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Amazon To Dominate Cyber Monday – Support the Smokies while you shop with Amazon Smile

Amazon To Dominate Cyber Monday – Support the Smokies while you shop with Amazon Smile

Amazon is predicted to dominate Cyber Monday sales today. As a corporate partner of Great Smoky Mountains Association, Amazon will donate a portion of your online purchases to GSMA when you start shopping on Amazon.com using this LINK.

Park, Congressional Leaders, and Governor Dedicate Foothills Parkway

Park, Congressional Leaders, and Governor Dedicate Foothills Parkway

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials were joined by Senator Lamar Alexander, Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr, Congressman Phil Roe, Governor Bill Haslam, and NPS Southeast Regional Director Bob Vogel to dedicate the long-awaited section of the Foothills Parkway between Walland and Wears Valley, TN before the public opening on Saturday, November 10. The public [...]

Park Hosts Walking Opportunity on the Foothills Parkway

Park Hosts Walking Opportunity on the Foothills Parkway

Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites the public to walk approximately two miles along the new section of the Foothills Parkway between Walland and Wears Valley on Thursday, November 8 for a Community Day celebration. This is a special opportunity for pedestrians to experience the series of bridges that connect the 1.65-mile section known as [...]

Blount County Chamber and Blount County Library Partner to Offer Free Business Operation Workshops

The Blount County Chamber of Commerce and the Blount County Library have partnered with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center to present 15 free business operation workshops from Feb. 12-Nov. 12 on Google, social media, business marketing and planning, starting a business and government contracting for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Workshops are held at [...]

Rachel Ragland Joins Blount Partnership as Director of Economic & Workforce Development

Rachel Ragland Joins Blount Partnership as Director of Economic & Workforce Development

Blount Partnership president/CEO Bryan Daniels announced today that Rachel Ragland has been hired as the Director of Economic & Workforce Development. She replaces Bill Eanes who left to join the business development team at VISION Engineering and begins on Jan. 2. “We are happy to have Rachel join our team,” said Daniels. “Her experience in [...]