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Washington County loosens campground restrictions

Washington County loosens campground restrictions

February 24th, 2015 8:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

A decade-long restriction on the placement of Washington County campgrounds was lifted Monday when the County Commission approved new regulations that grew the number of allowed districts from one to eight.

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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

February 24th, 2015 4:57 pm by Josh Lederman, Associated Press

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

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Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

February 23rd, 2015 3:50 pm by Tony Casey

The Tennessee State High School Indoor Track and Field Championships, put on by Knoxville Youth Athletics, will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and feature more than 400 athletes from across the state.

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80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

February 23rd, 2015 2:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County's largest manufacturer will grow larger this year, adding new equipment, square footage and jobs.

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Knoxville financial advisor claims firing linked to Pilot probe

Knoxville financial advisor claims firing linked to Pilot probe

February 23rd, 2015 10:23 am by Associated Press

A Knoxville financial adviser is suing Morgan Stanley, saying the company fired him for cooperating with the FBI in the investigation of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill

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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Snow time for 'Bo' time: Opening of new Erwin eatery delayed

Snow time for 'Bo' time: Opening of new Erwin eatery delayed

February 20th, 2015 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

"Bo-time" in Erwin has been delayed due to inclement weather.

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Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

February 20th, 2015 11:55 am by Nathan Baker

Local leaders are now on the road to knowing how a planned corridor connecting State of Franklin Road to the Boones Creek area will impact the economy.

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Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

February 20th, 2015 11:53 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Democrat is touting Kentucky's neutrality on labor matters as "a positive sales point," particularly in contrast to the turmoil in Tennessee.

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Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

February 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Mystery Diner

Spanish cuisine has come to town in a big way with the opening of Johnson City's Portico restaurant. Located in the Northridge Center on Bristol Highway across from the Food Lion shopping center, this latest project from the Stir Fry Group has all the sig

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