Cruise on down to J’s Corner in Elizabethton with the Mystery Diner.
When it comes to elections, nothing has more direct impact on family life than local ballots. Your taxes, schools, parks, roads, employment opportunities and more are at stake.
I’ve occasionally praised Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker for their efforts, positions and language. I value the independent thought which both Corker and Alexander value and practice in their jobs as Republican senators.
They arrive squeezed into Spandex, fresh from the gym. They arrive toting laptops and ready to get a head start on the work day. Some breeze in only long enough to get a cup of coffee for the road. Others loaf and linger for half the morning.
It is also essential that local leaders continue to streamline the way they assemble these pieces of the economic puzzle. That will require changing the way economic development players relate to local businesses, local governments and to each other.
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During a symposium of “Awakening the Dreamer,” a four-hour facilitated discussion of changing the dynamics of our nation’s culture, there was an exercise for us participants to name unexamined assumptions.
In Monday’s Question of the Week, we asked you if the Tennessee Valley Authority should begin offering high-speed, broadband internet services to rural residents. Here are some of your responses.
I had a good dream last night. It was a fantasy, of course, but we all have our fantasies, and one of mine is that someday we’ll hear a candidate give a campaign speech along these lines:
We could all learn a lot from Gloria Tramontin Struck.
Our readers give thanks for municipal institutions and ponder China’s ties with North Korea.
There is good news to report on the ongoing efforts to help restore the hearing of Marcie Lovejoy, a former Johnson City Press carrier and dedicated Fazoli’s staff member in need of a costly replacement of the processor that connects to her cochlear implant.
During the week of the 4th of July my family and I attended the production of “1776,” the musical which was presented by Jonesborough Repertory Theater. It was very enjoyable, and I am amazed at the wonderful talent
Jul 12, 2018 at 8:15 AM
Johnson City officials are doing the right thing by pursuing property near Winged Deer Park for more recreational space.