Vance W. Cheek Sr., and his son, Vance W. Cheek Jr., share a special place in Johnson City’s history. The two are the only father and son to serve as mayor of the city.
Johnson City commissioners capped a busy meeting Thursday by selling off some of its downtown real estate and approving a letter in support of a $450,000 job retention and growth grant for Crown Laboratories Inc.
Johnson City commissioners are planning five work sessions during the month of May to discuss the 2020 fiscal year budget.
The first draft of the 2020 fiscal year budget is due in a few weeks, and Johnson City commissioners spent part of Monday night grappling with stagnant revenue projections, particularly for local sales tax collections.
Johnson City commissioners joined a growing list of Tennessee school boards and local governments opposed to legislation that could give voters a say on whether a school director’s contract could be renewed or not.
An amusement and arcade company is seeking to rezone its corporate headquarters in Boones Creek to create a family entertainment center that would be open to the public.
Between August and December, the cost of the Liberty Bell Middle School gym and cafeteria project unexpectedly increased $2.17 million, prompting Johnson City officials to search for ways to reduce construction costs.
The bike-sharing business model has yet to be introduced in Johnson City, but if or when it does, city leaders want to be prepared.
Johnson City commissioners will vote Thursday on $1.53 million worth of contracted design work for two significant projects, the Winged Deer Park ball field expansion and West Walnut Street infrastructure improvements.
Despite not knowing the company’s name or having any commitment the company will actually relocate, Johnson City commissioners voted 5-0 Thursday to approve the first reading of a rezoning request needed to possibly lure the company and its jobs to 220 E. Millard St.
Johnson City commissioners were presented with a peculiar proposition from Development Services Director Preston Mitchell during Monday’s agenda review meeting.
Johnson City commissioners approved plans for events throughout the year during their meeting on Thursday along with hearing a report from the police chief on the status of school resource officers and advocating for high school students.
Now that the Millennium Centre has been sold to East Tennessee State University, and all the land near it developed, the Johnson City Public Building Authority met with city commissioners Thursday to discuss what comes next.
More than four years of preparation has already gone into the redevelopment of West Walnut Street.