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

United Way executive with stellar success record to lead United Way of Greater Knoxville

Matthew Ryerson, an experienced United Way executive who raised a record funding amount, increased the donor base and met pressing community needs in his current Southeast Tennessee position, has been named president and CEO of the United Way of Greater Knoxville. Ryerson currently is president and CEO of United Way of the Ocoee Region covering Bradley and Polk counties. Ryerson, … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League honors ‘The Clinton 12’ at Equal Opportunity Awards Gala

The Knoxville Area Urban League honored “The Clinton 12” with its lifetime achievement award at the Equal Opportunity Awards Gala and recognized the volunteer, minority business and corporate leadership award winners. Jazz and gospel performer Chanté Moore provided the entertainment at the Oct. 24 event held at the Knoxville Convention Center. The annual gala is the Knoxville Area Urban League’s … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare opens Knoxville’s first dedicated hospice care wing

Hillcrest Healthcare opened The Gardens on Lake Brook at its West Hills Health & Rehab facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 23. West Hills staff, along with residents, caretakers and caseworkers participated at the ribbon-cutting event with the assistance of Hillcrest Healthcare leadership, the Knoxville Chamber and local elected officials. The newly renovated hospice care unit will include … Read More

Compete to be a U.S. Cellular Wireless Warrior at BOO! at the Zoo

Have you dreamed of being a ninja warrior? Well, you can now compete in the next best thing by visiting U.S. Cellular’s “Wireless Warriors” Tour at Boo at the Zoo at Zoo Knoxville. The public is invited to participate in activities that showcase the latest in wireless technology from Samsung and Google while also testing participants’ skills in cycling, hand-eye … Read More

St. John’s Cathedral to celebrate 175-year anniversary with historian Jack Neely and poet R.B. Morris

Free event features history, music, refreshments and tours of newly renovated cathedral St. John’s Cathedral will mark its 175-year anniversary and launch the 2019-2020 Concerts on Cumberland series in October with a celebration featuring Knoxville historian and author Jack Neely and local poet and musician R.B. Morris. The cathedral, located at 413 Cumberland Ave., in downtown Knoxville, will open its … Read More

South College School of Pharmacy’s Dr. Richard Breeden appointed by governor to Tennessee Board of Pharmacy

Dr. Richard Breeden, Director of Clinical Education at the South College School of Pharmacy, has been appointed by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to serve on the state Board of Pharmacy. Founded in 1893, the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy handles licensing and registration for pharmacy professionals and representatives and enacts rules for professional conduct and standards of practice across the state. … Read More

Knox Mason restaurant reopening soon, hiring for all positions

The eagerly anticipated reopening of Chef Matt Gallaher’s acclaimed downtown restaurant, Knox Mason, is coming soon, and the restaurant is now hiring for up to 20 positions. The two-day hiring event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 25, from noon-3 p.m. for in-person interviews with applicants. The event will be held at Gallaher’s sister restaurant, Emilia, … Read More