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2018 Wreaths Across America Campaign

Mountain Home, TN
04/24/2018 11:33 AM
Annual campaign gears up for 2018... Read more

All New Hands On! Discovery Center to Open June 14th

Gray, TN
04/24/2018 08:02 AM
Hands On! Museum will be relocating to the Gray Fossil Site and re-opening as the Hands On! Discovery Center on June 14th.... Read more

First Tennessee opens HOPE Inside at its Kingsport Main Financial Center

Kingsport, TN
04/23/2018 09:36 AM
First Tennessee has committed to operate a HOPE Inside location at its Kingsport main financial center at 235 East Center St. A grand opening of the new office was held on April 19.... Read more

Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Reports Strong Q1 2018 Earnings

04/23/2018 07:29 AM
Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI), the Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank holding company and parent of Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB), reported consolidated net income of $2.327 million for the first quarter of 2018, a 76 percent increase over the comparable period in 2017.... Read more

Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Reports Strong Q1 2018 Earnings

04/23/2018 07:27 AM
Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI), the Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank holding company and parent of Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB), reported consolidated net income of $2.327 million for the first quarter of 2018, a 76 percent increase over the comparable period in 2017.... Read more

First Horizon delivers strong first quarter performance

Memphis, TN
04/13/2018 10:13 AM
First Horizon (NYSE:FHN) demonstrated strong first quarter 2018 results, driven by year-over-year loan and deposit growth, higher revenues, improvement in the efficiency ratio and good asset quality trends. Reported earnings per share (EPS) were $0.27, up 17 percent from first quarter 2017; on an adjusted basis1, earnings per share were $0.34. First Horizon enhanced profitability with an increase in return on tangible common equity and return on assets.

The Capital Bank merger, which resulted in a $40 billion organization with more than 300 branches throughout the Southeast, is contributing to overall earnings. The merger is on track with cost savings and revenue synergies, and the systems conversion is scheduled for later this quarter.

“I am pleased with our strong first quarter results and am optimistic about our outlook for the remainder of the year,” said Bryan Jordan, First Horizon’s chairman and CEO. “First Tennessee and Capital Bank employees continue to deliver exceptional differentiated services and solutions to our customers and our preparations remain on track for the integration of Capital Bank in the second quarter.”... Read more

Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. Increases Borrowings Under Senior-Secured Debt Facility

Knoxville, TN
04/13/2018 08:13 AM
Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MCBI), the Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank holding company and parent of Mountain Commerce Bank (MCB) announced today that it had refinanced its existing senior-secured revolving credit facility.... Read more

First Tennessee Bank and Capital Bank commit nearly $4 Billion to broaden access to financial resources in underserved c

Memphis, TN
04/10/2018 09:20 AM
First Tennessee Bank and Capital Bank,  members of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, today announced a five-year, $3.95 billion community benefit plan to increase access to financial resources within low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
The plan includes mortgage and small business lending, community development lending and investments, philanthropy, and spending with minority-owned suppliers and marketing firms. It also includes innovative methods to increase the convenience and physical access to financial services in low- to moderate-income communities.  
“Our company is dedicated to supporting the success of underserved individuals and strengthening communities across our footprint,” said Bryan Jordan, chairman and CEO of First Horizon National Corp. “We believe our new $4 billion investment will take our longstanding community commitment to the next level by spurring growth and sustainable economic development.”... Read more

First Tennessee announces Kingsport community president

Kingsport, TN
04/09/2018 12:44 PM
First Tennessee Bank has announced a new Kingsport community president, David Reynolds.
First Tennessee’s Northeast Tennessee Market President Gerald Hallenbeck shared the news in a prepared statement. “I am excited to announce that David Reynolds has been named First Tennessee Bank’s Kingsport community president. David’s leadership and community involvement have been critical to First Tennessee’s growth in the Kingsport market. As Kingsport community president, David will lead our team of outstanding bankers as they continue to help the businesses and families of Kingsport reach their financial goals.”... Read more

Nuclear Fuel Services Releases New Logo

Erwin, TN
04/03/2018 04:32 PM
Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) has a new logo to better reflect its relationship with BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), which owns a number of different nuclear manufacturing sites in the U.S. and Canada. NFS has been a part of the BWXT family since 2008.... Read more

BWXT Subsidiary Awarded $151 Million in Contract Options for Naval Nuclear Reactor Fuel and Services

Lynchburg, VA
04/03/2018 04:20 PM
LYNCHBURG, Virginia – BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has exercised contract options with BWXT subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) totaling more than $151 million for fuel manufacture, development activities and decommissioning work in support of the nation’s nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers.... Read more

First Horizon honored as a top company for executive women

03/14/2018 07:52 PM
First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named one of the 2018 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The recognition honors American corporations where women have significant influence to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. This marks First Horizon’s seventh consecutive year on the list.... Read more

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE! coming to NPAC April 13, 7:00 p.m.

Greeneville, TN
03/14/2018 11:06 AM
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.... Read more

Masters of the Mind LIVE! coming to NPAC April 6, 7:30 p.m.

Greeneville, TN
03/14/2018 11:03 AM
Performing for the first time together on one stage, four internationally-acclaimed mentalists demonstrate the phenomenal power of the mind via telekinesis, mind reading and predictions, leaving audiences enlightened and enthralled! This group redefines entertainment with performances that put you in touch with your sixth sense – be ready to leave your logic at the door.... Read more

First Tennessee Announces New Retail Banking Executive

Knoxville, TN
03/14/2018 08:38 AM
First Tennessee has named John Sergent as Retail Banking Executive for its East Tennessee market. Sergent has worked in the financial services industry since 2003 and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. His career with First Tennessee dates to 2009 and includes roles as Financial Center Manager and Senior Regional Sales Manager and most recently he was Community President in Wilson County, Tennessee.... Read more

Johnson City Launches Branding Effort

Johnson City, TN
03/01/2018 01:05 PM
Please take Johnson City branding survey.... Read more

First Tennessee receives top grades from customers

02/28/2018 05:37 PM
First Tennessee Bank has received top grades in the Phoenix-Hecht 2018 Quality Index™ for Middle Market Banking, which includes businesses with revenues between $20 million and $500 million.  
First Tennessee’s summary grades are:
A+ – Product Operations
A+ – Product Satisfaction
A+ – Customer Service
A+ – Technical Support
A+ – Relationship Manager
In addition, more than 98 percent of customers surveyed indicated that they would recommend First Tennessee to a treasury colleague, compared to a study-wide average of 86 percent for all banks. First Tennessee received a “best in class” A+ rating for overall customer service, reflecting excellence in categories that include speed of response and technical support.... Read more

Freddy's On wheels

Johnson City, TN
02/28/2018 02:36 PM

Bailey Computing Technologies Inc Training Discount

Gray, TN
02/23/2018 09:48 AM
BCTI offering 10% discount on Excel training to Chamber members... Read more

Babysitters 24/7 Through New Tri-Cities Business

Johnson City, TN
02/22/2018 09:21 AM
It was in their struggle to find a solution to their own child care needs that he found a business model to provide trained, vetted child care providers around the clock – and opened a franchise to bring that service to the Tri-Cities last year.... Read more

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