Business

Amish Excellence celebrates 1 year

Kim Atkinson, left, who attended Amish Excellence’s open house April 28, is shown a handcrafted leather chair by Angie Carroll, co-owner of Amish Excellence,
Amish craftsmen and patrons joined Amish Excellence Furniture Maker in celebrating the store’s first anniversary.

The store’s owners, Angie and Bobby Carroll, held an open house to mark its first milestone at the store, 613 N. Campbell Station Road, Friday and Saturday, April 28-29. They invited craftsmen Robert Yoder and Wyman Miller and their wives, Ida Yoder and Naomi Miller, to visit with and answer questions of patrons and served refreshments.

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Clean Eatz to open soon

Neal F. Gartrell, daughter, Emily, and wife, Maggie Gartrell, prepare to put up the “Coming Soon” sign for Clean Eatz, a dine-in café that also offers meals to go, at 155 West End Ave., Farragut. They anticipate the restaurant will open in mid-June.
Neal F. and Maggie Gartrell are bringing a healthy concept in eating to Farragut.

The Gartrells and their children, Zach and Emily, are opening Clean Eatz, a healthy café, at 155 West End Ave., in mid-June.

“Clean Eatz is not a diet; it’s a healthy lifestyle, where we make everything handmade, and most of our stuff is under 500 calories,” Neal Gartrell said.

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Big splash for Northshore Senior Living opening

Northshore Senior Living held a ribbon cutting, hosted by Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce, at its facility, 8804 S. Northshore Drive, Thursday, April 13. On hand for the event were, from left, Chris Sides, president of Senior Solutions Management Group, which manages Northshore Senior Living; Kim Olen, Senior Solutions regional marketing director; Rick Dover, Dover Development Corporation managing director; Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett; Melissa Hensley, Northshore Senior Living executive director; Christina Trentham, Northshore Senior Living vice president of operations, and Joy Blair, Senior Solutions Management Group community liaison. Dozens of Chamber members also were on hand.
A two-year construction adventure has concluded with the opening of Northshore Senior Living.

Located at 8804 S. Northshore Drive near Pellissippi Parkway, the senior living facility celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting, hosted by Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, April 13.

“This has been a two-year adventure into what we think is the best senior living facility built,” said Rick Dover, managing director of Dover Development Corporation, Knoxville, which built the facility.

The senior living center, located on seven acres, includes 68 suites and apartments for assisted living and an additional wing for residents needing specialized care for memory loss.

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