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Brewery coming to downtown Johnson City

Brewery coming to downtown Johnson City

May 1st, 2014 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City will soon join the Tri-Cities microbrewery boom with the establishment of a new craft beer maker in the downtown area.

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Senate GOP blocks minimum wage boost

Senate GOP blocks minimum wage boost

April 30th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

The vote is sure to reverberate in this year's congressional elections.

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When it comes to providing for children, Little Hoot gives a hoot

When it comes to providing for children, Little Hoot gives a hoot

April 30th, 2014 9:34 am by Eric Harris, Special to the Press

"It's funny, I still don't see myself as successful. God's really humbled me and I give Him all the credit for all that's happened here, and I still see ways that we can do better and make more and serve more people." - Jessica Moore, owner

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New General Shale leader laying groundwork for future

New General Shale leader laying groundwork for future

April 30th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

"We've got to be innovative in our product line, making sure we're more than just a brick company. We want to continue to be diversified and be innovative in our approach." - General Shale CEO Charles Smith

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Glass company to invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations in Kingsport, creating 237 new jobs

Glass company to invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations in Kingsport, creating 237 new jobs

April 29th, 2014 1:50 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The announcement means new glass manufacturing will take place at AGC's old Blue Ridge facility off Lincoln Street.

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City, county brace for effect of state's new annexation law

City, county brace for effect of state's new annexation law

April 26th, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many in Washington County have not stopped applauding state legislation that halted "forced" municipal annexations, but not everyone is feeling liberated, and financial consequences are in the forecast.

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270-acre site in Gray proposed as industrial park

270-acre site in Gray proposed as industrial park

April 25th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

City economic leaders hope a proposed business park in Gray could help attract new industries to the area and bring needed jobs and municipal revenue.

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VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

April 25th, 2014 11:41 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee's $300-million incentive offer to expand the plant has been complicated by Republican politicians' opposition to the United Auto Workers campaign to unionize workers there.

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Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

April 24th, 2014 11:52 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Krispy Kreme is coming back

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

April 24th, 2014 9:36 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.

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