Thursday, August 14, 2014

Mayor Fears Loss of Wellmont Headquarters and Millions Annually if Merger Succeeds
Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips worries that Wellmont Health System’s corporate headquarters in the city is in jeopardy – which he sees translating to the loss of many high paying jobs and up to $80 million dollars annually for the city. That as Wellmont continues to try and merge with another health care system. Phillips is calling for a community forum Monday night to get in front of Wellmont possibly merging and jeopardizing its Kingsport headquarters. He said, “If there is a merger or sale, there is a very good chance, in my opinion, that the corporate office will be combined with the corporate office of the larger entity and we will be left with just a skeleton crew.” (LM)

Monday, March 02, 2015

  • Former Russell County Government Official to go on Trial For Corruption Charges
  • Police in Tazewell County Looking for Suspect Involved in Bar Brawl
  • Killing Black Buzzards Permitted in TN if Law Passes Assembly
  • Carter County Commissioner Wants Locality to Add Acres to Tweetsie Trail
  • Concern for Health of Fish Under TVA Plan to Keep Boone Lake Low
  • Wise County Food Bank Rebounding from Storm Devastation
  • Significant Progress Made after State of Emergency in Wise County
  • Congressman Griffith: Not Part of Political Coup Against Boehner
  • Man Shot Dead in Kitchen of Johnson City Home
  • Energy Company Influence Noted in Virginia's 2015 Legislative Session
  • Sex Assaults Way Up at UT



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