When Debbie and Ron Goehring first set foot in Nicaragua 15 years ago to deliver school supplies, they fell in love with the people there and the country, but after living there as permanent residents for nearly a decade, violence drove them out.
Hillbilly stereotype aside, the 1976 PSA was a pretty effective anti-littering message, and it’s still relevant 42 years later.
A prudent judge – and this is true of conservatives in particular, with their concern for the existential dangers of revolution, and the need to maintain ordered liberty – will think very carefully about upending the established order without having a compelling reason that leaves no other choice. Is it really worth releasing the furies once again?
Our readers share their thoughts on religion’s relationship with environmentalism, commend the water department on a job well done and thank two motorcyclists who were kind enough to lend a hand.
We cannot agree with the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Responsibility’s decision to censure Assistant District Attorney General Dennis Brooks.
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.