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De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

October 28th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Pharmacist Jim Anderson knows his retirement may be a bitter pill for some of his longtime customers to swallow, but this doctor is prescribing himself some deserved rest and relaxation.

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Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 28th, 2014 2:54 pm by Staff Report

The local Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to endorse a merger between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, according to a news release.

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Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

October 26th, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Wayne Gay is the only commercial producer of wine in the highlands of Carter and Johnson counties, but he is hoping a proposed federal wine-producing designation for the region will be approved and more wineries will be attracted to the area.

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Erwin board has no taste for food cart

Erwin board has no taste for food cart

October 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Brad Hicks

While Lewis Carsten said he has no intention of giving up barbecuing, he's not yet sure where he'll continue to ply his craft.

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Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

Developer of Lot 8 to utilize rear access

October 22nd, 2014 9:04 pm by Nathan Baker

Lot 8 is enough for a Knoxville developer, who says the university-opposite plot can be utilized even with the access problems that have plagued it in the past.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 3:02 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The warning covers certain models made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

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Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

October 22nd, 2014 9:03 am by John Thompson

One of the distinguishing features of the proposed "Appalachian High Country" American viticultural area would be that all the vineyards would be above 2,000 feet in elevation.

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Will gas prices continue dropping?

Will gas prices continue dropping?

October 22nd, 2014 8:34 am by Tony Casey

Tennessee has the third-lowest average pump price, at $2.88 a gallon, in the nation.

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Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

October 22nd, 2014 7:21 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.

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Edge training facility closing doors after 11 years

Edge training facility closing doors after 11 years

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Trey Williams

A who's who of area players utilized the Edge Performance Sports Training Center facility to improve pitching, hitting and fielding. But the large building at 2615 South Roan Street made for a tough business model, and it will close up shop on Nov. 15.

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