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UPDATE: Wine bill taking surprising route through legislature

UPDATE: Wine bill taking surprising route through legislature

January 28th, 2014 11:42 am by Nathan Baker

A pared down version of the broad wine in grocery stores bill that failed in the state House Local Government Committee last session passed handily Tuesday by a 13-3 vote.

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Propane crisis: Dealers say patience will help situation

Propane crisis: Dealers say patience will help situation

January 27th, 2014 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

Propane supply problems have caused shortages of the liquefied fuel across much of the country, but local dealers and dispensers say a little patience will see the region through the worst of this winter’s cold snaps.

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Convenience stores seeking level wine field

Convenience stores seeking level wine field

January 27th, 2014 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

A local convenience store leader criticized state lawmakers and lobbyists Monday for shutting out his and hundreds of other business owners’ interests from the negotiations centered on an anticipated wine bill that he said could significantly cut into sal

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Ex-Pilot Flying J sales manager to plead guilty

Ex-Pilot Flying J sales manager to plead guilty

January 27th, 2014 2:26 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Brian Mosher would be the eighth former Pilot employee to plead guilty to criminal charges.

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Backers hoping to breathe new life into wine measure

Backers hoping to breathe new life into wine measure

January 25th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

With the highly anticipated wine in grocery stores bill reaching the same state House committee this week where it shriveled on the vine last session, lobbyists and lawmakers are toiling behind the scenes to exact agreeable wording, while local business o

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WCEDC hires Summers as Business Development Director

WCEDC hires Summers as Business Development Director

January 24th, 2014 3:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller announced Friday the hiring of Alicia Summers as the organization’s Business Development Director, effective Feb. 10.

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TVA sets record for winter power demand, but lifts requests for reduced consumption

TVA sets record for winter power demand, but lifts requests for reduced consumption

January 24th, 2014 11:56 am by Staff Report

TVA said an estimated 33,345 megawatts were used Friday when the average temperature across the region hovered at 7 degrees.

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UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

UPDATE: TVA, JCPB ask consumers to reduce electrical consumption as demand peaks from cold temps

January 23rd, 2014 4:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Residential, commercial and industrial customers are asked to voluntarily reduce their use of electricity until Friday afternoon.

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Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Tennessee supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 23rd, 2014 2:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The full Senate is scheduled to vote next week on a proposal to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets, while a House committee that killed last year's version is set to consider reviving the measure.

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Like MoonPies? How about MoonPie Moonshine?

Like MoonPies? How about MoonPie Moonshine?

January 23rd, 2014 10:58 am by Alex Green, Times Free Press

If you could bottle the South, it would look like this.

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