A recent trend toward coordinated economic development efforts among Northeast Tennessee’s and Southwest Virginia’s business organizations will likely continue, experts say, as officials realize the strength in numbers.
Expecting local market changes, soft drink bottler Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will close its Bristol sales, warehousing and distribution center and move those functions to its Johnson City facility.
Seven years ago, Stephanie and Michael Trost’s lives changed forever, upending their jobs, their home and their roles as husband and wife.
As local economies and markets shift, grow and refocus after the Great Recession, business leaders in the area are collectively concerned with one core concept — regionalism.
Seventy workers at a Johnson City tape manufacturer will lose their jobs next year when the plant closes, a business decision a spokesperson said would protect the rest of the company and its 2,800 employees.
A UK-based kayak-maker plans to move its North American distribution facility from Asheville to Erwin, bringing with it eight to 10 new jobs and a $1 million investment.
Just how much is a mess of beans?
At a campaign event Thursday in downtown Johnson City, governor hopeful Diane Black and the cadre of politicians there to support her stuck to the social issues that resonate well with Tennessee voters.
A transportation company in Greeneville was bought by a Chattanooga holding company Thursday in an $83 million cash deal.
For the second summer in a row, the Press caught a group of young philanthropists raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by appealing to people’s thirst on a hot day.