Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

March 10th, 2014 9:29 am by Bob Cox

Johnson City's mayor in 1908 was Guy L. Smith, who also worked for the Armbrust-Smith Co., a furniture store at 204-06 E. Main (much later the site of Nettie Lee's Boy and Girl Shop).

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Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

March 10th, 2014 9:17 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A terrible disease recently struck close to home. A neighbor, the 30-something nephew of one of my wife's best friends, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

March 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Jennie Young

Last year, our state legislature considered a bill familiarly called the "ag-gag" bill, which sought to prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal abuse, unsafe working conditions and environmental violations on industrial farms.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

A frightening tale I, luckily, lived to tell

March 10th, 2014 9:00 am by Jan Hearne

Not too long ago my sister asked, "Do you remember the night Bev (my eldest sister) almost shot you?"

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

The year 1974 is one worth remembering

March 10th, 2014 8:56 am by Robert Houk

Wednesday will mark the 40th anniversary of a remarkable vote in the Tennessee House of Representatives that helped to shape the entire Northeast Tennessee region as we know it today.

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Sports Columns ETSU Sports Joe Avento
Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

March 9th, 2014 7:28 pm by Joe Avento

When the Bucs next play in a conference tournament, it will be in the SoCon, and it will be at the U.S. Cellular Cen

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Marching to the Chimney Tops of the Smoky Mountains

March 7th, 2014 9:03 am by Johnny Molloy

The Chimney Tops are a Smoky Mountain icon, and a must-do trek for hikers, especially those like us who want to visit all the top sites in the Volunteer State.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

New store's sales to help Rise Up!

March 7th, 2014 8:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City's Rise Up! youth mentoring and after-school program has a creative new resource.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Boone Lake area hit by ferocious storm in March 1955

Boone Lake area hit by ferocious storm in March 1955

March 3rd, 2014 11:01 am by Bob Cox

On Tuesday, March 1, 1955, turbulent winds from a funnel-shaped cloud ripped off roofs, demolished barns and turned boats upside down in the Boone Lake area.

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Columns Community Voices
Consider donating to our area's own children's hospital

Consider donating to our area's own children's hospital

March 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Rebecca Horvath

The Niswonger Children's Hospital Radiothon will be held Monday and Tuesday. The second annual event aims to top last year's highly successful fundraiser, which raised $125,000.

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