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Wellmont continues to explore merger options

Wellmont continues to explore merger options

July 30th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

An announcement made Wednesday by Wellmont Health Systems regarding the status of the board of directors' search to explore merger options answers some questions, but leaves others without reply.

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Douglas Dynamics, Bosch sites purchased; expansion of workforces expected

Douglas Dynamics, Bosch sites purchased; expansion of workforces expected

July 30th, 2014 8:53 pm by Nathan Baker

Years dormant manufacturing sites will soon see new activity as companies, workers and equipment move into two Johnson City industrial buildings.

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Industrial parks cited as keys to area's growth

Industrial parks cited as keys to area's growth

July 30th, 2014 1:22 pm by Tony Casey

The tools for widespread economic development are here and Northeast Tennessee is the verge of that boom, all the area needs is a little push.

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2nd lawsuit filed against Model Mill developers, Chamber of Commerce

2nd lawsuit filed against Model Mill developers, Chamber of Commerce

July 29th, 2014 11:31 pm by Nathan Baker

A second legal attack against the development of the former Model Mill property was filed last week, this one complaining that Chamber of Commerce CEO Gary Mabrey misrepresented the organization's intention for the dilapidated structure.

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

July 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Another developer shows interest in Lot 8

Another developer shows interest in Lot 8

July 23rd, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Another developer is interested in the access deprived Lot 8, but the members of Johnson City's Public Building Authority have been in this position before.

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Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

Softball tournament returns to Johnson City

July 23rd, 2014 10:54 am by Nathan Baker

City leaders and tournament organizers announced the upcoming tournament, which begins with an opening ceremony this weekend and the first game Monday, at a press conference Wednesday at the Winged Deer Park softball fields.

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Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

Shop owner hopes downtown general store brings old-timey feel

July 22nd, 2014 10:45 pm by Tony Casey

Greg Cash hopes when his Sampson Mountain General Store opens up in downtown Johnson City next month that it will give off the same old-fashioned general store feel that he knows well from his youth.

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Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

Growing operation: Downtown Farming promotes homegrown produce

July 22nd, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

For Downtown Farming owners Yancy and Valda Grimmett, business is growing.

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213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

213 coal jobs lost: Mining company shutting down operations in SW Virginia, Eastern Kentucky

July 22nd, 2014 9:18 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

More coal mine closures continue to plague Southwest Virginia's economy.

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