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Tennessee’s population rose 0.9% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Tennessee’s population increased by 61,216, or 0.9 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Nashville 60% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Nashville is $213.81, 60 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY: Eastman Announces Retirement of Senior Vice President Damon Warmack

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that, after more than 38 years of service, Damon C. Warmack, senior vice president, Corporate Development and Chemical Intermediates, will retire mid-year in 2019.

Analysis: Home affordability in Wilson County tanks

​Wilson County had the lowest home affordability index in Tennessee in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

KINGSPORT CHAMBER: Kingsport Chamber Honors Larry Estepp with Lifetime Member Award

The Kingsport Chamber honored longtime Kingsport business, economic development and community leader Larry Estepp with its prestigious Lifetime Member Award during its State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast Friday morning at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.

EXECUTIVE SPEAKERS BUREAU: Global names Erin Brockovich as keynote speaker for Florida conference

Former beauty queen-turned legal campaigner Erin Brockovich will give the keynote address at The Global Travel Group conference in the US next month.

COLLIERVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: People On The Move: PMBS, Inc.

Precious Memories by Shawn, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome its newest team member Linda Favazza, who has joined the PMBS team as a Creative Director.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Zink Twice Named First Tennessee Chair of Excellence

Dan Zink, director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management program at Chattanooga State, was named the 2018-2019 First Tennessee Chair of Excellence for the second year in a row.

Analysis: Wilson County has lowest home affordability in state

Wilson County posted the lowest home affordability index in Tennessee, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

JACKSON CHAMBER: Fire Chief Maxie Stewart announces retirement

City of Jackson Fire Chief Maxie Stewart retires Friday, Aug. 31, after 36 years as a firefighter.

EXECUTIVE SPEAKERS BUREAU: Motivation expert John C. Maxwell inspires CEOs at Hall of Fame

One of the world’s foremost motivational speakers and leadership experts brought his skills to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week for an “executive circle” with business leaders.

Wilson among counties with worst home affordability

Wilson County ranked No. 5 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

EXECUTIVE SPEAKERS BUREAU: Woodward and Bernstein: Watergate echoes loud in Donald Trump era

Carl Bernstein received an email from Bob Woodward the other day. “Can you believe this?” it read, “44 years!

WILLIAMSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: CapWealth Advisors Founder Named No. 1 Financial Advisor in Tennessee by Forbes, Barron’s

Middle Tennessee-based wealth manager Tim Pagliara, founder, chairman and CEO of independent registered investment advisory firm CapWealth Advisors, was named No. 1 Financial Advisor in Tennessee by Barron’smagazine and also topped the list of Forbes’ recently released Best-In-State Wealth Advisors for 2018.

HENDERSONVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Jake Mason LLM receives Master of Laws in Elder Law and Estate Planning

Jake Mason is one of few attorneys in Tennessee to graduate with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Elder Law and Estate Planning.

CHATTANOOGA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chattanooga Chamber Names Molly Blankenship Vice President of Talent Initiatives

Molly Blankenship joins the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Talent Initiatives this week.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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