Kristin Parker: "We continue to closely monitor developments with respect to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus). First and most importantly, we have implemented the appropriate actions to continue providing our employees a safe and healthy working environment in China.”
Roe noted he has been talking to physician Arnold Hopland of Elizabethton -- who's on the cruise ship -- in conjunction with a number of federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Health and Human Services.
"This bill originated after the untimely death of Debra Johnson in West Tennessee State Penitentiary," Hulsey explained. "That amount of money could go to share in the cost of expenses who have given their life in this endeavor."
Northeast Tennessee district attorneys want four new legislative tools from state lawmakers this year to fight crime. The four pieces of legislation they are seeking are supported by the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference.
Company officials said the results point to investment in enhanced access to services, a focus on quality of care and reduction in the total cost of care for the region.
Four men who want to replace the retiring Roe — former Kingsport Mayor John Clark, state Sen. Rusty Crowe, Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street and Johnson City attorney Steve Darden — were at the event shaking as many hands as possible.
Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership that empowers a statewide network of resources supporting Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, has announced Kingsport's Sync Space as its newest network partner. The Tri-Cities accelerator kicks off its first cohort this spring.
Two Ballad Health hospitals have received a one star out of five stars rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Those hospitals were Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport and Johnson City Medical Center.
Those positives, Costa noted, included $400 million in new revenue from innovation led by the Advanced Materials segment; $1.08 billion in free cash flow; meeting cost management targets; completing two bolt-on acquisitions (Marlotherm and INACSA); returing $668 million to stockholders and repaying $370 million of debt; and increasing the company's dividend for the 10th consecutive year.
Northeast Tennessee lawmakers in the state legislature -- all Republicans -- talked about what's right with state government under their watch during Friday's 17th Regional Legislative Breakfast.