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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is at an all-time high; according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed daily to various domestic violence hotlines around the world. 

Privacy Versus Affordable Living

Dorm-like living after college just may be the future. Living accommodations have become increasingly expensive as rural areas have made it harder to catch a livable salary and large city living have become very competitive and overly expensive.

  Positive Attitude Drives Kingsport Man to Success

Dan Lineberger, a 34-year-old entrepreneur, has defied his odds and become a successful business owner in Johnson City, TN. A report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)found that nearly 14 percent of working-age Americans are running or starting their own business. It sounds like a dream, but the hard work and dedication that it takes to make this happen is a very long and gruesome process.

The Traveling Food Truck: Auntie Ruth’s Doughnuts & Pretzels

Johnson City is filled with restaurants and food trucks to satisfy any and all cravings. Amidst all these hot spots, Auntie Ruth’s Doughnuts and Pretzels have paved their way and made an astounding reputation, souring past their competitors.

Medical Jane: Medicinal Properties Held Inside Marijuana

Medical Marijuana is becoming more accepted around the country, considering the legalization of the drug in several states over the last several years. The diagram below is in accordance to how marijuana has become more of a norm in society, and how it has become much more accepted.

Sustainable Coffee & Juice Shops in Johnson City You Must Try

Northeast Tennessee is no stranger to unique stores, restaurants and cafes. Johnson City is evolving as a college town and we’ve handpicked three local baristas that are among East Tennessee State University’s student favorites, all while taking sustainability and healthy eating seriously.

East Tennessean Articles

I am a feature writer for the East Tennessean, the East Tennessee State university campus newspaper.