Johnson City Press Thursday, November 20, 2014
Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
The real King of the Wild Frontier: Crockett or Houston?

The real King of the Wild Frontier: Crockett or Houston?

December 9th, 2013 10:02 am by Bob Cox

One of my favorite writers, the late Hal Boyle, former Associated Press writer, questioned in a July 1955 column if Davy Crockett was really “King of the Wild Frontier.”

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Ronstadt’s music and love of singing provided an outlet for a 20-something’s emotions

December 9th, 2013 9:06 am by Jan Hearne

In high school, only one boy gave me his class ring. This cute, sweet boy wanted me to go steady.

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Columns As I See It
State House race could be a costly contest

State House race could be a costly contest

December 9th, 2013 9:02 am by Johnson City Press

The contest between state Rep. Matthew “Boss” Hill, R-Jonesborough, and former Johnson City Commissioner Phil Carriger could become the most expensive Republican Primary for a seat in the state House of Representatives ever waged in this area.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Crossing Cross Mountain during the cold season

December 5th, 2013 9:09 am by Johnny Molloy

It was a cold, blustery day, yet bathed in sunshine, the kind you have during the cold season here in the hills of East Tennessee. A fellow member of First Presbyterian Church, Bob Ashburn, joined me for an overnight backpack on the Appalachian Trail, up

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Days dwindling to make donations to Angel Tree

December 5th, 2013 8:58 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With only eight days until the deadline for Salvation Army Angel Tree gifts to be turned in for distribution to 2,827 children in Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties, an estimated 350 of those children remain in need of adoption by charitable Christmas

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Community Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Just what is Sadie? The DNA results are in

December 3rd, 2013 5:03 pm by Jan Hearne

As I opened it with great trepidation, I braced myself for the worst.

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Community Columns Community Voices
Wonders of the world give us much to ponder

Wonders of the world give us much to ponder

December 3rd, 2013 4:49 pm by Charles Moore, Community Voices

I was recently standing in awe of the geyser basin at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park — from the green hills of Tennessee to the wide-open spaces of the West.

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Community Columns Community Voices
Quality education is a team effort

Quality education is a team effort

December 3rd, 2013 4:45 pm by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Schools in the United States are in dire need of a major overhaul as they prepare students for the future.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Recession had impact on local tax dollars

December 3rd, 2013 4:37 pm by Robert Houk

According to a recent report by the state Comptroller’s Office, local governments in Tennessee have managed to weather the Great Recession with few major financial setbacks. That doesn’t mean, however, it has been clear sailing.

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Community Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Santa helpers needed for seniors, kids

November 29th, 2013 2:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

As holiday shopping swings into full bore, there are literally thousands of low-income seniors in the local area who will be alone at Christmas and at risk of missing out.

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