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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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Existing home sales increased in Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol during March

April 20th, 2010 12:00 am by Don Fenley

As expected, existing home sales in Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol increased in March. Average sales prices increased in Johnson City, and Bristol Tenn. First quarter average sales prices were also up in Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol Tenn. and

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Growing number of E. Tenn. small farms living off the land

April 19th, 2010 12:00 am by Larisa Brass

Lending new meaning to the term 'seed companies,' a new generation of start-ups is putting down roots in East Tennessee.Micro-farming has found a niche here as agricultural entrepreneurs without the dollars to invest in larger, wholesale-type operations g

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