Local NewsBoones Creek Corridor discussion continues

Discussion regarding a joint vision for growth along Boones Creek Road was continued Nov. 18 during the first meeting of the Boones Creek Corridor Subcommittee.

The decision to establish a subcommittee was made earlier in the month when city and county planning commissions met to consider the implications of rezoning a portion of the road to B-3 General Business District.

Two requests for B-3 zoning in the section beginning at the train trestle and ending on the Jonesborough side of Bugaboo Springs Road prompted commissioners to begin formalizing guidelines for development during the next 10-20 years. More...

Senior Center crews work to finish in time for Dec. 7 opening

Plans for Landmark Corporation to complete its part of the new Senior Center project have been delayed, but Jonesborough Town Administrator Bob Browning says town officials are still committed to the Dec.7 opening date.

“We’re planning on opening Dec. 7,” Browning said. He admitted, however, that there was a still quite a bit to be done before the center receives its certificate of occupancy and is turned over the town.

“Obviously, it’s still in progress,” he said. “The weather has slowed some things down on the outside.” More...

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