GLIMPSES: Times columnist deems us ‘thriving’

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By Mark Banker

A photo of County Executive Ron Woody with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman appeared in a recent issue of the Roane County News.

Readers curious about that photo should read Friedman’s provocative column, “A Road Trip Through Rusting and Rising America” in the May 24 issue of the Times.

The good news for Roane County, our executive and greater East Tennessee is that Friedman included us among the “thriving communities [of a] rising America.”

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