President Donald Trump has nominated Noland and former state House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, to TVA’s governing board. The two must be confirmed to the board by the U.S. Senate.
The number of people staying at hotels in Johnson City jumped 5.7% from 2018 to 2019, an increase officials say points to the growing strength of the region’s tourism industry.
After twenty years in business, an iconic shop is Jonesborough’s days may be numbered — at least under its current ownership.
Ten months after a fire wiped out some 60 percent of its operating revenues, the Haven of Mercy rescue ministry has opened a new thrift store location on South Roan Street.
NASHVILLE — An automotive seat manufacturer is planning a $23.5 million expansion in Tennessee expected to create 330 new jobs.
ETBroadcasting, Unicoi County’s only radio broadcaster, is marking more than more than 100 combined years on air with renewed commitment to its AM and FM stations forward-looking sports, news and entertainment formats.
For $500,000, Johnson City could be the owner of the Chamber of Commerce’s building on East Market Street, which sits next to the city’s municipal headquarters on East Main Street.
On Jan. 17, 1920, the 18th Amendment — commonly known as the Prohibition Amendment — took effect in the United States, banning the production and sale of all types of alcohol.
Even before the Johnson City Commission casts its final vote on the boundaries of the zone, local developers and property owners are considering at least two projects in the yet-to-be certified Boones Creek incentive district.
BUTLER — They will soon be hiring for new construction jobs in the mountains as workers are needed to build Blue Mountanya, the mountain resort that will be built on Watauga Lake in Butler.
Owner Stephen Callahan said getting approval on the expansions was “huge,” but it “won’t be the ultimate production facility,” noting it’ll probably sustain the company for another year before it looks to expand further.
Arguing that the district could apply to other interstate exits in Johnson City, four businessmen and lawyers are urging Johnson City commissioners to delay their final vote on the boundaries of an incentive district in Boones Creek.
An area retail developer hired a lobbyist to push for state legislation that would prevent existing businesses at his Bristol development from moving to the Boones Creek incentive district.
This year, economic development experts anticipate 50% of the U.S. workforce will have the ability to work remotely.
Johnson City employees who lost their jobs following the closure of the local U.S. Marble facility, 2416 Watauga Road, may have to wait for what could be their final paycheck from the company.