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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Around Town

Snap-On plant expansion to add new jobs to county's workforce
Elizabethton Star
He noted that Carter County's proximity to automotive plants in North Carolina and SoutheastTennessee are improved by the Interstate 26 corridor which links the Tri-Cities to the Port of Charleston in South Carolina. “We're going to be the closest to ...

'Top Cities for Hospital Care' omits Nashville, lists TN peers
The Tennessean
Chattanooga ranked seventh, Knoxville placed 20th and the Tri-Cities came in at number 34 on a list released today by Health Grades Inc. The comparison is based on mortality and complication rates among Medicare patients.

Tri-Cities to host second Remote Area Medical clinic
... Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. This event shows the compassion of our region at its best,” said Smiddy. For more information on Tri-Cities RAM call Helen Scott at 423.652.2516. An information line is also available for patients at 423.573.0695.

Nashville budget cuts could leave thousands of women without cancer screenings
King is one of more than 1000 women in the Tri-Cities who rely on the program's free screenings and treatments every year. With possible funding cuts looming, the American Cancer Society is asking its volunteers to speak up. "They are right now, ...

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