KCDC to hold community open house on Austin Homes revitalization

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) plans a revitalization of its Austin Homes site with the goal of replacing the existing affordable housing on the site, while creating a mix of housing choices for families and individuals of varied income levels. The public is invited to a community open house to learn about the master planning process on Tuesday, Jan. 29, … Read More

The Christman Company lands atop general contractor list in Knoxville area

The Christman Company has been ranked the No. 1 general contractor in the Knoxville area for the second year in a row based on its local revenue of more than $131 million. The Book of Lists, compiled by the News Sentinel, ranks the area’s companies in multiple industries, including construction, education, health care and technology. The Christman Company recorded 2017 … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center completes space-doubling renovation thanks to PetSmart Charities and community support for dog ‘sleepovers’

This week, Young-Williams Animal Center completed much-needed space additions to the dog holding areas, thanks to a $16,740 grant from PetSmart Charities. The renovations added sliding vertical doors between kennels, connecting each space and doubling or even tripling kennel size to create higher quality of life and capacity for care. Dogs are placed in these holding areas before being moved … Read More

Tranzonic Companies promotes Brian Rhoades to oversee West Coast facilities

The Tranzonic Companies has promoted Brian Rhoades, expanding his oversight as vice president of operations to include facilities in Sparks, Nevada, and Montebello, California, in addition to the firm’s West Knoxville location. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies was founded nearly a century ago and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to explore music ‘From the New World’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series with music of Korngold, Grimes and Dvorak. Music Director Aram Demirjian leads the Orchestra this Thursday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. These performances are sponsored by Partners and Russ and Holly Watkins. Musical selections include contemporary composer Rachel Grimes’ Book of Leaves, … Read More

Gastrointestinal Associates provides healthy tips to erase holiday weight gain

Improving health is always top of mind as the new year begins. The physicians at Gastrointestinal Associates understand the unhealthy effects of extra weight and remind everyone that sensible, proven steps are the best way to erase excess pounds. The results of overeating can lead to heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure and obesity-related cancers.  One of the … Read More

KSO, arts groups to celebrate life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with free concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with several arts groups, will present A Night with the Arts: A Celebration Concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre The concert, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission in Knoxville … Read More

Johnson Architecture names Shehara Hapuarachy project architect

Johnson Architecture has named Shehara Hapuarachy a project architect following successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). Hapuarachy has worked with a variety of clients and projects since joining the firm in 2016, including Blackberry Farm, Clayton-Bradley STEM Academy, Dollywood’s Wildwood Grove expansion, Lakeway Christian Academy, University of Tennessee West Campus Redevelopment – Dining Facility and Young-Williams Animal Center. … Read More

Tranzonic Companies hires Danya Johnson as product assurance manager

The Tranzonic Companies recently hired Danya Johnson as product assurance manager at the national manufacturing firm’s West Knoxville facility. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies has been in business for more than 90 years and manufactures wiping cloths; personal hygiene products; textiles; washroom supplies and accessories; wiping and cleaning supplies; and safety products. The Knoxville facility, located off Hardin … Read More

South College Nashville launches occupational therapy assistant program

Regionally accredited higher education institution continues to expand health care programs South College in Nashville has launched an occupational therapy assistant program and is now admitting students for enrollment in the spring of 2019. The addition is part of South College’s commitment to offer academic programs and degrees for in-demand careers in health care and other fields. Students will earn … Read More