Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Benefit to aid eating disorders facility

February 6th, 2014 9:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

A Place of Healing, a new Johnson City-based nonprofit service center for people throughout the Tri-Cities with eating disorders, will host its first public event tonight — a benefit storytelling session to be held at Shakti in the Mountains at 409 E. Una

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Johnson City Development Co. had choice land for sale in 1921

Johnson City Development Co. had choice land for sale in 1921

February 3rd, 2014 11:57 am by Bob Cox

In 1921, an advertisement in a local Johnson City newspaper contained these words: “If you are going to farm, why not sell out and buy where you can get every advantage for yourself and family?”

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Columns Community Voices
Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

February 3rd, 2014 11:42 am by Jennie Young

One of the defining moments of Mitt Romney’s campaign for president in 2012 was televised on the grounds of the billionaire owner of Papa John’s Pizza.

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Columns Community Voices
Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

February 3rd, 2014 11:39 am by Rhonda Chafin

The Farm Bill is in the final stages of being passed by the Senate on Tuesday.

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Columns Community Voices
Super Bowl can be a super time with family and friends

Super Bowl can be a super time with family and friends

February 3rd, 2014 11:36 am by Rebecca Horvath

After several weeks of winter and its accompanying dreariness, a bright spot for many folks is the Super Bowl.

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Columns Opinion
Robert Houk

Gov. Haslam leading assault on state public education

February 3rd, 2014 8:58 am by Robert Houk

Public schools are under siege in this country, and Tennessee is one of the key battleground states.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Cherokee history on display at Red Clay State Park

January 30th, 2014 10:05 am by Johnny Molloy

It is no accident that Red Clay State Park is just on the Tennessee side of the Tennessee/Georgia state line. Red Clay became the site of the Cherokee government in the year 1832.

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Columns Photos Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan food shortage still at dire levels; demand at record

January 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week’s column included news of an emergency food shortage at the Good Samaritan pantry brought on by requests for food assistance occurring at a level never before seen at the ministry.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Ledford’s: A little store with a big business, long gone

Ledford’s: A little store with a big business, long gone

January 27th, 2014 9:57 am by Bob Cox

I enjoy receiving correspondence from folks who once worked at long-deceased businesses. Such was the case for Ledford’s Food Center, once located at 206 N. Roan St.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Legislative antics sure to land state in the spotlight

January 27th, 2014 9:27 am by Robert Houk

Let the countdown begin. When Tennessee lawmakers returned to work earlier this month, the Tennessee chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union launched a website to track the number of days it takes before the General Assembly once again makes the Vol

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