The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Ryan Sale as office services assistant

The Trust Company of Tennessee recently hired Ryan Sale as human resources, special projects and office services assistant. Based in Knoxville, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company offers wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services. “Ryan will be a tremendous addition to the team,” said Sharon J. … Read More

New ENR ranking places The Christman Company in Top 100 contractors nationally

The Engineering News-Record (ENR), a news outlet known as the authority for tracking the construction industry, has placed The Christman Company (Christman) at #93 on its 2019 “ENR 400” list of the top 400 contractors nationally, a significant jump of 17 places from the company’s 2018 ranking of 110. Overall rankings were calculated according to 2018 construction revenue. The full … Read More

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation elects board officers

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) elected 2019-20 officers for its Board of Commissioners at its annual meeting May 30. John Winemiller, managing partner of intellectual property law firm Merchant & Gould’s Knoxville office, will continue for a third year as chair. Winemiller was first appointed to the board by Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero in 2014 and has been reappointed for … Read More

Downtown Knoxville organization updates focus, brand to reflect district’s vibrancy

In 1993 when the Downtown Knoxville Central Business Improvement District (CBID) was formed, most people agreed that downtown Knoxville needed significant improvement, with the city center nearly devoid of residents and essentially deserted after the workday ended. Not so today. Downtown residents, workers and visiting guests now enjoy what some have described as a surprisingly vibrant city – at all … Read More

The Christman Company to build Southwestern Community College health sciences building

The Christman Company has been awarded a $17.6 million contract to build Southwestern Community College’s (SCC) new 55,000-square-foot health sciences building in Sylva, North Carolina. The college, located in Jackson County in Western North Carolina, is about 50 miles from the Tennessee side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and borders the Blue Ridge Parkway. Groundbreaking for the three-story … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Adam Davies as relationship manager

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Adam Davies as a relationship manager. Based in Knoxville, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services. “Adam has a passion for … Read More

KCDC breaks ground on final phase of Five Points revitalization

Celebration marks construction launch for 82-unit affordable housing community On May 22, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC), along with business and community leaders and members of the Five Points community officially broke ground on Five Points 4, an affordable housing complex to be built at the intersection of Kenner Avenue and McConnell Street. Completion of Phase 4 will mark realization … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Angela Cooper as receptionist

The Trust Company of Tennessee recently hired Angela A. Cooper as a receptionist at its Knoxville headquarters. The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company offers wealth management, corporate retirement and personal trust services. “First impressions matter, whether it’s visitors through our front door, callers on the phone or contact … Read More

Fort Kid to hold 28th birthday celebration

Fort Kid, Knoxville’s community-built playground at the World’s Fair Park, will celebrate its 28th birthday with ice cream and cake on Saturday, April 20, from 2-4 p.m. at 1049 World’s Fair Park Drive. Fort Kid was designed by the children of Knoxville and built in five consecutive days, April 3-7, 1991, by 2,500 volunteers from the greater Knoxville area. Visitors … Read More

The Christman Company awarded new University of Tennessee project

The Christman Company has been awarded a two-phase construction project for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) to demolish and rebuild its Ellington Plant Sciences building. The project will begin this fall, starting with construction of a 20,000-square-foot permanent building that will house the facility and staff members from the current Ellington facility. In the second phase, the … Read More