business briefs

• Moxley Carmichael has hired Knoxville native Lydia Bailey of Fountain City as a public relations specialist. Bailey graduated last May with honors from Belmont University in Nashville, earning a bachelor’s degree in public relations. She served as an intern at Moxley Carmichael in the summer of 2018 prior to her senior year in college.

• Weichert, Realtors — Realtors Missy Hall, Christie Sox and Kip Kirby of Advantage Plus in Knoxville have been named top agents in the office for July. Hall was named Top Agent of the Month while Sox and Kirby were named Top Selling and Top Listing agents, respectively.

• BarberMcMurry Architects have won two Awards of Excellence from International Interior Design Association Tennessee Chapter at its annual Composing Great Design awards ceremony in early August. The firm was recognized for its interior design at Analysis & Measurement Services Corporation, with the Award of Excellence in Small Corporate Design, and for its work with Kingdom Design Ministries, with the Award of Excellence in Long-Term Care Design.