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It was interesting to have two of a younger generation with us. They enjoyed listening to our tales and asking questions which prompted us to remember more.
“Nothing would make me happier than to have our two major parties competing for votes by engaging in a civil, thoughtful, fact-driven debate about how best to prepare our children for a challenging and uncertain future” — Dr. Bill Smith.
Our readers thank an honest man, propose an economic solution to global warming and question Micah Van Huss’ dismissiveness.
Finding life lessons in “The Lord of the Rings.”
While campaigning for their merger four years ago, Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance officials assured us they would be “Better Together,” and it seems they have applied that slogan to areas outside the creation of Ballad Health.
Yesterday (June 18), Rep. Roe spoke at the East Tennessee Republican Club. Part of his remarks referred to the demonstration that occurred at the front of the Johnson City Municipal and Safety Building. This is what was quoted in the Johnson City
Yesterday at 8:30 AM
If you knew nothing else about UT, you knew “It’s football time in Tennessee!” meant the Vols were ready to play.
After a week of highs and lows for U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, some of our readers wanted to share their thoughts. Here they are.
What if chemo patients didn't have to lose to lose their hair? A national nonprofit organization known as The Rapunzel Project is raising awareness and funds for a scalp cooling treatment proven to be 90 percent effective in making that happen. And a group of Johnson City hairstylists are working to provide the needed supplies to area cancer treatment centers.
Between processed deli meats, frozen pizzas, pre-cut pineapples and bagged salads, we don’t even have to interact much with our food before we bite, much less think about where it comes from.
Is the climate getting warmer? Yes.
I’ve always held true to the journalism stance that a reporter doesn’t get involved in things they write about. In one way of thinking, writing about something that will benefit others is my contribution to the cause, but I’ve always avoided direct involvement.
No one concerned is trying to minimize or paper over daunting numbers of homeless persons who live here or travel through our communities. I know political persuasion influences anyone’s attitude on this.
It may never be as famous as its namesake in Nashville, but you’ll find a grand new “opry” right here in Johnson City. And it’s been nearly 260 years in the making.