The inventor center was originally formed under the guidance of Engage Kingsport. Tonight, oversight of the facility is expected to be transferred to a new non-profit organization – Model City Makerspace.
The chamber luncheon was held so Roe could give an update on what's happening in Congress and for an annual presentation of the U.S. Chamber's Spirit of Enterprise Award to Roe for his pro-business votes in 2018.
General Motors has factories in Michigan, Ohio, New York, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Indiana and Kansas.
Global energy prices spiked on Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record.
The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down.
"There's been some concerns voiced by the community in regards to some of the transitions of services we've been making," said Lindy White, vice president and CEO of Kingsport Market Operations for Ballad Health. "I think The Joint Commission felt compelled to come in and do an unannounced survey. I said to the surveyor 'I'm glad you're here. We need an external validation of what's going on inside the doors of this hospital.'"
Visit Kingsport Executive Director Jud Teague was recently named Tennessee’s Top Tourism Professional of the Year by the Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association A native of Powell, Tenn, Teague has been contributing to the tourism industry for more than 20 years.
Holston Valley earned ‘High Performing’ ratings for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure and knee replacement. The ratings recognize these services as significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. “High Performing” is the highest rating U.S. News awards for those types of care.
ABINGDON — Members of a new Southwest Virginia marketing program say they hope to find “quick wins” to build on the region’s workforce in four key economic areas.
The resolution covered the loan, a lease agreement with the city of Kingsport, the contract with GRC Construction and a contribution agreement with the K-Play Sports Council, which is raising funds that will be transferred to KEDB to use to pay for construction costs.
This will be the only Dollar General location in Northeast Tennessee to sell wine and it’s the only alcohol license the company is actively pursuing in our region. The company does not have an exact timeline on when the Memorial Boulevard location will begin to sell wine.
This announcement follows Ballad’s increase of the threshold for patients who are eligible for charity care to 225 percent of the federal poverty level from the 200 percent threshold in place prior to the Wellmont-Mountain States merger in February 2018.
Hawkins County businessman Harvey H. LaFollette has been elected by the Supreme Council in Washington D.C. to receive the 33rd degree, the highest degree in Freemasonry.
Kingsport’s ‘Opportunity Zones’ could see major investment. One is downtown Kingsport. The other is across from the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.
The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some consumer items in advance of the holiday shopping season.