Johnson City Press Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Columns As I See It Opinion
Robert Houk

Tax rates go up as property values shrink

September 15th, 2014 12:01 pm by Robert Houk

It will soon be property tax collection time again in Tennessee. Local governments typically send out their tax bills in early October, but some (including Washington County) might be mailing those notices a bit later this year.

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Columns Community Voices Opinion

A few modern updates to 'The Good Wife's Guide'

September 15th, 2014 11:52 am by Cindy DeVane, Community Voices Columnist

A good wife always knows her place.

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Columns Community Voices Opinion

Vol fever grips Tennessee

September 15th, 2014 11:50 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices Columnist

Suddenly, we heard an eruption of cheers from somewhere across the way, then another and another. We soon discovered the source of all the excitement - the Volunteers were winning a big game.

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Opinion
Wearing a helmet should be a must for all ATV riders

Wearing a helmet should be a must for all ATV riders

September 15th, 2014 11:13 am by Johnson City Press

While the total number of serious accidents involving all-terrain vehicles has declined nationally in recent years, injuries to children and teenagers riding ATVs continue to rise.

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Opinion
Should the penny be retired from our currency?

Should the penny be retired from our currency?

September 15th, 2014 9:11 am by Johnson City Press

The General Accounting Office stated in a official report filed in 1996 that many Americans consider the penny to be a "nuisance coin."

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Regional & National Opinion
Sound off: Is the president's plan enough to punish ISIS?

Sound off: Is the president's plan enough to punish ISIS?

September 11th, 2014 9:07 am by Johnson City Press

The president's plan will be scrutinized in great length today by members of Congress, foreign affairs analysts and news pundits. The most important assessment, however, is to come from the American people.

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Opinion
Is is time to raise the minimum wage?

Is is time to raise the minimum wage?

September 9th, 2014 12:22 pm by Johnson City Press

President Barack Obama says raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour would offer dignity and opportunity to the 8 million working Americans who still live below the poverty line.

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Opinion Downtown JC
Community theater would be a great fit for downtown Johnson City

Community theater would be a great fit for downtown Johnson City

September 5th, 2014 10:38 am by Johnson City Press

The theater company is going to need a lot of community support and cash.

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Opinion
Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

September 2nd, 2014 9:36 am by Johnson City Press

Do you think Johnson City's sign and zoning regulations are too restrictive when it comes to murals and wall paintings in the downtown area?

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Opinion Rails to Trails
Tweetsie Trail will be a benefit to the entire region

Tweetsie Trail will be a benefit to the entire region

August 29th, 2014 10:16 am by Johnson City Press

The opening of the trail - on schedule and under budget, by the way - is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all who have been involved with this public/private project.

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