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Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

August 28th, 2013 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials hope a new logo will help market downtown Johnson City as an area for shopping, dining and entertainment to residents and outsiders.

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Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

August 27th, 2013 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

As more and more Tri-Cities businesses urge their employees to purchase prescriptions online, local pharmacists say the trend will likely hurt independent small businesses the most and could lead to dangerous drug interaction for patients.

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

August 27th, 2013 9:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the sale of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital to Mountain States Health Alliance has the backing of the governing bodies of both the town of Erwin and Unicoi County, officials involved say the next step in the process is to get the proposed sale ba

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Digital video switch could mean closure of landmark Bristol drive-in

Digital video switch could mean closure of landmark Bristol drive-in

August 26th, 2013 1:09 pm by Nathan Baker

Danny Warden, owner of the Twin-City Drive-In Theatre on Volunteer Parkway, said Monday that he has no plans to make the switch to digital projection, a decision facing hundreds of drive-in owners nationwide.

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Late shoe store owner fondly remembered by customers

Late shoe store owner fondly remembered by customers

August 24th, 2013 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Former customers remember the late owner of a downtown shoe shop as a man with a big heart and a lot of sole.

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TVA board votes for 1.5 percent rate increase

TVA board votes for 1.5 percent rate increase

August 22nd, 2013 1:47 pm by Associated Press

TVA's budget for the upcoming year anticipates 4.6 percent lower sales year over year and is about 6 percent less than 2013.

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Good for you, good for the economy? Impact of farmers market managers focus of study

Good for you, good for the economy? Impact of farmers market managers focus of study

August 22nd, 2013 12:50 pm by Rex Barber

Rachel Ward, a student in the public health doctoral program at East Tennessee State University, is interested in knowing what role farmers market managers play in securing growers who offer access to the freshest produce.

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Jack Daniel's prepares for its largest expansion

Jack Daniel's prepares for its largest expansion

August 22nd, 2013 11:12 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Jack Daniel's is being served a $100 million-plus expansion of its rural Tennessee distillery to flex more muscle in the growing whiskey market.

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Elizabethton airport gets $1.6 million grant

Elizabethton airport gets $1.6 million grant

August 21st, 2013 3:59 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Municipal Airport has received a $1,670,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Division. It will require a local match of 5 percent, or $87,930.

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MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

August 19th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mountain States Health Alliance has hired Tracy Byers, CEO of Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Okla., to serve as the new administrator of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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