:06 am by Bob Cox

It is enjoyable to explore the genealogy of old buildings in downtown Johnson City. In particular, one edifice, at 236 E. Main St., had a long and varied subsistence.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Idyllic little Jamestown in mountains of Colorado has washed away

October 28th, 2013 9:26 am by Jan Hearne

Jamestown, Colo., as I knew it, no longer exists. The September floods devastated the town, which sits on James Creek above Boulder.

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Opinion
Will you be dressing up for Halloween?

Will you be dressing up for Halloween?

October 28th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

There will be lot of Americans — young and old — dressed up like ghosts, superheroes and zombies roaming around Thursday.

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News Local News
Investigator, partner help offenders remain free

Investigator, partner help offenders remain free

October 27th, 2013 9:42 pm by Becky Campbell

Steve Sherfey has spent the last 28 years putting people in jail, but a new partnership outside his full-time police officer duties is designed to help offenders stay out of jail.

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News Local News
Unicoi sheriff proposes selling e-cigarettes to inmates at jail

Unicoi sheriff proposes selling e-cigarettes to inmates at jail

October 27th, 2013 9:38 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley is an ex-smoker. Because of this, Hensley said he fully understands the effect a lack of nicotine can have on one craving a puff.

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Crime Local News
Police: Husband and wife die from shootings

Police: Husband and wife die from shootings

October 27th, 2013 9:28 pm by Staff Reports

An Elizabethton husband and wife are dead from what appeared to be gunshot wounds, police said.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

October 27th, 2013 5:28 pm by Staff Reports

Mind your Buzzness this weekend, with a seven-day recap of the top stories!

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News Local News
Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

October 27th, 2013 4:28 pm by Staff Reports

Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church members were able to rescue two people from a house fire Sunday morning, but one person died in the blaze.

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News Regional & National
Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

October 27th, 2013 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Lou Reed, the great punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday. He was 71.

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