After winning Tennessee's top industrial recruitment prizes in 2008 and 2009 with billion dollar-plus investments from Volkswagen and Wacker Polysilicon, Southeast Tennessee landed the state's biggest job generator in 2011 with a pair of Amazon distribution centers this year.
Photo by Angela Lewis .
published Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
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It wasn’t hard to pick the biggest local news story of 2011. Of the several hundred voters who responded to a Times Free Press poll online and by mail, well over half marked the April 27 tornadoes as a defining day in the region’s history.