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ETSU Performing Arts Center gets the go-ahead

Published On: Oct 10 2013 10:09:19 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2013 04:55:26 PM EDT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

East Tennessee State University can move forward with developing a performing arts center on campus.

The state building commission approved $1.5 million for the project.

This will enable the university to hire an architect for the proposed $39 million building.

Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey tells us that full funding for the project is expected to be considered in the upcoming session of the General Assembly.