According to a recent report from the American Cancer Society, Tennessee needs to do more to fight cancer in the state.
Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., voiced his support Wednesday for legislation he says will continue to bolster technical education in the state.
The Aug. 2 regularly scheduled Johnson City Commission meeting and the July 30 regularly scheduled agenda review meeting have been rescheduled.
The City of Johnson City released the following traffic advisories that could slow commuters down throughout this week.
The commission will meet next on Wednesday July 15 at 4 p.m. in the administrative conference room on the Municipal and Safety Building at 601 East Main St.
When it comes to lack of health care in Northeast Tennessee, the differences between Northeast Tennessee and the rest of the state are notable. While 11.8 percent of Tennesseans go without health care altogether, about 17 percent go without in Washington County and 13.8 go without health care in Johnson City.
Jonesborough officials further discussed the details of a compensation plan proposed by Mayor Chuck Vest on June 22 during the board’s second reading of the 2018-19 budget Monday.
The following areas may experience low pressure and/or outages from 10 p.m. Wednesday until 5:30 a.m. Thursday while work is performed for the new Boones Creek K-8 school. Is your street on the list?
Why the change in licenses? Tennessee’s General Assembly believes that the switch from horizontal to vertical identification cards will help those who sell alcohol to identify those who are underage.
Tires, televisions, tables and dangerous chemicals. That’s just a few of the things Lenny Peterson finds at the bottom of Boone Lake when he and his family volunteer to clean the lake every April.
A local disability rights advocate and activist traveled to Washington D.C. last week to urge state representatives to push for legislation supporting those with autism and other disabilities.
While Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has strongly disagreed with President Donald Trump’s administration on a number of issues in the past – most recently voicing his opposition to new tariffs against trade partners and the executive’s escalation of anti-immigration policies – the senator is with the administration when it comes to health care.
After a statewide campaign to oppose what many have dubbed the “sanctuary city bill,” Gov. Bill Haslam allowed HB 2315 to become law without his signature on May 21.
While recent polls show that nearly 65 percent of Tennesseans support Medicaid expansion, a provision allowed as part of the Affordable Care Act, state legislators have not voted to expand health care coverage in the state.
After more than 35 years on the Johnson City Schools Board of Education, Thomas Hager Jr. was honored last month as Tennessee School Board Member of the year.