Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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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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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Sound off! Name 3 things that would improve Johnson City

Sound off! Name 3 things that would improve Johnson City

August 26th, 2014 12:07 pm by Johnson City Press

These ideas don't have to represent a paradigm shift. They should be things to lift the quality of life in this city without putting an additional burden on local taxpayers.

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Would an MSHA/Wellmont merger benefit the region?

Would an MSHA/Wellmont merger benefit the region?

August 25th, 2014 10:13 am by Johnson City Press

Wellmont Health System is looking for a partner. Some local business and community leaders think Mountain States Health Alliance should be that partner.

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Question of the Week: What changes would you suggest for the Appy Fair?

Question of the Week: What changes would you suggest for the Appy Fair?

August 18th, 2014 12:27 pm by Johnson City Press

From the Ferris wheel to the blue-ribbon entries for canned food, the Appalachian Fair represents the last hurrah of summer for those who make the trip to the fairground.

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Sound off! Should NFS be reissued a waste storage permit?

Sound off! Should NFS be reissued a waste storage permit?

August 15th, 2014 8:37 am by Johnson City Press

Linda Modica, a Jonesborough resident, told TDEC officials she would prefer the state keep NFS on a "shorter leash" by issuing a permit that spans far less than the 10 years now under consideration

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Oaks Castle arts center project needs your help

Oaks Castle arts center project needs your help

August 14th, 2014 12:13 pm by Johnson City Press

Supporters of the idea will have just 60 days to raise the money they've calculated is needed for a down payment, cover the first year's mortgage payments and pay for renovations to the 90-year-old Italian-styled estate.

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Bullying continues to be a problem in Tennessee schools

Bullying continues to be a problem in Tennessee schools

August 13th, 2014 9:43 am by Johnson City Press

A state report released last year identified 5,478 confirmed cases of bullying in Tennessee schools.

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Should major upgrades be made to Freedom Hall?

Should major upgrades be made to Freedom Hall?

August 11th, 2014 7:53 am by Johnson City Press

Times have changed and so have musical and cultural tastes, but not a whole lot has changed at Freedom Hall. It has the same heating, cooling and ventilation system that it did when the facility opened in 1974.

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