More than 40 local religious leaders signed a letter urging U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to support measures to stop nuclear weapon proliferation and efforts to stave off climate change.
After recent efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee were postponed once again on Capitol Hill, local medical marijuana advocates are planning another Johnson City rally on Saturday to voice their disappointment.
Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola said he has seen a recent decline in the number of election signs popping up in places where they shouldn’t be. He said politicians and their supporters usually follow the rules, but some “still seem to be confused” when it comes to telling what is and isn’t a public right-of-way.
Last week, the Tennessee legislature passed a bill that would require public schools to report to the Tennessee Department of Education regarding their use of corporal punishment.
East Tennessee State University students and members of the local community will gather Saturday for a “sibling march” as part of the national March for Our Lives Movement, which began as a call for more comprehensive gun legislation in the aftermath of the massacre.
Worried the public might believe the Knob Creek Road overpass project is closer to construction than it actually is, the Johnson City Commission spent considerable time Thursday reviewing the project’s timeline and voting to proceed with
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With some speculating that Johnson City is emulating its economic growth after the growth experienced in Asheville, one has to consider the potential costs of growth.
To date, more than 110,000 tons of rock have been hauled to the site to complete the project.
According to Johnson City officials, there will be a number of ongoing construction projects throughout the city.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams joined local officials, gubernatorial candidates and community members Wednesday at Johnson City’s Millennium Centre to discuss the health care issues facing the region today.
Jonesborough Rep. Matthew HIll joined the majority on the House Health Committee Tuesday in voting to support a bill that would cut off state funding that either directly or indirectly supports elective abortions.
A recently-formed nonprofit organization has been working to build bridges to create more inclusive communities for LGBTQ residents across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
According to city officials, Johnson City received good results from the annual audit for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017.
Will state legislators’ elimination of the Hall income tax drop thousands of dollars from local governments’ coffers, or will it bring a windfall from new residents looking to escape high-tax states?
Senate Joint Resolution 494 proposes additional language in Article II Section 28 of Tennessee’s Constitution, which would eliminate state and local government’s authority to levy state or local tax upon income derived from stocks and bonds.