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Appco's two main landlords seeking termination of leases

April 8th, 2009 12:00 am by JEFF KEELING

Appco faces crucial bankruptcy court hearings today that could help determine the regional convenience store operator's ability to reorganize.

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Kingsport facade, redevelopment funds need cash infusion

April 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Economic Development Board has exhausted funds designated for both facade grants and redevelopment grants at least for now.

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Eastman's next CEO lining up management team

April 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co.'s next chief executive is lining up his management team. James P. Rogers, who will take over as CEO when Brian Ferguson steps down at the annual shareholders meeting May 7, has tapped Richard L. Johnson to serve as an executive offic

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200 Kingsport employees getting layoff notices from Eastman this week

April 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Some 300 Eastman Chemical Co. employees including 200 in Kingsport are being notified this week that they no longer have a job.The Kingsport-based company announced March 9 it would cut 200 to 300 positions worldwide in four to six weeks. Mon

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Treasury chief puts bailed-out bank CEOs on notice

April 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Associated Press

The government may require new faces in executive suites at banks requiring "exceptional assistance" in the future, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday.

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Indian Path Medical Center marks 35 years of service

April 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT In the early 1970s, an empty hospital bed was a rare sight in Kingsport. According to old newspaper clippings, folks needing medical care had to be put on a waiting list for admittance to Holston Valley Hospital.

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Eastman doesn't have to report layoffs to state

April 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT Eastman is expected to lay off between 200 and 300 people most of them in Kingsport this month. This Monday marks exactly four weeks since Eastman announced it would layoff those employees in four to six weeks. As of Thursday, Eastman had not

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