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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

October 14th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

May 31, 1909, was a momentous day in Greeneville — the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, was eulogized.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Walk, race to benefit cancer research

October 10th, 2013 10:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and region’s two largest events for the cause, the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides to End Breast Cancer walk and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K are set to run this Sunday and next in Johnson City

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Columns Community Voices
Learning to sew reaps many rewards and clothes

Learning to sew reaps many rewards and clothes

October 7th, 2013 9:25 am by Bonnie Simmerman

Learning to sew was an integral part of family life for most girls in the early years of our country.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Government shutdown shows stuff happens

October 7th, 2013 8:58 am by Robert Houk

A number of Republicans have suggested their party could secure the moral high ground in the showdown over partial shutdown of the federal government if its members of Congress refuse their pay and challenge Democrats to do the same.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Make the Peaks of Otter your fall getaway

October 4th, 2013 4:27 pm by Johnny Molloy

The scenic Peaks of Otter area along the Blue Ridge Parkway, up Virginia way toward Roanoke, makes for a great fall getaway.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Obamacare, tracing pork and shrinking tax dollars

September 30th, 2013 9:10 am by Robert Houk

The idea of linking defunding Obamacare to passage of a stopgap spending bill has been called “silly” by U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

‘It’s just a phase’ that I, unfortunately, missed out on

September 30th, 2013 9:00 am by Jan Hearne

It is amazing how knowledgeable I have become about child rearing, given I never had children of my own.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

September 30th, 2013 8:40 am by Bob Cox

Today’s column deals with the stirring news of the grand opening in June 1926 of the Majestic Theatre’s new $20,000 Wurlitzer pipe organ.

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Community Columns Mystery Diner
Mystery Diner

Our House had the Mystery Diner feeling right at home

September 27th, 2013 3:37 pm by Mystery Diner

It is not often that the Mystery Diner finds a dining venue that is destined to be “a hit” right from the start. Hold onto your taste buds dear readers, for I bring you a top contender for the Tri-Cities’ “Best New Restaurant.”

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