Priority Ambulance Appears on the Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Second Consecutive Year

Fastest-growing ambulance company on the list with three-year revenue growth of 248 percent Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 1,654 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Priority Ambulance is once again the highest-ranking private ambulance company on the list with 248 percent revenue growth over a three-year … Read More

M&M Productions USA lands on Inc.’s list of ‘fastest-growing’ companies

M&M Productions USA has earned a spot for the first time on the Inc. 5000 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America. Based in Oak Ridge, M&M Productions USA is a full-service event, broadcast and video production company and the in-house audiovisual partner for the Knoxville Convention Center. “We’re ecstatic and honored to be named among the top … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare adds Ben Stiefel as administrator

Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. recently added Ben Stiefel as administrator of its West Hills Health and Rehab facility in Knoxville. Stiefel oversees facility operations, including budget and personnel management, business development and regulatory compliance while supervising more than 140 associates at the 194-bed facility. Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville and … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League supports students with 17th annual ‘Shoes for School’

More than 1,500 children receive new shoes and 4,000 receive school supplies Thousands of local children received new tennis shoes and school supplies Saturday, Aug. 3, during the 17th annual “Shoes for School” event presented by the Knoxville Area Urban League and sponsored by Covenant Health. The event at Caswell Park coincided with the start of school, which is Monday, … Read More

United Way of Greater Knoxville President and CEO Ben Landers announces retirement

Ben Landers, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Knoxville, announced June 27 that he is retiring after 26 years of service during which the agency experienced significant growth and accomplishments. Under Landers’ leadership, United Way of Greater Knoxville donors, staff and volunteers raised a total of $273 million to support the nonprofits served by the agency. “I have … Read More

U.S. Cellular offers smartphone cleaning tips to help “spark joy”

Spring is upon us. Marie Kondo’s cleaning method has taken the millennial generation by storm and inspired them to complete their tidying adventures. When it comes to smartphones, there are ways for people to follow suit and tidy them up so they can work more efficiently. During a mobile device “spring sweep,” consumers can refresh the outside of their device … Read More

KSO 2018-19 Pops Series concludes with ‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. in concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will conclude the 2018-19 Pops Series with a special performance by Leslie Odom Jr., the Grammy and Tony Award-winning star of “Hamilton” for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash. Odom’s debut with the Knoxville Symphony on Saturday, May 11, will feature jazz standards and familiar Broadway hits. The concert, sponsored by Regal, will … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center achieves first-ever ‘no-kill’ status

Young-Williams Animal Center has achieved “no-kill” status for the first time in the shelter’s history, marking a milestone toward fulfilling its vision to find a home for every pet. In 2018, Young-Williams Animal Center saved 8,311 pets. “We’ve worked diligently through innovative programs and community involvement to make it to this day, and it is such a remarkable achievement for … Read More