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Feel–Good Storytelling: From USTs to Fresh Produce

Tennessee's oldest town, Jonesborough, is nestled in the northeast corner of Tennessee. Founded in 1779, the small, vibrant town with a population of around 6,000 is commonly known for its National Storytelling Festival. Located in the historic downtown area, a property which was once an Exxon gasoline and service station from the 1930's until 2003 became an unwanted property that was eventually placed on the real–estate market. This resulted in three gasoline underground storage tanks (USTs) to be deemed temporarily out of service. Due to the prime location, town leaders were interested in purchasing the unused parcel and developing the site located at 101 Boone Street into an epicenter for downtown activity and commerce. The owner, Tri–Cities Petroleum Inc., was interested in selling the property. The problem, however, was that they wanted to sell the property and the tanks all together, resulting in the buyer purchasing not only the land,…Log In to Read Full Article

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