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The Meeting Place draws crowd for ribbon cutting

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 6:02 pm

When Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman Roni Snyder described The Meeting Place as being located in a beautiful building that has been restored in a wonderful manner on Aug. 1, she wasn’t overstating facts. The large room on Morristown’s Main Street level features a comfortable amount of seating that is surrounded by antiques and collections from yesteryear, creating a pleasant atmosphere for any number of gatherings. The Aug. 1

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  • A rosy view on life: Brad’s Flower Shop opens on 25E

    Posted on August 16, 2014 at 7:51 pm

    Participating in the July 29 ribbon cutting at Brad’s Flower Shop,  hosted by the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce, are from left, Bill Sanders, Chamber ambassador; Dr. Gary Brewster, Chamber chaplain; Nancy Wells, Chamber ambassador; Donna Coldiron, Carol Kapnick, Debbie Hyder, co-owner Kirk Kaufman, Bette Joy Field, Marie Cunningham, Chamber ambassador; co-owner Brad Kaufman, Jerry Kloos, Terry Kloos, floral designer; Marshall Ramsey, Morristown Chamber president and CEO; Dale Pendland and Karen Capshaw, Morristown ambassador.

    Two brothers have a rosy view on life, thanks to a combined entrepreneurial goal that has joined retail interests near Exit 8 off Interstate 81 in Morristown. Brad and Kirk Kaufman opened Brad’s Flower Shop on the southbound side of 25E, Davy Crockett Parkway, in the spring of this year. The Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the business’ new membership into the Chamber on July 29 by hosting an

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  • Community celebrates BarcaLounger ribbon cutting

    Posted on August 9, 2014 at 5:33 pm


    Walking into a store full of relaxing furniture could be a challenge to the average Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador. It’s usually all business all the time for the volunteers who are lent by their employers to welcome new retailers, service companies and industries to Morristown and Hamblen County and taking a break in, say, a recliner might not be conducive to keeping the wheels of the local economy

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  • Workout Anytime offers fitness 24/7

    Posted on August 2, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    Workout Anytime will be owned by Scott James, director of physical therapy, and Steven Elliot. The two currently own Workout Anytime in Cleveland, Madison and Huntsville, Alabama.

    Barring any unforeseen issues, the newest location of Workout Anytime will open in mid October in Morristown according to Scott James, director of physical therapy, area developer and owner. The 7-days-per week, 24-hours-per-day fitness facility will operate in a new building located alongside the Food City currently under construction in the Masengill Springs development on West Andrew Johnson Highway. “We’ve been looking at Morristown for several years,” James said. “It’s

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  • Big Blue Marble Academy makes a world of difference

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    Big Blue

    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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