Two parks control floods, host families

10:21 p.m. The crescent moon appears next to the Johnson City sign glowing above King Commons Park.

The living wage for one adult living in Johnson City without children is $12.56 an hour or about $26,130 per year before taxes.

That’s according to a calculator developed by Amy Glasmeier, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology.

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David Floyd covers Johnson City government, Johnson City schools and Ballad Health for the Johnson City Press. He grew up in East Tennessee and graduated from ETSU, where he was the executive editor of the school paper.

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