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Discovery Ice Cream seeking franchisee for Kingsport store

April 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Discovery Ice Cream is looking for a franchisee for its store in downtown Kingsport. Allan Jones, founder and CEO of Discovery Ice Cream and its parent company Puffin Innovations, said he is moving the company's headquarters from Kingsport to Charleston,

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Funeral homes adopting new technology to serve families in final farewell

April 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Carter-Trent Funeral Home is offering a new way for folks to participate in the final farewell of their loved ones, thanks to the Internet. Last week, Carter-Trent held its first live Web cast of a funeral service just one example of how funer

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Oak Hill to break ground on new mausoleum

April 17th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce will join city officials at 10 a.m. Monday to break ground on a new mausoleum at Oak Hill Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations, 800 Truxton Drive. A $300,000 investment, the 4,380-square-foot facility wi

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Wellmont may outsource medical transcription services

April 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Rain Smith

The Times-News has learned Wellmont Health System is looking to outsource medical transcription services at all of its facilities. Wellmont says about 50 employees could be affected. They stressed that a decision to outsource the work has not been made, a

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Appco convenience store chain to be put up for sale

April 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

GREENEVILLE The bankrupt Appco convenience store chain is going up for sale, and a brand-new boss is coming in to make the company as attractive to a buyer as possible.

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Is there a downside to mortgage aid?

April 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

It's welcome relief for homeowners struggling with mortgage payments. The new federal program to let people refinance or modify their mortgages is expected to help millions of Americans lower monthly payments and avoid foreclosure. So what strings are att

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