Johnson City Development Authority board chair Robert Williams said Friday a purchase contract has been signed with the owners of the John Sevier Center that should soon put the historic building in the agency’s hands.
Anyone visiting downtown Johnson City in recently has likely noticed the breezeway connecting the downtown square parking lot to Main Street has been closed to the public and gated on both ends.
An Asheville restaurant that was an early arrival in Johnson City’s downtown redevelopment has departed after four years.
Friday's warm weather and clear skies brought local residents out for work and play in Johnson City.
The Downtown Johnson City Foundation is holding its third annual Grown & Gathered “farm-to-table” benefit dinner on Sept. 30 to promote local food and to raise funds for the downtown district’s beautification efforts.
Inclusion, diversity and especially pride permeated Founders Park on Saturday as thousands of pro-LGBTQ supporters donning the rainbow colors assembled for the inaugural TriPride Festival in downtown Johnson City.
If the Johnson City Development Authority buys the John Sevier Center for $4.1 million, city leaders have promised to find suitable housing for its current residents.
On Friday morning, there was one thing on Chris Bowers and Tim Ollis’ mind as they chatted on the street corner – where they would go if and when the John Sevier Center is sold and the residents are relocated.
The search for a parking place in downtown Johnson City might become a little easier in the coming months.
A fusion of colors, culture, music and food encapsulated downtown Johnson City Friday evening as the Umoja festival commenced its 22nd year under new leadership.
To keep up with Ed or to learn more about the Blue Moon Theatre Company, visit their website http://bluemoontheatre.weebly.com/ or find them on Facebook. Currently on stage at the Blue Moon Theatre is the comedy, “Elvis Has Left The Building.”
Food, craft and recreational vendors lined the sidewalk around the grassy area of Founders Park that featured obstacle courses, rock-climbing walls, biking rinks and a pool for a dog-jumping competition.
A schedule of events in downtown Johnson City for the week beginning August 20-26.
Thursday was the perfect day to enjoy the sunshine in downtown Johnson City. Milligan College students Amy Ferguson and Jacquelyn Crow finished lunch at White Duck Taco and took a stroll through neighboring Founders Park. Amy is from Johnson City
Torrential rains last Monday and Friday flooded the streets of downtown Johnson City, providing a familiar and unwelcoming sight to downtown business owners and visitors to the Little Chicago Festival.