More than 43.6 million Americans prepared and e-filed their own income tax returns in 2013, up 4 percent from the previous year, according to the IRS. However, complicated forms, looming deadlines and stacks of paperwork can discourage some from tackling their own taxes and getting their refund fast.
Four talented KSO musicians that comprise the Principal Quartet will take the stage Sunday, April 6, 2:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre for an afternoon of Chamber music. This performance is presented with support from the Aslan Foundation. Tickets start at $15 by calling 865-291-3310.
The South College Professional Brewing Science certificate program will graduate its first class on Thursday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m.
When Invisible Fence of the Tennessee Valley heard the story of Maisy the beagle’s reunion with her family thanks to a microchip, the company was inspired to make a personal and community impact with gifts to the Helland family and Young-Williams Animal Center.
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, will offer unique, interactive experiences for professional drivers and all attendees at the Mid-America Trucking show, March 27-29, in Louisville, Ky.
The Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation has appointed Becky Hancock as the permanent executive director. Hancock has served in the role in an interim capacity since November.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announces the 2014-2015 season of the Knoxville News Sentinel Pops Series. Subscriptions are on sale now starting at $105 and current subscribers have first chance to renew their subscriptions and retain their seats. Single tickets will go on sale in August 2014.
High school robotics teams have been working for weeks to create robots that can work as a team to throw and pass balls and block goals in hopes of a first place finish at Tennessee’s largest robotics competition, the US FIRST Robotics Smoky Mountains Regional.
Shoals Ambulance paramedic Lee Ann Wiggington recently received the Star of Life Award from the American Lee Ann WiggingtonLee Ann Wiggington 2Ambulance AssociatLee Ann Wiggingtonion, a high honor given annually to outstanding EMS professionals from across the country who provide lifesaving care on the front lines.
When Maisy the beagle showed up as a stray at Young-Williams Animal Center, the staff knew there was something special about her. As part of the intake process, animals at Young-Williams Animal Center are scanned for a microchip. Fortunately, Maisy had one and her family had kept their contact information updated. After missing Maisy for more than five years, Chad and April Helland were reunited with her on Tuesday, March 18.