Knoxville Area Urban League honors ‘The Clinton 12’ at Equal Opportunity Awards Gala

The Knoxville Area Urban League honored “The Clinton 12” with its lifetime achievement award at the Equal Opportunity Awards Gala and recognized the volunteer, minority business and corporate leadership award winners. Jazz and gospel performer Chanté Moore provided the entertainment at the Oct. 24 event held at the Knoxville Convention Center. The annual gala is the Knoxville Area Urban League’s … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare opens Knoxville’s first dedicated hospice care wing

Hillcrest Healthcare opened The Gardens on Lake Brook at its West Hills Health & Rehab facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 23. West Hills staff, along with residents, caretakers and caseworkers participated at the ribbon-cutting event with the assistance of Hillcrest Healthcare leadership, the Knoxville Chamber and local elected officials. The newly renovated hospice care unit will include … Read More

Compete to be a U.S. Cellular Wireless Warrior at BOO! at the Zoo

Have you dreamed of being a ninja warrior? Well, you can now compete in the next best thing by visiting U.S. Cellular’s “Wireless Warriors” Tour at Boo at the Zoo at Zoo Knoxville. The public is invited to participate in activities that showcase the latest in wireless technology from Samsung and Google while also testing participants’ skills in cycling, hand-eye … Read More

St. John’s Cathedral to celebrate 175-year anniversary with historian Jack Neely and poet R.B. Morris

Free event features history, music, refreshments and tours of newly renovated cathedral St. John’s Cathedral will mark its 175-year anniversary and launch the 2019-2020 Concerts on Cumberland series in October with a celebration featuring Knoxville historian and author Jack Neely and local poet and musician R.B. Morris. The cathedral, located at 413 Cumberland Ave., in downtown Knoxville, will open its … Read More

‘Pilot Celebrity Pumpers’ raises record-breaking $97,186 for United Way of Greater Knoxville

Pilot donated $97,186 to the United Way of Greater Knoxville thanks to the support of community members who purchased gas and other items at Knox County Pilot Convenience Stores during “Pilot Celebrity Pumpers.” The 2019 fundraiser tally surpassed the previous record of $97,173 set in 2018. From Oct. 14-16, local celebrities, including elected officials, media personalities and University of Tennessee … Read More

Symphony to perform Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Natasha Paremski on Oct. 17-18

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series with Grieg’s Piano Concerto featuring pianist Natasha Paremski. Music Director Aram Demirjian leads the performances on Thursday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. These performances are sponsored by Partners. This program centers around folk music, memory and heritage, opening with Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony … Read More

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