Knoxville Area Urban League supports students with 20th annual ‘Shoes for School’

An estimated 6,000 people attended the Knoxville’s Area Urban League’s 20th annual “Shoes for School” event, which provided local children with new shoes and school supplies and connected families with valuable community resources. The back-to-school bash was presented by sponsors Covenant Health, Pilot Company and TVA. Knox County students stocked up on items at Caswell Park before returning to school … Read More

Shults Pediatrics to partner with nonprofit to provide donor milk for vulnerable babies

Shults Pediatrics has announced a formal partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee (MMBTN) to become the nonprofit’s 13th Milk Drop Depot in the state. The new location in Knoxville at Shults Pediatrics, which is part of Summit Medical Group, will provide a convenient place for pre-screened and approved milk donors to donate their frozen milk. Donations will be transported … Read More

Covenant Health, Acadia Healthcare open new inpatient Behavioral Health Hospital in Knoxville

East Tennesseans have a new resource to meet the growing need for accessible, high-quality mental and behavioral healthcare. East Tennessee Behavioral Health is a state-of-the-art behavioral health hospital that serves adolescents, adults and seniors who are living with mental health and co-occurring disorders, including psychiatric diagnoses and substance use disorders. A joint venture of Knoxville-based Covenant Health and Franklin-based Acadia … Read More

Announcing single performance ticket on sale dates for the 2022-23 Broadway at the Tennessee Season presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers

Presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers, the highly anticipated 2022-23 season of Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre features a full lineup with six titles and 56 performances. While season subscription tickets have been available for purchase, the Theatre will begin selling single-performance tickets next month. The on-sale dates for the six shows are: DEAR EVAN HANSEN (performances Nov. 15-20, 2022): … Read More

Furrow Automotive Group’s Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville donates $20K to help homeless pets

Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville has donated $20,000 to Young-Williams Animal Center and Humane Society, Tennessee Valley to support both organizations’ work to end pet homelessness and promote animal welfare. Called “Benzie’s Friends,” the donation campaign set aside a portion of Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville’s recent sales for the shelters. Continuing Sam Furrow and Ann Baker Furrow’s passion for community philanthropy, the dealership … Read More

Pilot Company and Bridgestone launch national fleet tire monitoring and service network after testing technology in Knoxville

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) and Pilot Company today announced a collaboration on an advanced tire monitoring and service network for commercial fleets at select travel center locations. This collaboration leverages Bridgestone Fleet Care mobility solutions and Pilot Company’s network of travel centers to provide more convenient, frequent, and actionable fleet tire intelligence. The initial trial phase will begin this summer with … Read More

Covenant Health Purchases Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville

Thompson Proton Center becomes part of Covenant Health’s Comprehensive Oncology Services Covenant Health, the area’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system, is pleased to announce the purchase of Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville, adding a new treatment option to the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, the health system’s robust oncology service line. The acquisition, which affects only the Knoxville location … Read More

Allison Cornish of Pilot Company earns Top Women in Convenience award

Allison Cornish – a Lexington, Kentucky native and current Knoxville resident – has been named a Convenience Store News 2022 Top Women in Convenience in the elite Women of the Year category. Since joining Pilot Company in 1999, Cornish has exponentially grown her career and is now leading the company’s largest investment in remodeling its travel centers as VP of … Read More

Five tips to manage your child’s screen time

The summer brings sunshine, ice cream, days by the pool and more free time for children, but it can also mean more screen time. According to an annual report from the nonprofit Common Sense Media, screen use for children and adolescents ages 8 to 18 jumped 17% between 2019 and 2021 – a steeper increase than in the four years prior … Read More