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As Christmas nears, expect more discounts

December 15th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

The clock is winding down on what could be one of the worst holiday shopping seasons in decades and recession-hit shoppers are finally starting to feel some pressure to spend.

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Many small banks waiting to access government funds

December 14th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Many small community banks are growing frustrated about their inability to access the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund, nearly two months after large banks began tapping the fund for much-needed capital.

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Eastman Credit Union plans to distribute $4 million dividend

December 13th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

KINGSPORT One local financial institution is announcing some good news despite the nation's tough economic times.

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Business creations: Zoomerz ribbon cutting set for this week

December 13th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT The Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Zoomerz at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at 1634 Fort Henry Drive. Zoomerz is a full-service gasoline station and convenience store that offers fountain and coffee stations.

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Metal recycling business goes from boom to bust

December 12th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE In simple terms, in December those bags of aluminum cans in the garage and that junk car in a field are worth a fraction of what they were in August.

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KOSBE hands out small business awards

December 12th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Holston Medical Group's founder, Dr. Jerry Miller, and founders of Elixir Media Group, Cafe N'Orleans and Flowers by Copper Creek were among winners in the 2008 KOSBE small business awards.

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Eastman among firms cited in Barron's pension shortfall report

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

Eastman Chemical Co. is one of the firms cited in a Barron's report that suggests many U.S. corporations are vulnerable to a pension-plan shortfall that could force them to make unforeseen contributions and impose other restrictions.

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Seaman Corp. invests $7 million in Bristol plant

December 11th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

BRISTOL, Tenn. "The primary purpose of making this investment is to further increase our capability and to improve the productivity of our current associates so that we can remain globally competitive," Richard Seaman, president and CEO of Seaman Corp.,

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