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Chamber dinner celebrates Kingsport's accomplishments

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

KINGSPORT Tom Segelhorst, the 2008 Kingsport chamber chair and human resources and safety manager at Domtar, said the event is the "perfect way to celebrate all of the many great things and achievements that are occurring in Kingsport."

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Housing industry welcomes tax credit for homebuyers

February 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff and wire report

The tax incentive is likely to be more helpful to buyers in less expensive markets, said Christopher Thornberg, a principal with Beacon Economics in Los Angeles. That's welcome news especially for those in the Bristol and Kingsport markets.

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Circuit City ripples go beyond vacancies, layoffs

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

Circuit City will finally flicker out when its last 567 stores close this year, but the bankruptcy of the nation's second-largest electronics retailer will ripple across the U.S. economy for years.

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Loan package OK'd for Lee call center

February 4th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

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Developer hopes to put in oyster bar at site of Jack's Restaurant

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

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Economic Development Board is considering selling the former Jack's Restaurant property on Main Street to a local developer who hopes to build a new oyster bar at the site.

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King Pharmaceuticals restructuring includes estimated 760 layoffs

February 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today it is restructuring and laying off workers to decrease operating expenses. According to King's press release, these actions - when combined with the reduction in headcount arising from King's recent acquisition

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