Johnson City Development Authority board members gave a relieved round of applause Friday morning after authorizing a $4.6 million bank loan to purchase and rehabilitate the John Sevier Center, moving forward on the cornerstone downtown redevelopment project without the county’s approval of TIF funds.
Three years after leaving the streets of downtown Johnson City, the Blue Plum Festival might have finally found a home.
An Elizabethton man nearly struck a bystander after crashing into a parked vehicle several times early Thursday morning in downtown Johnson City, police said.
Ten local schools and art groups have created mural panels for the Johnson City Sesquicentennial “Arts & Culture” month. The theme for the mural panels is “Johnson City: 150 Years.” The 5 foot by 10 foot panels depict various aspects of Johnson
May 17, 2019 at 11:57 AM
It's sure sign that spring is in full force when the City of Johnson City starts hanging flowers on downtown utility poles. The crew was ready with a truckload of baskets about 8 a.m. Tuesday in a city parking lot at the corner of West Main and
Johnson City commissioners will consider an offer Thursday to sell four city-owned buildings in downtown Johnson City to two well-known developers, who envision redeveloping the properties for commercial and residential use.
Ren Allen left the world of cosmetics to branch out into body painting years ago. At her studio in downtown Johnson City, she transforms models’ bodies into works of art.
A family-owned bakery in Greeneville will soon create its goodies at second location — in Johnson City.
What began as some coworkers homebrewing in a driveway could lead to a new business in downtown Johnson City.
“Dos Gatos Coffee Bar is the kind of place that I always wished for in Johnson City. The Dos Gatos staff is passionate about coffee, and we really enjoy being able to do things like make our syrups in-house and come up with unique drinks.”
Formerly a renowned theater with the same name, Majestic Park in downtown Johnson City is once again being eyed for redevelopment, this time by the Johnson City Development Authority’s Design Committee.
The Johnson City Sesquicentennial Commission will be celebrating the birthday of Henry Johnson, the founder of Johnson City, on April 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. in King Commons Park.
Johnson City Development Authority board members want to return to the Washington County Commission with a financing plan to buy the downtown John Sevier Center, hoping at least some commissioners have changed their minds since the proposal failed to pass in February.
Downtown Johnson City is losing another brick-and-mortar retailer.
Crews from Johnson City's Public Works Department spent Tuesday demolishing the former Dennis Lock and Key building at 201 W. Main St. The work is part of the city's plan to upgrade the parking lot at the corner of West Main and Boone Streets to