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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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Rescue workers learn dos, don'ts of hybrid vehicles

Rescue workers learn dos, don'ts of hybrid vehicles

March 2nd, 2014 2:09 pm by Max Hrenda

As hybrid vehicles continue to establish their place in the automotive marketplace, discussions about their reliability, low emissions and fuel economy became more common.

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County planners to consider rezoning Telford industrial park

County planners to consider rezoning Telford industrial park

March 1st, 2014 8:34 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Regional Planning Commission will consider a request Tuesday to rezone 67 acres of vacant land in the Telford industrial park, a housekeeping measure as a new economic development organization officially takes the wheel.

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Mitch Cox Construction to complete Johnson City depot renovation for Tupelo Honey

Mitch Cox Construction to complete Johnson City depot renovation for Tupelo Honey

February 28th, 2014 10:10 am by Nathan Baker

The firm will fill in the shell of the depot's freight bay, finishing the existing wooden floors, installing an open cathedral ceiling and outfitting the pedestrian platform, which will become outdoor dining space.

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Two companies vying  to manage city facility

Two companies vying to manage city facility

February 27th, 2014 12:20 pm by Nathan Baker

With a lucrative contract on the line, two companies with very different philosophies vied for the Public Building Authority's favor Wednesday for the management of Johnson City's Millennium Centre.

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