Young-Williams Animal Center to ‘Empty the Shelters’ with BISSELL Pet Foundation

Young-Williams Animal Center is on board for the BISSELL Pet Foundation’s emergency “Empty the Shelter” event by offering $25 adoptions for all adult dogs, starting today through April 1. The event is sponsored by the BISSELL Pet Foundation as part of its “Empty the Shelters” campaign nationwide. The foundation announced it was launching the event immediately in order to support … Read More

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon sets new date for 2020 races

The 16th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events will now take place Nov. 14-15. The Kids Run is scheduled for Saturday evening, and the marathon, half marathon, relay events and 5K are set for Sunday morning. The weekend also will include the Health & Fitness Expo and a post-race celebration for all runners, volunteers and spectators. Originally planned for the … Read More

BlueCross Foundation Giving $3.25 Million to Tennessee Food Relief Efforts

Grants will support community organizations and residents statewide in a time of increased need The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation is donating $3.25 million to multiple food banks across the state. The financial gift will help Tennessee food banks meet the needs of the communities affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Food banks can often purchase supplies at a much … Read More

Tranzonic Companies donates N95 masks to Priority Ambulance

Tranzonic Companies donated a supply of N95 masks to EMTs and paramedics at Priority Ambulance who are on the front lines treating patients. The N95 masks are part of the personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during transport of patients with potential infectious disease, such as COVID-19. “Our team is working around … Read More

U.S. Cellular offers tips to help cope during COVID-19

Smartphones, tablets and computers can help educate, connect and entertain during social distancing. During times of uncertainty, people rely on mobile devices more than ever to stay informed, prepared and connected. U.S. Cellular offers tips to help cope while social distancing. 1. Host virtual gatherings. On Sunday, nearly 600,000 people downloaded the Zoom video-conferencing app – its biggest day ever. … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center to streamline adoptions, pause spay/neuter services due to COVID-19

Due to the Knox County Health Department’s safer-at-home order to stymie the spread of COVID-19, Young-Williams Animal Center will temporarily pause public spay/neuter services and offer a modified adoption process. The safer-at-home order, which goes into effect Tuesday, March 24, has the support of Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs and will remain in effect for … Read More

Live broadcast on WUOT of KSO Masterworks concert canceled

The KSO has decided that attempting the live radio broadcast this week on WUOT FM 91.9 will not be possible, so the KSO will not be performing its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks performances on March 19-20. For those with purchased tickets, there are several options: 1. Donate the value of your ticket to the KSO’s 2019-20 annual fund. For more than … Read More

KSO to live broadcast March 19 Masterworks concert on WUOT 91.9 FM

UPDATE: This performance has now been canceled. The upcoming Moxley Carmichael Masterworks performance, “A SHIFT Festival Send-Off,” will be live broadcast Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. on WUOT 91.9 FM. Listeners can access the concert by tuning to 91.9 on an FM radio or by listening to the live broadcast online at www.wuot.org. The performance, airing from the stage … Read More

Fulton High alumni to honor classmates who died in Vietnam

Two monuments to be dedicated for fallen and all alumni who served Fulton High School alumni will host a ceremony March 28, the eve of Vietnam Veterans Day, to dedicate a monument for classmates who died in the Vietnam War. A second monument will honor all alumni who served in the armed forces. The official ceremony will begin at 10 … Read More

South College School of Pharmacy graduates excel on national exams

South College School of Pharmacy graduates have either surpassed or are on par with the national averages in first-time pass rates for the licensure and jurisprudence exams. The School of Pharmacy also fared at the top for first-time pass rates in 2019 among accelerated doctoral programs in the United States on both the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) and North … Read More