Business

McDonald Sells South Knoxville

McDonald Sells South Knoxville

Business is booming in the neighborhoods surrounding the Urban Wilderness and Knoxville residents are ready to invest in seeing this area of the city grow. After 13 years of working for Wood Realtors, as a real estate agent, Caroline McDonald has decided to spread her wings and open her own[Read More…]

Jan 15, 2018 Business
Sleep Tight, Seymour

Sleep Tight, Seymour

The Mattress Momma is a local family owned and operated mattress store. Owner Laure Nelle stated that her family decided to open in Seymour because, “We are local to Seymour and we have multiple businesses. Seymour is a great community and we wanted to provide a service to residents that[Read More…]

Dec 25, 2017 Business
S. Knox Business Creates “Aight” T-shirt Design

S. Knox Business Creates “Aight” T-shirt Design

As VolNation watched the introductory press conference of new Tennessee head football coach Jeremy Pruitt unfold last Thursday, many minds were turned to the future of Tennessee football. Local T-shirt designer Ryan Willis, however, had one particular thing on his mind: Aight. As the owner of the South Knoxville based[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Business, News, South Knoxville
South Knoxville Has Good People

South Knoxville Has Good People

Rick Whitener and his mother, Kathy Dawn, always knew they wanted to own a business someday. After they, along with Dawn’s husband, turned an amazing profit flipping a house in 2007, they decided to open a laundromat and pay the price for their on-the-job education during the fall of the[Read More…]

Dec 18, 2017 Business
It’s Tree Time in Tennessee

It’s Tree Time in Tennessee

Few journeys’ rival the worldwide trek St. Nicholas makes every year from his home in the North Pole, yet the amazing path Christmas trees make from farm to store to the living room may prove to be a close second. For residents of Seymour, the sight of Christmas Trees being[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Business

South Knoxville Finds the Healing Remedy

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD BUSINESS South Knox Healing Arts is a business in South Knoxville that offers massage therapy to the community. The owner, Evelyn Anne Barnette, stated that she decided to open her business in South Knoxville because she lives there and loves the area, and, because she “realized[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Business
434 Coffee Brings Convenience to Area

434 Coffee Brings Convenience to Area

The first time Jason Russell laid eyes on a coffee plant, he was over two hours north of Managua in the Nicaraguan mountains. With the final day approaching of his Central American mission trip, Russell and a friend decided to stay a few extra days, in part to continue mission[Read More…]

Nov 22, 2017 Business
Local Lady Keeps Heads Bobbing

Local Lady Keeps Heads Bobbing

Bobble-heads are hard not to like, yet one local business owner seems to have found a way to make them even more appealing. In acquiring the business system Bobbles By Jafra, local businesswoman Joyce Anderson has been working to market her personalized bobble head concept to the Knoxville area. By[Read More…]

Nov 22, 2017 Business, News, South Knoxville
Local Makes Hats for NICU Babies

Local Makes Hats for NICU Babies

Seymour woman Cassondra Jones describes herself as a “childless mother” due to her soft spot for children. Last week after seeing online that knitters and crocheters were needed to donate hats to newborns, it pulled on her heart in a special way. “It made me feel sad because I would[Read More…]

Nov 22, 2017 Business, News, Seymour

Home Financing Matters: Uninvited Guests

They live among us in what is called an ever shrinking world. Now for many, that shrinking world is because of advanced technology that brings us all closer. For animals in our neck of the woods, that ever shrinking world is the loss of habitats for our wildlife friends and[Read More…]

Sep 30, 2016 Business, News