Knoxville ready to race during Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon weekend

New finish line at World’s Fair Park will provide post-race celebration site The 15th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31, features a full roster of weekend race and wellness events, as well as a highly anticipated new finish line for post-race celebration. “The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is back and better than ever,” said Jason Altman, race director … Read More

New downtown Knoxville Marriott brings touch of urban elegance to guests and public

A new dual-property Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott is now open in downtown Knoxville. This unique property features rooms and amenities to fit every type of visitor from business to leisure in a convenient location close to many attractions in the city’s center. “Our dual-concept Marriott property fits Knoxville’s rich and diverse offerings,” owner Nick Lakha said. “The city’s … Read More

AC Entertainment promotes Ted Heinig to vice president

AC Entertainment has promoted entertainment industry veteran Ted Heinig to vice president of the company. AC Entertainment is internationally recognized as an innovative leader in creating, producing, booking, and marketing first-class live entertainment experiences – from festivals and concerts to all types of special events. Previously serving as AC Entertainment’s vice president of concerts, Heinig’s role will expand to oversee … Read More

Nationwide surveys: Summit Medical Group locations top in patient experience

Summit Medical Group locations excel in overall patient experience, according to patient surveys conducted by SurveyVitals. In 2018, 15 Summit Medical Group locations ranked in the top 10 percent for patient experience among healthcare providers nationwide. In addition, Summit Medical Group’s overall composite score for all physician locations is 4.81 out of 5 stars. “In our mission to improve the … Read More

Pilot campaigns raise more than $57,000 for two nonprofits

Pilot Convenience Stores presented checks totaling more than $57,000 to two East Tennessee nonprofit organizations on Feb. 12 at the Pilot Convenience Store at 5402 Rutledge Pike in Knoxville. The first, a $21,225 check to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), was raised during a fundraising campaign last November at East Tennessee Pilot convenience stores. During that time, Pilot guests … Read More

Summit Medical Group to offer free smoking cessation classes for public in support of Tennessee Quit Week

Summit Medical Group will offer free classes to help East Tennesseans stop smoking as part of the organization’s support of Tennessee Quit Week. An annual statewide healthcare initiative led by the Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Quit Week encourages people to quit using tobacco. Held Feb. 4-8, the 2019 theme is: “Let’s Call It Quits.” Summit Medical Group offers a … Read More