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Holston Builders Supply to lay off 16 workers in Kingsport

October 13th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff report

Holston Builders Supply Inc., a wholesale business located in downtown Kingsport, will lay off 16 people by year's end.A notice from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Dislocated Worker Unit Report of Official Notices lists the layoffs as

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Kingsport faring better than other areas during troubled economic times

October 10th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - Turn on CNN or Fox news these days and you'd think the world's economic engine has ground to a halt, with banks lending no money, people unable to buy homes, and businesses going bankrupt. Is Kingsport feeling those same effects?

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Eastman expects to beat analysts' expectations for third quarter

October 9th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical announced Thursday that third quarter 2008 earnings per share, excluding costs related to strategic actions, are expected to be above the high end of analyst estimates of $1.30 per share.

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October 8th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Downtown soon may have a new oyster bar and a new owner for the old Kingsport Foundry next door, thanks to the Kingsport Economic Development Board. The KEDB may be inching toward a deal to buy the old Kingsport Foundry site, but the negotiat

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R.H. Donnelley Corp. to lay off 46 in Sullivan County

October 6th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

A Monday morning report from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development indicates Donnelly which publishes yellow pages and is an online local search known as Dex notified the state of the layoffs Sept. 30.

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Couple takes on redevelopment of downtown Kingsport

October 3rd, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - John and Angela Vachon bought their first building in downtown Kingsport four years ago. Today they own eight buildings downtown and are always on the lookout for more. The goal? "To highlight what's beautiful and minimize what's not" and ulti

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Officials break ground on Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing

October 2nd, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - Located on Clinchfield Street, the RCAM is a joint effort among Domtar, Eastman Chemical Co., Northeast State Technical Community College, and the city of Kingsport to help ensure that local industries have the skilled work force they need for

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