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The Dialogue with Laser Aesthetics of Maryville

Date: 9/19/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 119th installment visiting with Patrick Morgan, MD, Julie Turner, MD and Annie Johnson, DO, owners of Laser Aesthetics of Maryville, who offer the best innovative cosmetic laser procedures, body sculpting, and skin care.... Read More

S&ME Announces New President

Date: 9/18/2018
Over the last three years, the S&ME leadership team searched for the right candidate to lead our firm as I transition into retirement. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Ryan as the new S&ME President. ... Read More

Record Crowd Enjoys 17th Annual Taste of Blount

Date: 9/13/2018
On a pleasant late summer's eve, a record crowd of more than 650 people gathered to enjoy some of the best food in Blount County as 26 area restaurants, food trucks and grocers took part in the 17th annual Taste of Blount hosted by the Blount Partnership at the Theater in the Park in Maryville, Tenn.... Read More

The Dialogue with Todd Roberts

Date: 9/06/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 118th installment visiting with Todd Roberts, President of JACO Limousine & Transportation, which provides transportation services for people on the move.... Read More

WILSON NAMED NEW PRESIDENT OF THE METROPOLITAN KNOXVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Date: 8/31/2018
The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority’s (MKAA) Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to hire Patrick Wilson, A.A.E., as president effective mid-November 2018. Wilson will replace William F. “Bill” Marrison, who is retiring on December 31, 2018, after 36 years of service to the organization and the traveling public of East Tennessee. ... Read More

The Dialogue with Dan Jarvis

Date: 8/30/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 117th installment visiting with Dan Jarvis, director of operations for BioLargo Engineering, Science & Technologies, which is an environmental engineering & technical consulting firm that offers creative and affordable project management professionals that can assist with engineering, operation and regulatory needs.... Read More

Record-Setting Year for Blount County Tourism

Date: 8/29/2018
As a gateway to the Smoky Mountains, Blount County ranked eighth among Tennessee’s 95 counties in visitor expenditures with $378 million in 2017 according to the Economic Impact of Travel on Tennessee Counties report issued by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Gov. Bill Haslam.... Read More

Responding to Online Reviews

Date: 8/28/2018
We all love social media and the numerous digital tools at our disposal these days . . . except when we don’t! And one of those times can be when our business receives a very public negative review online. You can’t always stop it from happening, so what should you do when it does happen?... Read More