The Trust Company of Tennessee promotes Cardwell to client services associate

The Trust Company of Tennessee has promoted Cassandra “Cassie” Cardwell to client services associate. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better decisions with money through wealth management, personal investment strategy, corporate … Read More

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation adds Broyles as commissioner

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon has appointed Scott Broyles to the Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) Board of Commissioners for a five-year term. “We welcome Scott to the board,” KCDC Executive Director and CEO Ben Bentley said. “He has nearly four decades of experience in the government, corporate and non-profit sectors with the ability to identify practical solutions around important issues. … Read More

Tranzonic Companies hires Vines as director of safety

The Tranzonic Companies has hired Niki Vines as director of safety for the national manufacturing firm. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies was founded in 1921 and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping and cleaning supplies, and safety products. The growing company is hiring, and job seekers can learn more and … Read More

Johnson Architecture establishes scholarship at University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design

Johnson Architecture has established a $25,000 scholarship for University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design students that is intended to increase diversity in the profession. The funds will be used for travel abroad experiences that are university-sponsored or -supported with $5,000 scholarships presented to students over the next five years. “The University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design … Read More

UScellular turns on 5G network for Knoxville customers

East Tennessee joins other cities across nation with access to the new 5G network UScellular customers across East Tennessee are now able to access the company’s 5G network. The initial deployment covers much of Knoxville, including downtown and densely populated areas in Farragut and North Knoxville. Other areas of East Tennessee with access to 5G include portions of Blount, Sevier … Read More

UScellular names Tom Catani as Area Vice President/General Manager for its Mid-Atlantic Region

UScellular announces it has named Tom Catani as Area Vice President/General Manager (AVP/GM) for its Mid-Atlantic Region. This is a new role for the company to lead both corporate-owned and agent retail locations in Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Catani joined UScellular in 1997 and has held multiple positions in sales and customer service, and most recently … Read More

Local entrepreneurs earn $10,500 in Knoxville Area Urban League business pitch contest

Five winners of the Knoxville Area Urban League’s business pitch contest have received checks totaling $10,500 for enterprises ranging from health care to art classes. Mark Isom, the founder and president of Premiere Building Maintenance Corporation, presented the entrepreneurs with checks during Impact Week, a virtual fundraiser held in late 2020 for the Knoxville Area Urban League’s community initiatives, including … Read More

UScellular shares online tips for “Dating Sunday”

What is “Dating Sunday?” The first Sunday of the year, known as “Dating Sunday,” has become the busiest day of the year for online dating. According to a research study by Stanford University, connecting online has become the most popular way couples meet. Due to the pandemic and more frequent use of smartphones, potential couples may find it easier to … Read More

BlueCross Foundation providing $250,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

$5 million given to food banks statewide this year to help residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation is giving $250,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee to help meet the needs of community members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This gift provides additional support following the $500,000 the foundation awarded to Second … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, American Federation of Musicians reach union agreement

Symphony performances expected to resume in February 2021 The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 546 have reached an agreement that will bring the musicians of the KSO back to the stage from a furlough that began last August because of the pandemic. The agreement covers the remainder of the 2020-21 season with the … Read More