Johnson City Press Saturday, August 23, 2014
Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

July 8th, 2013 10:08 am by Bob Cox

For several years prior to 1874, the “Glorious Fourth of July” in East Tennessee slowly depreciated into a lackluster holiday.

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Visit the library and read a few books this summer

Visit the library and read a few books this summer

July 8th, 2013 9:20 am by Rebecca Horvath

For most kids, summer is a welcome break from the rigors of school, homework and extra-curricular activities.

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Learning to understand the politics of resentment

Learning to understand the politics of resentment

July 8th, 2013 8:51 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A psychologist friend and I often have lunch and talk politics. Nice guy, with insights on the human mind that my engineer brain skipped right by in my formative years.

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Jan Hearne

In first week of Tour, riders suffer from injury, illness but carry on

July 8th, 2013 8:46 am by Jan Hearne

The riders of the Tour de France are in pain.

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Robert Houk

Scrapping Electoral College very dangerous, very bad idea

July 8th, 2013 8:45 am by Robert Houk

Here we go again. If we are to believe the political pundits and campaign strategists, the next race for the White House is well underway.

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Mystery Diner

Poor Richard’s campus location in Johnson City is back, better than ever

July 5th, 2013 10:40 am by Mystery Diner

Poor Richard’s is back. This remarkable renaissance is due to Daniel Shell and Donna Vitoux, a local couple who have put a lot of hard work and enthusiasm into restoring Poor Richard’s to its former prominence.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Bob Cox

Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association was guest of city in 1928

July 1st, 2013 10:33 am by Bob Cox

In fall 1928, the Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association held a two-day conference in Johnson City at the downtown John Sevier Hotel.

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When a writer takes on doubles tennis

When a writer takes on doubles tennis

July 1st, 2013 10:08 am by Shuly Cawood

My tennis teacher called me a year ago. “We need a sub for a ladies’ doubles match tomorrow. I think you should play.”

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

DOMA vote one step in long journey

July 1st, 2013 9:06 am by Robert Houk

Much has been written and spoken in the last few days regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a major portion of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mystery Diner

Friend’s Restaurant & Grill: Better burgers and great desserts

June 28th, 2013 10:53 am by Mystery Diner

Quietly, Unicoi is becoming a go-to town for great food in a relaxed atmosphere. My latest find is thanks to a co-worker who let me know about Friend’s Restaurant & Grill in downtown Unicoi.

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