Cortney Roark, Knoxville News Sentinel

Cortney Roark

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Cortney:

Verizon distributor Cellular Sales opens new store every three days, expects continued growth

Local company Cellular Sales has been in the cell phone business from the very beginning. CEO Dane Scism shares the secret to its success. → Read More

Where to find your Valentine's

Knoxville's chocolate shops has you and your Valentine covered. → Read More

Business, community leaders honored at 40 Under 40 celebration

Small businesses as well as UT, Pilot, Regal, Helen Ross McNabb Center were represented as part of the class. → Read More

Goodbye J.Crew: West Town Mall location to close at the end of January

The West Town mall store will close its doors this month → Read More

40 Under 40: Whitney Mitchell leads Pipe Wrench Plumbing to 90 percent growth in one year

Whitney Mitchell began at Pipe Wrench Plumbing at 18 and led the company to unprecedented growth in 2017. → Read More

40 Under 40: Tommy Nguyen grows StoragePug software startup to 18 states in two years

Tommy Nguyen's startup Storage Pug provides software for storage facilities and customers across the nation. → Read More

Bliss to open new store in West Town Mall

Including Bliss Home, this will be the third Bliss store in Knoxville. → Read More

40 Under 40: Symphony's Rachel Dellinger fueled by passion for the arts

Rachel Dellinger lead the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's communications with an effort to diversify audience. → Read More

40 Under 40: OliBea owner, chef Jeffrey DeAlejandro immerses himself in Old City

Jeffrey DeAlejandro will soon own two businesses in the Old City and has worked on various community projects. → Read More

40 Under 40: Cheryl Smith founds company to fill CPR education gap

Cheryl Smith's CPR Choice trains approximately 15,000 people each year. → Read More

Blount Co. man wanted for felony drug charge in custody

Blount County authorities apprehended James Daniel Owens four days after he fled from a traffic stop as deputies attempted to arrest him Friday. → Read More

40 Under 40: Regal's Matt Basford works to enhance movie-going experience

Matt Basford, Regal's VP of tech services, works with movie studios to bring the best and most recent technology to theaters. → Read More

40 Under 40: S2A Integration's Sherry Ault provides tech hub for builders, architects

Founder of S2A integration Sherry Ault created a virtual design and construction space for architects, engineers, contractors and owners. → Read More

2018: Remembering those Knoxville lost, including Mickey Mallonee, Helen Ashe, John Ward

We said goodbye to many notable Knoxville residents this year, including Mickey Mallonee, Helen Ashe and "Voice of the Vols" John Ward. → Read More

Knoxville boaters develop award-winning boat attachment Dripper Guard

Colin Daley and Dale Branch's product stops wastewater from dripping down the side of the boat casing a stain. → Read More

Perk City coffee shop to open in East Knoxville

Sherene Jacobs and her daughter September Max won the Knoxville Area Urban League's pitch competition with their plans to open Perk City on Magnolia. → Read More

10 businesses Knoxville lost in 2018

Knoxville said bye to various businesses in 2018, from Sassy Ann's and Makers Donuts to Baby + Co. and Soccer Post. → Read More

Where to get pizza by the slice in Knoxville

From Barley's and Tomato Head to Little Nicky's and Empire Pizza, here's where to get a good slice of pizza in Knoxville. → Read More

Where to find the best pie in Knoxville

From Litton's coconut cream pie to Wright's Cafeteria's chess pie, here's where can you find the best pies in Knoxville. → Read More

Small Business Saturday sales big; Elf on the Shelf part of downtown Knoxville draw

Downtown Knoxville merchants saw a larger crowd than normal on Small Business Saturday. It started Friday with Elf on the Shelf. → Read More