BrightRidge directors unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday confirming they had reviewed the state Comptroller’s report on the utility’s business plan for cable and internet and believe it’s in the best interest of their customers to proceed with the next stage of the estimated $64 million project. The Tennessee Valley Authority and has also reviewed the utility’s broadband plan.
ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey said he will veto the county budget for fiscal year 2018-19, a budget that commissioners worked into early Tuesday morning to pass.
ERWIN — Members of the Erwin National Blue Ridge Pottery Club gathered with town leaders Tuesday evening for the unveiling of a new state historic marker erected in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1917 opening of the pottery that made
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Now four seats on the Johnson City Board of Education will be up for grabs in the Nov. 6 election.
BrightRidge CEO Jeff Dykes said the substation is “a sign of growth” in the area and would “alleviate pressure” on two heavily-loaded substations in Jonesborough and West Johnson City.
Johnson City police arrested two men on drug charges Tuesday night on East Mountcastle Drive. One also faced a weapons charge as a convicted felon.
A Kingsport man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to pass a fake check at a Johnson City bank, police said in a news release.
A woman accused her boyfriend of choking her during an argument in June, resulting in his arrest Tuesday.
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DENVER — Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what’s found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about ongoing threats to election security.
Work has started on the third phase of expanding the Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial in Kiwanis Park near Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Sleep Solutions Mattress Gallery cut the ribbon on its new Tri-Cities location Tuesday with help from the local Chamber of Commerce and Johnson City officials.
Expecting local market changes, soft drink bottler Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will close its Bristol sales, warehousing and distribution center and move those functions to its Johnson City facility.
ELIZABETHTON — It took until 1:30 Tuesday morning, but the Carter County Commission finally passed a budget and property tax rate for 2018.