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Before protesting project in your backyard, consider: Is it for the common good?

When I first started my career in planning, I was naive — in many areas I still am — about the reality of the development ... Read more

Let’s Talk! Elizabethton could benefit from power of branding

Take a moment and think about what you’ve heard people say when you mention you’re from Elizabethton. What is the picture visitors describe to you ... Read more

And now, for something completely different: Hiii-yah!

For my new experience this week, I decided to kick things into high gear by taking my very first martial arts class. This goal of ... Read more

Shop locally, save big during sales tax holiday

The back-to-school signs are out, a sure sign that local schools will be back in session soon. Another sign is this weekend’s sales tax holiday, ... Read more

Code doesn’t require public restrooms in older downtown businesses

          The City of Elizabethton is considering expanding the downtown business district. There are a variety of stores and shopping opportunities ... Read more

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