Jazz and Cocktails fundraiser to feature Taber Gable Trio

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will hold its annual fundraiser, Jazz and Cocktails, with live music from the Taber Gable Trio at an historic 10,000-square-foot private estate. The event will be held Sunday, June 26, at Maple Grove Estate, located on 15 acres at 8800 Westland Drive in Knoxville. Attendees can stroll the grounds and enjoy live jazz, wine and light … Read More

National sleep medicine organization appoints Knoxville physician

Summit Sleep Services’ Alok Sachdeva, M.D., has been appointed to the Lifelong Learning Development Committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), which provides oversight on educational resources and training. Established in 1975, AASM is the only professional society and accreditation body dedicated exclusively to the medical specialty of sleep medicine. The organization has a combined membership of greater … Read More

Let the summer times roll with Pilot Flying J’s $50,000 Fuel Giveaway

The unofficial start to summer is kicking off with National Road Trip Day on May 27, the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, and Pilot Flying J is helping travelers fulfill their road trip dreams with a $50,000 fuel giveaway and summer deals. With more Americans anxious to make up lost vacation time, recent surveys suggest an overwhelming majority prefer driving … Read More

The Christman Company adds Knight as project accountant

Victoria “Tori” Knight has joined The Christman Company as project accountant at the construction management and real estate development firm’s office in Knoxville, Tennessee. “Tori plays a critical role in keeping projects on budget and overseeing risk management to ensure all parties are in compliance,” said Marty Gibbs, senior vice president and general manager for The Christman Company’s operations in … Read More

Celebrate National Pet Month with tech for your pet

Seventy percent of households in the United States have a pet. This, coupled with the continued integration of mobile technology into our daily lives, is influencing the advancement of pet tech. In recognition of National Pet Month in May, UScellular is highlighting how connectivity can make pet owning more convenient. “From GPS collars to pet cameras and automatic litter box … Read More

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra announces dynamic lineup with 2022-23 season tickets on sale now

World-class jazz talent will perform for Knoxville audiences during the 2022-23 season of the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra Big Band Concert Series. Performers include Grammy Award winner John Beasley, Tony Award recipient and multiple Grammy winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, along with Victor Provost, Eric Reed and some of the city’s finest musicians and artists. Season tickets are available starting Monday, May … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee hires Hormandl as customer service representative

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Daniel Hormandl as a customer service representative, based in the firm’s Knoxville office. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth … Read More

Tranzonic Companies hires Rinehart as tech support specialist

Tranzonic Companies has hired Jim Rinehart as a technical support specialist at the national manufacturing firm’s Hardin Valley location. In this role, Rinehart is responsible for identifying and solving technical problems and providing support and assistance for technical, hardware and software issues. “Jim brings extensive experience to provide the technical assistance that keeps our business moving,” said Brian Rhoades, executive … Read More

There’s a business app for that!

In today’s high-tech world, consumers can do business on their mobile devices from anywhere. Small business owners should consider creating an app to have another way for customers to do business with them. Mobile apps have become essential marketing and sales tools and are being used more frequently by small businesses across multiple industries. In addition to having a mobile-friendly … Read More

KCDC officially opens mixed-income, affordable housing at First Creek at Austin

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) officially cut the ribbon May 11 on the first phase of First Creek at Austin, the city’s first mixed-income, affordable housing community. Business and community leaders, stakeholders and residents attended the ceremony. Located just east of downtown, the first phase of First Creek at Austin offers 105 total units – 57 in one multifamily building … Read More