Johnson City Press Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Two jobs reports show conflicting results for Tri-Cities

Two jobs reports show conflicting results for Tri-Cities

February 26th, 2015 9:23 am by Staff Report

Conflicting employment data for the final quarter of 2014 left East Tennessee State University economic professor and researcher Steb Hipple of two minds regarding the outlook for the region's economy.

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Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

February 25th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After months under contract by an elusive out-of-town artist, the Oaks Castle is again for sale.

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Planners put sidewalk dining bill on menu for Erwin BMA

Planners put sidewalk dining bill on menu for Erwin BMA

February 25th, 2015 9:30 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Erwin's proposed sidewalk dining ordinance will once again be presented to the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen for its consideration.

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Last call for Bailey's Sports Grille; employees lose jobs

Last call for Bailey's Sports Grille; employees lose jobs

February 25th, 2015 11:53 am by Tony Casey

After 20 years of service, the last drinks have been poured and the last billiard balls have been pocketed at one of Johnson City's most frequented sports clubs.

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Washington County loosens campground restrictions

Washington County loosens campground restrictions

February 24th, 2015 8:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

A decade-long restriction on the placement of Washington County campgrounds was lifted Monday when the County Commission approved new regulations that grew the number of allowed districts from one to eight.

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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

February 24th, 2015 4:57 pm by Josh Lederman, Associated Press

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

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Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

February 23rd, 2015 3:50 pm by Tony Casey

The Tennessee State High School Indoor Track and Field Championships, put on by Knoxville Youth Athletics, will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and feature more than 400 athletes from across the state.

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80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

February 23rd, 2015 2:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County's largest manufacturer will grow larger this year, adding new equipment, square footage and jobs.

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Knoxville financial advisor claims firing linked to Pilot probe

Knoxville financial advisor claims firing linked to Pilot probe

February 23rd, 2015 10:23 am by Associated Press

A Knoxville financial adviser is suing Morgan Stanley, saying the company fired him for cooperating with the FBI in the investigation of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill

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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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