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.
The push is on to preserve a (mostly) pristine section of the Nolichucky River as it plunges from North Carolina into Tennessee, providing visitors with outdoor recreation opportunities and padding local governments’ budgets with tourism dollars.
Pools and parks are opening in concert with Memorial Day weekend. For those of you wanting to swim and splash, these places are offering some fun in the sun.
With all due respect to Johnson City’s recreation and entertainment offerings, there’s nothing comparable to the cavernous playground for the young at heart set to open here in a few weeks.
Grandfather Mountain is a beloved destination for many hikers and tree huggers, but you may not know the colossal mountain has an extensive history.
Construction of a new East Tennessee State University football stadium displaced the Basler Challenge Course.
After a slow start to snow season, area ski resorts are seeing robust business after winter finally made a truly snowy stop in the region.
It wasn’t that the grass was greener on the other side of the field.
Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department Director Roger Blakeley is asking citizens for guidance in providing the best services possible.
Carver Recreation Center will be closed Saturday. The center will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 5.
The former Legion Street Recreation Center will be demolished in about a month, clearing away what has become an aging and unsafe building while creating a temporary parking lot within the 25-acre Memorial Park Community Center campus.
Editor’s note: Staff writer David Floyd, who denies any interest in adventure, relented on Labor Day and joined friends for a bounce on the wild side ...
A lot of ribbon cutting events come at the end of a project.
UNICOI — U.S. Forest Service Officials at the Cherokee National Forest announced that two additional campgrounds will be added to the National Recreation Reservation System.
KINGSPORT — Despite two recent attacks on women along the Kingsport Greenbelt — one a violent robbery, the other a rape in broad daylight — police say the public shouldn't "paint the entire park as a dangerous place."