Business

Moore has ‘moving’ moment

Melanie Moore of Farragut, second from right, owner of Moore’s Moving Company in Powell, with members of her crew. From left are moving specialist Peter Landolina; driver Rodrick Johnson; James Bolden, sales and management, and driver Daniel York.
Farragut resident Melanie Moore is on the move with her new business, Moore’s Moving Company.

Actually, it was Moore’s move from a previous residence, plus some prodding from future employees, that gave berth to this company in Powell.

Mooore earned a Master’s degree in speech language pathology and taught in the public schools for six years. But after adopting her son, Moore decided to stay home.

“I got divorced. I was moving, and the guys who moved me asked me what I was going to do next,” she said. “I was a stay-at-home mom for 14 years, so I didn’t know what I was going to do.

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Big Kahuna Wings looking to expand

Big Kahuna Wings, 12828 Kingston Pike, has been serving customers for more than three years. Saying they are doing a booming business, ownership has plans to relocate and expand not far from its current location.
Big Kahuna Wings owner Matt Beeler got some very good news recently.

The Town of Farragut’s Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously approved Town staff’s recommendation to allow a front yard setback variance on property where Beeler plans to build and relocate his restaurant.

The Board met Wednesday, Dec. 27, and, except for approving the previous meeting minutes, the issue was the only item on the agenda.

Farragut Municipal Planning Commission had referred the matter to Town staff and the Board of Zoning Appeals for further investigation. The 1.34 acre property is owned by Myers Bros. Holdings, fronts Kingston Pike, and actually is an out parcel of the Renaissance development.

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