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Real estate industry basks in March sales increases, but will it last?

April 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Don Fenley

The real estate industry is basking in higher existing home sales for March. Kingsport sales were up 50 percent from the previous month. The 11-county region of NE Tenn. and SW Va. area serviced by the Northeast Tennessee Association of Relations also

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Unemployment drops in Kingsport-Bristol, more jobs reported in 7 of 10 job sectors

April 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Don Fenley

Employment is up in seven of the 10 Bureau of Labor Statistics job sectors collected for the Kingsport-Bristol TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area.And, the unemployment rate for the MSA declined by 0.4 percent from February to 9.8 percent in March. That'

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Eastman's first quarter earnings rise sharply

April 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman Chemical Co. crushed Wall Street expectations Thursday, posting stronger-than-expected earnings for the first quarter in what could signal an end to the recession for the Kingsport-based company.Eastman reported net income of $101 milli

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Citizens Bank of East Tennessee enters into consent order with FDIC

April 21st, 2010 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

ROGERSVILLE Citizens Bank of East Tennessee in Rogersville has entered into a consent order with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions.

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