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New Johnson City sandwich shop aimed at healthy living

New Johnson City sandwich shop aimed at healthy living

September 24th, 2013 9:09 am by Nathan Baker

Jonathan Harrigan, a five-year partner in the Alley Kat Sandwich Shop, said his new venture, Canteen Deli, caters to the health-conscious sandwich crowd.

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Local group builds on its long history of providing jobs for the visually impaired

Local group builds on its long history of providing jobs for the visually impaired

September 23rd, 2013 9:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With a new mattress factory outlet store recently opened at its manufacturing plant in Johnson City and a second store to open soon in Kingsport, Lions Volunteer Blind Industries is attempting to build on its 62-year history of providing employment opport

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New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

New $60K digital projector headed for Elizabethton's iconic State Line Drive-In

September 23rd, 2013 3:44 pm by John Thompson

State Line Drive-In was one of the nine theaters to be awarded a $60,000 digital projector in the Honda Project Drive-In effort to keep theaters open when Hollywood makes the transition to all digital prints next year.

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Development Council officially names Mitch Miller CEO

Development Council officially names Mitch Miller CEO

September 20th, 2013 6:17 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of helming the Washington County Economic Development Council, the organization’s board officially dropped the “interim” from the front of Mitch Miller’s CEO title Thursday, giving him the reins to drive the county’s future growth.

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital administrator prepared to lead transition

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital administrator prepared to lead transition

September 18th, 2013 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

Big changes are in store for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital once its acquisition by Mountain States Health Alliance becomes official, and one man who will be heavily involved in much of this work is newly-hired UCMH administrator Tracy Byers.

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Local retailers enjoy second quarter rebound in retail sales

Local retailers enjoy second quarter rebound in retail sales

September 18th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

After a disastrous first quarter, retail sales in the Tri-Cities rebounded moderately in the second, ending a yearlong slump in real sales.

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Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus

Stocks, bonds rise sharply as Fed keeps stimulus

September 18th, 2013 2:06 pm by KEN SWEET — AP Markets Writer

NEW YORK — Investors plowed money into stocks and bonds Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to keep its economic stimulus in place.

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Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

September 17th, 2013 9:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners are hustling to approve and deliver a completed, $250,000 federal grant application by Friday in hopes the money would help buy the Kelly’s Foods property at the corner of Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road.

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Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

September 17th, 2013 8:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown merchants are keeping their eyes on the prize of an updated and beautified Johnson City while suffering the lost business and delays of construction.

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Tax abatement policy in works to entice industries, investors to Johnson City

Tax abatement policy in works to entice industries, investors to Johnson City

September 17th, 2013 3:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Industrial Development Board was created by the General Assembly as a means of financing business/industrial facilities that create employment and economic growth, but the group has been relatively dormant until its reformation in Februar

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