business briefs

• The law firm of Stone & Hinds, P.C. recently has undergone a name change, to Lipsey, Morrison, Waller & Lipsey, P.C. to reflect the firm’s current leadership, according to a press release. The firm, which has been serving the Knoxville area for more than 40 years, also has moved its offices from downtown Knoxville to the South Knox Riverfront. For more information, call 865-546-6321.

• Weichert, Realtors® — Advantage Plus, located in Knoxville, recently was recognized at an event honoring the top 30 companies in the Weichert national franchise system based on its outstanding performance in 2017. Weichert Premier Client Group event was held June 4-6 at Charleston Marriott Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Representatives from Weichert, Realtors® — Advantage Plus had a chance to network with other top producing Weichert affiliates from across the country and participate in collaborative learning sessions during the event. Weichert, Realtors® — Advantage Plus is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The local office serves Knoxville, Farragut and surrounding areas. For more information about Weichert, Realtors® — Advantage Plus, contact Justina Patton, 865-474-7100, or visit

• Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Chad E. Potteiger, D.O., gastroenterologist, back to East Tennessee and his new medical practice at Tennova Gastroenterology – North. Potteiger specializes in therapeutic endoscopy, gastrointestinal wellness and nutrition, and the treatment of autoimmune digestive disorders including celiac disease. Potteiger performs minimally invasive procedures exclusively at North Knoxville Medical Center.Most recently, Potteiger was in private practice in Dickson. Prior to that, he served patients in the Powell, Knoxville and Maryville communities for nearly 10 years. He earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed an internship and residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. He currently is accepting new and former patients at his office on the North Knoxville Medical Center campus, 7557A Dannaher Drive, Suite 140, in Powell.