The Buzz: A week of local news worth talking about
Nov 24, 2013 at 7:47 PM
In case you missed these posts, here are ten items worth reading today on JohnsonCityPress.com:
• Stolen funds impact Boys & Girls Club club, kids The $60,000 Johnson City’s former jail superintendent is accused of stealing from the Boys & Girls Club between 2004 and 2012 obviously could have made a difference for the club as it struggled through one of the most financially challenging eras in its history.
• National Adoption Day a day for happy families “I’ve always wanted a little brother. He’s been my little brother ever since he came home. Today just makes it official,” James R. Broyles said referring to his newly adopted brother, Solomon, during Saturday’s National Adoption Day celebration at the George Jaynes Justice Center in Jonesborough.
• Food City to anchor new $20M commercial development K-VA-T Food Stores President and CEO Steve Smith plans to build one of the largest Food City grocery stores in the company’s 105-facility portfolio in Johnson City on a 29-acre parcel off North State of Franklin Road.
• Model Mills variance delayed to January A variance request for a century-old mill property in Johnson City will be delayed until the new year to give the potential developer more time to make changes to the drawn plans for an envisioned apartment complex.