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From salt to mash: Tennessee Hills Distillery poised for fall opening

From salt to mash: Tennessee Hills Distillery poised for fall opening

June 24th, 2014 11:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Four months after receiving approval from the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, interior renovations to the Salt House are mostly complete, and the Tennessee Hills Distillery is on course to begin selling craft spirits by the fall.

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Brad Hicks

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday, and in what is sure to be good news to those at the facility, she was impressed by what s

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Can Amazon's Fire compete with the iPhone?

Can Amazon's Fire compete with the iPhone?

June 19th, 2014 2:48 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA and ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

The phone's most significant feature, called "Firefly," employs audio and object recognition technology to identify products and present the user with ways to purchase the items through Amazon.

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Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

June 18th, 2014 5:56 pm by For the Press

A Wellmont news release said the deal will enable Wellmont patients with UnitedHealthcare commercial, Medicare Advantage and Dual Complete plans to have uninterrupted access to Wellmont hospitals, facilities and medical practices.

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Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

June 16th, 2014 9:57 pm by Nathan Baker

With construction in full swing, the builders of a 550-bed student housing complex on the former site of a Johnson City flooring manufacturer are confident the units will be complete in time for East Tennessee State University students to take up residenc

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Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

June 16th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

The hivemind was squarely focused on biscuits, grits and banana pudding Monday afternoon, as hundreds swarmed Johnson City's historic former CC&O railroad depot for a taste of Tupelo Honey Cafe's Southern cuisine.

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n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

June 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

From humble beginnings at the hands of two college faculty members, Johnson City's n-tara interactive has grown global in scope, helping household brands get their products into the hands of millions of consumers.

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Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

Obama order forces Philly rail workers back on job

June 14th, 2014 10:26 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

June 12th, 2014 11:39 am by Contributed - UT

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.

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Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

June 12th, 2014 8:23 am by Nathan Baker

Out of nine health systems that answered Wellmont's request for proposals earlier this year, three are no longer under consideration, having failed to meet the specifications the board set for the new partner.

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