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Tranzonic Companies Selects Guzman as Knoxville Employee of The Year

Jose “Fredy” Olivares Guzman has been selected by The Tranzonic Companies as employee of the year at its West Knoxville facility. Guzman, a 20-year employee, was nominated and recognized by the company and his peers for his production expertise and dedication to quality. A surprise ceremony […]

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UT Webinar Series Survey: Aug. 4 Launch

Whether your biggest challenge right now is protecting at-risk workers, selecting the best platform for virtual fundraisers or mitigating supply chain disruptions—we want to help.The University of Tennessee System, Tennessee Chamber and Alliance for Better Nonprofits of East Tennessee are working together to create: · A […]

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First Horizon to conduct Second Harvest Food Drive in August 2020

Second Harvest Food Bank is one of First Horizon’s top community partners and since 2018, they’ve held a food drive on their behalf to help. With the onset of COVID, Second Harvest is seeing an unprecedented increase in need from […]

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First Horizon National Corporation promotes John Sergent with expanded Retail banking responsibilities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn, July 16, 2020 — First Horizon National Corp. (“First Horizon”) (NYSE: FHN) has promoted John Sergent with expanded banking center responsibilities. In addition to leading First Horizon’s banking centers in East, Northeast, and Southeast Tennessee, Sergent will now […]

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Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2020 Results

Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQX: MCBI), the holding company for Mountain Commerce Bank (the “Bank”), today announced earnings and related data as of and for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020. 

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Jimmy Martin Named Senior Credit Officer of First Horizon Bank

Former Portfolio Manager and Team Lead Brings 22 Years of Experience to Position  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 22, 2020) – First Horizon Bank today announced that Jimmy Martin has been named Senior Credit Officer for east Tennessee. Martin has been with […]

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Dr. Neil G. Barry IV Joins Tennova Medical Group

Dr. Neil G. Barry IV Joins Tennova Medical Group Interventional cardiologist specializes in complex coronary and peripheral arterial intervention KNOXVILLE, TN (July 20, 2020) – Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Neil G. Barry IV, D.O., cardiologist and interventional cardiologist, to his […]

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KAT Customer Service Offers Voter and Census Information to the Public

During the COVID-19 pandemic, KAT’s Customer Service Team at Knoxville Station Transit Center is expanding services to the public to include information about upcoming elections as well as Census 2020 information. And, they also hand out free masks. “With KAT […]

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Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Completes $10 Million Subordinated Debt Offering

Knoxville, Tennessee, July 15, 2020 – Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQX: MCBI), the holding company for Mountain Commerce Bank (the “Bank”), today announced the completion of an offering of $10 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate […]

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