All In on Midway

All In on Midway

Knox County leaders break ground at the once-controversial Midway Business Park in East Knox County.

by scott barker • November 21, 2018

Mike Edwards, president and CEO of the Knoxville Chamber, chats with Congressman-elect Tim Burchett and Roger Osborne of Pinnacle Financial Partners at the Midway Business Park groundbreaking on Tuesday.

Knox County political and business leaders gathered on a brisk and blustery Tuesday morning in a field off Thorn Grove Pike to officially break ground on Midway Business Park.
The event, as Development Corp. of Knox County President and CEO Todd Napier said, could be considered the end of the beginning of the controversial project in East Knox County.
Officials estimate the business park could attract as many as 2,000 new jobs to East Knox County.
“This project has been a long tim...

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