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Firestarter Mug: Part 2

By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   This is the 2nd part of a 2-part series where we highlight the journey of local entrepreneur and inventor, Mark Sutton, and his product Firestarter Mug handle for yeti-styled insulated drinking mugs.   We left off discussing the prototype he created at Sync Space, in downtown… Continue reading Firestarter Mug: Part 2

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Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

Original article by AMY MILLHORN LEONARD of the Kingsport Times News   There is something exciting about finding just the right piece of furniture or accessory to add to the look of your home. What makes it even more rewarding is finding that item at a bargain! However, scouring classified ads, flea markets, yard sales,… Continue reading Kingsport’s Decor Exchange offers unique shopping experience

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HomeMade: Skillville

Original article by JARED BENTLEY of the Johnson City Press HomeMade is a new video series produced by the Johnson City Press in order to highlight people in our region who still create, and do what they love for a living. A little over a year ago, three friends saw their business dreams come to fruition,… Continue reading HomeMade: Skillville

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Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton

  Original Article by JOHN THOMPSON of the Johnson City Press   ELIZABETHTON — Like many young newlyweds, Michael Howell and Cheri Tinney have some plans to start a business and put down some solid roots in the community they have chosen to call home. The difference is that Michael and Cheri should be opening the doors… Continue reading Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton

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Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

Original Story by HANNAH SWAYZE of the Johnson City Press   Nine and a half years ago, Timmy Norman, owner of Cakebuds Bakery in Johnson City, said that in 10 years he wanted to be on the Food Network. Last week, the downtown business owner announced his dream had come to fruition. Norman said on Facebook Live… Continue reading Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

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Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking

Original article by BRANDON PAYKAMIAN of the Johnson City Press Alex Bradley Jr., 32, has always been drawn to the culinary world, but it took some time for him to fully commit himself to cooking. After graduating from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting in 2007 and producing cooking shows on campus, Bradley… Continue reading Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking

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Wayne See and wife, Beatriz, leading the first Montessori Program in Greene County

  Recent Co-Starters – Greene Country –  graduate, Wayne See has always wanted to give kids the opportunity to get a jump-start in life and their education. With the help of his wife, Beatriz, they made that a reality.   Original story by Eugenia Estes: Staff Writer for The Greeneville Sun   A new Montessori… Continue reading Wayne See and wife, Beatriz, leading the first Montessori Program in Greene County