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Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

October 31st, 2013 11:10 am by Dave Clark

Growth has become our false god. Through it, we’ll be saved! Our mantra was, “When we reach 50,000 population, all will be well. Retailers will beat a path to our door. Government grant money will freely flow.” It didn’t happen.

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Ned Jilton

Hardtack and Hard Times; Battle of Big Creek 150th Anniversary Reenactment this Weekend.

October 31st, 2013 2:24 am by Ned Jilton

In addition to event details read what the officers commanding the actual battle in 1863 had to say.

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Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

October 29th, 2013 10:22 pm by RUSTY WILKERSON

Once again Kingsport has lost the ongoing battle of the Tri-Cities. We don’t have as many houses that cost $500,000 or, even worse, more than Johnson City!

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Wait!  Did You Smell Those Socks?

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Wait! Did You Smell Those Socks?

October 28th, 2013 3:56 pm by Eric Myers

My thought process is this: I'm taking my time and effort to sort and fold everyone's clothes and I'm happy to do it with those clothes that are dirty…but I'm not going to create additional work for myself.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

October 28th, 2013 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

When people talk of the elite car owners in NASCAR, the name Richard Childress is still on the list even though this will be the 19th straight season his team has failed to win a Cup championship.

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Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

October 23rd, 2013 10:24 am by Isaac Emery, INK columnist

Surprisingly, if I can find one book I really enjoy in addition to that already-towering stack of demanded school curriculum, it never fails to change my perspective and give me a motivational mentality.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Redefining "Productive"

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Redefining "Productive"

October 22nd, 2013 11:34 am by Eric Myers

I spent many days, and I mean m-a-n-y days, not only physically exhausted but emotionally frustrated and how little I was able to get done. What makes this such an animal is that the things needing accomplished do not go away.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

October 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Dave Ongie

Most of you won’t believe this, but I have something in common with Dale Earnhardt Jr. We both hate being beaten to the punch. And yet, it happened to both of us yesterday.

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Ned Jilton

"Hardtack and Hard Times": Permanent Civil War Exhibit Dedicated at Welcome Center in Bristol.

October 17th, 2013 5:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Permanent Civil War exhibits are opening in welcome centers across Tennessee.

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Like it or not: Celebrities don’t owe any of us anything

Like it or not: Celebrities don’t owe any of us anything

October 16th, 2013 9:11 am by KERSEY REYNOLDS, INK COLUMNIST

I’m fairly certain it’s impossible for anyone to have escaped the subject, so I’ll use the example of Miley Cyrus to reintroduce a repressed truth: Neither she nor any other celebrity owes us a thing.

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