dollar general stores en "Paycheck to Patriots" Job Fairs Held Statewide Thursday <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp;&nbsp;--&nbsp;&nbsp;Tennessee is partnering with several of the state’s biggest employers to connect veterans with jobs.</p><p></p><p>The&nbsp;<em>Paycheck to Patriots</em>&nbsp;initiative will host job fairs in 13 locations all around the state Thursday. The Tennessee Career Center in Tullahoma will host the mid-state job fair beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing until 2 p.m.</p><p></p><p>Dollar General Vice President Bob Ravener is a Navy veteran, and says he knows from first-hand experience that vets bring a lot to the table.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:43:06 +0000 Mike Osborne 17088 at "Paycheck to Patriots" Job Fairs Held Statewide Thursday Tennessee Works: Discount Retailers <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; WMOT News continues to search out those&nbsp;thin slices of the Tennessee economy that prospered during the economic downturn.</p><p>One sector that did reasonably well was what might be called low-end, or discount retailers. Chains like Walmart saw sales remain steady or even increase during the downturn as jittery shoppers looked to discount stores to help them stretch every dollar.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 16:36:10 +0000 Mike Osborne 10886 at