Rebecca Henderson and Johnson City Press
May 3, 2019 at 8:00 AM
May 3, 1894: The Comet reported that the dilapidated platform in front of the Piedmont Hotel had been torn up and a new one put down. Meanwhile, a special train arrived from Bristol to take Johnson City residents to big temperance meetings. About 75 people from here made the trip.
May 3, 1928: Wade Gallemore was fined $5 for reckless driving.
May 3, 1986: Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica performed at Freedom Hall Civic Center.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Court Records, 1928; Bobbie H. Shirley, Freedom Hall.