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First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

September 4th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of a downtown business facing city sign code violations hopes to spawn colorful conversations about aesthetics and tear down semantic walls between officials and merchants at a Friday event.

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Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

Hazy lines separating the definitions of murals and signs have put some downtown Johnson City businesses at odds with the codes enforcement office.

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Downtown flooding

August 20th, 2014 11:10 am by Sam Watson

A heavy downpour caused minor flash flooding on downtown Johnson City streets just before 11 this morning.

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Could Johnson City's farmers market finally be on track for a new home?

Could Johnson City's farmers market finally be on track for a new home?

August 20th, 2014 8:51 am by Gary B. Gray

Construction estimates for the new farmers market on Wilson Avenue just north of Founders Park have ranged from $1.5 million to $2.1 million.

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New face for NE State

August 11th, 2014 4:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

Northeast State Community College's downtown Johnson City billboard got a facelift on Monday.

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HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

UPDATE: Dianna Cantler joins WCEDC in Downtown Johnson City post

August 5th, 2014 2:20 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council announced Tuesday the hiring of Dianna Cantler as the organization's new Downtown Development Manager.

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Railroad depot future on track?

Railroad depot future on track?

August 3rd, 2014 10:38 pm by Nathan Baker

With one of Johnson City's downtown railroad depots back in business, attention has now turned to its partner from the other side of the tracks.

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Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

August 1st, 2014 10:09 am by Tony Casey

"A lot of different issues come into play and we'll take them one at a time" - Public Works Director Phil Pindzola.

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Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

July 22nd, 2014 10:45 pm by Tony Casey

Greg Cash hopes when his Sampson Mountain General Store opens up in downtown Johnson City next month that it will give off the same old-fashioned general store feel that he knows well from his youth.

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