Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
Columns Opinion
Wind power promises are just a lot of hot air

Wind power promises are just a lot of hot air

December 1st, 2014 10:19 am by Ron McCarley

"I suspect that many environmental proponents of wind power don't really understand what they are advocating" - Ron McCarley, Johnson City.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Regional hip hop concerts falling on def ears

November 27th, 2014 1:15 pm by Tony Casey

People in this part of the country will be much more familiar with what's been called "The Big Bang of Country Music" that occurred in the late 1920s in Bristol, Va. than what happened in the Bronx, New York City in the late 1970s, which would have been c

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Who was George?

Who was George?

November 24th, 2014 4:31 pm by Bob Cox

"Sometimes George would bring in a radio that needed fixing and then show us how to take it apart and find what was wrong with it" - Yesteryear reader Dick Church.

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Columns Community Voices
Remembering the grim fate of Robert Young's trees

Remembering the grim fate of Robert Young's trees

November 24th, 2014 11:50 am by Larry French. Community Voices

Eleven years ago - come December - the war against the trees began. And in less than two years, it was over.

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Columns Community Voices
Food safety tips for this holiday season

Food safety tips for this holiday season

November 24th, 2014 9:44 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

As consumers, we have no control over potential problems in the processing or packaging of food we purchase.

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Columns As I See It
Bush's 1988 visit was one for the textbooks

Bush's 1988 visit was one for the textbooks

November 24th, 2014 9:20 am by Staff Report

Back then, candidates truly rubbed elbows with regular folks on the campaign trail.

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Columns Running Around
Runners have ice in their veins and their beards

Runners have ice in their veins and their beards

November 20th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

That particular run was a bit - though not extremely - different from others for us. With the windchill, the temperature hit 24 degrees below zero and never improved throughout the hour and 45 minutes it took us to complete our 16-miler.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

The new state Senate is nothing like the old days

November 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by Robert Houk

There were certainly partisan divides two decades ago, but nothing like the acrimony seen on Capitol Hill today.

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Columns Local News Running Around
Tony Casey

Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Best practices' needed for state child care services

November 10th, 2014 11:42 am by Robert Houk

Gov. Bill Haslam will continue to have a problem convincing members of the Republican-controlled state General Assembly that Common Core is not a President Obama-hatched plot to turn our schoolchildren into Islamic terrorists.

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