Johnson City Press Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Strong beer sales bill headed to Tennessee governor's desk

Strong beer sales bill headed to Tennessee governor's desk

April 15th, 2014 10:30 am by Associated Press

Current law allows any beer stronger than 5 percent by weight - or about 6.3 percent by the more common measure of alcohol by volume - to only to be sold in liquor stores.

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Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 14th, 2014 11:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase

U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase

April 14th, 2014 12:25 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

U.S. retail sales notched their biggest increase in 18 months in March.

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4 teens tied to Greene Co. murder ordered detained

4 teens tied to Greene Co. murder ordered detained

April 11th, 2014 5:31 pm by staff and wire reports

A Greene County Juvenile Court judge on Friday ordered that the four remain in custody for the time being.

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Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

April 10th, 2014 11:24 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar said it believes the bad winter weather hurt its earnings by at least 5 cents per share.

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GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

April 9th, 2014 3:39 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

For Democrats, the bill was the latest stressing income-fairness they are pushing this campaign season, a procession that includes proposals to extend jobless benefits, boost the minimum wage and help students and families afford college loans.

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Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

April 8th, 2014 12:01 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"We think democracy matters, no matter where you are" - Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Stormwater at forefront of downtown Erwin revitalization

Stormwater at forefront of downtown Erwin revitalization

April 7th, 2014 9:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Aesthetic and infrastructure improvements to Erwin's downtown area will continue to take shape in the coming months as work on the second phase of the town's downtown revitalization project is now under way.

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Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

April 7th, 2014 11:40 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

VW workers rejected the union in a 712 to 626 vote after a three-day election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Beer law may fall flat for city

Beer law may fall flat for city

April 4th, 2014 11:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation passed this week that adds local governments to the list of entities legally allowed to apply for and receive permits to sell beer.

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