Covenant Health leads new “Shock Initiative” for the advancement of heart care in the community

Three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge – have joined other community health care providers in a new “Shock Initiative” aimed at treating heart attack patients that incorporates a newly developed shock algorithm which improves survival. The three facilities are all a part of … Read More

‘Game On Against Cancer’ set for March 2

Annual event at Games & Things benefits Thompson Cancer Survival Center Face off against local celebrities while helping cancer patients at the seventh annual “Game On Against Cancer” at Games & Things, 10706 Kingston Pike. The event, which will be held Friday, March 2, from 6-10 p.m., benefits Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Attendees can challenge local celebrities and media personalities … Read More

South College Nashville adds health science bachelor’s degree programs for in-demand career tracks

South College Nashville now offers three bachelor’s degree programs in health science, including pre-physical therapy and pre-physician assistant tracks, that prepare graduates for two of the fastest-growing careers in the health care industry. In Tennessee between 2014 and 2024, physical therapist positions are expected to grow by 47.2 percent, and physician assistant positions are expected to grow by 44 percent … Read More

Hundreds of dogs will be on the prowl for Mardi Growl!

Hundreds of dogs and their human companions will stroll through downtown Knoxville on Saturday, March 3, during the 11th annual Mardi Growl to benefit Young-Williams Animal Center. Mardi Growl 2018, presented by Old City Wine Bar, features a pet-friendly parade beginning at 11 a.m., along with a festival on Market Square from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. “We hope all pet lovers … Read More

Voting begins in U.S. Cellular’s third annual Black History Month art contest

The top 10 drawings from U.S. Cellular’s Third Annual Black History Month Art Competition with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley are now on display in area retail stores. Local community members are encouraged to visit select local U.S. Cellular stores to vote on their favorite piece of artwork.           In January, members of the … Read More

University Eye Specialists opens new Hardin Valley office

University Eye Specialists will cut the ribbon to officially open its new Hardin Valley office on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. The new office, which opened to the public on Feb. 7, is located at 2547 Willow Point Way, off Hardin Valley Road in Creek Side Professional Park. It offers convenient parking, expanded on-site diagnostic capabilities and an updated … Read More

Gerdau Knoxville names David Moore Employee of the Year

Gerdau’s Knoxville mill has named heavy equipment operator David Moore as Employee of the Year for 2017. Moore was recognized because of his willingness to help and commitment to his coworkers. He was nominated by fellow employees at the Knoxville mill and selected for the honor by mill administration from among those named Employee of the Month during the year. … Read More

Knoxville Convention Center announces latest addition: Henley Meeting Room

Space inside facility offers ideal meeting space downtown The Henley Meeting Room, located within the Knoxville Convention Center at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Avenue, is officially open and available for rental. At 425 square feet, the space is perfect for such gatherings as board meetings, videoconferencing and depositions. The modular, mobile furnishings, which consist of six classroom-sized … Read More

2018 Symphony ShowHouse to be held at THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel & Residences

Downtown Knoxville’s first Knoxville Symphony League ShowHouse will be held at THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel & Residences on April 5-29. Three of the luxury residences at THE TENNESSEAN will be exquisitely decorated by some of the area’s most prestigious designers. The 2018 Symphony ShowHouse is sponsored by Johnson & Galyon Construction and will include more than 7,000 square feet … Read More