More tax filers are going mobile this tax season

As the coronavirus pandemic worsened in the United States earlier this year, the Treasury Department moved the deadline for individual income tax returns to July 15. That deadline now is right around the corner. From stacks of paperwork to complicated forms, tax preparation offers little to get excited about. Fortunately, modern tax filers can take advantage of smartphones and today’s … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare thanks employees for COVID work with $250,000 in incentive payments

Hundreds of employees across Hillcrest Healthcare’s three Knoxville communities recently received incentive payments totaling more than $250,000 for their commitment and efforts during the ongoing pandemic. Hillcrest Healthcare’s leadership and board of directors created the financial incentive to honor more than 500 employees and show them appreciation in a meaningful way. Both part-time and full-time employees who have been with … Read More

Baptist Ambulance begins providing 911 ambulance response to Tipton County, Tennessee on July 1

Baptist Ambulance began responding to all 9-1-1 calls within Tipton County, Tennessee, on Wednesday, July 1. The Tipton County Commission selected Baptist Ambulance to provide exclusive 911 emergency ambulance service to the county through a competitive request for proposal process earlier this year. “Emergency ambulatory transport is an essential and vital service that is critical to the well-being of all … Read More

M&M Productions partners with Visit Knoxville to bring FCCLA to Knoxville to film annual national leadership conference

M&M Productions USA partnered with Visit Knoxville to bring student representatives of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) to Knoxville on Thursday, June 25, to pre-produce the annual national leadership conference at the Knoxville Convention Center. Student leaders gathered at the downtown Convention Center to film content that will be built into a 3D virtual conference platform for … Read More

Deadline nears for Young-Williams Animal Center’s pet calendar photo contest

Young-Williams Animal Center is calling for entries and votes as the deadline nears and the race heats up for the 2021 calendar photo contest. Pet owners can still enter and the public can keep voting until July 15. To enter or vote for a pet, visit gogophotocontest.com/young-williams. Sponsored by Mortgage Investors Group, all proceeds help the shelter provide care for … Read More

Let your green thumb guide your smartphone search for gardening inspiration

U.S. Cellular offers smartphone tips and apps to create a summer garden or backyard retreat With social distancing part of our routine, smartphones like the Apple iPhone 11 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G can be helpful to shop online for plants to incorporate into your summer garden. And, let your green thumb be your guide while searching … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center receives $17,610 grant from BISSELL Pet Foundation to reduce homeless pet population in Knoxville

Young-Williams Animal Center recently was awarded a $17,610 grant from BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) for spay and neuter procedures. The grant will go toward the shelter’s Spay/Neuter Solutions program, which works to address overcrowding in shelters and rescues by preventing unwanted litters of cats and dogs in Knoxville. “Due to COVID-19, veterinary clinics across the country have put critical spay/neuter … Read More