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Why do some old people get cranky?

By GLENN MOLLETTE I hear you already. All old people aren’t cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributed Content.

No city or community is immune to civil unrest

So many American cities are on edge — from the East coast to the West coast, from north to south and places in between, there ... Read more

3 days ago by Our View.

Respect the police — ‘The rule of the law protects us all’

To the Editor: It was sad to see video of one bad Minnesota policeman with his knees on the neck of George Floyd, a black ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributed Content.

Writer takes aim at TVA and their extravagant spending

To the Editor: I received an email from the office manager of the City of Elizabethton’s Finance Department today, reassuring me that they are taking ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributed Content.

Legislature resumes business after COVID-19 break

By REP. JOHN HOLSCLAW Republican lawmakers were back in Nashville last week to resume their committee meetings and complete calendars for the year with members ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributed Content.

Summer comes, and we move outdoors, just stay safe

After weeks of being cooped up, the sunshine and warm temperatures are drawing people outside, not only locally, but all across the country as beaches, ... Read more

7 days ago by Our View.

Prevention requires a lot of effort

By Dr. GLENN MOLLETTE Most of us believe in prevention but we don’t always practice it. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of ... Read more

7 days ago by Contributed Content.

A response to Ronald Winter letter

To the Editor: After reading an opinion to the Elizabethton Star by L. Ronald Winter, had the headline not read, “Democrat leaders betray their party,” ... Read more

7 days ago by Contributed Content.

Rise of one-world religion

To the Editor: Dr. John McTernan said sports had become a huge idol in America and coronavirus deflated and brought it down. An idol is ... Read more

7 days ago by Contributed Content.

What will the summer of 2020 hold?

Monday was Memorial Day and within hearing distance of my front porch, children were laughing and shouting at one another. It was a joyful sound, ... Read more

1 week ago by Our View.

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