Since The Edisonia at 236 E. Main St. began showing silent movies in 1914, cinema has been a vibrant part of Johnson City’s entertainment scene.
Two local private citizens have stepped forward to open dialogue about marginalized people amid the tumultuous response to the police slaying of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
For the most part, Northeast Tennessee is back in action. Restaurants are seating in their dining rooms. The Mall at Johnson City and other retail spaces have reopened. Hospitals are allowing limited visitation. Government offices are accessible
May 31, 2020 at 10:00 AM
We learned this week that people in our communities may be avoiding care for serious medical conditions because of concerns that they could contract the novel coronavirus at doctor’s offices and hospitals.
Faith is both a personal and a shared experience. For hundreds of years, dedicated churchgoers have filled the pews of Northeast Tennessee’s abundant houses of worship seeking common ideals and beliefs. Many do so without fail except in times of
May 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM
The most emotionally tasking effect of the novel coronavirus pandemic likely has been on families and friends who have lost loved ones during the precautionary lockdown.
The court sent a chilling message to the citizens of Washington County on Monday when it approved a plea deal dropping the official misconduct charge against Sheriff’s Office Lt. Eddie Graybeal.
Child care already was a tough enough challenge for working parents before the novel coronavirus pandemic, given expense and availability. Once schools turned pupils out in March to limit exposure, that quandary was magnified.
In times of emergency, it is reasonable to allow a governor some latitude in decisions to meet the pressing needs of a state.
A small but essential organization and the 50 people in our region it serves are in need of some helping hands right now.
If ever an image reflected the times, it was Staff Writer Jonathan Roberts’ photo of the ribbon cutting for bioPURE’s new headquarters published in Wednesday’s edition.
Another 2020 summer festival was axed on Monday. The town of Unicoi’s Freedom Fest celebration set for July 4 was the latest event to be canceled out of precaution in the novel coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re going to talk the talk, you need to walk the walk.
Prior to mid-March, the sight of someone walking into a store wearing a cloth mask might have been cause for alarm. In the age of the novel coronavirus, it's the other way around.
When the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis interrupted the daily lives of Tennessee residents, government functionality and public access to government were among the immediate concerns. Many functions were indeed put on hold — new vehicle
May 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM