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TVA inspector says business put before regulatory compliance after Alabama incident

January 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority's inspector general said in a report that agency managers placed business interests above regulatory compliance after a plant incident in Alabama.

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Developing tourism industry points to bright future in Southwest Virginia

January 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Wes Bunch

Officials in Southwest Virginia, and Scott County in particular, can point to a number of accomplishments that made 2008 a good year for its developing tourism industry.

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Sullivan partnership revamping its 'Scorecard' of activities

January 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE Sullivan County's economic development team has been and will remain focused on jobs creation, helping existing business and industry expand and attracting new ones.

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New Dominion electric plant to help power Southwest Virginia economy

January 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Steve Igo

ST. PAUL Dominion Virginia Power's new electricity generating station in St. Paul will generate a lot more than its 585 megawatt power capacity.

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AGC laying off 34 workers from Surgoinsville plant

January 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

AGC Flat Glass, formerly AFG Industries, is laying off another 34 employees from its 250-employee Greenland Plant near Surgoinsville.

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Jobs gains high in East Tennessee, losses in West

January 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. Dozens of companies in 2008 expanded or launched launch new projects in East Tennessee, leaving West Tennessee dry with high unemployment rates. Experts say the employment shift is just a phase of the recession.

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Leclerc Foods helping people 'eat their way through recession'

December 31st, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Canada-based Leclerc Foods Inc. is making more than granola bars at its new facility, which began operation in the Northeast Tennessee Business Park on Dec. 8.

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