That's more than double the revised 1.2 percent pace in the first quarter.
The website released its "2017’s Best Places to Raise a Family in Tennessee," and more than one East Tennessee city makes an appearance on the list.
A Knoxville hotel is getting interest from an international news outlet.
University of Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture found the river system generates nearly $12 billion dollars annually.
Six selected finalists will compete in the "What's the Big Idea 48-hour Launch" entrepreneurial competition.