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Common Core will change education, one way or another

Common Core will change education, one way or another

August 12th, 2013 5:27 pm by Rebecca Horvath

This year, education is changing in Johnson City and across the country. In short, TCAP testing is out and Common Core is in.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Atlanta girl in L.A.: ‘Country come to town’

August 12th, 2013 5:22 pm by Jan Hearne

There’s a saying I grew up with — “country come to town” — but I never thought it would apply to me.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Voting out ‘the bums’ often takes time and effort

August 12th, 2013 5:11 pm by Robert Houk

A reader called me recently to compliment us on printing an editorial cartoon.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

August 12th, 2013 4:11 pm by Bob Cox

Recently, I read an interesting entry from Jeff Fleming’s impressive (www.kingsportblogger.com) website, written in 2008 about a Powell County being located in East Tennessee in 1839.

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Community Columns Local Entertainment Mystery Diner
Red Chili offers uncompromising quality in an unassuming setting

Red Chili offers uncompromising quality in an unassuming setting

August 9th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Located downtown on East Elk Avenue, Red Chili is tucked away in a “shotgun shop” storefront, so named because when the weather is warm you can stand in the front door and see clear out the back door to the parking lot beyond.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Shelia needs your help as she continues her cancer battle

August 8th, 2013 9:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fighting cancer is a long and draining process. It is also very expensive.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
John Sevier Hotel held grand opening Aug. 5, 1924

John Sevier Hotel held grand opening Aug. 5, 1924

August 5th, 2013 3:32 pm by Staff Report

Area artist Jerry Honeycutt forwarded to me a full-page advertisement in the Aug. 5, 1924, Johnson City Chronicle containing a much-anticipated announcement.

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Columns Community Voices
Conservatives don’t want radical change for sake of change

Conservatives don’t want radical change for sake of change

August 5th, 2013 10:13 am by Kenneth D. Gough

It’s easy to ridicule conservatives as stuck in the past, of being afraid of change, so wedded to the way things were that they cannot conceive of things as they might be.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

DeBerry was dedicated lawmaker and a ‘great lady’

August 5th, 2013 9:55 am by Robert Houk

The many comments I heard and read last week on the passing of former Tennessee House Speaker Pro-Tempore Lois DeBerry, D-Memphis, were heartfelt and very personal. Some of the most touching came from her Republican colleagues here in East Tennessee

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Reflecting on phrase ‘died doing what they loved’

August 5th, 2013 9:46 am by Jan Hearne

After David “Kidd” Kraddick, radio and TV host of the “Kidd Kraddick in the Morning” show, died July 27 at a charity golf event, his spokesman said, “he died doing what he loved.”

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