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Downtown businesses deal with break damage

Downtown businesses deal with break damage

September 24th, 2013 9:40 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown business owners and employees have grown accustomed to flooding during Johnson City’s rainy season, but none of them expected a deluge Monday when the weather was sunny and fair.

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Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

September 24th, 2013 10:05 am by CANDICE CHOI — AP Food Industry Writer

NEW YORK — Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.

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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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