Ready, set … register for the 2018 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Sign up for race events by Nov. 30 for early discounts The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events take place March 24-25, 2018, but now is the time to register and start training for your race. Participants are encouraged to register online at www.knoxvillemarathon.com by Thursday, Nov. 30, before price increases on entry fees go into effect at 11:59 p.m. ET … Read More

KCDC earns high-performer status from HUD

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has once again earned high-performer status from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) following an annual performance evaluation of each public housing authority across the country. KCDC’s high-performer status for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, falls under the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS). The designation is the result of scoring … Read More

TLC’s ‘Long Island Medium’ to bring live show to Civic Auditorium

Theresa Caputo of TLC’s hit show, “Long Island Medium,” will share her psychic gifts at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Caputo will tell personal stories about her life in Hicksville, New York, deliver healing messages to audience members and comfort those grieving loved ones by explaining they are still with them, just in … Read More

Misti Lewis named director of Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center

SMG Knoxville has named Misti Lewis director of Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center. She will begin her new position Monday, Nov. 13. “Misti’s love of community and management and leadership skills make her a great fit as director at one of Knoxville’s most-beloved places,” said Mary Bogert, general manager of SMG Knoxville. Lewis served for the past year as accounting … Read More

Pilot Flying J and Bunker Labs partner to empower military veteran entrepreneurs in Tennessee and beyond

In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Pilot Flying J is donating $125,000 to Bunker Labs with $25,000 applied directly toward expanding the chapter in Tennessee, part of a three-year plan to donate $75,000 to the state chapter. Bunker Labs, a national not-for-profit organization headquartered in Chicago and built by military veteran entrepreneurs, empowers other military veterans to start … Read More

Asbury Place Maryville names Stacie Horan retirement counselor

Asbury Place continuing care retirement communities has named Stacie Horan as retirement counselor for its Maryville campus. Horan is responsible for sales and marketing for assisted living and memory care assisted living on the campus and provides clinical oversight for older adults transitioning to Asbury Place. “Stacie comes to us with a 29-year career in health care, marketing and management … Read More

Knoxville architect Robyn McAdoo appointed to KCDC board

Knoxville architect Robyn McAdoo has been appointed by Mayor Madeline Rogero to serve on the Board of Commissioners for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC). McAdoo, who works for Dollar & Ewers Architecture, brings extensive experience in project management to the board, which oversees all KCDC programs, including affordable public housing administration, redevelopment and rental assistance programs. “Robyn is a great … Read More

Rogers Petroleum acquires Arrow Gas & Oil in Oak Ridge

Rogers Petroleum, one of East Tennessee’s largest petroleum distributors, has purchased the assets of Arrow Gas & Oil, Inc., of Oak Ridge, adding to its already significant presence in the wholesale fuel distribution market in the region. With the acquisition, Rogers Petroleum will distribute more than 155 million gallons of fuel per year to customers in the Southeast. Headquartered in … Read More