KCDC ELECTS BOARD OFFICERS

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has announced the appointment of new board officers following its annual board meeting.

WATER DOES NOT HAVE TO SOAK SUMMER PLANS

A recent U.S. Cellular survey indicated that 58 percent of Americans have damaged, lost and/or had a phone stolen.¹ Replacing a wet smartphone can be costly, so there are recovery steps you can take if your device accidentally ends up in the sink, gets splashed by waves at the lake or encounters a stray thunderstorm.

FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CULT CLASSIC, COMIC BOOK FANDOM TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

There is only one event where you can meet the original Spock from StarTrek, Samwise Gamgee from Middle Earth, Lois Lane and Napoleon Dynamite all in one day – the Fanboy Expo Knoxville. The Knoxville Convention Center is excited to host for the first time the region’s premier pop culture meet-and-greet and collectibles event, May 30-June 1.

PREMIER TRANSPORTATION IS ON THE GROW

Knoxville, Tennessee-based Premier Transportation is not only on the go, it’s on the “grow,” merging with Greeneville, Tennessee-based Greene Coach, bringing its total fleet of motor coaches to 29 and increasing its employee base to 81. The company’s new location will be known as Premier Transportation – Greeneville/Tri-Cities.

TENNESSEE THEATRE DEDICATES NEW PROJECTOR WITH FREE FIRST FRIDAY MOVIE SCREENING OF ‘BACK TO THE FUTURE’

The Tennessee Theatre invites the community to a free screening of “Back to the Future” during the First Friday celebration on June 6 to dedicate the theater’s new digital projector donated by Regal Entertainment Group. The theater will hold its quarterly First Friday open house with backstage tours and music on the Mighty Wurlitzer from 5-7 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7 p.m.