BrightRidge, Silicon Ranch break ground on Martin Solar Farm

BrightRidge, Silicon Ranch break ground on Martin Solar Farm

If the current construction timetable holds, schools in Washington and Sullivan counties in northeast Tennessee will be at least partially powered by a new 9-megawatt solar farm by ...

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Northeast Tennessee Tourism honors top performers during 24th Annual Pinnacle Awards

Northeast Tennessee Tourism honors top performers during 24th Annual Pinnacle Awards

The Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association honored the tourism industry’s top performers June 3 during the 24th Annual Pinnacle Awards at MeadowView Conference Resort & C ...

FTDD executive committee votes to support formation of regional economic hub

FTDD executive committee votes to support formation of regional economic hub

Above: Tennessee State Representative David Hawk and First Tennessee Development District Executive Committee Chair W.T. Daniels. Photos by Dave Ongie By Dave Ongie For a brief mom ...

Electro-Mechanical announces New President & CEO

Electro-Mechanical announces New President & CEO

Howard Broadfoot Electro-Mechanical Corporation (EMC) announces the promotion of Howard Broadfoot to President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 1, 2021. Broadfoo ...

Lee shifts focus to the post-pandemic world during Elizabethton visit

Lee shifts focus to the post-pandemic world during Elizabethton visit

Above: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee speaks at the Elizabethton/Carter County Legislative Breakfast, which was held at the Elizabethton TCAT campus last Friday morning. Photo by Dave ...

Domtar CEO John Williams leads groundbreaking at Kingsport mill

Domtar CEO John Williams leads groundbreaking at Kingsport mill

Domtar’s Kingsport Mill made its entry into the containerboard market official on Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony held at Cloud Park in Kingsport, Tenn. The event was led by ...

Wellmont selling its share of Greeneville hospital — Adventist System to resume full ownership of Takoma

From Wellmont Health System GREENEVILLE – (May 9)A thorough strategic assessment and review of the nation’s changing healthcare environment has led Wellmont Health System and Adventist Health System to conclude ownership of Takoma Regional Hospital would best be placed with one organization. The two health systems have reached agreement to return Takoma Regional to AHS’ full ownership. Wellmont and AHS, whi ...

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Grow it here: Demand for local goods helping agriculture

By Jeff Keeling It’s 8:30 on a crisp, late February morning. Under a brilliant blue sky, large fans hum gently, competing with the chirping of songbirds in the middle of a 250-acre tract of land in rural Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee. In a four-acre section of land sit 40 greenhouses covering 4,320 square feet each. Inside the warm, humid houses, hanging from the ceilings and on platforms severa ...

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Quiet Leadership

Dr. Richard Ray, interim president, King University Following the weeks of growing rancor that led to the resignation of Dr. Greg Jordan as King University president, the King Board of Trustees has gone in a completely different direction in naming the interim president. Jordan’s hallmark was aggressive action. He often spoke as an eager salesman, whether pushing a medical school, an increased online presen ...

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The Governor of Southwest Virginia

In the span of a few hours, Terry McAuliffe received both support from healthcare executives for his Medicaid stance and a big legislative win for his Bristol retail legislation By Scott Robertson and Tammy Childress On March 4, which saw his first visit to Southwest Virginia since becoming governor, Terry McAuliffe had a very good day. It began with a roundtable discussion with Wise County Chamber of Comme ...

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