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Team Tennessee Times – July 2, 2018

Mini-Series “Remastered” Debuts July 11

Check out the series trailer above. For more about “Remastered,” go to
TNECD announced the premiere date of a new, original mini-series, “Remastered,” which focuses on the people and stories behind six iconic Tennessee companies.

“Remastered” debuts on Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m. EDT, 7 p.m. CDT on RFD-TV. The series features Jack Daniel’s, Lodge Cast Iron, St. Blues Guitars, United Record Pressing, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing and Prophetik Haute Couture.

“Remastered” was shot and produced over the course of 2017 in collaboration with Tennessee-based advertising agency Designsensory. Check out the series trailer above and click here for more about “Remastered.”

Hardee’s Parent Company Expands Headquarters in Franklin, Adding 145 Jobs

CKE Restaurants, Inc., the parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s sister chains, announced last week that it will invest $3.6 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Franklin. CKE plans to create 145 jobs in IT, finance, risk management and international operations. Here’s more.

TNECD Awards 30 Communities with Retail Academy Grants

TNECD last week announced 30 communities that will receive Retail Academy Grants. The funding allows communities to participate in retail training programs aimed at boosting local retail. See the Tennessee communities who have been selected to participate here.

Tableau Highlights TNECD’s New Online Performance Dashboards

See how TNECD is improving our transparency with online performance dashboards. Using Tableau, these dashboards provide current information measuring TNECD’s strategic objectives, tracking everything from our rural development grants to jobs from business recruitment projects. You can explore the dashboards here.

Memphis’ St. Jude Is Top Place to Work for Generation Z

Memphis’ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the number one dream job for Generation Z. With feedback from more than 16,000 young people across the country, preference has shifted from the tech sector to health care. St. Jude took over the top spot from Google. Here’s more.



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