KSO to perform Handel’s Messiah at Classical Christmas concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra kicks off the holiday season with the third Chamber Classics performance of the season, Handel’s Messiah, on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. This concert is sponsored by Sheena McCall. The Chamber Classics Series includes five concerts which take place on Sunday afternoons with ensembles of four to 25 performers. The Dec. … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare promotes Brandi Miller to regional educator position

Hillcrest Healthcare has promoted Brandi Miller to regional staff education director to oversee the orientation and training programs for all new hires and assist in the development of advanced training programs for chronic disease management and other healthcare matters for the organization. Miller has served the Island Home Park community for Hillcrest Healthcare since April 2017. She began as a … Read More

KCDC opens new affordable housing for seniors in northwest Knoxville

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has officially opened its first units at a new affordable housing development in northwest Knoxville. The Cottages at Clifton, located along Clifton Road near the intersection of Western Avenue and Interstate 640, will provide 53 single-level housing units in 25 duplexes and three single-family homes. Eligible residents at the new development are ages 62 or … Read More

KSO, Nief-Norf combine forces for ‘Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will perform its third Moxley Carmichael Masterworks concert of the season, “Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm,” this Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22, at the Tennessee Theatre. The program begins with Beethoven’s Overture from Prometheus, bringing to life the Greek myth of Prometheus, who was credited with the creation of human life. The evening continues … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Marie Lovett as client specialist

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Marie Lovett as a client specialist 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 management, … Read More

KCDC again achieves accreditation by National Institute of Governmental Purchasing

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Procurement Division once again has earned top accreditation by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement recognized KCDC with Outstanding Agency Accreditation (OA4), which acknowledges excellence in sound procurement practices and places KCDC in a group of elite procurement organizations. Among the more than 3,000 governmental agency members in NIGP … Read More

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company earn preservation award for $10 million renovation of First Presbyterian Church

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company have earned an East Tennessee Preservation Award for the $10 million renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. The architectural and construction firms combined considerable experience working on historic properties for the project at the 68,000-square-foot church, which was founded in 1792, just one year after Knoxville was founded in 1791. … Read More

Downtown Knoxville Alliance adds creative signage to aid during ramps, viaduct closures

The Downtown Knoxville Alliance is taking creative steps to show that businesses affected by the Jackson Avenue ramp and Broadway viaduct closures will remain open and accessible, including driver- and pedestrian-friendly messages, sidewalk directionals and a long fence screen with large icons. The downtown organization is placing eye-catching signage to help drivers and pedestrians easily find alternate routes and has … Read More

South College launches Surgical Technology program in Knoxville

South College is launching a Surgical Technology program at its campus in Knoxville, Tennessee, and enrollment is open now for students to join the first cohort, which will begin Jan. 15, 2020. “In order to offer career-focused education, we must stay aware of the job needs in the markets we serve,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “There is a … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee announces four promotions of top team members

The Trust Company of Tennessee has promoted four within its leadership team. Miranda Carr has been promoted to chief investment officer; Jack S. Davidson, chief strategy officer; Denise Ledden, chief operating officer; and Neil Patel, vice president of information technology. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more … Read More