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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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Legislation would help electric systems get cable, Internet franchise

April 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Legislation that could expand local electric systems' role in providing telecommunications services across Tennessee has been presented by House GOP Leader Jason Mumpower of Bristol.

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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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