Community invited to free energy and water saving workshop

KUB will host a free energy and water saving workshop that is open to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The hour-long workshop features demonstrations of steps customers can take to reduce electric and water usage and impact monthly utility bills. Each attendee that completes the workshop will receive a kit with materials to aid in utility efficiency. The kit … Read More

Painted, playable pianos make public debut in Downtown Knoxville

The Piano Project of Knoxville, a public art and music initiative featuring painted and playable pianos, officially launched Oct. 10 in downtown Knoxville. The reveal of Knoxville’s first-ever painted pianos took place on the Market Square stage at Bill Lyons Pavilion. The Piano Project of Knoxville was founded by jazz pianist Brian Clay, and the launch is sponsored by the … Read More

UT Extension’s Healthy Families, Healthy Communities’ website earns national recognition

The recently launched website for UT Extension’s Healthy Families, Healthy Communities has earned three awards from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS), including first place honors in Tennessee and second place nationwide. The website, located at https://healthyfamilies.tennessee.edu/, won in the category of Communications Internet Education Technology with first place in Tennessee, second place in the Southern … Read More

The Christman Company earns Excellence in Construction award for UT Student Union

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Tennessee has honored The Christman Company with an Excellence in Construction award for the University of Tennessee Student Union in Knoxville. The Christman Company was presented a Merit Award in the category of mega-projects over $150 million at the 24th annual Excellence in Construction Awards on Sept. 26 in Nashville. “This is our … Read More

KCDC officially opens new Five Points affordable housing

80-unit complex completes third of four-phase development Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC), along with business and community leaders and members of the Five Points community, officially opened Five Points 3 on Sept. 26, an affordable housing complex at the west corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and McConnell Street that brings the Five Points revitalization one step away from … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Karla Gander as paralegal

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Karla Gander as a paralegal in the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, personal investment … Read More

Johnson Architecture names Jeff Williamson as partner

Jeff Williamson has been named a partner at Johnson Architecture, a firm founded in 1994 that provides architecture, planning and interior design services for facilities of all types. “Jeff’s level of achievement, expertise, and impact on Johnson Architecture is remarkable,” said Daryl Johnson, founder and president of the Knoxville-based firm. “He has earned this role in our firm because of … Read More

KCDC Section 8 program again earns high-performer status from HUD

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) again has earned high-performer status from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) following an assessment review. KCDC’s high-performer status for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, falls under the Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP), the federal agency’s primary tool for evaluating Section 8 performance. The SEMAP review considers 15 performance … Read More

South College Physician Assistant program expands to Atlanta

The South College Physician Assistant program has expanded to include the college’s Atlanta campus. Admitted students in Atlanta will be part of the college’s Knoxville, Tennessee, program, which started more than a decade ago. When classes start on Sept. 27, the inaugural Atlanta class will have 40 students representing 15 different states. Admission is ongoing for the second class to … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Olivia Greenlee as recordkeeper

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Olivia Greenlee as a recordkeeper in the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Based in Knoxville and with offices in Chattanooga and Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, … Read More