The mayor said she was also pleased to see the city finally deliver on the promise of a state historial marker nearly a decade after purchasing 53.6 acres of the Keefauver family farm at a cost of $1.4 million. She said the City Commission must next decide how to best utilize the farmhouse and its surrounding pasture land.
For Johnson City Parks and Recreation Director James Ellis, the department’s 75th anniversary represents more than just a milestone of longevity.
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Keeping ahead of fast-growing fescue is no easy task, especially for local governments with miles of medians, rights of way and public green spaces to maintain.
A number of the trails are ready to be ridden. They include the green trail, which winds about a mile or so near the top of the knob. A walking trail is also being built at he top of the park so non-riders can also enjoy the views and action of the park.
It started out Tuesday afternoon that three new members were going to be inducted into the Johnson City Parks and Rec Wall of Fame.
ELIZABETHTON — Mike Mains has returned to Elizabethton as director of the Parks and Recreation Department. He stepped down from the post at the beginning of the month to take the job of assistant director of the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department.
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Shouts and cries of playing children filled the air as teachers, parents and kids crowded and watched on the bright green turf and towering structures of the newest, inclusive boundless playground in town.
Spring is exactly a month away, but it was hard to believe the calendar on a Presidents Day to remember Monday.
Johnson City is now advertising for a new Parks and Recreation Department director to replace Roger Blakeley.
Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department Director Roger Blakeley has accepted a similar job in Unalaska, Alaska, and will end his tenure here on Dec. 23.
The Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department’s Wall of Fame Nominating Committee recently announce this year’s inductees: Randy Collins, Frank Leroy Knisley Jr., and Carl Williams. They will be honored at a banquet next month.
For most residents of Johnson City, Pine Oaks Golf Course is as much a part of the city’s scenery as Buffalo Mountain, which looms large on the horizon just beyond the course’s fairways and greens.
The city’s Parks and Recreation Department introduced a new disc golf initiative that includes buying nine mobile disc golf baskets at Thursday’s monthly meeting.