Monday, June 11, 2012

Capital Improvements in Johnson City
Johnson City commissioners, administrators, department heads, planners, staff members and architects participated in a three-hour meeting dealing with money available for capital improvements. Three ideas are being considered concerning the Memorial Park campus and the Cardinal Park and Freedom Hall Civic Center. Now that this issue has become one of the cityís top priorities they awarded a nearly a 1 and a half million dollar contract Thursday to Johnson Cityís C&T Construction company. They will begin with the Memorial Park Community Centerís Main Street component. Commissioners have been reviewing plans from local architect Tony Street to enhance the Memorial Park campus and create a plaza to honor veterans. The construction plan includes an amphitheater accessible from the plaza, lots of green space and wrought iron fencing and concrete walkways to lead visitors around the park. They want this component to compliment the new 67-thousand square foot community center expected to open in July. (bg)

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

  • Congressman Griffith is Vocal as Funding for Homeland Security Shored Up
  • Elizabethton Man Charged After Chase
  • Trial Begins in Case of Housing Authority Director Accused of Fraud, Rigging Bids
  • Johnson City Murder Suspect Arraigned in Court
  • Belk Store Inside The Pinnacle Opening Wednesday
  • Driver Cut Out of Car and Rescued After Crash on Euclid in Bristol
  • Sweet Briar College Joins Virginia Intermont in Closure Market Due to Financial Problems
  • Driver Indicted for Hitting Boy, Grandmother at Unicoi County School Bus Stop
  • Former Cumberland Plateau Deputy Director Enters Alford Plea on 16 Felonies in Russell County
  • Heavy Rain Forecast Puts County Already Weather Stricken on Alert; Food Bank Makes Donations Again
  • CEO: Eastman in Smart Growth Mode
  • Sullivan County Woman Pleads Guilty in Grandmother's Neglect
  • Judge Allows Delay for Greeneville Man Charged in Two Baby Deaths
  • Kingsport Educators Named to Testing Committee by Education Secretary
  • Former Russell County Government Official to go on Trial For Corruption Charges
  • Police in Tazewell County Looking for Suspect Involved in Bar Brawl
  • Killing Black Buzzards Permitted in TN if Law Passes Assembly
  • Carter County Commissioner Wants Locality to Add Acres to Tweetsie Trail
  • Concern for Health of Fish Under TVA Plan to Keep Boone Lake Low
  • Wise County Food Bank Rebounding from Storm Devastation
  • Significant Progress Made after State of Emergency in Wise County
  • Congressman Griffith: Not Part of Political Coup Against Boehner
  • Man Shot Dead in Kitchen of Johnson City Home
  • Energy Company Influence Noted in Virginia's 2015 Legislative Session
  • Sex Assaults Way Up at UT



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