Knoxville Symphony to celebrate July Fourth with free concert in World’s Fair Park

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present the 38th Annual Free Pilot Company Independence Day Concert on Monday, July 4, at 8 p.m. on the World’s Fair Park performance lawn. Music Director Aram Demirjian will lead the KSO in this family-friendly concert as part of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth celebration. No tickets are necessary to attend. Guests … Read More

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra introduces NXT GEN Series to empower young artists

Series tickets available for purchase Monday, June 27 The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra is uplifting its most promising young musicians with the new NXT GEN Series, which will feature three performances in the Old City in August, October and November. Series tickets go on sale Monday, June 27, for $108 at knoxjazz.org/next-gen. Single event tickets are $40, and will be available … Read More

Highway Transport opens $11 million service center as enhanced Midwest hub serving customers across U.S. and Canada

Highway Transport has opened an $11 million flagship service center located in Chicago and serving as a Midwest hub for its current and growing customers across the U.S. and Canada. As an American family-owned and operated business, Highway Transport is a leader in bulk transportation of specialty chemicals and is recognized in the industry for safety and effectiveness. Highway Transport … Read More

Windy Hill Farm and Preserve launches Summer Concert Series, opens to public

Windy Hill Farm and Preserve will host a Summer Concert Series to celebrate the season, present music from regional and nationally recognized artists and introduce guests to the newly expanded East Tennessee resort. Located in Loudon, Windy Hill Farm and Preserve is an all-inclusive boutique resort with accommodations ranging from nine private cabins to an eight-room guesthouse and a spacious … Read More

Pilot Flying J introduces exclusive new women’s clothing line by Buffalo Outdoors

From work wear to casual wear, Pilot Flying J’s exclusive clothing line by Buffalo Outdoors is designed with every guest in mind and is now available at more than 200 participating Pilot and Flying J travel centers across North America. New to the collection is an exclusive line of women’s clothing, available at select stores, that features travel ready attire … Read More

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians present Gold Awards to East Tennessee Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians have announced the 2022 Gold Award recipients, and 14 of the 20 recipients are from Knoxville and East Tennessee. Since 1916, thousands of Girl Scouts across the country have earned the organization’s highest honor, now called the Girl Scout Gold Award, for demonstrating extraordinary leadership and making sustainable change in their communities. Nationally, only 6 … Read More

Strike a pose for National Selfie Day on June 21

Grab a smartphone and find the best lighting because June 21 is National Selfie Day. To help celebrate, UScellular is offering helpful tips to capture shareable selfies. Self-portraits have come a long way since the first credited “selfie” in 1839 that took 10-15 minutes to capture. Today, millennials will reportedly take more than 25,000 selfies in their lifetime, which estimates … Read More

The Christman Company adds Stanley as project engineer

Jonathan Stanley has joined The Christman Company as a project engineer at the construction management and real estate development firm’s office in Knoxville, Tennessee. “Jonathan is proving himself an asset to our company and clients through his education and experience,” said Marty Gibbs, senior vice president and general manager for The Christman Company’s operations in Knoxville. Stanley currently is focused … Read More

Wild Laurel Golf Course in Smokies achieves Audubon certification

Wild Laurel Golf Course in East Tennessee has been designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” by Audubon International for its dedication to environmental excellence on the 18-hole track in Townsend known for its stunning mountain views. “Wild Laurel Golf Course has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program,” said Christine Kane, CEO at Audubon International. “The owners and management … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League announces retirement of longtime CEO Phyllis Y. Nichols

National search underway to identify organization’s next leader The Knoxville Area Urban League today announced the retirement of Phyllis Y. Nichols, the organization’s longtime president and CEO and a highly regarded leader of one of the country’s best-known civil rights organizations. Nichols will conclude her nearly 30-year career with the Knoxville Area Urban League in September and is the longest-serving … Read More