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Unemployment report shows more jobs in Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol

August 27th, 2010 4:35 am by Don Fenley

Employers in Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol added jobs during July, pushing unemployment rates down in all three cities. The number of people working in all three cities was at an 18-month high. According to the state report, 17,620 people had jo

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AT&T hiring 100 workers for Johnson City Center

August 27th, 2010 4:32 am by Sharon Hayes

JOHNSON CITY Calling all job seekers: AT&T is putting out the help wanted signs. The company announced Thursday it plans to hire more than 100 customer service representatives at its Johnson City Call Center.

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Toyota recalls 1.1 million more vehicles

August 26th, 2010 2:26 pm by Associated Press

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Bristol Regional Medical Center remains full participant in Medicare

August 26th, 2010 12:05 pm by staff report

BRISTOL - Bristol Regional Medical Center will remain a full participant in the Medicare program after The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found the hospital to be in full compliance with Medicare requirements and withdrew a previously issued ter

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Bad news on homes, goods adds to air of recession

August 26th, 2010 5:02 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) It's starting to feel like another recession.Businesses are ordering fewer goods. Home sales are the slowest in decades. Jobs are scarce, and unemployment claims are rising. Perhaps most worrisome, manufacturing activity, which had been o

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Kingsport, Johnson City housing price appreciation in negative territory; new home sales post historic drop

August 25th, 2010 2:27 pm by Don Fenley

Home price appreciation in the Kingsport-Bristol and Johnson City MSAs was in negative territory for the second quarter of this year according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's all transaction Housing Price Index (HPI) released Wednesday. The news f

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KCG Industries adding 50 jobs at Lee County call center

August 24th, 2010 4:54 am by Staff report

PENNINGTON GAP U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., was in Pennington Gap on Monday to announce the addition of 50 jobs at a Lee County call center. The new positions at KCG Industries come as the result of a contract the company signed recently with ret

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Job demands shift in Chattanooga region

August 22nd, 2010 9:51 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA After 25 years with General Motors, Renee Pipkins lost her job as an automotive engineer in Michigan last year and decided to hit the road literally.

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