The Johnson City Chamber of Commerce released the results of its biennial Johnson City Commission candidate survey on Friday.
Expanding Medicaid in Tennessee dominated the conversation at Thursday’s candidate forum, hosted by the National Association of Social Workers’ Northeast Tennessee branch, and the four state House candidates were clearly divided on the topic.
Nine candidates have applied to fill the remaining two-year term of former Johnson City Commissioner Ralph Van Brocklin, who died unexpectedly last month.
Construction has officially started on the $2.3 million renovation of Johnson City’s oldest African-American school, Langston High School.
The show must go on, and it will.
The Northeast Tennessee branch of the National Association of Social Workers is hosting a community educational forum Thursday, and the public will get to hear from five state and federal candidates on the November ballot.
President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Johnson City Monday night drew the largest crowd for a single-day event at Freedom Hall Civic Center that Director Lisa Chamness can remember.
The Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter’s fiscal position appears to be “stabilizing,” according to September’s financial reports approved by the Animal Control Board on Tuesday.
More than anything else, President Donald J. Trump’s historic visit to Freedom Hall Civic Center Monday night was about the Republicans maintaining control of the U.S. Senate, where they currently hold a slim 51-49 margin over Democrats.
Among the Republicans to likely benefit the most from President Donald Trump’s visit to Johnson City on Monday is five-term U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, who will be challenged by Democrat Marty Olsen during the November general election.