KSO to perform Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ with violinist Bella Hristova

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series with Beethoven’s “Eroica” featuring violinist Bella Hristova. Music Director Aram Demirjian leads the performances Thursday, Feb. 20, and Friday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. These performances are sponsored by The Trust Company of Tennessee and Jay and Marga McBride. View ticket and general information here. Two … Read More

South College again earns Top 10 Military Friendly® School designation

South College, which has demonstrated its commitment to those who serve in the armed forces, again has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for 2020-2021 and is among the Top 10 in the country. “It is a privilege to create programs and opportunities for our military-connected students, veterans and their families,” said Steve South, chancellor of South College. “This honor … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-2021 classical season

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced the lineup of its 2020-2021 classical season. Subscriptions to the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks and Sheena McCall Chamber Classics series are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting the KSO website or calling the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra box office Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at (865) 291-3310. Individual concert tickets go on sale … Read More

Voting begins in U.S. Cellular’s fifth annual Black History Month Art Contest

U.S. Cellular announced February 6 that the top 10 drawings in the company’s fifth annual Black History Month Art Competition with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley are now on display in local retail stores. The public is encouraged to visit select local U.S. Cellular stores to vote on their favorite piece of artwork. In January, Boys … Read More

Big Ears Festival announces addition of Aaron Greenwald as managing director

Arts programmer and administrator Aaron Greenwald is joining the Big Ears Festival as managing director, effective February 1, 2020. Greenwald will work closely with festival founder, artistic and executive director Ashley Capps on all aspects of Big Ears, the Knoxville-based not-for-profit organization responsible for producing the Big Ears Festival. Specifically, Greenwald will be charged envisioning the evolution and growth of … Read More

Knoxville Realtor Kanika White appointed to KCDC board

Realtor Kanika White has been appointed by Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon to the Board of Commissioners for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC). White, who has 15 years of experience in real estate and property management, will fill the unexpired term of the late Gloria Garner, who died Dec. 10, 2019. Garner, 82, a longtime community organizer and retiree of the … Read More

Four Covenant Health hospitals receive Tennessee’s ‘BEST for Babies’ award

Four Covenant Health hospitals have earned 2019 “BEST for Babies” award, announced recently by Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Department of Health. The recognized hospitals include Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Created in 2016, the “BEST for Babies” award celebrates hospitals … Read More

Pilot Company kicks off ‘Life is Why We Give’ campaign for American Heart Month

Pilot Company, the largest supplier of fuel and the industry-leading network of travel centers in North America, today announced the return of the Life is Why We Give™ campaign this February with a goal to raise $1 million in support of the American Heart Association’s fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. Throughout the campaign, guests are invited to visit any … Read More

South College earns Minuteman Award from Tennessee National Guard

In honor of its continued commitment to assist military students under the Tennessee STRONG Act, South College has earned a Minuteman Award from the Tennessee National Guard. The STRONG Act, which stands for Support, Training, and Renewing Opportunity for National Guardsmen, provides eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard tuition funding towards a first-time bachelor’s degree through a reimbursement program. … Read More