Tennessee’s 176 tract designations are located across 75 counties that submitted recommendations to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. Four are in Sullivan County, including one along Industry Drive in Kingsport.
A past Kingsport Chamber president, Estepp currently serves as president of Citizens Bank. He is the 33rd recipient of the award.
Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are specialized vehicles dedicated to investing in designated low-income areas.
The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship has announced 21 finalists for the 24th annual KOSBE Awards. Winners will be declared at a special recognition event on Thursday, December 13th, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.
The annual tournament featuring NAIA men’s and women’s teams along with a few local prep academies returns to MeadowView this week.
To serve even more patients throughout the region, Friends in Need is offering two new programs for dental and vision care. But as the organization expands, more community support is needed to keep it going strong.
Visit Kingsport Executive Director Jud Teague said Tuesday at the Kingsport Economic Development Board meeting that his organization has reached out to the eight hotels listed at www.visitkingsport.com to prepare for incoming guests from affected areas.
The hotel’s occupancy has averaged 65 percent, and MeadowView’s economic impact is now more than $110 million per year. In 1999, MeadowView’s appraised value was $33 million, and in 2017 it moved to $168 million.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Raphael Bostic told a room full of local bankers what they wanted to hear on Monday.
The World Long Drive means hundreds of visitors and worldwide exposure for the Model City. Unfortunately, it also means there’s going to be issues with traffic in and around the Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center.
The Rob Con convention - now in its 33rd year - will host more than 50 vendors selling comic books, toys and games, movie and television collectibles, anime and manga and other “geek” related merchandise.
That’s apparently the mindset of the Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) as it attempts to get something out of two failed business ventures the board had invested in.
Have you ever wanted to experience the thrilling atmosphere of Las Vegas, or perhaps win a brand new Porsche? If so, you’ll have a chance to do both at the Boys & Girls Club’s upcoming gala, which will be held May 12.
The Milligan men’s basketball team split a pair of close games over the weekend in the “The Show,” the NAIA Division II showcase event at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center.
The NAIA Division II basketball showcase at MeadowView has expanded to a three-day event and includes 12 men’s and six women’s college teams participating in a total of 20 games from tonight through Sunday.