Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

September 17th, 2014 12:51 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A project developer in Mt. Juliet confirmed the shipping company was in the final stages to close on the property.

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Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

September 17th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.

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Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

September 15th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

A nationally recognized credit rating firm cited Jonesborough's budgetary flexibility, liquidity, wealth and income in its decision to grant the town one of its higher bond ratings.

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Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

September 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday rifled through the proposed 2015, $123 million budget in a workshop designed make plain what the Budget Committee has formulated to this point: a budget that will be recommended for approval Sept. 29.

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UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

September 15th, 2014 10:37 am by Nathan Baker

Former Bristol Regional Medical Center President Bart Hove will take over in the interim for the departing CEO of Wellmont Health System.

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A look at mid-range and top earners in Tennessee

A look at mid-range and top earners in Tennessee

September 15th, 2014 9:27 am by Associated Press

Johnson City's mid-range income is $38,928. The top 5 percent: $268,337.

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Stale breadsticks at Olive Garden: Bad for biz

Stale breadsticks at Olive Garden: Bad for biz

September 12th, 2014 11:48 am by Associated Press

As for Olive Garden's popular breadsticks, Starboard noted that quality seems to have declined and compared them to hot dog buns.

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Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

September 12th, 2014 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

Exactly how the sudden resignation of Wellmont Health System CEO Denny DeNarvaez will affect the organization's ongoing search for a merger was unclear.

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Jonesborough hoping to attract more people to Main Street

Jonesborough hoping to attract more people to Main Street

September 11th, 2014 9:09 pm by Tony Casey

Will the future visitor of Jonesborough's Main Street be a young, well-to-do person in search of a pub, coffee shop, concert venue and independent movie theater?

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Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

September 11th, 2014 11:17 am by HANK HAYES, NET News Service

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Allentown, Pa,-based Taminco Corp., a global specialty chemical company.

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