Johnson City Press Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

April 24th, 2015 11:45 am by Tali Arbel and Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writers

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.

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Huge crowd lines up for Academy Sports + Outdoors opening in Johnson City

April 24th, 2015 9:51 am by Sam Watson

The line stretched from the store's front door well into the Marriott Courtyard hotel parking lot next door.

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Nuclear reactions from public: NRC on the hot seat during NFS safety review

Nuclear reactions from public: NRC on the hot seat during NFS safety review

April 23rd, 2015 10:41 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The meeting resulted in long and impassioned comments - and questions - from close followers of NFS operations and NRC actions in Erwin.

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Kids treated to preview of new Johnson City sports, outdoors store

Kids treated to preview of new Johnson City sports, outdoors store

April 23rd, 2015 10:28 pm by Nathan Baker

Eight-year-old Ayden Kirkland was one of the two dozen youngsters who braved the high-five gauntlet of employees to begin his shopping spree.

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Mitch Cox to renovate, donate former school to Coalition for Kids

Mitch Cox to renovate, donate former school to Coalition for Kids

April 23rd, 2015 9:13 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Coalition for Kids received the largest gift in its history Wednesday with businessman Mitch Cox's announcement his company will buy, renovate and donate the former Tri-Cities Christian School property to the faith-based after-school and summer program fo

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Hotel-motel revenue streaming to Freedom Hall, performing arts center

Hotel-motel revenue streaming to Freedom Hall, performing arts center

April 21st, 2015 9:24 pm by Gary B. Gray

Freedom Hall Civic Center will be among the first, if not the first, benefactor of a 2-percentage-point tax rate increase on charges for stays in Johnson City hotels and motels.

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Tri-Cities housing market matches pace with last year

Tri-Cities housing market matches pace with last year

April 21st, 2015 8:24 pm by Staff Report

After a freeze out in January, thawing markets in February and March helped push home sales in the Tri-Cities to normal levels in the first quarter of 2015.

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Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

April 21st, 2015 1:05 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Nissan launched production Tuesday of the redesigned Maxima sedan at a ceremony at the Japanese automaker's sprawling Tennessee plant.

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House easily passes bill to allow Johnson City to hike hotel-motel tax

House easily passes bill to allow Johnson City to hike hotel-motel tax

April 21st, 2015 9:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Commissioners likely will impose a 2-percent tax increase on hotel and motel rates within the municipal limits following passage of a bill late Monday in the state House which allows that step.

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Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

April 20th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the deadline on an order for its demolition, the 90-year-old Betty Gay building found a new owner and a new chance for renovations.

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