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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 3:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Back in late June, Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats operation rolled out an education collaboration with the intent of helping Bell and other potential aviation employers attract and develop local talent.

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Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dead

Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dead

September 8th, 2014 11:57 am by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

Cathy opened his first postwar diner in an Atlanta suburb in 1946 and by 1967 he had founded and opened his first Chick-fil-A Inc. restaurant in Atlanta.

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State of the art: Gallery hosts discussion on signs v. murals downtown

State of the art: Gallery hosts discussion on signs v. murals downtown

September 5th, 2014 11:08 pm by Max Hrenda

After he was told by a City Commission that they saw a sign, Dick Nelson hoped a little conversation might open up some eyes.

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First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

September 4th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of a downtown business facing city sign code violations hopes to spawn colorful conversations about aesthetics and tear down semantic walls between officials and merchants at a Friday event.

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Two Model Mill lawsuits continue to progress

Two Model Mill lawsuits continue to progress

September 3rd, 2014 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

Two lawsuits filed in opposition to the proposed development of Johnson City's former Model Mill property on Walnut Street continue to advance through Washington County Chancery Court.

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Kingsport board urges Wellmont, MSHA to weigh impact of loss of local control

Kingsport board urges Wellmont, MSHA to weigh impact of loss of local control

September 3rd, 2014 2:56 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A similar resolution is expected to go before the elected bodies of Bristol, Tenn.; Bristol, Va.; Johnson City; and Sullivan and Washington counties.

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Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

September 1st, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

An established Bristol eatery is advancing south and bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to Johnson City.

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Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

August 28th, 2014 4:26 pm by Associated Press

The gun maker announced in January that it would build a new manufacturing and research facility in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin.

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PBA enters negotiations for Lot 8 sale

PBA enters negotiations for Lot 8 sale

August 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Nathan Baker

The Knoxville developer who brought a Wal-Mart Supercenter to Johnson City's Market Street has plans for another, smaller retail location on Millennium Park's always negotiated but never contracted Lot 8.

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Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

August 26th, 2014 11:17 am by Associated Press

Some analysts have suggested that Canada's lower tax rates stand to benefit Burger King over time. But Burger King said that's the not main motivation for the deal.

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