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)

Friday, October 31, 2014

  • Child Neglect Trial Date Set for January
  • Police Crash Halloween Party in Elizabethton, Find Drugs and Sawed-Off Shotgun
  • Old Bunks from Virginia Intermont Get Use in Southwest Virginia
  • Johnson City Man Charged with Stealing $8,000 of Construction Equipment
  • Man Killed by Train in Johnson City Identified
  • Man Found Shot to Death in Home in Greene County
  • Bridge in Kingsport to Carry The Name of Decorated Vietnam Soldier
  • Boone Lake Reservoir Going Down Five Weeks Early for Sinkhole, Seepage Investigation
  • Johnson City Man Charged in Restaurant Burglary
  • Federal Funding Problems Delay Northeast Tennessee Road Projects
  • Meth-Making Charges Filed Against Damascus Man
  • VDOT Gets More Funding, More Equipment for 2014-15 Snow Removal



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