Fashion at your fingertips

U.S. Cellular Offers Smartphone Tips to Share Your Unique Style, Follow Your Favorite Trends and Find Fashion Deals Consumers often lack the time or access to peruse retail shops in person and instead choose to keep up with fashion trends and shop from the palm of their hand on a smartphone or tablet. For those who own a smartphone, these … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare employees earn regional Grace Healthcare Awards

Four Hillcrest Healthcare employees have won 2019 Grace Healthcare Awards for excellent and compassionate care. The four employees include: Ruth Giacometti, Business Office Manager of the Year Jerry Hensley, Employee of the Year Abdoulie Jallow, Employee of the Year Susette Williamson, Administrator of the Year Hillcrest Healthcare operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville with 560 … Read More

U.S. Cellular presents free Macklemore concert on Oct. 25 in celebration of 35 years of wireless service in Knoxville

U.S. Cellular will celebrate its 35th anniversary of offering wireless service in the Knoxville area by hosting a FREE concert featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore on Oct. 25 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Macklemore, a hip-hop artist and songwriter from Seattle, Washington, has won four Grammy Awards including Best Rap Album 2014 (The Heist), Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. As … Read More

KSO to open 2019-20 season with musical journey through ‘The Planets’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra opens the 2019-2020 season Sept. 19-20 with the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series concert, “The Planets.” Music Director Aram Demirjian will lead the orchestra at two performances  at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Tennessee Theatre. The performances are sponsored by Twin City Dealerships. Musical selections include Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” and Missy Mazzoli’s “These … Read More

The Importance of Reading: National Read a Book Day

Reading has the power to educate, entertain and take the imagination on a ride. Friday, Sept. 6 is National Read a Book Day, a day dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance of reading and the benefits that come from it. With today’s technology, book readers have started to change their reading habits, trading their printed copies for digitally-released versions … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center to temporarily move intake area due to construction

Young-Williams Animal Center will move its Lost and Found department, which includes both the Pet Intake area and the Pet Resource Center, to a temporary on-site location during construction. For approximately 8-10 weeks, the Lost and Found area at the main shelter at 3201 Division St., will be housed behind the main building. Visitors to intake, lost and found, and … Read More

National Self-Improvement Month provides new chance for change

What happened to those New Year’s resolutions? The lofty goals that were set on New Year’s Eve to get in shape or quit a bad habit don’t have to be left behind. September is National Self-Improvement Month, which means it’s a great time to reevaluate those goals and make positive changes. And technology can help. Smartphones, like the iPhone X … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League partners with TVA to train local contractors, community

The Knoxville Area Urban League has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to set up weatherization work opportunities for local contractors with initial training scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. The eScore Minority Contractor Training Program is a workforce training initiative to expand TVA’s certified contractor base for weatherization with a focus on minority-owned businesses and workforce individuals. The … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League to host Mobile Unit for driver’s license and ID services

The Knoxville Area Urban League will host a Tennessee Driver’s License Mobile Unit on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to provide licensing and state identification services to the community. The unit will be available from 1-4 p.m. at the Knoxville Area Urban League’s headquarters, located at 1514 E. 5th Ave. Services will include state ID cards, learner’s permits, new driver’s licenses, renewal … Read More