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Almost every business is hiring, where are the workers?

Drive across town, and “Help Wanted” signs are out almost everywhere. There seem to be plenty of jobs, but few people willing to take them. ... Read more

1 day ago by Our View.

The fully eradication of COVID-19  takes a united global effort

COVID-19 numbers have plummeted and plateaued in North America and Europe. India has seen a steady decline in cases after a surge. Africa has yet ... Read more

4 days ago by Our View.

Ready for summer of baseball in Elizabethton

In announcing last fall that a new baseball team would soon call Elizabethton home, officials promised “family entertainment” along with a competitive brand of baseball ... Read more

1 week ago by Our View.

What’s with escalating property prices?

Home prices are up, mortgage rates are rising, the supply of homes for sale is anemic and consumer confidence in the housing market is fall. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Our View.

Memorial Day: A time to remember and show gratitude

Memorial Day is a holiday that has evolved dramatically over the years. Memorial Day observances began after the Civil War to honor the Union soldiers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Our View.

Summer boating season officially begins this weekend; safety on water encouraged

This past weekend there were reports of two boating accidents on Tennessee waterways, with one death. A woman was killed and a man was injured ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Our View.

Child tax credit: Parents will soon get a monthly check

Good news for parents: Hundreds of dollars per month will go to millions of American families starting in July. The Biden administration will begin paying hundreds ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Our View.

Face masks are gradually coming off but vaccinations numbers are not rising

Food City announced Monday that beginning Thursday fully vaccinated customers, employees can forego masks in stores if they have been fully vaccinated, other businesses are ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Our View.

High school, college seniors have overcome and excelled in face of pandemic’s upheaval

As the school year is drawing to a close, we repeatedly are reminded of how public school education, especially high school has been transformed locally ... Read more

1 month ago by Our View.

We must do more to promote the COVID vaccine

People just aren’t getting it. The vaccine. It is now widely available to just about anyone who wants one, but in Northeast Tennessee, openings at ... Read more

1 month ago by Our View.

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