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Big Blue Marble Academy makes a world of difference

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:06 pm

There were more children outside than in during the grand opening of The Big Blue Marble Academy in Morristown on July 24, the first of its kind in Tennessee. There were plenty of things to do in both locations, so some of the youngest learners had a tough choice to make. Mascot Cosmo danced with a group of energetic toddlers inside the colorfully decorated building, while staff closely monitored activities

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  • Belk seeks child models for Kidfest

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    Belk has announced its bi-annual Kidfest activities will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at all locations. Activities include runway fashion shows featuring local children as models wearing Belk’s latest fashion trends and styles for kids. The 2014 Kidfest is encouraging kids to get healthy and active, and the day will include sports games and an obstacle course. Other activities and entertainment will include refreshments,

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  • Mary Kay recognizes Bowlin with Chevy Cruze

    Posted on July 19, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    Rebecca Bowlin of Mooresburg, Mary Kay independent sales director, accepts the keys to a new Chevy Cruze from James Baugh, sales and leasing professional with Chevrolet of Morristown, as part of the Mary Kay Career Car Program.

    Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Rebecca Bowlin of Mooresburg has been recognized by the company for her outstanding business performance. Bowlin has earned the use of a new Chevrolet Cruze vehicle provided by Chevrolet of Morristown. The Cruze is the eighth Mary Kay career car for Bowlin. Independent sales force members earn the use of career cars by meeting or exceeding goals set within their Mary Kay businesses. “To God

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  • Better Banking: Shipley turns fresh idea into a reality

    Posted on July 12, 2014 at 6:21 pm


    As a recognized leader in banking for more than 40 years, R. Lynn Shipley Jr. has grown accustomed to meeting challenges, so it must have been no surprise to his industry peers that retirement didn’t last long back in 2004. He retired from his position as AM South Bank market president with a fresh idea for the region he called home. “After I left, I saw a need for a

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  • Kutts of Klass opens in Morristown

    Posted on July 5, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    Painting his business phone number on the building that now houses Trill Mitchell’s new salon was a marketing effort that worked. Passersby stop in just to ask him, “What’s up with the New York number?”

    Just changing the paint color of a long-closed building can bring positive attention to a new business. Trillogy “Trill” Mitchell’s plans for his new family barber salon in east Morristown, Kutts of Klass, will bring a welcome change to the surrounding area as well. Located in the renovated corner building at Inman and Center streets that at one time housed a coal business, Mitchell intends to build local relationships with

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  • TriSummit completes CNLA acquisition

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Officials with TriSummit Bancorp Inc., the parent company of TriSummit Bank, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Community National Bank of the Lakeway Area and the merger of CNLA with and into TriSummit Bank, thereby expanding TriSummit Bank’s northeast Tennessee presence to Hamblen and Jefferson counties. TriSummit Bank previously announced its plans to acquire CNLA on Jan. 14. As of March 31, CNLA had total assets of approximately

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  • Unity Medical Group renovates, expands business

    Posted on June 28, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting earlier this month to welcome Unity Medical Group in the Jefferson City community. Front row, from left are Don Cason, Alyson Susong, Karen Crumbley, Mary Bolger, Athena Bolger, Greg Shelton, owners Kim Shelton and Linda Morelli, Angela Mannetta and Jacey Frustaglia. In back from left, Debbie Votto, Jared Caroll, Mike Morelli, Steve Wright, Carol Carroll, Bailey Shelton and Parker Shelton.

    With the constant changes in healthcare, Unity Medical Group, PLLC in Jefferson City is hoping to provide the public with constant quality family care. Unity Medical Group, 10004-C North Highway 92 in Jefferson City, is a family business owned by Nurse Practitioners Kim Shelton and Lynda Morelli. The group recently held a ribbon cutting with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce after expanding and renovating its office next to Patriot

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