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Another developer shows interest in Lot 8

July 23rd, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Another developer is interested in the access deprived Lot 8, but the members of Johnson City's Public Building Authority have been in this position before.

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Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

July 23rd, 2014 10:54 am by Nathan Baker

City leaders and tournament organizers announced the upcoming tournament, which begins with an opening ceremony this weekend and the first game Monday, at a press conference Wednesday at the Winged Deer Park softball fields.

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Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

July 22nd, 2014 10:45 pm by Tony Casey

Greg Cash hopes when his Sampson Mountain General Store opens up in downtown Johnson City next month that it will give off the same old-fashioned general store feel that he knows well from his youth.

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Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

July 22nd, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

For Downtown Farming owners Yancy and Valda Grimmett, business is growing.

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213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

July 22nd, 2014 9:18 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

More coal mine closures continue to plague Southwest Virginia's economy.

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When lease expected: First Boone Ridge Townhomes go on market

When lease expected: First Boone Ridge Townhomes go on market

July 21st, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Now in the midst of the first phase of a 253-townhome neighborhood in Boones Creek, a local developer has turned some units over to the property manager for leasing.

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Mountain States on the block?

Mountain States on the block?

July 19th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

With its regional competitor poised to potentially become part of a much larger corporate system, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine said all options are on the table for the Johnson City-based health system he leads, including a merger.

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Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

July 16th, 2014 5:12 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years in a former Jonesborough fuel station, the owner of The Parson's Son BBQ is packing up his pork and heading south.

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German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

July 15th, 2014 9:16 am by Nathan Baker

After remaining silent for months, German discount grocery chain Aldi officially confirmed ongoing construction not only for a Johnson City store on West Market Street, but also for a second Tri-Cities location in Kingsport.

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Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

July 14th, 2014 1:35 pm by Josh Flory, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Pilot Flying J said Monday it has "reached an understanding with the U. S. Attorney's office" and the U. S. Department of Justice.

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Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

July 14th, 2014 1:05 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which led to both the housing boom and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007.

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