Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Misheard lyrics, confusing conversations now can be attributed to hearing loss

January 27th, 2014 9:23 am by Jan Hearne

The music of our youth not only contributed to but prepared us for hearing loss.

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Columns Community Voices
Nordic nations offer a positive example of social democracy

Nordic nations offer a positive example of social democracy

January 27th, 2014 9:15 am by Jennie Young

This space recently featured a piece I wrote describing Denmark’s social democracy policies. I expected and hoped to stimulate discussion.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

The Cumberlands Brushy Mountain, more than a prison

January 23rd, 2014 8:54 am by Johnny Molloy

Nowadays you can hike past some of the Brushy Mountain Prison mines amid fantastic Frozen Head State Park in the Cumberlands, near Wartburg, and climb to the highest point on the Cumberland Plateau at the same time.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Group seeking to raise funds, awareness of heart defects

January 23rd, 2014 8:50 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Congenital Heart Defect Week will be observed nationally Feb. 7 through Valentine’s Day and the local Mended Little Hearts family support group is planning special events in each of the Tri-Cities during that period

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Sports Columns ETSU Sports Kelly Hodge ETSU Football
Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

January 22nd, 2014 7:44 pm by Kelly Hodge

With East Tennessee State just two weeks away from signing its first football recruiting class in more than a decade, there are plenty of things going on behind the scenes.

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Community Columns Heritage
Original Carter Family: The pride of Maces County

Original Carter Family: The pride of Maces County

January 20th, 2014 10:30 am by Bob Cox

The Original Carter Family, who resided in Maces Springs in the nearby Clinch Mountains, became a legend in the early country music field.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Washington Co. sheriff’s race could be a wild one

January 20th, 2014 9:48 am by Robert Houk

Hot dang! We are going to have an old fashioned, knock ’em down sheriff’s race in Washington County this year.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Despite what we think when we’re young, it eventually happens

January 20th, 2014 9:47 am by Jan Hearne

It is payback time and then some for my teen ridicule of my mother’s memory lapses.

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