South College School of Business & Technology earns accreditation

South College has earned accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) for the business and management programs offered through the School of Business & Technology. South College, a private institution regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), pursued IACBE accreditation for the accounting and business administration programs offered at the … Read More

KCDC earns additional vouchers for affordable housing for people with disabilities

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has been awarded 38 additional Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program to help local residents ages 18-61 with disabilities secure affordable housing. The program assists very low-income families and the disabled to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private … Read More

Tranzonic Companies promotes Brian Rhoades to executive vice president of operations

The Tranzonic Companies has promoted Brian Rhoades to executive vice president of operations. Rhoades, who was promoted a year ago to oversee operations at the Sparks, Nevada, and Montebello, California, locations, in addition to the firm’s West Knoxville facility, now will expand his oversight to the remaining Tranzonic facilities, including Ontario and San Diego in California; Lynn, Massachusetts; and Bolivar, … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Bryson Bosson as business analyst

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Bryson S. Bosson as a business analyst at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the 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 … Read More

New elementary school in Sparta, Tennessee, set to inspire children

Findlay Elementary showcases new technology and design delivered in partnership with The Christman Company and Lewis Group Findlay Elementary School hosted an open house and tours to officially introduce the state-of-the-art campus to the White County community with its construction, architectural and government partners on Dec. 23. The Christman Company built the 102,000-square-foot facility in Sparta, Tennessee, at a project … Read More

Mast General Store to release downtown-branded merchandise at ‘A Knoxville Christmas’

Just in time for the holidays, Mast General Store is releasing a full line of Downtown Knoxville-branded merchandise on Friday, Dec. 13, at its locally themed “A Knoxville Christmas” event. The celebration will take place at the downtown Knoxville store at 402 S. Gay St., from 6-9 p.m. The merchandise includes T-shirts, tote bags, magnets, stickers, postcards, mugs, glassware and … Read More

Tickets on sale now for 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert with KSO

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will present the 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 20-22 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Music Director Aram Demirjian conducts the KSO and special guests for “Christmas on Broadway.” There are four performances: Friday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 21, at 3 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. … Read More

South College launches Cybersecurity program

South College is launching a Cybersecurity program through its online learning platform, and enrollment is open for students to join the first class, which starts Jan. 22, 2020. “In this digitally integrated society, cybersecurity specialists are in demand,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “The business need for this field is expanding faster than colleges can produce graduates, so we … Read More

KCDC presents employee service awards

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) recognized employees achieving milestone anniversaries with the agency at its annual Thanksgiving gathering Nov. 15. The employees received pins commemorating their years of service. Those recognized included: Five years: Sean Gilbert, Andy Morgan and Dewey Roberts. 10 years: Sherrie Taylor and Kimberly Trame. 20 years: Jo Butler, Beverly Mack and Travis Turner. 25 years: Darlene … Read More