KCDC to share updates to Austin Homes master plan at Jan. 27 open house

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) invites the community to review updates to the master plan for the Austin Homes site at an open house Monday, Jan. 27, from 4:30-7 p.m., at Green Magnet Academy, 801 Lula Powell Drive in East Knoxville. Attendees can get an overview of the updated master plan and the first phases of development at presentations scheduled … Read More

Villa Collina bash benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

Barton Racing and Villa Collina owner Dr. Eric W. Barton hosted a New Year’s Eve bash to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, resulting in a donation that will provide 30,000 meals to people in East Tennessee. Following “Bee’s Knees NYE: A 2020 Affair” at Villa Collina on Dec. 31, Barton presented a check for $10,000 to the … Read More

Pianist Aristo Sham joins KSO Masterworks Series for ‘Mozart and Mahler’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra begins the second half of the season with the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series performance of Mahler’s “Titan” and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 featuring 23-year-old pianist Aristo Sham. KSO Music Director Aram Demirjian leads the performances on Thursday, Jan. 16, and Friday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. Tickets may be purchased by … Read More

Randy Merritt to serve on board for East Tennessee Community Design Center

The Christman Company’s regional business development manager joins four other 2020 newcomers Randy Merritt, regional business development manager for The Christman Company, will serve on the board of directors for the East Tennessee Community Design Center, effective January 2020. Merritt will join four other additions to the board – Phil Bernard of The Dollywood Company; Shana Love of Knoxville’s Community … Read More

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