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• Cookie Oakley and Stephanie Mitchum have joined Coldwell Banker Wallace and Wallace REALTORS as full-time real estate agents. They are working out of the Farragut office, 10815 Kingston Pike. Oakley spent 19 years counseling individuals and families. She spent 17 of those years assisting corporate professionals who were relocating to the Knoxville area. Mitchum, a graduate of The Uni-versity of Tennessee and Farra-gut High School, is the founder of Water Angels, a ministry to the homeless in Knoxville. She previously worked with her husband, Jeff Mitchum, in Blind Connection, their family window treatment business. Oakley can be reached at 865-603-9015 or online at and Mitchum can be reached at 865-208-9471 or by e-mail at