What if chemo patients didn't have to lose to lose their hair? A national nonprofit organization known as The Rapunzel Project is raising awareness and funds for a scalp cooling treatment proven to be 90 percent effective in making that happen. And a group of Johnson City hairstylists are working to provide the needed supplies to area cancer treatment centers.
Is the climate getting warmer? Yes.
I’ve always held true to the journalism stance that a reporter doesn’t get involved in things they write about. In one way of thinking, writing about something that will benefit others is my contribution to the cause, but I’ve always avoided direct involvement.
No one concerned is trying to minimize or paper over daunting numbers of homeless persons who live here or travel through our communities. I know political persuasion influences anyone’s attitude on this.
And we talk. Oh lordy do we talk. And we eat. Oh lordy do we eat.
Second Harvest Food Bank is in a race to capture as much of a $1 million CenturyLink grant match as possible for children in Northeast Tennessee who are at risk of going hungry. And there’s some very good news to share this week from friends of Louie Cordero at Grace Temple Church Eternal Life Center.
Today, I am an intern reporter at the Johnson City Press launching my professional occupation in journalism. Nothing ever hit me upside the head with career certainty; it was more a series of fortunate events that shepherded me to my passion.
Why am I here? That’s a very good question.
Whether you want one or not, if you are reading this article in digital format, you have a digital identity.
Many legislators count on deception to avoid public scrutiny and transparency. A favorite way in Tennessee is via the caption bill, usually late-in-session surprises that don’t require titles and skip pesky subcommittee debate.
When you see this great nation’s flag flying, remember this paper’s motto: “What the people don’t know WILL hurt them,” and thank God that we’re here.
Grace Temple Church Eternal Life Center is fundraising furiously to help a young Johnson City father in his battle with a rare and aggressive stage III cancer.
On their own account, their political views apparently don’t inhibit many of our legislators in the routine acceptance of Cadillac health coverage, tax-payer supported of course.
“Once upon a time it was held to be a coarse and shocking circumstance that some of the characters in these pages are chosen from the most criminal and degraded of London’s population.” — Preface to Charles Dickens’ 1867 edition of “Oliver
Jun 3, 2018 at 8:15 AM
Plastic straws are almost impossible for us to recycle. Most objects we can drop off at a designate site or leave at the curb, but not these suckers.