The Tranzonic Companies in WestBridge Donate N95 Masks

(Compass, March 25, 2020),

The Tranzonic Companies — which has a manufacturing complex in Knoxville — donated a supply of highly protective N95 masks to Priority Ambulance for use by the company’s EMTs and paramedics.

“We are proud to be a part of a business community in East Tennessee that supports their local health care workers,” said Rob Webb, vice president of Tennessee operations for Priority Ambulance.

Temporary Notice of Physical Office Space Closure and Transition to Remote Services

To help protect the health of employees and their families, Board members, guests and the public at large, from potential exposure to COVID-19, The Development Corporation of Knox County’s (TDC) offices located at 17 Market Square are temporarily closed through at least Thursday, April 30, 2020.  Additionally, in TDC’s capacity as staff to multiple other Boards, the physical offices for all the following Boards are temporarily closed:

  • The Development Corporation of Knox County
  • The Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox
  • The Health, Educational, and Housing Facility Board of the County of Knox
  • The Industrial Development Board for the City of Knoxville
  • The Industrial Development Board of the City of Knoxville for the Downtown Cinema, Inc.

During this time of disruption, staff is maintaining essential Board operations and working remotely.  All staff members are also monitoring their emails and telephone messages. It is important that the essential work of each of these Boards continues for the general welfare and the long-term economic stability and growth of our community.

Local COVID-19 Updates

City IDB and Cinema IDB Board Members

The terms of long-standing City IDB and Cinema IDB Board Members, Monty L. Montgomery (pictured below with Vice Chair King Purnell) and Mark Rosser have concluded. The Boards and the staff would like to thank both Monty and Mark for their service.

Thanks to our outgoing IDB and HEB Board Members

Tamara Boyer and Trey Coleman recently concluded their terms of service on the Industrial Development Board of Knox County and the Health, Educational and Housing Facility Board of the County of Knox. Thank you both for your service!

Outgoing IDB and HEB Board Member Tamara Boyer pictured with Vice Chair, Greg McWhorter.

Outgoing IDB and HEB Board Member Tamara Boyer pictured with Vice Chair Greg McWhorter.