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    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
      JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017) — General Shale, a leading U.S. manufacturer of brick, today announced that it has acquired Columbus Brick Company, a family-owned manufacturer located in Columbus, Mississippi.  The acquisition adds a robust portfolio to General Shale’s extensive masonry lines, and expands the company’s presence into new geographic areas yielding high levels of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017) -- During the Governor’s Conference on Hospitality and Tourism in Gatlinburg Oct 4-6, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development released individual county statistics, including a one-page document which breaks down economic impact showing number of tourism-related jobs, payroll, tax revenue, daily expenditures and the savings to local ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Bristol, TN/VA (October 10, 2017) – PUSH! Film Festival has released its film and workshop lineup for the 2017 festival! PUSH! will host a variety of curated movies, workshops and presentations about film, along with screenings of juried films including shorts, features, and films focused on Tennessee and Virginia over the course of a three-day weekend on October 20-22, 2017.   In its third ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE (September 18, 2017) — Bank of Tennessee has been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2017. The Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. “I am so proud of our culture of customer, team and community spirit at Bank of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    BTES AWARDED $500,000 SITE DEVELOPMENT GRANTBristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES) was awarded $500,000 from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam as part of the Site Development Grant Program, part of the larger Rural Economic Opportunity Act passed in 2016, helps communities prepare industrial sites for businesses. The grants assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and site improvements for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Wednesday, March 22) - The United States Chamber of Commerce has once again awarded the Bristol Chamber of Commerce its highest honor – a 5-Star Accreditation, for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.This is the third consecutive time the Bristol Chamber has been awarded a 5-Star Accreditation, dating back to 2005. Chambers ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 27, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 27, 2017) – While the recovery from the devastating Gatlinburg wildfires continues, Bristol Motor Speedway is attempting to put some smiles on the faces of displaced families by granting them a family fun day at the April 23, Food City 500. “We wanted to do something nice for these folks that hopefully will help brighten their day,” said Jerry Caldwell, executive vice ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release