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Colorful debate marks Historic Zoning Commission guidelines update

Colorful debate marks Historic Zoning Commission guidelines update

July 13th, 2015 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As Johnson City's Historic Zoning Commission worked Monday to overhaul and add teeth to its Downtown Historic District design guidelines, state coordinator Dan Brown told commissioners to look at the big picture, not to "get caught in penny-ante battles t

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New restaurant, lofts planned for downtown Johnson City

New restaurant, lofts planned for downtown Johnson City

July 7th, 2015 9:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

A relatively inconspicuous spot in downtown Johnson City will soon sprout a new restaurant with outdoor dining, as well as loft apartments for those who prefer urban living.

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Work helping, but Johnson City has a ways to go in flood mitigation

Work helping, but Johnson City has a ways to go in flood mitigation

July 6th, 2015 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

A band of strong, localized thunderstorms passed through Johnson City Sunday, dropping 1.5 inches of rain in about one hour, causing some creeks and basins to overflow into downtown streets.

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Floods in Johnson City

July 5th, 2015 5:17 pm by Sam Watson

Heavy rain flooded areas of downtown and east Johnson City as creeks overflowed their banks.

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Downtown Johnson City parking crunch: 2-hour limit set for Tipton Street lot

Downtown Johnson City parking crunch: 2-hour limit set for Tipton Street lot

July 2nd, 2015 11:29 am by Gary B. Gray

The Tipton Street lot was identified in a January study as having the highest demand in the downtown area.

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Tennessee Promise: Northeast State ready for record-breaking class

Tennessee Promise: Northeast State ready for record-breaking class

July 2nd, 2015 11:07 am by Nathan Baker

Nearly all of the state's eligible students indicated on their student aid applications they were interested in receiving the new scholarship, but only a quarter have kept up with the deadlines and requirements to receive it.

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Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

June 29th, 2015 3:35 pm by Contributed

The 2015 Umoja Festival will be held Aug. 14 and 15 in downtown Johnson City and showcase the diverse cultural aspects of communities around the globe.

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Charleston victims remembered in Johnson City at candlelit vigil

Charleston victims remembered in Johnson City at candlelit vigil - VIDEO

June 20th, 2015 10:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday night, more than 50 community members gathered at Founders Park to remember the massacre at a Charleston, S.C., church that took nine lives last week.

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Flag Day commemorates the nation as a whole

Flag Day commemorates the nation as a whole - VIDEO

June 15th, 2015 2:52 pm by David Floyd

Fourth of July remembers the adoption of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, Memorial Day commends veterans and Labor Day recognizes the country's workers, but Flag Day is one of the few days Americans can celebrate their country as a whole.

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Sign language: City to study signage codes

Sign language: City to study signage codes

June 14th, 2015 9:17 pm by Nathan Baker

A change may be on short order for the owners of two downtown Johnson City businesses who, seeing the writing on the wall, turned to a local attorney to help them out of a dispute with the codes enforcement office.

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