Business

Operational Testing to Begin in Seymour

Operational Testing to Begin in Seymour

By Joe King, [email protected] Blalock and Sons Construction plans to begin operational testing on their new concrete plant in Seymour before Thanksgiving. “By the end of this week, we should have most components of the plant assembled,” said Wes blalock, who is heading up the project. “We have our storage bins,[Read More…]

Oct 17, 2013 Business, Featured, News, Seymour
BP Stations Change to Marathon

BP Stations Change to Marathon

BP gas stations in the area are now officially an element of the past as the oil company has completed its sale of its Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The transaction was a near $2.4 billion deal that gave Marathon the 475,000 barrel-per-day producing refinery. Much of the[Read More…]

Oct 17, 2013 Business, News, Seymour
Real Estate Made Easy: One-Stop-Shop Comes to Seymour

Real Estate Made Easy: One-Stop-Shop Comes to Seymour

The process of purchasing real estate can be overwhelming to both novice and experienced buyers, but a new concept coming to Seymour will ease that tension for all parties involved. A one-stop-shop for all real estate and home needs is coming to the Seymour Business Park, located at 500 Maryville[Read More…]

Oct 16, 2013 Business, Featured, News, Seymour
Water Front Plans Include Tax Subsidy

Water Front Plans Include Tax Subsidy

A planned $165 million development on the former Baptist Hospital site along Knoxville’s South Waterfront is moving forward, and the City of Knoxville and Knox County are proposing a tax subsidy to create the required public amenities. The tax-increment financing transaction which will be used to fund the redevelopment is[Read More…]

Oct 3, 2013 Business, Featured, News, South Knoxville
Seymour Grille Flourishes with Fresh Quality

Seymour Grille Flourishes with Fresh Quality

By Joe King, [email protected] For many people, going out to eat at a restaurant can be a fairly dull process, but a new Seymour location is changing that with their high standard of food quality. Bob Braniecki, who opened Seymour Grille with his wife Patty Aug. 12, said the homemade[Read More…]

Sep 26, 2013 Business, News, Seymour
Misleading the Customer: A Consumer Experience Report on Norton’s Auto and Wrecker

Misleading the Customer: A Consumer Experience Report on Norton’s Auto and Wrecker

By Joe King, [email protected] I think we can all remember the high temperatures of last Thursday, but the repair statement on my car may remember it best. While driving down Chapman Hwy. my car began to overheat and, taking the safe approach, I pulled over to let it cool down.[Read More…]

Jul 2, 2013 Business, Featured, News
Business Booms on 411

Business Booms on 411

By Joe King, [email protected] As many residents know in Seymour, there are three main roads; Chapman Hwy, Boyds Creek, and Maryville Hwy (Hwy 411). While Chapman has its share of developments, 411 is booming with business opportunities of untapped growth. With thousands brought from neighboring communities to 411 Motor Speedway,[Read More…]

Jun 26, 2013 Business, Featured, News
Business Image Makeover Contest Challenges Women

Business Image Makeover Contest Challenges Women

SEVIER COUNTY- The Sevier County Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association is offering three recipients a chance to win a business image makeover. An independent panel will choose the three individuals to win the Business Image Makeover contest. The winners will receive a free ticket to attend The Polished[Read More…]

Jun 18, 2013 Business, Featured, News
Pizza Sizzles with Specialty

Pizza Sizzles with Specialty

By Joe King, [email protected] Seymour/South Knox- As one of America’s most popular foods pizza has quickly grown into an industry of its own, so in order to separate themselves from the competition one local chain is offering specialty dishes with a distinct flare. Papa Murphy’s, located at 11516 Chapman Hwy.,[Read More…]

Jun 4, 2013 Business, Featured