Johnson City is grappling with a tighter budget than normal, but City Manager Pete Peterson says the city is still finding a way to adequately fund what it needs to preserve the quality of life of locals.
As Johnson City deals with slow growth, Mayor Jenny Brock doesn’t anticipate the city’s fiscal year 2020 budget will be significantly different from fiscal year 2019.
Deputy Speaker Matthew Hill will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for speaker of Tennessee’s House of Representatives following news that speaker Glen Casada will resign after facing scrutiny over sexually explicit text messages between Casada and his former chief of staff.
“It was like a river was in our backyard,” said Sylvia Clark, 61, who moved into her home on Garden Drive in the Carver Community about a week ago.
When Bob Cantler graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1985, he did what many people who have spent their entire life in their hometown do: He left.
After about a million hours of work on site, crews are getting ready to begin a major part of the Boone Dam project: Building an underground concrete wall along the dam’s embankment.
During a ceremony Thursday afternoon on the lawn of Unicoi County Hospital, six students from Unicoi County Middle School put the finishing touches on a time capsule that will sit undisturbed in the lobby of the hospital for the next 25 years.
Johnson City commissioners approved an increase to City Manager Pete Peterson’s base salary Thursday night, bringing it to $160,761.
Johnson City businessman Bob Cantler will serve as the next president and CEO of the Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of Commerce.
Tannery Knobs Mountain Bike Park, a snaking series of bike trails covering 40 acres of wooded area close to downtown Johnson City, is getting closer to opening day.