Johnson City Press Saturday, August 23, 2014
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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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Apartment dwelling in Atlanta wasn't sophisticated or exciting

March 3rd, 2014 9:01 am by Jan Hearne

Perhaps I was being evasive but I did not make it clear in last week's column that I, like "Katie" and Troy, lived in an apartment. Not the same apartment complex - ours had fewer units, no tennis courts - but an apartment all the same.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Turn away gays' bill looks to be dead in Tennessee - for now

March 3rd, 2014 9:00 am by Robert Houk

In a column a few years ago, I noted that political pander bears are known to emerge from hibernation in election years to take on causes designed to gin up support among their base.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Greenways serve citizens in multiple ways

February 27th, 2014 9:00 am by Johnny Molloy

The average city park of the 1950s, with a metal swing set, a seesaw, a few picnic tables with peeling paint and a dusty baseball diamond, are now pass.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Walk to honor grandfather, raise research funds

February 27th, 2014 8:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

David Sweitzer, a 23-year-old Bristol man whose grandfather is slowly succumbing to Alzheimer's disease, is preparing to set out on a 2,175-mile "Walk to Remember."

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Columns Community Voices
Why does GOP seek to hurt working poor?

Why does GOP seek to hurt working poor?

February 24th, 2014 9:38 am by Judy Garland

The United States has the distinction of being the only industrialized nation that doesn't provide basic health care to all its citizens.

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Columns Community Voices
It's time to consider the national debt

It's time to consider the national debt

February 24th, 2014 9:21 am by Murvin H. Perry

On a golf course in California on Feb. 15, President Obama signed two bills approved by both the House and Senate.

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