Today in Johnson City History: December 4

Dec. 4, 1984 — An article in the Johnson City Press-Chronicle reported that recently a day’s tobacco sales at Big Burley, Grower’s Co-Op and Young’s Warehouse brought tobacco growers more than $1 million. So far that season, more than 2.1 million pounds of tobacco was sold, bringing more than $9 million into the local economy.

Today in Johnson City History: December 3

Dec. 3-5, 1886: Three feet of snow fell in Johnson City. “Activity ground to a halt for days.”

Today in Johnson City History: December 2

Dec. 2, 1978: The Statler Brothers appeared with Barbara Mandrell at Freedom Hall Civic Center. Tickets ranged in price from $5.50 to $7.50.