Christman promotes Marty Gibbs

Sandra ClarkOur Town Leaders, Union

The Christman Company has promoted Marty Gibbs to senior vice president and general manager of the construction management and real estate development firm’s regional office in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Gibbs, who has …

Food City supports volunteers

Betsi JamesOur Town Eats, Union

Each year Food City recognizes outstanding volunteerism among its associates through the Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program. Food City president and CEO Steven Smith created the program after attending …

Richardson was Union County leader

Sandra ClarkObits, Union

Von E. Richardson, a political leader in Union County and East Tennessee for decades, has died at age 86 at his home in Maynardville. He served as sheriff from 1968-1974, …

Eagle donates drinking water

Jay FitzOur Town Heroes, Roane, Sevier, Union

A local company has donated 12,000 cans of clean drinking water to area firefighters. Eagle Distributing Company, in partnership with Anheuser-Busch and the National Volunteer Fire Council, donated water to …

Booker gets state certification

Sandra ClarkUnion

Union County Administrator of Elections Candy Booker was one of three administrators statewide to recently pass the state certification exam for administrators of Elections. The others were Monica Davis from …