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Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

March 17th, 2014 10:05 am by BRUCE SCHREINER and ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers are considering dialing back some of those requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.

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Apartments still planned for former mill property

Apartments still planned for former mill property

March 15th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Representatives of a North Carolina company hoping to build a 216-unit multifamily apartment complex said Friday that the project will continue to move through Johnson City's approval process over the next two weeks and the interested company could close

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Evolve apartment complex approval process continues next week

Evolve apartment complex approval process continues next week

March 13th, 2014 5:54 pm by Staff Report

The proposed apartment complex intended for the land now occupied by the former Model Mill and Mize Farm & Garden Supply will proceed next week with a meeting schedule to approve a rezoning ordinance and a variance request allowing the construction for th

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Area retail sales report reflects tough 4th quarter for region

Area retail sales report reflects tough 4th quarter for region

March 12th, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

There's no way to sugarcoat a Tri-Cities Retail Sales Report put out Wednesday by East Tennessee State University's Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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Fast cars equal big business for Johnson City

Fast cars equal big business for Johnson City

March 11th, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As the high-banked oval of Bristol Motor Speedway churns to life, hundreds of thousands of fans, drivers and support staff will flock to the Tri-Cities this week, bringing millions of dollars rolling into the local economy from race-related tourism.

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Surging rental market keeps apartment developers flocking to area

Surging rental market keeps apartment developers flocking to area

March 8th, 2014 11:05 pm by Nathan Baker

Favorable conditions in the rental housing market and a shift in how apartments are perceived have led real estate developers to Johnson City.

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Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

Wellmont Health System cuts ribbon on new cancer treatment facility

March 6th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

Institute to move from its temporary offices on Wesley Street to the updated former shopping center suite on Marketplace Boulevard later this month.

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Piney Flats distillery shines on

Piney Flats distillery shines on

March 5th, 2014 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

In less than three years, partners Tom "Tiny" Roberson, Byron Reece and Gary Melvin are looking to take their startup brand, Tennessee Mellomoon, to multi-state distribution and are reeling in the benefits of a featured spot on a reality television series

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White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

March 4th, 2014 2:16 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

America's biggest federal utility could come under state and local ownership if Congress goes along with a plan proposed today by the Obama administration.

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Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

March 3rd, 2014 6:42 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Legislation allowing wine to be sold outside Tennessee liquor stores is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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