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National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its Knoxville, TN Store

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opens in Knoxville, Tennessee with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 14 at 9 a.m. […]

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2019 Endeavor Summit Recap

The Knoxville Chamber held its fourth annual young professional summit on Sept. 5 at The Mill and Mine. The full-day event connects the region’s emerging leaders with opportunities for personal growth, professional development and civic engagement. Sessions covered topics such […]

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Rachel Harris Named Director of Healthcare Consulting in LBMC’s Knoxville Office

Knoxville, TN (Oct. 7, 2019) – LBMC, a top 50 firm in the nation and one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachel Harris to Director in the firm’s Healthcare […]

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The Christman Company Earns Excellence in Construction Award for UT Student Union

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Tennessee has honored The Christman Company with an Excellence in Construction award for the University of Tennessee Student Union in Knoxville. The Christman Company was presented […]

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The Trust Company of Tennessee Adds Karla Gander as Paralegal

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Karla Gander as a paralegal in the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under […]

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JFG Coffee Launches New and Improved Ground Coffee Original Blend Bags

An iconic coffee brand for 100 years, JFG’s new Original Blend product line is made with 100% Arabica beans using the original recipe from 1919 – now available in convenient bag packaging! Knoxville, […]

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Johnson Architecture Names Jeff Williamson as Partner

Jeff Williamson has been named a partner at Johnson Architecture, a firm founded in 1994 that provides architecture, planning and interior design services for facilities of all types. “Jeff’s level of achievement, expertise, and impact on Johnson Architecture is remarkable,” […]

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Unworkable child care system has annual $1.34B adverse impact on TN

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KCDC Section 8 Program Again Earns High-Performer Status from HUD

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) again has earned high-performer status from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) following an assessment review. KCDC’s high-performer status for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, falls under the Section Eight […]

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