- AutoZone, a nationally known auto parts business headquartered in
Memphis, Tennessee, was founded by J. R. “Pitt” Hyde III in 1979. Hyde
developed AutoZone as a division of Malone & ... Continue Reading »
- George Dickel Distillery
- Located in Coffee County near Tullahoma, the George Dickel Distillery holds the distinction of being one of only two legal Tennessee distilleries that remain in operation, the other being the Jack Dan... Continue Reading »
- Morristown College
- In 1881, the Methodist Episcopal Church founded Morristown College, a
historically African American two-year institution of higher education,
located in Morristown, the seat of Hamblen County, Tenne... Continue Reading »
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