Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Columns Adventures
Consider a local mountain vacation

Consider a local mountain vacation

May 8th, 2014 8:59 am by Johnny Molloy

We are blessed to live in the bosom of the Southern Appalachians here in upper East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and western North Carolina. How many times have you told people where you are from and they said, "Oh, that place is beautiful"?

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Awareness 5K, family fun day set to enrich, educate

May 8th, 2014 8:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

A benefit 5K run/walk and family fun day to raise awareness and funds to help children, adults and families impacted by Williams Syndrome will be held May 18 at First Christian Church on Mountcastle Drive.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Model Mill's 94-year reign in city began with J.W. Ring

Model Mill's 94-year reign in city began with J.W. Ring

May 5th, 2014 10:42 am by Bob Cox

Today's column is a fleeting look back to Model Mill's 94 years of successful operation in Johnson City. Sadly for a lot of folks, the remnants of the old mill may soon vanish.

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Columns Community Voices
Too much homework can be trouble for a child's home life

Too much homework can be trouble for a child's home life

May 5th, 2014 10:03 am by Rebecca Horvath

Of all the things that school entails, few are as notorious as homework.

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Columns Community Voices
Every now and then the good guys win one

Every now and then the good guys win one

May 5th, 2014 9:45 am by Kenneth D. Gough

Just when it looked like Washington, D.C., was about to blast off for another planet, something happened to bring it back to earth.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

What if?' is a game best played close to Election Day

May 5th, 2014 9:44 am by Robert Houk

Political pundits and campaign handicappers often play the "What if?" game. It's purely an exercise in speculation, sometimes sprinkled with thoughtful analysis and a dash of historical background. Here's what I am talking about:

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Nolichucky River Gorge-ous

May 1st, 2014 9:02 am by Johnny Molloy

Just above Erwin, the Nolichucky River departs a deep gorge, where it cuts through the main Appalachian mountain chain dividing North Carolina and Tennessee.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Bluegrass concert to benefit squad

May 1st, 2014 8:55 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Bluegrass to the Rescue, a second annual community concert featuring some of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia's best bluegrass talent to help support the Bluff City Rescue Squad, will get underway at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Bluff City Elementary

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Popular rural magazine lobbied for painted farmhouses in 1911

Popular rural magazine lobbied for painted farmhouses in 1911

April 28th, 2014 11:32 am by Bob Cox

In 1911, The Progressive Farmer, a popular rural- oriented monthly magazine, started a crusade to promote the painting of southern farmhouses.

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Columns Community Voices
They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

April 28th, 2014 10:59 am by Dan Kyte

Some of my friends (and some are surprised to hear I have friends) have asked why I haven't written anything for this column lately.

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