Business

Gail’s Pantry Cooks Up Something Sweet

Gail’s Pantry Cooks Up Something Sweet

Though Valentine’s Day has come and gone, there’s still a new and local source of baked goods in Seymour for anyone still without their sweets fix. Gail’s Pantry is a local bakery that specializes in pre-ordered sweets, ranging from German chocolate and artisan bread to Italian cream cakes, cupcakes and[Read More…]

Feb 19, 2018 Business
Mama Lucy’s Finds the Remedy

Mama Lucy’s Finds the Remedy

To the unobservant eye, the many plants and weeds that dot the forest trails of Appalachia are nothing more than part of the scenery, something perhaps to be admired, yet certainly not utilized. To skilled herbologists like Crystal Wilson, however, those plants contain the keys to good health, just waiting[Read More…]

Feb 12, 2018 Business
Mulekick Brand Celebrates First Year

Mulekick Brand Celebrates First Year

Local online apparel company, MuleKick Brand is wrapping up its first year in business this month with plans for a pop-up shop and children’s clothing line on the horizon. The South Knoxville-based business specializes in locally-inspired clothing, hats and accessories. The company was founded by husband and wife team, Ryan[Read More…]

Feb 5, 2018 Business
Smalltown BBQ, Big Time Taste

Smalltown BBQ, Big Time Taste

A popular Maryville-based BBQ catering company may soon be expanding its services into Seymour. Fans of slow cooked meats may soon have another option to satiate their appetite as Jason DeLong and the rest of the Smalltown BBQ crew expand beyond the catering business and into direct customer sales. As[Read More…]

Jan 29, 2018 Business
3D Ranch Changes the Status Quo

3D Ranch Changes the Status Quo

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD BUSINESS Local Marcia Chamberlain is offering horse riding lessons and horse training through her business, 3D Ranch. But when it’s not being used for horses, 3D ranch also doubles as a wedding venue. Chamberlain stated that she decided to open her business in Seymour because, “Seymour[Read More…]

Jan 22, 2018 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