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Few business seizures result in liquidations

October 13th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Tennessee authorities padlocked a local tanning salon late last month for non-payment of sales taxes, seizing the business property. But the salon paid off its tax debt and is back in business, which is what a state Department of Revenue spok

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Tri-Cities Regional Airport working to fix public address system

October 7th, 2007 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Tri-Cities Regional Airport has one problem that can't seem to get fixed. People hear the problem every day.

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AmSouth changing its name to Regions

October 7th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - One of the Model City's major banks is getting a new name: Regions. However, the new head of operations for Regions Financial Corp. in Northeast Tennessee said the same AmSouth employees will still be there to serve customers at a bank that

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Airfares are all over the radar screen

October 6th, 2007 12:00 am by Hank Hayes

Let's say you've purchased a round-trip plane ticket going to Dallas flying out of Tri-Cities Regional Airport on Delta Connection for about $500. What may upset you is the guy sitting next to you on the plane may have paid much less.

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FedEx deal may relieve KEDB of $1.6 million debt

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

It appears the Kingsport Economic Development Board is nearly off the hook for a potential $1.6 million debt, thanks to a pending FedEx real estate package.

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September 30th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT -The new Kohl's in Kingsport will help make company history during its grand opening Wednesday. The location is among 95 new stores in the Kohl's Department Stores chain having grand openings Wednesday, marking the largest number of concurrent

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Tenn. business owners wonder about impact of new smoking ban

September 29th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

KINGSPORT - Inside the Jan Mar, Bill Greene took a long drag from his cigar and looked out the window down Broad Street. This restaurant has allowed its patrons to smoke since it opened here in 1953. Now that's about to change.

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