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Expansion of TIF district proposed

Expansion of TIF district proposed

February 23rd, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

Local leaders proposed expanding a tax district to help a planned retail development near Interstate 26 compete with other massive retail sites going up in nearby Bristol.

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Local businessman looks to plant  seeds of change with community farming

Local businessman looks to plant seeds of change with community farming

February 22nd, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As the rain-swollen Nolichucky River played a droning swish in the background last week, Jamie Dove laid out his ambitious plans to overhaul local food production.

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Second Barberitos to open next week

Second Barberitos to open next week

February 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

An established Johnson City Tex-Mex chain announced the opening of a second franchise Friday, hoping to cash in on the college and medical employee populations.

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UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

UAW appeals Volkswagen workers' rejection in Tenn.

February 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM RAUM, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers is challenging last week's vote by workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee rejecting the UAW to represent them.

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Update: Wine in grocery stores bill passes House

Update: Wine in grocery stores bill passes House

February 20th, 2014 12:24 pm by Nathan Baker

After years of debate and false starts in the state capitol, it looks as if Tennessee's grocery stores will soon be allowed to sell wine.

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Jonesborough planners grant approval for farm winery

Jonesborough planners grant approval for farm winery

February 19th, 2014 11:04 am by Max Hrenda

Storybrook Farm looking to make, sell wine made from fruits grown on the property.

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After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

February 17th, 2014 1:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker all but guaranteed the German automaker would announce within two weeks of a union rejection that it would build a new midsized sport utility vehicle at its only U.S. factory instead of sending the work to Mexico.

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After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

February 16th, 2014 8:44 pm by By Mike Pare and Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said he hopes to start discussions as early as this week with Volkswagen about a new incentive package to help the manufacturer settle on the Chattanooga plant to produce a new line of SUVs.

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Home and Garden Show features something for do-it-yourselfers, leave-it-aloners alike

Home and Garden Show features something for do-it-yourselfers, leave-it-aloners alike - VIDEO

February 15th, 2014 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

The 45th Annual Home Sweet Home & Garden Show, put on by the Johnson City Area Home Builders Association at the Freedom Hall Civic Center, features displays and booths from about 80 vendors.

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After prolonged doughnut drought, area now rich with shops

After prolonged doughnut drought, area now rich with shops

February 15th, 2014 9:11 pm by Tony Casey

A few years ago, someone in Johnson City would be hard-pressed to find a coffee spot with a fresh doughnut. Oh, how things change. Now there are almost a half-dozen donut shops for breakfast eaters to get their sweet fix.

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