Eastman Credit Union held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, May 22, at its newest branch at 5928 Highway 11E in Piney Flats. “Each branch we open is exciting, because we build new relationships. We have transformed this branch into a full-service facility that we feel confident will meet the needs of our current and future members in this area,” said ECU president and CEO, Olan Jones. ECU offers free checking accounts, loan products, drive-thru ATM and safe deposit boxes, among other services. ECU membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school, or owns a business in Sullivan or Washington counties or in Elizabethton. For more information, visit www.ecu.org or call 800-999-2328.