Johnson City Press Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Republican majority a success in cutting taxes, improving education

Republican majority a success in cutting taxes, improving education

January 20th, 2014 9:41 am by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey

With every new year comes a new legislative session. This year, I am excited once again to serve the people of Tennessee by presiding over the state Senate.

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January is National Mentoring Month — how can you help?

January is National Mentoring Month — how can you help?

January 20th, 2014 9:35 am by Rebecca Horvath

Mentors come in many forms — teachers, coaches, friends, relatives, coworkers, bosses or connections through charitable organizations.

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A corridor study is needed for Walnut Street area

A corridor study is needed for Walnut Street area

January 20th, 2014 9:09 am by Southside Neighborhood Association

As leaders of the Southside Neighborhood Organization, we are writing to express our concerns regarding the Mill Apartment project.

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Columns Adventures

Ocean to Lake Trail links Okeechobee to the Atlantic

January 16th, 2014 8:58 am by Johnny Molloy

When you say “South Florida,” many people think of high rises, beaches, casinos and other big city temptations, along with a bunch of traffic. However, there are other ways to enjoy that part of the world.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

CASA seeking volunteers to aid 30 area children

January 16th, 2014 8:42 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northeast Tennessee is in need of volunteers for more than 30 abused and neglected children.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
An ‘old field’ school likely stood at center of Johnson City

An ‘old field’ school likely stood at center of Johnson City

January 13th, 2014 12:12 pm by Bob Cox

According to T.C. Karns, a Tennessee history writer from around the turn of the century, “old field” schools existed in this country in the 1800s, each standing in a crop-depleted field, hence the name.

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Beware the scammers who trade on the Internet

Beware the scammers who trade on the Internet

January 13th, 2014 11:09 am by Bonnie Simmerman

Do you have things to sell? There are several ways you can do this.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Madeleine the cat always takes everything in stride

January 13th, 2014 11:00 am by Jan Hearne

Madeleine has been my cat through two bouts of radiation treatment, which is astounding on two counts: I never thought she would live to be 18 and I never thought I would have to have radiation again.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Wine bill not most important proposal on Capitol Hill

January 13th, 2014 10:59 am by Robert Houk

The Tennessee General Assembly will reconvene this week, and as usual, there are a number of issues that will be carried over from past sessions.

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Columns Adventures
Choose the right backpack for your hike

Choose the right backpack for your hike

January 9th, 2014 10:45 am by Johnny Molloy

Backpacks have come a long way the past 40 years. I’m talking about backpacks used for overnight excursions as opposed to day packs.

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