Boyd Sports to discuss use of proposed stadium with new local United Soccer League team

Boyd Sports, LLC, which owns the Tennessee Smokies baseball team, has agreed to hold discussions with leaders of a United Soccer League team about playing at a newly proposed multi-use stadium in East Knoxville if the project goes forward. The non-binding agreement between Boyd Sports and the local United Soccer League group to enter discussions is dependent on the approval … Read More

Small business can take advantage of secure online tax resources

UScellular shares tips for filing taxes after a year like 2020 As many have experienced, the ongoing pandemic disrupted everyone’s day-to-day routines, where social distancing and using virtual tools to stay connected are the new norms. As businesses tried to weather the coronavirus storm, many looked for ways to support employees while still serving customers. Programs like the Paycheck Protection … Read More

Knoxville group invests in RT Lodge to preserve community ties and legacy

A local partnership of Knoxville hospitality owners has invested in RT Lodge to preserve the history and community essence of the iconic property located on the Maryville College campus. Often lauded as one of the best-kept hospitality secrets in the region, RT Lodge encompasses seven acres and has served for decades as a special place for gatherings and events with … Read More

Tips to Go Green this Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, UScellular encourages people to keep their old electronic devices out of landfills and is providing incentives to do so. Customers can get up to $500 when they trade in qualified smartphones online or in-store or easily recycle them at any UScellular location. The company also offers East Tennessee customers tips on how they can be … Read More

Tips for pet owners post-pandemic

As pet owners leave home more as COVID-19 slows, Young-Williams Animal Center is sharing tips to make this transition easier for pets that could experience separation anxiety. We want to help keep pets with the families who love them. Ease your pet into a new routine. Pets thrive on routine but also are adaptable and quick learners. Whether it’s potty … Read More

Sweet P’s Barbeque to host hiring fair for new Fountain City location

Sweet P’s Barbeque will host a hiring fair on Monday, April 12, to fill more than 30 positions at its new Uptown Corner restaurant in Fountain City. The job fair will take place from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. in the parking lot of the new restaurant at 3029 Tazewell Pike. Sweet P’s management will meet and interview candidates outside throughout the … Read More

Knoxville-area hospital systems work together to say, ‘thank you’ to all health care workers

Blount Memorial Hospital, Covenant Health, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Tennova Healthcare and The University of Tennessee Medical Center launch gratitude campaign across social media and local media outlets As the one-year mark of the pandemic passes with cautious optimism, Knoxville-area hospital systems are launching a public thank you campaign to honor health care workers throughout our region who have selflessly … Read More

UScellular offers tips to maximize the mobile gaming experience

More people are playing online games now than ever before and are using mobile phones as their primary device for doing so.1 It allows anyone from casual, single-player gamers to those who compete regularly as a squad to play anytime from anywhere. These advantages contributed to mobile gaming seeing a 12% surge of gamers in 2020.2 “Smartphones are always within … Read More

GEM Community Development Group enlists Knoxville Area Urban League to ensure diverse participation in all phases of private development surrounding stadium project

Pledging that minority firms and individuals will be integral to all aspects of the private development that will surround the publicly owned multi-use facility being proposed on the eastern edge of downtown Knoxville, GEM Community Development Group has announced that it plans to enter into a partnership with the Knoxville Area Urban League. “The Urban League has a long history … Read More