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Green Bankshares sells $72.2M in stock to bailout program

December 24th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

Green Bankshares Inc. has completed the sale of 72,278 shares of Series A preferred equity stock for $72.2 million to the U.S. Treasury Department under the department's Capital Purchase Program.

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Woodbridge Hospital loses portion of mental health care funding

December 24th, 2008 12:00 am by Teresa Hicks

When a person in mental health crisis becomes a danger to himself or others, police may be called to intervene. If a judge determines that the person needs to be committed to a mental hospital for treatment, police provide secure transport to the hospital

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Last-minute shoppers pack Kingsport stores

December 23rd, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT With schools out and many folks already on vacation, parking lots were busy at Kingsport Pavilion, East Stone Commons and Kingsport Town Center as well as Wal-Mart, Kmart, Big Lots and other retailers Tuesday.

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November existing home sales plunge 8.6%; sales price down by largest amont on record

December 23rd, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Sales of existing homes plunged far more than expected last month as buyers recoiled from October's financial wreckage on Wall Street. The median sales price fell by the largest amount on record.

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Downloads sound death knell for Dad's CDs

December 22nd, 2008 12:00 am by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY The era of the local music store is nearing its end, and that breaks Steve Dorsey's heart. Dorsey, the owner of Dad's CDs, 1736 State of Franklin Road, is closing the business Dec. 31, a victim largely of the download. With the closing of C

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