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Birthplace of Country Music receives $1 million

Birthplace of Country Music receives $1 million

June 24th, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

The Birthplace of Country Music expects to use a new $1 million donation for programming, exhibits, improvements and as a cash reserve.

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Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

June 23rd, 2015 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Proficiency in networking has long been a driver of successful economic development, but in today's technology-centered age, plugging in an Ethernet cable might be just as important to new business as a hearty handshake.

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Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

June 23rd, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

A 10-minute power outage could affect customers in Gray Wednesday morning, as Johnson City Power Board crews connect the new Fordtown Substation.

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New Morristown call center to employ hundreds

New Morristown call center to employ hundreds

June 23rd, 2015 12:02 pm by Staff Report

A new call center is opening in East Tennessee that will eventually employ between 300 and 550 workers.

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Going twice . . . Lakeside mansion again set for auction

Going twice . . . Lakeside mansion again set for auction

June 22nd, 2015 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Next month those seeking to upgrade their lodgings will have a second chance to snag a home fit for kings and regional vehicle dealership moguls alike.

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Carter at Main reopens in historic house

Carter at Main reopens in historic house

June 20th, 2015 11:12 pm by John Thompson

"I am a determined woman and I don't give up," Linda Whitehead said recently about the reopening of her restaurant, Carter at Main, at 829 E. Elk Avenue in downtown Elizabethton.

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Dam safety expert says Boone repair plan will overestimate time needed

Dam safety expert says Boone repair plan will overestimate time needed

June 19th, 2015 9:22 am by Nathan Baker

A Tennessee Valley Authority dam safety expert told Washington County business and government leaders Thursday that the schedule to be proposed for repairs to the Boone Dam, expected to come next month, will be a "worst-case scenario," likely overestimati

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Koyo gets tax incentive for $8 million investment in Telford plant

Koyo gets tax incentive for $8 million investment in Telford plant

June 18th, 2015 9:28 am by Nathan Baker

A well-established Washington County maker of vehicle parts is expanding again, with some help from the county's Industrial Development Board.

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Tri-Cities' retail sales improve in first quarter

Tri-Cities' retail sales improve in first quarter

June 18th, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

Despite harsh weather conditions in the first three months of the year, retail sales increased in the Tri-Cities over the same time period in 2014, providing economists with a positive forecast for the region's economy.

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HSN to move Va. facility to Piney Flats

HSN to move Va. facility to Piney Flats

June 17th, 2015 11:12 am by Associated Press

Retailer HSN plans to close an order fulfillment facility in Virginia and move the operations to Tennessee.

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