Still, the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors noted first quarter sales and the average sales price for both single-family homes and townhomes/condos were up from the first three months of last year.
BLOUNTVILLE — “How many people think we need open borders?” U.S. Rep. Phil Roe asked that question to about 30 constituents near the end of an immigration town hall meeting held Tuesday night at the Sullivan County Justice Center. No one raised their hand.
Late last year, the three Tri-Cities chambers led a regionalism effort that produced a promotional video calling the region the Appalachian Highlands, but that led to elected officials getting involved in the concept.
KINGSPORT — New officer recruitment and increasing gang activity were among the top concerns expressed to U.S. Rep. Phil Roe during a law enforcement roundtable discussion on Monday.
The good news is that BAE Systems and the U.S. Army will continue to pursue installing a so-called “flashing/car bottom furnace” to minimize open burning of waste at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant. The bad news is it’s going to take at least until 2024 to make it all happen.
When asked about the fare prices, airport Executive Director Gene Cossey responded: “I do anticipate this will drive the average fares down a little bit. I always encourage people to check early and often because times are flexible and seats are expensive.”
KINGSPORT — International Chemical Workers Union CouncilOrganizer Lance Heasley says Eastman workers have reached out to his union. “The people just want a voice,” Heasley said. “They’re tired of being taken from. Eastman is a large company and they are doing well.”
Roe: ‘We’re going to do a Town Hall in the next couple weeks at home just on immigration and hear what’s on people’s minds about that issue … problems are still the same and getting worse. Over 100,000 people last month came into the country that we apprehended … I don’t know how many actually got in here … they think that as the weather warms up, it’s going to get worse. The president has tried about everything he can try to get the funding he needs to secure our border. I certainly want to help him do that.’
The ENERGY STAR recognition comes on the heels of Eastman’s recent announcements to pursue two innovative recycling technologies to address the global plastic waste problem – advanced circular recycling and carbon renewal technology.
The 2016 “Battle at Bristol” featuring a college football game between the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech at BMS pulled SMI across the financial goal line that year, but no other college football games have happened.