Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Is Lamar about to be a Tea Party victim?

June 19th, 2014 8:58 am by Robert Houk

Anyone who has seen the two on the stump knows Joe Carr is barely a Padawan, while Alexander is a full-fledged Jedi.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Experience the Great Channels of Virginia

June 12th, 2014 10:59 am by Johnny Molloy

Hidden over Southwest Virginia way, near the town of Meadowview on the crest of Clinch Mountain lies one of our area's most unusual geological features - the Great Channels of Virginia.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Plum tuckered and buzzed after 5K race

June 12th, 2014 8:57 am by Tony Casey

For that one weekend a year, downtown Johnson City explodes with everything good it has to offer and it comes all at once during the Blue Plum Festival. It's fun to be a part of it.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Club seeking funds to replace ball field's lights

June 12th, 2014 8:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Bowmantown Ruritan Club is on a campaign to replace the lights on its county league youth baseball field.

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Community Columns Hometown Blogs
Walker Godfrey

Hometown Blog: Summer at last

June 9th, 2014 10:52 am by Walker Godfrey

After the perilously long months of bitter wind, tedious homework, robotic state-mandated tests, we have all made it.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar

First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar premium content

June 9th, 2014 9:45 am by Bob Cox

On June 10, 1984, Scott Pratt, Johnson City Press-Chronicle staff writer, composed an article titled, "The First Issue - So Different and So Familiar." It concerned the 50th anniversary of the newspaper, which began publication on June 12, 1934.

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Columns Community Voices

Herbicide use is destroying butterfly population

June 9th, 2014 9:12 am by Frances Lamberts

"When you see an old field," writes ecologist Craig Holdrege, "the robust common milkweed plants stand out among the much sleeker grasses, asters or goldenrods."

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Columns Community Voices
Columnist recounts the life of his special dad

Columnist recounts the life of his special dad

June 9th, 2014 9:02 am by Murvin H. Perry

Next Sunday is Father's Day - a day dedicated to the appreciation of the men who provide moral and material support for the next generation.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Tax hike is not inevitable - not yet at least

June 9th, 2014 8:53 am by Robert Houk

Johnson City leaders appear to be moving toward a property tax hike. Recent hearings on the city's new budget have been full of fiscal doom and gloom. Tears of woe have drenched the walls of the Municipal and Safety Building.

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Columns Mystery Diner
Mystery Diner

The Local: Johnson City's latest dining indulgence

June 6th, 2014 8:54 am by Mystery Diner

It is not often you find a restaurant that thinks enough of you to pave your way inside with coin of the realm, or invites you to stare at the ceiling while waiting for your order to arrive. Patrons can experience both, and more, at north Johnson City's l

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