Rockline Industries creating 250 jobs in Morristown

March 30, 2017 – Governor Bill Haslam, Dept. of Economic & Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Rockline Industries officials announced today that the consumer goods manufacturer and supplier will form a new subsidiary, Iatric Manufacturing Solutions, and locate a new facility in Hamblen County.  Rockline and Iatric Manufacturing will invest $40.3 million and create approximately […]

New HVAC Program Coming to TCAT

December 18, 2016 – Vice Chancellor James King of the Tennessee Board of Regents, who oversees all 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, announced that TCAT-Morristown has been selected to become an HVAC Center of Excellence, only the second school in Tennessee to receive this distinction. TCAT-Morristown will partner with Trane and NC3, National Coalition […]

Lakeway Area awarded a second L.E.A.P. Grant

September 21, 2016 – For the second time, a region and coalition of educators has been awarded a state Labor and Education Alignment Program grant to improve workforce development in high schools and higher education.  This time, it is in the amount of $983,440. “Strengthening the Lakeway Links 2.0: Providing a Demand Driven Workforce Supply […]

Moe’s Southwestern Grill opening in Morristown

June 21, 2016 – Morristown will soon hear a new phrase with their food choices in “Welcome to Moe’s.” Representatives for the popular chain, Moe’s Southwest Grill announced Monday the restaurant will be the next tenant within the Masengill Springs Shopping Center. Moe’s Southwest Grill is branded as a “fun and engaging fast-casual restaurant serving […]

Mall Lands 2 New Stores

May 6, 2016 – CBL & Associates Properties Inc. announced today that DICK’S Sporting Goods and Ulta Beauty are coming to College Square Mall in Morristown.  The two new stores will be situated in the former JC Penney’s location. “It’s exciting when we have national retailers locate here, giving people throughout the region another shopping […]

West High School Earns Recognition

The Washington Post has released its 2016 list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, and Morristown-Hamblen High School West has been named as 13th in the state of Tennessee. “This is an incredible honor for West High School to be names to such an elite list of schools by the Washington Post,” director of schools […]

Downtown Awarded Entrepreneur Grant

The Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development announced that the Crossroads Downtown Partnership will be awarded a $50,000 Tennessee Main Street Entrepreneur Grant.  ECD Commissioner Randy Boyd explained that these grants will be used to provide startup space and training for entrepreneurs to encourage business growth in established downtown commercial districts. Barbara Garrow, Crossroads Program Director, […]

Morristown High Schools Named to America’s Best High Schools List

The U.S. News & World Report’s list of America’s Best High Schools of 2016 has been released, and Morristown-Hamblen High Schools West and East have been named as recipients of silver medals, ranked 20 and 25 in Tennessee respectively. “First off, I would just like to say congratulations to both East and West high schools […]

Merchants Greene Development Set for Fall Opening

The build-out of the Merchants Greene commercial property off West Andrew Johnson Hwy. is continuing with two nearly identical 12,000-square-foot strip-mall shopping centers on land east of Home Trust Bank. Shannon Greene, the primary developer, says he has letters of intent from businesses that will occupy 75% of the rental space, and that’s the target […]

Morristown Recognized for ED Efforts

Morristown has been recognized in several categories of Southern Business & Development magazine’s The Best of Economic Development in the American South in the state of Tennessee. Members of the Southern Economic Development Roundtable were polled to come up with the best of 30 economic development categories in each Southern state. SEDR is a group […]

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