'A call to action for us'
“Asheville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville have positive trends. We have a flat trend since the Great Recession,” Smith noted. “ … (Our) post-recession recovery is a little behind everybody else. The troublesome thing for us was that in 2012 we had a negative slope. We didn’t recover as rapidly as we wanted to. The recovery has not been robust.”
May 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM