Johnson City Press Thursday, April 17, 2014
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JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

April 14th, 2014 11:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A new lease agreement between the Johnson City Development Authority and Northeast State Community College will provide the school with an additional $1.2 million to renovate the Downtown Centre.

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County planners to review campground regulations

County planners to review campground regulations

April 14th, 2014 11:21 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Regional Planning Commission will begin a review of current campground zoning allowances and restrictions tonight, following a number of requests to the county's Zoning Administrators' Office for more inviting outdoor recreational op

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Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

April 14th, 2014 11:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite facing increases to insurance premiums, the town of Jonesborough elected to play the odds that helping its employees pay for medical care would be cheaper than paying for policies with low deductibles.

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UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives - VIDEO

April 14th, 2014 4:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite spending approximately seven hours battling a blaze, firefighters were unable to save a Boones Creek home, or what could have been as many as 17 animals that were trapped inside.

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Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

April 14th, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill would eliminate the state's background and training requirements for openly carrying guns in public. It would keep the permit rules in place for concealed firearms.

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Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

April 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Members of the Jonesborough police and fire departments are battling a barn fire in the area of 231 Old State Route 34, near the intersection with Judge Vines Road.

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Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

April 14th, 2014 12:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident began with a report of a suspicious man on Glen Avenue and escalated into confrontation between the man and police involving Tasers, cinder blocks and bean bag blasts.

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Prince and Princess Event

April 13th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Prince and Princess event Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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6 candidates to vie for 3 District 8 seats in County Commission

6 candidates to vie for 3 District 8 seats in County Commission

April 13th, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

Six candidates will vie for two Washington County Commission District 8 seats in this year's election.

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Tour highlights Model Mill's past before building becomes history

Tour highlights Model Mill's past before building becomes history - VIDEO

April 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the Model Mill property is slated for demolition to make way for an apartment complex, one group of citizens seized what could have been one of their last opportunities to discuss the mill's history while they could still see it.

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