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  • First Tennessee donates $5,000 in TSBDC support to Pellissippi State Foundation Published 8/8/2011 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments

    First Tennessee Bank’s recent gift of $5,000 to the Pellissippi State Foundation in support of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center will help a lot of people get the free training they need to start a business or improve one ...

  • Dr. Kristen Carver joins BMH medical staff Published 8/1/2011 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments

    Radiologist Dr. Kristen Carver, a Blount County native, has joined Blount Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff. Carver received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Clemson University in South Carolina in 1998 and a medical degree from the Ponzan University ...

  • Best in business? Send nominations for Blount Partnership Business Excellence Awards Published 8/1/2011 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments

    The Blount Partnership will once again recognize business excellence. The 2011 Business Excellence Awards recognize Chamber members and businesses that local consumers believe provide exceptional service while also having an interest in the community in which they do business. The ...

  • McNabb Center moves to new Blount facility Aug. 1 Published 7/27/2011 at 1:45 p.m. 0 comments

    The Helen Ross McNabb Center will start providing services at its new Blount County location on Aug. 1. The newly constructed facility is located at 1704 E. Broadway Ave. in Maryville. The center has provided mental health care and addiction ...

  • LeConte open house guests hear advice from ‘bacon’ baron Published 7/25/2011 at 11:15 a.m. 1 comment

    The Benton name -- as in Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams in Vonore -- is on the menus of some of the nicest restaurants in the United States. Company owner Allan Benton brought his message of the value of hard ...

  • Mouron is Blount Memorial’s July employee of the month Published 7/25/2011 at 11:13 a.m. 0 comments

    Tammy Mouron is Blount Memorial Hospital’s July employee of the month. A 26-year employee of the hospital, Mouron works as a radiology tech in the gastroenterology (GI) lab. Her supervisor says, “Tammy is well-liked and respected by her co-workers and ...

  • Greenway Pedestrian Bridge receives Visionary Award Published 7/25/2011 at 11:12 a.m. 0 comments

    The Tennessee Public Health Association has proudly announced the City of Alcoa as the winner of the first annual TPHA Visionary Award for the East Tennessee Grand Division. The Visionary Award was created to recognize a person, group, or agency ...

  • Nils Gaddis, D.O., rejoins East Tennessee Medical Group Published 7/25/2011 at 11:12 a.m. 0 comments

    Nils Gaddis, D.O., will rejoin the internal medicine staff of East Tennessee Medical Group, 266 Joule St., Alcoa, Tenn, accepting new patients August 1.

  • McNabb Center announces new board members Published 7/25/2011 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments

    Andy Black, CEO of the Helen Ross McNabb Center welcomes new board members to the Center’s board of directors. The new Helen Ross McNabb Center board members for 2011-2012 include:

  • Blount Memorial Board elects officers at June meeting Published 7/18/2011 at 10:19 a.m. 0 comments

    The Blount Memorial Hospital board of directors held its annual election of officers on Tuesday, June 28, and unanimously approved new terms for the board’s president and vice president, as well as the secretary/treasurer.

  • Neal W. Atchley, M.D., re-joins East Tennessee Medical Group Published 7/18/2011 at 10:18 a.m. 0 comments

    Board-certified family practice physician, Neal W. Atchley, M.D., will rejoin the primary care physician staff of East Tennessee Medical Group, 266 Joule St., Alcoa, and will begin accepting new patients August 1.

  • U.S. Cellular offers free workshops in Alcoa Published 7/18/2011 at 10:17 a.m. 0 comments

    U.S. Cellular is hosting free workshops at its Alcoa retail store to guide attendees through all of the features and functions of their Android-powered, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices. All questions are welcome from current and potential smartphone users, and ...

  • Smokies resource educator settles in to new position Published 7/11/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Elizabeth K. Dupree was selected as the new Chief of Resource Education at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and has been in her new post since April. Dupree replaces Cathleen Cook who took a new position as Superintendent of Chickamauga/Chattanooga ...

  • Travel & Leisure readers rank Blackberry Farm as the number 1 resort in America Published 7/8/2011 at 3:47 p.m. 0 comments

    Travel & Leisure Magazine released the results of it’s 2011 World’s Best Awards Survey today naming Blackberry Farm the “Number 1 Resort in the Continental U.S. and Canada” for 2011. This is the first time Blackberry Farm, a Relais & ...

  • The Shrimp Dock is coming to Alcoa Published 7/6/2011 at 4:06 p.m. 0 comments

    The Shrimp Dock fresh seafood market is coming to Blount County. Owners Phil and Becky Dangel hope to open their new store in the former Long John Silver restaurant on Calderwood Street by early November.

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