Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

September 24th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

Academy Sports + Outdoors will offer casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

September 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Tony Casey

Maj. Gen. Scott "Hammer" Hartsell spoke with Mountain States Health Alliance's managers and leaders about the role they play in inspiring workers at an annual leadership forum.

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Chattanooga candy maker closing its doors

Chattanooga candy maker closing its doors

September 22nd, 2014 11:37 am by Mike Pare, The Times Free Press

Ferrara Candy Co. is closing its Chattanooga production plant by the end of the year and laying off all of its manufacturing employees, the company announced today.

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Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

September 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

The Main Street Pizza Company's Jamie Dove said the recent loss of Scratch Brick Oven's owner John Wrestler is rightfully shocking for all who knew him.

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FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

September 17th, 2014 12:51 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A project developer in Mt. Juliet confirmed the shipping company was in the final stages to close on the property.

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Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

September 17th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.

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Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

September 15th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

A nationally recognized credit rating firm cited Jonesborough's budgetary flexibility, liquidity, wealth and income in its decision to grant the town one of its higher bond ratings.

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Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

September 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday rifled through the proposed 2015, $123 million budget in a workshop designed make plain what the Budget Committee has formulated to this point: a budget that will be recommended for approval Sept. 29.

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