Gas prices in the southeastern U.S. moved in opposite directions during the past week. While pump prices moved lower in Georgia and Tennessee, they quickly climbed in Florida.
Brown Edwards announced promotions of several staff members in the Tri-Cities area.
The sixth winner of Check Into Cash’s 25th Anniversary Giveaway was announced Monday, according to a news release.
TriPrideTN festival organizers announced Eastman as one of the major partners supporting the inaugural TriPride Parade and Festival set for Sept. 15 at Founder’s Park.
Vannoy begins work July 30, and anticipates completion of renovations in time for the theatre to reopen as scheduled in the late summer of 2019.
The average gas price in Johnson City is $2.57 per gallon.
A recent trend toward coordinated economic development efforts among Northeast Tennessee’s and Southwest Virginia’s business organizations will likely continue, experts say, as officials realize the strength in numbers.
Expecting local market changes, soft drink bottler Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will close its Bristol sales, warehousing and distribution center and move those functions to its Johnson City facility.
Gas prices are trending lower after a small jump at the pump last week.
As local economies and markets shift, grow and refocus after the Great Recession, business leaders in the area are collectively concerned with one core concept — regionalism.
Seventy workers at a Johnson City tape manufacturer will lose their jobs next year when the plant closes, a business decision a spokesperson said would protect the rest of the company and its 2,800 employees.
Although that number is down 0.6 from May, business leaders nationwide say they continue to be confident in the direction the country’s economy is heading.
KINGSPORT – TEC Industrial, a contractor with an operations center based in Kingsport, has notified the state that it is laying off 238 employees effective next Monday. The company has done capital projects at both Eastman and the Holston Army Ammunition Plant.
A UK-based kayak-maker plans to move its North American distribution facility from Asheville to Erwin, bringing with it eight to 10 new jobs and a $1 million investment.
According to both AAA and GasBuddy analysts, gas prices in Tennessee rose 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.59 on Sunday.