Johnson City Press Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Local News Business & Technology Downtown JC
Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

July 22nd, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

For Downtown Farming owners Yancy and Valda Grimmett, business is growing.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

July 22nd, 2014 9:18 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

More coal mine closures continue to plague Southwest Virginia's economy.

Comments
Local News Business & Technology
When lease expected: First Boone Ridge Townhomes go on market

When lease expected: First Boone Ridge Townhomes go on market

July 21st, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Now in the midst of the first phase of a 253-townhome neighborhood in Boones Creek, a local developer has turned some units over to the property manager for leasing.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Mountain States on the block?

Mountain States on the block?

July 19th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

With its regional competitor poised to potentially become part of a much larger corporate system, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine said all options are on the table for the Johnson City-based health system he leads, including a merger.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology Jonesborough
Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

Shanks for the memories: Parson's Son BBQ closing in Jonesborough

July 16th, 2014 5:12 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years in a former Jonesborough fuel station, the owner of The Parson's Son BBQ is packing up his pork and heading south.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

German grocery chain Aldi says 'Ja' to Tri-Cities

July 15th, 2014 9:16 am by Nathan Baker

After remaining silent for months, German discount grocery chain Aldi officially confirmed ongoing construction not only for a Johnson City store on West Market Street, but also for a second Tri-Cities location in Kingsport.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

Haslam's Pilot Flying J strikes deal with government, pays $92M, won't be prosecuted

July 14th, 2014 1:35 pm by Josh Flory, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Pilot Flying J said Monday it has "reached an understanding with the U. S. Attorney's office" and the U. S. Department of Justice.

Comments
Regional & National Business & Technology
Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

July 14th, 2014 1:05 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which led to both the housing boom and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 11:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The German automaker announced Monday that it will invest $600 million to expand the factory and set up a new research center that will employ about 200 engineers.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Retail, residential may mix in plan

Retail, residential may mix in plan

July 12th, 2014 8:51 am by Nathan Baker

A Charleston, South Carolina, developer holding a contract on a corner Johnson City property asked that the rezoning of the land be put off for a month by the city Planning Commission to allow him to better understand the surrounding neighborhood.

Comments