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Hawkins County's Contour Industries expansion could add 100 jobs

September 28th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

PHIPPS BEND Contour Industries in Hawkins County has weathered the recent economic downturn with sales growth each of the past three years and a new expansion that will begin this year and eventually add 50 to 100 new jobs.Plant manager David Tomlinson t

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Mountain Empire Community College hosting economic forum

September 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The public is invited to discuss local and regional economic opportunities during a series of three forums to be held in Wise County, with the first session scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Mountain Empire Community College's Goodloe Center.

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JC mall terminates 'Nobama' merchant's lease

September 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Brad Hicks, Johnson City Press

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Is your company prepared for a severe flu outbreak?

September 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Is your business prepared for H1N1?What would happen if 30 percent of your employees contracted the so called "swine flu" at the same time?Businesses across the country are preparing for the worst flu season in years, taking steps now to help keep employ

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Media General sells Va Business magazine

September 25th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

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Area unemployment rate down 0.1 percent in August

September 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Don Fenley

The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area for August was 9.7 percent, down 0.1 percent from last month. Statewide, the unemployment rate increased in 47 counties, decreased in 42 and remained t

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