Johnson City Press Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

August 4th, 2014 11:55 pm by Max Hrenda

In celebration of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, government officials and Jonesborough residents gathered to share stories and refreshments inside what is slated to become the area's first year-round farmers market store.

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NET Media Group President Wilson named to Wellmont Board of Directors

NET Media Group President Wilson named to Wellmont Board of Directors

August 4th, 2014 2:13 pm by Staff Report

NETMG includes the daily newspapers, Johnson City Press and Kingsport Times-News, of which Wilson is also publisher, and the weekly newspapers The Erwin Record, The Herald & Tribune in Jonesborough and the Tomahawk in Mountain City.

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Railroad depot future on track?

Railroad depot future on track?

August 3rd, 2014 10:38 pm by Nathan Baker

With one of Johnson City's downtown railroad depots back in business, attention has now turned to its partner from the other side of the tracks.

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Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

August 3rd, 2014 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

James Neighbors sat with his wife Nancy Friday afternoon in a darkened retail suite in the Kroger-anchored shopping center off State of Franklin Road.

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Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

August 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Since work on the second phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project began in April, it has been hard not to notice the construction crews in the area.

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Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

Moto Japanese Restaurant: exemplary cuisine, great service

August 2nd, 2014 10:50 am by Mystery Diner

These days, excellent customer service is fast becoming a must-have for any business, and especially so if that business serves food and drink in exchange for money.

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Shoppers out in force for Sales Tax Holiday

Shoppers out in force for Sales Tax Holiday

August 1st, 2014 9:48 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it didn't have a turnout like one would see on Black Friday, local retailers said shoppers were lined up outside their doors in anticipation of what might be the state's second-most coveted shopping event of the year.

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TVA to pay Kingston coal ash spill victims $27.8M

TVA to pay Kingston coal ash spill victims $27.8M

August 1st, 2014 12:12 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 2008 spill happened when a containment dike burst at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant, releasing more than 5 million cubic yards of ash from a storage pond.

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US employers add 209K jobs, but unemployment rate rises to 6.2 pct.

US employers add 209K jobs, but unemployment rate rises to 6.2 pct.

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

July's gain was less than in the previous three months, though, and probably wasn't strong enough to intensify fears that the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates to curb inflation.

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Can city rules stomach food trucks?

Can city rules stomach food trucks?

July 31st, 2014 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The purveyors of a new mobile eatery in downtown Johnson City are hitching their wagon to the recent rise in popularity of food trucks, although some regulatory speed bumps may slow progress.

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