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This month, give back to the American Red Cross by volunteering, giving blood or a donation

March is Red Cross Month, a tradition begun by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1943, and every president since has had the privilege of making ... Read more

2 days ago by Our View.

The good, bad, and ugly of sports

To the Editor: Elizabethton can be proud of their winning Cyclone football team and also the team’s production of Christian leaders. I read in the ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributed Content.

Writer expresses dismay at ETSU basketball team

To the Editor: I am an ETSU graduate, Vietnam War veteran, and retired Veterans Administration employee with 38 years of service. I am sickened by ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributed Content.

Dolly Parton remembers her humble beginnings

Even though she’s known around the globe for her stunning songwriting and sparkling personality, Dolly Parton is most well-known in her home state for being ... Read more

6 days ago by Our View.

Writer: ‘We need the For the People Act’

To the Editor: The first 100 days of Biden’s presidency are under way and I’m hoping that he and Congress will make reforming our democracy ... Read more

6 days ago by Contributed Content.

Reader urges support of racetracks impacted by COVID attendance restrictions

To the Editor: There are so many independent track owners who have been hit hard by the pandemic. The tracks are big enough to put ... Read more

6 days ago by Contributed Content.

City plans summer activities with or without COVID-19

The City of Elizabethton is planning to move ahead with its summer activities in the hopes that COVID-19 cases will be down. On the schedule ... Read more

1 week ago by Our View.

Animal Shelter cannot survive as non-profit shelter

To the Editor: This is an open letter to our commissioners, Like many people if you found a stray animal you would take it to ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

Opposes paying reparations to descendants of slaves

To the Editor: President Biden said he supports studying giving reparation money for descendants of slaves. Some Democrats in Congress and black leaders want to ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

It pays to properly prepare for weather emergencies

To the Editor: The winter storm that slammed Texas is a reminder that disaster can strike at any time, often with little warning. Millions of ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

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