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InfoSystems to Kick Off the 2019 Knoxville Open with Executive Breakfast

Knoxville, Tennessee (April 15, 2019) —​ InfoSystems, a Tennessee-based information technology leader celebrating its 25th anniversary, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2019 Knoxville Open’s Executive Breakfast. “When you’ve been in business for a quarter century, and fortunate to be as successful as we have, you really start to think about all the companies you’ve […]

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Pilot Flying J’s New Mobile App Hits the Road

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 16, 2019)– Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center network in North America, announced today the launch of its new mobile app. With features specifically geared toward the professional driver as well as the auto traveler and RV customer, the app is designed to make travel easier for everyone on the road. […]

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Special Easter Sunday Fresh Food Bar April 21st at Shoney’s Restaurants

Knoxville, TN. – Shoney’s of Knoxville, Inc. restaurants are offering many of their delicious, classicfavorites and several special items on their famous Fresh Food Bar, for Easter Sunday, April 21st. Instead of having to worry about the hassle of cooking an Easter meal, make it easy on you and yourfamily, enjoy the holiday, and go to […]

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Taziki’s Mediterranean Café in Bearden Partners with Young Williams Animal Center to Celebrate Remodel to ‘Mediterranean-Coastal’

Knoxville, Tenn. – Taziki’s Mediterranean Café will be celebrating its recent remodel to its current Bearden location by partnering with Young Williams Animal Center this weekend – Friday, April 12thto Sunday, April 14th.  In celebration of remodeling to a more updated ‘Mediterranean Coastal’ feel, Taziki’s Mediterranean Café in Bearden will be donating $1 back to Young […]

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Mountain Commerce Bank Announces Promotions for Five Key Staff Members

KNOXVILLE, TN | April 10, 2019 — Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank holding company Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI), announced the promotions today of five key MCB team members. MCB Relationship ManagerMichael Saporitohas been promoted to senior vice president. Saporito joined MCB in 2007, starting in treasury management, […]

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‘The Art of Recycling’ sculpture exhibition on display April 3-21

Sculptures created by eight University of Tennessee art students and incorporating scrap metal will be on display April 3-21 at the Knoxville Convention Center on its Clinch Concourse. “The Art of Recycling” sculpture exhibition celebrates April’s National Recycling Month and features works created by students in the University of Tennessee Sculpture Program. In January, a […]

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Appoints AMS CEO to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee

Knoxville, Tennessee — President and CEO of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) Dr. Hash Hashemian has been reappointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC), effective immediately. In this capacity, Dr. Hashemian will advise Secretary Ross on trade issues facing the U.S. civil nuclear industry in international markets […]

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Knoxville Chamber Names New CEO

On Tuesday, the Knoxville Chamber Board of Directors named Mike Odom as the organization’s new President and CEO. Odom, who currently serves as President and CEO of the Round Rock (Texas) Chamber, succeeds the retiring Mike Edwards. “My family and I are absolutely thrilled to join this tremendous organization and community,” said Odom. “Mike (Edwards) […]

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THDA names MDHA, LHP as Tennessee’s Best

March 11, 2019 – Tennessee Housing Development Agency named Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) and LHP Capital, LLC a Tennessee’s Best Impact Award for the purchase and continuing renovation of Trevecca Towers, a Nashville affordable housing property for the elderly and individuals with disabilities.    MDHA and LHP received one of four Tennessee’s Best awards during […]

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