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The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Ashley Bearden as human resources coordinator

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WBIR, Chamber Host Live City Mayoral Debate

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CITY OF KNOXVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: INDYA KINCANNON

CANDIDATE BIO: Indya Kincannon served as Chair and member of the Knox County Board of Education from 2004 -14, overseeing a $450 million budget, 8,000 employees and 60,000 students. In 2014-15, Indya and her family lived in Slovenia for a year, where Indya taught school and her husband did a Fulbright Fellowship. Upon returning, Mayor […]

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CITY OF KNOXVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: MARSHALL STAIR

CANDIDATE BIO: Marshall is a native Knoxvillian whose family has called Knoxville home for generations. After growing up here in Knoxville, he lived in a number of cities, and decided to return to Knoxville to attend law school at UT in 2005. In 2008, he began working at the law firm of Lewis, Thomason, King, […]

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CITY OF KNOXVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: FLETCHER BURKHARDT

CANDIDATE BIO: I am not your typical candidate. I am not your stereo typical politician. I am a millennial entrepreneur. I don’t come from money.My campaign slogan is “People Over Politics”. I truly believe we have to put start putting people first. We need to listen and focus on the growth of Knoxville for all […]

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CITY OF KNOXVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: EDDIE MANNIS

CANDIDATE BIO: Eddie Mannis is a Knoxville native, born in the Inskip Community. He is a first- generation entrepreneur having started Prestige Cleaners in 1985 with 3 employees. Today, he continues to serve as the President and CEO of the Prestige companies which include Prestige Cleaners and Prestige Tuxedo. They combine to employee over 150 […]

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MCALISTER’S DELI CELEBRATES FANS WITH FREE TEA

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_image max_width=”89%” src=”https://knoxcommerce.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Free-Tea-Day.jpg” _builder_version=”3.19.7″ module_alignment=”center”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.7″] KNOXVILLE, TN – McAlister’s Deli® is thanking guests on Thursday, July 18th, with its annual Free Tea Day! McAlister’s locations across the country are treating guests to a free 32-ounce glass of McAlister’s Famous Tea. Guests can choose […]

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SunTrust Foundation Awards $275,000 Grant to YMCA of East Tennessee for Youth Development

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_image src=”https://knoxcommerce.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/YMCA-SunTrust.png” _builder_version=”3.19.7″][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.7″] KNOXVILLE, July 9, 2019 — The SunTrust Foundation announced today a $275,000 grant to the YMCA of East Tennessee to expand its youth development programs that focus on financial wellness, academics, leadership and well-being. On behalf of the SunTrust Foundation, […]

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Discovery, Inc. Announces Job Skills Development Program Through New Partnership with Pellissippi State Community College

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.19.7″][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_image src=”https://knoxcommerce.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Logos.jpg” _builder_version=”3.19.7″ max_width=”70%” module_alignment=”center”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”3.19.7″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.7″] KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (July 10, 2019) – Discovery, Inc. today announced an initiative to provide job skills training through a new partnership with Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, where the company’s National Operations Headquarters is located. In […]

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