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Johnnie Creel & The Creel Group

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Dogwood Arts is A Year-Long Celebration!

For those of you who thought Dogwoods and springtime were a far away dream, I have good news! The Dogwood Arts Festival gives Knoxville a reason to celebrate all year long! According to the statistics from the 2014 season so far, “Dogwood Arts events, exhibits & programs generated an economic impact of over $6.2 million […]

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Economic Development Update

This week’s Economic Development Update includes two exciting pieces of news shared with me by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce. First, both Knox and Blount counties received kudos from Movoto.com as two of the top ten counties to live in Tennessee! Secondly, Knoxville was just ranked as the No. 2 “City for Green Jobs” in […]

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Tennessee ranks No. 1 in foreign investment jobs

According to the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce‘s recent Economic Development update: Tennessee ranks No. 1 in foreign investment jobs Tennessee led the nation in jobs created by foreign investment in 2013, according to the new Global Location Trends Report by the IBM Institute. Foreign companies have 864 operations in Tennessee, representing more than 116,000 jobs and […]

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TN Economy Looking More ‘Robust’

According to the University of Tennessee’s Center for Business and Economic Research, Tennessee’s economy is looking to be more ‘robust’ as 2014 comes to a close. See below for the excerpt from the Knoxville Chamber Economic Development newsletter: ‘The University of Tennessee recently reported that the state saw positive trends for job growth and personal […]

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