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Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin presents City Commission with details about animal shelter progress, major donor of project revealed

Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin presents City Commission with details about animal shelter progress, major donor of project revealed

September 5th, 2013 10:11 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

After major items were checked off the Animal Control Board’s list this week, Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin brought detailed information on the progress of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter to the City Commission Thursday night and revealed

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24th annual Tree Streets event  to help provide scholarship funds

24th annual Tree Streets event to help provide scholarship funds

September 5th, 2013 10:05 pm by Rex Barber

Lynnea Hunter and other members of the local chapter of the Philanthropic Education Organization Sisterhood prepared for the annual Tree Streets Yard Sale Thursday morning.

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Health officials investigating  E. coli sickness

Health officials investigating E. coli sickness

September 5th, 2013 9:58 pm by Rex Barber and Sue Guinn Legg- Staff Writers

A case of E. coli sickening was reported this week to the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Department.

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No charges in false Erwin home invasion report that led to school lockdown

No charges in false Erwin home invasion report that led to school lockdown

September 5th, 2013 4:34 pm by Brad Hicks

About 1 p.m. on Wednesday, police received the report that two men had entered a residence on Martin Creek Road and had stolen the purse and medications of the elderly female resident.

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New $15M cancer treatment area planned for Johnson City Medical Center; capital campaign announced

New $15M cancer treatment area planned for Johnson City Medical Center; capital campaign announced

September 5th, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Medical Center would get a $15 million expanded and renovated radiation oncology department under a fundraising announced Thursday by the Mountain States Foundation.

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Haslam unveils higher education drive

Haslam unveils higher education drive

September 5th, 2013 12:16 pm by Nathan Baker

In an effort to address the need for skilled labor and a general higher level of education in the state, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced an initiative Wednesday with a goal to ensure that 55 percent of residents hold certificates or degrees beyond hi

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Taste of Johnson City event returns to old haunt

Taste of Johnson City event returns to old haunt

September 5th, 2013 10:31 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Closing in on its 31st year of providing a night dedicated to the Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County restaurant and beverage industry, the Chamber of Commerce will host the Taste of Johnson City at an old stomping ground this year, complete with

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Report: Burglar pours himself a drink after Bloomingdale woman finds him in her bed

Report: Burglar pours himself a drink after Bloomingdale woman finds him in her bed

September 5th, 2013 10:03 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Bristol, Va., man faces multiple charges in the incident.

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Washington County/Johnson City EMS receives Ambu-Bus to be used to transport multiple patients

Washington County/Johnson City EMS receives Ambu-Bus to be used to transport multiple patients

September 4th, 2013 9:31 pm by Becky Campbell

A new piece of equipment at the Washington County/Johnson City EMS is something officials there hope they’ll never need, but if there is a mass casualty disaster here, the agency now has a way to transport multiple patients at one time.

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Johnson City mayor to detail animal shelter plans at City Commission meeting

Johnson City mayor to detail animal shelter plans at City Commission meeting

September 4th, 2013 9:29 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

After nailing down a location for the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Tuesday, as well as a building design, Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin will give a presentation at Thursday’s City Commission meeting.

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