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Consultant: Kingsport businesses capturing 50% of retail demand

July 17th, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's businesses are capturing 50 percent of the retail demand in the city and outlying area, but only meeting the demand in three of 10 retail categories, according to an economic study released Monday.

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Tours show off the new, the old and the renewed in downtown Kingsport

July 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - A building possibly haunted by a ghost, a robotic ice cream server and lots of early 20th-century Model City history await participants in a new downtown tour.

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Dentists use technology, spa amenities to treat patients

July 14th, 2007 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - J. Phillip Smith has 32-inch LCD televisions in his business, as well as the latest computers and digital photography technology. But he doesn't run an electronics store.

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Eastman partners with Army to train soldiers for civilian jobs

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

Serving in the Army could lead to a civilian job at Eastman Chemical Co., thanks to an agreement signed Thursday between the two long-term partners.

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Kingsport Pavilion lands Michaels, Ulta Cosmetics

July 10th, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Two more businesses coming to the Kingsport Pavilion shopping center have been confirmed. The city of Kingsport issued a $1.98 million building permit to Michaels and a $486,000 permit to Ulta Cosmetics. The Michaels permit is for the entire p

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Business Creations: Ming Garden reopens in new location

July 7th, 2007 12:00 am by Staff reports

KINGSPORT - A Chinese restaurant in business for almost two decades has moved from its original site and reopened in a new location.

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Minimum wage set to increase

July 7th, 2007 12:00 am by Sharon Caskey Hayes

Come July 24, the nation's minimum wage will begin a three-step rate increase, boosting the take-home pay for millions of Americans.But for many small and medium-sized businesses, the federally mandated wage hike could mean pain in the pocketbook.

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