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Pre-K programs pay off for children and Tennessee

Pre-K programs pay off for children and Tennessee

September 9th, 2013 11:31 am by Dr. Rebecca Isbell

In Tennessee, some children come to the Pre-K classroom never having had a book read to them, never having seen their name in print and never having had the opportunity to work cooperatively with others.

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Columns Community Voices
Despite struggles, rural life is worth it

Despite struggles, rural life is worth it

September 9th, 2013 11:29 am by Rebecca Horvath

I recently read an interesting article about women in rural America.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Thunderstorm brings back memories, worries over tiny creatures

September 9th, 2013 11:11 am by Jan Hearne

The other night’s thunderstorm woke me and sent Sadie scrambling to the living room. (What dog doesn’t want to be close to its owner when lightning is flashing? Sadie, of course.)

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
In 1946, B. Carroll Reece became chairman of GOP National Committee

In 1946, B. Carroll Reece became chairman of GOP National Committee

September 9th, 2013 9:05 am by Bob Cox

In the spring of 1946, Republican legislators were lining up behind Representative B. (Brazilla) Carroll Reece of Tennessee to succeed Herbert Brownell Jr. as GOP National Committee chairman.

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Columns Adventures

Yes there really is a Lovers Leap – and you can hike to it

September 5th, 2013 5:22 pm by Staff Report

Lovers Leap is a rock outcrop along the Appalachian Trail that overlooks the French Broad River outside of Hot Springs, North Carolina.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Alzheimer’s walk set for Saturday at BMS

September 5th, 2013 8:22 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With 5.4 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and no effective treatment available, Alzheimer’s has become the nation’s sixth- leading cause of death.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus and twerking — let’s just turn off TV

September 3rd, 2013 2:00 pm by Jan Hearne

Apparently that sweet little Hannah Montana, aka Miley Cyrus, has done something just awful.

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Columns Community Voices
Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

September 3rd, 2013 12:00 pm by Kenneth D. Gough

Not long after 9/11, I was on a business trip, a tough two-day out-and-back.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

All these laws come from individual concerns

September 3rd, 2013 10:36 am by Robert Houk

There ought to be a law. How many times have you heard that said?

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

September 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

In 1909, the agony was finally over. After months of wrangling, the area of Johnson City known as the Southwest Addition, also referred to as the Carter site, became the location for the new East Tennessee Normal School.

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