July 18, 1960: News arrived that Tri-City Airport would soon be able to accommodate four-motored aircraft as the last phase was underway on a new east-west runway.
July 18, 1981: The Miss Johnson City Pageant was held at Freedom Hall Civic Center. More than 625 people attended.
July 18, 2018: the Johnson City Press reported that work had begun on the third phase of the expanding Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial. The Memorial is in Kiwanis Park, and in close proximity to the Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Bobbie H. Shirley, Freedom Hall; Johnson City Press