During the days leading up to and immediately following Fourth of July, Johnson City saw slightly more fireworks citations and DUIs than during the same period in 2018.
East Tennesseans came together Wednesday celebrating Independence Day with live music, good food and, of course, fireworks.
Feeling patriotic today? Here’s how you can join your community in celebrating America’s 242nd birthday:
On Fourth of July, an estimated 39.7 million Americans will hit the road for vacation. Drivers will see a spike in gas prices within the next two days, but the increase won’t be enough to deter vacationers from traveling.
Find an event closest to you, and commemorate our country’s birthday while surrounding yourself with familiar faces, food and plenty of fireworks.
The following areas will be closed for this year’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks, which will be held Wednesday on the grounds of Freedom Hall Civic Center.
Pepsi, Champion Chevrolet and WXBQ teamed to sponsor a grand prize giveaway — a 2018 Chevrolet Sonic LS.
Tom Vaughn of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association believes the war would’ve been lost without the efforts of the Overmountain Men.
Thousands of folks across the region participated in the many events happening across Northeast Tennessee for Independence Day. Here is a roundup of the Fourth of July festivities that happened in Elizabethton, Erwin and Johnson City.
Feeling particularly patriotic? Here are 6 ways to celebrate the nation’s 241st birthday.
The 5th annual American Downtown 4th of July Celebration will be held Tuesday afternoon and evening in Greeneville, from 2 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
With a five-day holiday period around America’s birthday ahead, Johnson City public safety crews issued reminders on Thursday asking people to celebrate safely.
Independence Day is one of the nation’s most beloved traditions, as Americans of varied professions, political persuasions, faiths and ethnicities celebrate the common bonds of citizenship.
Lisa Chamness, director of Freedom Hall, said in a news conference Thursday her favorite part about the event is “just to see the joy in people’s faces . . . It just is amazing how something like fireworks can make people smile.”
Food, fun and fireworks capped off a three-day weekend as many in the region celebrated Independence Day with a bang.