We are blessed to live in one of the world’s most beautiful places, yet we can’t seem to respect the gifts afforded us by our mountains, forests and streams.
What should be the first major tangible task for the newly dubbed “Appalachian Highlands” regionalism campaign presents itself in the form of the 2020 U.S. Census.
Mother Nature isn’t always kind, and her threats don’t always come in the form of a hurricane, an earthquake, a forest fire or other disaster.
Of all the preposterous legal situations we’ve read about in recent years, an effort this week to halt a DNA inquiry in a Tennessee execution review might just take the cake.
Nothing says fall is here quite like cooler temperatures, changing leaves and needles — the metal kind attached to syringes.
Starting soon and through the holiday season, our staff will be introducing you to several families in need.
Two years have passed since the Johnson City Commission tasked City Manager Pete Peterson with improving the city’s Development Services, given negative feedback from local developers and contractors.
One of two things has been afoot in the squabble over a $75,000 community development grant state Rep. Matthew Hill recently announced for a local charitable organization. Neither would paint Hill in a good light.
If you didn’t see our story this week about the United Way of Washington County’s Vello program, you missed one worth reading.
On a positive note, local government finally has an attorney who appears to appreciate the state’s Sunshine Law.
Tennessee and Virginia hospitals recently lobbed another grenade at the addiction and overdose industry.
Reasonable doubt exists about whether Washington County’s plan to allow the Town of Jonesborough to erect a school building for the county would meet a legal test.
The 110-year-old CC&O railroad depot in downtown Johnson City deserves to be occupied by an outstanding business — we just hope it comes along quickly.
Erwin is the little town that could.
On Aug. 23, 1784, a convention of representatives from Sullivan, Greene and Washington counties met in Jonesboro to discuss petitioning the federal government to form their own independent state.