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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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Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

January 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

Negotiations between East Tennessee State University and Johnson City for the land where the college hopes to build a performing and fine arts center are apparently hinging on parking access and floodwater plans, but the members of the Public Building Aut

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Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A new craft distillery specializing in the production of corn mash liquor has cleared the first hurdle on the track to opening for business in downtown Jonesborough.

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Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Under current law, supermarkets and convenience stores can sell beer containing up to 6.5 percent alcohol by volume. Anything stronger can only be sold in liquor stores, which can't sell anything beyond booze and lottery tickets.

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Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

January 16th, 2014 9:11 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eastman is among the defendants named in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Charleston, W. Va., according to published reports.

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