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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 recognizes Bowlin with Chevy Cruze

Posted on July 19, 2014 at 6:57 pm

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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  • Jefferson County lands German industrial monofilament facility

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Wetekam Monofilaments USA, LP announced Friday it has purchased a 93,000 square foot facility (the former Fibrecraft plant) in the Jefferson County Industrial Park in Dandridge, where it will manufacture industrial monofilament yarns through a high tech extrusion process. The company plans to hire 32 workers and invest several million dollars. “We are excited about expanding to Dandridge and opening our first United States manufacturing facility,” Karl Wetekam, CEO of

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  • DOTS brings personal touch to Morristown

    Posted on June 21, 2014 at 3:31 pm


    The “buy it or bring it” business motto is a draw for customers, but new owner Jeanine Barnett needs no incentive to walk in the doors of DOTS every day. Located in the Manley Shopping Center, off West Andrew Johnson Highway in Morristown, the whimsically decorated store offers the personalization services for a variety of items using monograms or names with decals and embroidery. “We have some really cute merchandise

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