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  • Friends of the Smokies elects new board chair Published 3/28/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    The board of directors of Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is honored to announce the election of the Rev. Dr. Daniel P. Matthews of Waynesville, N.C., as its new chair. Dr. Matthews began his chairmanship on Jan. 1, ...

  • Spring shoppers welcome Goody’s back to Foothills Mall Published 3/21/2011 at 11:07 a.m. 0 comments

    As dignitaries and store management cut the ribbon to officially open the new Goody’s store at Foothills Mall Thursday, there was a good sign of success gathering right behind them. Shoppers wasted no time lining up at the door while ...

  • Bob Kidd Exteriors has new name, new contest Published 3/16/2011 at 2:00 p.m. 0 comments

    Bob Kidd Exteriors has a new name - Joseph Exteriors. In the summer of 2010, Christopher Joseph Zappa purchased Bob Kidd Siding and Windows, a Maryville-based firm with more than 36 years of experience. The following months represented a merger ...

  • Foothills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes ministry consultant Published 3/14/2011 at 9:55 a.m. 0 comments

    Foothills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, a liberal faith community in Maryville, is pleased to welcome Rev. William “Billy” Newton as ministry consultant.

  • Helen Ross McNabb receives highest level of accreditation Published 3/14/2011 at 9:54 a.m. 0 comments

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced that the Helen Ross McNabb Center has been accredited for a period of three years for its continuum of rehabilitation services including mental health care, addiction treatment and social service ...

  • Zippers Style Exchange sees early success in Maryville Published 3/7/2011 at 10:36 a.m. 0 comments

    Since the owners of Zippers Style Exchange opened their store in Maryville on Feb. 19, they’ve changed their original plan from catering to juniors to offering more career-minded apparel for women. In February, Alex Tucker and Buck Bailey opened Zippers ...

  • New West Fleet Service for commercial vehicles now open Published 3/7/2011 at 10:34 a.m. 0 comments

    West Fleet Service, a new division of Alcoa-based West Chevrolet, announced Friday the opening of its service center for any make or model of commercial medium to heavy-duty vehicles in operational fleets of businesses, government agencies or non-profit organizations. Previously, ...

  • Martin completes CHESP certification Published 2/28/2011 at 10:29 a.m. 0 comments

    Blount Memorial director of facilities management Bruce Martin recently earned the designation of Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) from the American Hospital Association (AHA). The CHESP certification is a national credential that distinguishes Martin as being among the elite ...

  • Dr. DeBauche Joins MPLN as Cytogenetics Director Published 2/28/2011 at 10:29 a.m. 0 comments

    David M. DeBauche, PhD, FFACMG, was named the new cytogenetics laboratory manager at Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN). Dr. DeBauche joins the technical and scientific staff at MPLN with more than 20 years experience in cytogenetics and medical genetics.

  • Home Federal Bank earns 74th Bauer Financial five-star stability rating Published 2/21/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    For the 74th consecutive quarter, Home Federal Bank has earned the Bauer Financial Five-Star stability rating, the highest possible rating. This accomplishment is shared by fewer than 10 percent of the nation’s banks. “In these economic times, customers need assurance ...

  • Premier Surgical offers new health information portal Published 2/21/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville has launched a patient education portal that provides free information to the group’s patients and the general public about health-related topics and medications. “We recognize that many of our patients conduct their own health-related research, ...

  • Webb becomes registered CT Technologist Published 2/14/2011 at 11:28 a.m. 0 comments

    Blount Memorial radiation therapist Becky Webb now is a registered CT technologist after completion of an examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. She also has completed two recent accomplishments: receiving her bachelor of science in business, with an ...

  • First Tennessee creates medical private banking teams Published 2/14/2011 at 11:27 a.m. 0 comments

    In response to changes in the health-care industry following the enactment of health-care reform legislation, First Tennessee, a subsidiary of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE), has created medical private banking teams to serve the medical community. They will be based ...

  • Soclé Medical Spa gets new home to accommodate growth Published 2/9/2011 at 2:02 p.m. 0 comments

    Soclé Medical Spa is in the business of making customers look and feel better, so it decided to give itself a makeover as well. Soclé recently moved to a new facility at 847 Turner St., just off US-129 between Foothills ...

  • Projects in Alcoa and Maryville compete for statewide Engineering Excellence Awards Published 2/7/2011 at 11:06 a.m. 0 comments

    Projects completed in Alcoa and Maryville are competing for honors in the statewide 2011 Engineering Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC of Tennessee). Project entry, Bessemer Street / US 129 Bypass, was ...

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