Owners sell leading PR firm Moxley Carmichael to key executives

Cynthia Moxley and Alan Carmichael have sold Moxley Carmichael, East Tennessee’s premier public relations firm, to a group of key company executives that represent 95 combined years of successful public relations, marketing, creative and management experience – 67 of which have been at Moxley Carmichael. The sale of the firm was finalized on June 24, and the buyers worked with … Read More

Highway Transport opens $11 million service center as enhanced Midwest hub serving customers across U.S. and Canada

Highway Transport has opened an $11 million flagship service center located in Chicago and serving as a Midwest hub for its current and growing customers across the U.S. and Canada. As an American family-owned and operated business, Highway Transport is a leader in bulk transportation of specialty chemicals and is recognized in the industry for safety and effectiveness. Highway Transport … Read More

Windy Hill Farm and Preserve launches Summer Concert Series, opens to public

Windy Hill Farm and Preserve will host a Summer Concert Series to celebrate the season, present music from regional and nationally recognized artists and introduce guests to the newly expanded East Tennessee resort. Located in Loudon, Windy Hill Farm and Preserve is an all-inclusive boutique resort with accommodations ranging from nine private cabins to an eight-room guesthouse and a spacious … Read More

Pilot Flying J introduces exclusive new women’s clothing line by Buffalo Outdoors

From work wear to casual wear, Pilot Flying J’s exclusive clothing line by Buffalo Outdoors is designed with every guest in mind and is now available at more than 200 participating Pilot and Flying J travel centers across North America. New to the collection is an exclusive line of women’s clothing, available at select stores, that features travel ready attire … Read More

Wild Laurel Golf Course in Smokies achieves Audubon certification

Wild Laurel Golf Course in East Tennessee has been designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” by Audubon International for its dedication to environmental excellence on the 18-hole track in Townsend known for its stunning mountain views. “Wild Laurel Golf Course has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program,” said Christine Kane, CEO at Audubon International. “The owners and management … Read More

Big Ears’ triumphant return in 2022 contributes $36 million to Knoxville economy

  Austin-based AngelouEconomics report of four-day festival’s economic impact suggests wide range of benefits from job creation and tax generation to visitor spending and wages Today, Big Ears releases the AngelouEconomics analysis of the economic impact of its four-day 2022 festival, showing a financial boost of $36,100,631 to Knoxville and the regional economy. AngelouEconomics is a leading, independent, Austin-based firm … Read More

Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® announces promotion and two new hires

The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors® (KAAR) has announced the promotion of a key executive and the hiring of two new employees as the organization seeks to continue to best serve its members and the public across East Tennessee. “As the association representing more than 5,500 real estate professionals, the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors® is committed to providing our … Read More

Moxley Carmichael promotes Allie Clouse to account associate

Moxley Carmichael has promoted Allie Clouse to account associate to assist the firm’s account executives in client support, public relations and marketing strategies. “Since joining our team in July 2021, Allie has added value to a variety of client support initiatives and continuously expanded her role to serve the firm and our clients,” said Cynthia Moxley, founder and CEO of … Read More

Black Opry Revue to kick off ‘Pass the Mic’ series at Tennessee Theatre

New series will celebrate diverse, marginalized and underserved artists and audiences Black Opry Revue is coming to Knoxville in June as the first performance of the Tennessee Theatre’s new series, “Pass the Mic: Creating a Stage for Change.” The series of immersive arts events will provide a stage for artists from marginalized and underserved communities to share their art with … Read More