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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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Rockefeller's owners plan upscale nightspot in Kingsport

April 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

In an uncertain economic time, the owners of a new Kingsport nightspot are constructing what they call a getaway for people 21 and over.

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Retirees serve as volunteer tax preparers at city library

April 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Al Stone retired more than 20 years ago, but during tax time, you'll find him hard at work, pouring over tax documents and income statements every Friday morning at the Kingsport Public Library.

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Tri-Cities Regional Airport grappling with grim budget projections

April 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE No one was smiling as commissioners on the Tri-Cities Regional Airport Administration/Operations Committee examined working budget drafts of TCRA's projected year-end and year-ahead operating plans Thursday.

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Judge grants reprieve on Appco leases

April 9th, 2009 12:00 am by JEFF KEELING

GREENEVILLE Area convenience store operator Appco will be back in federal court Tuesday after a bankruptcy judge granted a reprieve Wednesday from Appco's landlords, who are demanding overdue rent payment. The lawyer for Appco's creditor, meanwhile, s

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