Each month in this column we present facts and figures about tourism and highlight different tourism attractions in our community. This month I am proud to present to you what I’m calling “tourism in action.”

Apex Bank was recently recognized by the Institute of Extraordinary Banking with the Thought Leader Banky Award for Extraordinary Bank Practices, raising the standards of banking with excellence in unique and cutting-edge practices while achieving exemplary financial results, according to a …

MURFREESBORO – Tennessee’s housing report for the second quarter of 2019 shows “promising” mixed signals, with construction permits down a bit year over year amid the lowest foreclosure rates in two decades and a strong job market.

KINGSPORT – Olan O. Jones, Jr., Eastman Credit Union’s CEO and president, will retire effective Jan. 1, 2020, according to a news release from the credit union.

Professional travel advisor Michelle Shumate, originally from Greeneville and now living in Elizabethton, was one of 49 travel advisors to attend The Future Leaders in Travel Retreat.