Mast General Store to release downtown-branded merchandise at ‘A Knoxville Christmas’

Just in time for the holidays, Mast General Store is releasing a full line of Downtown Knoxville-branded merchandise on Friday, Dec. 13, at its locally themed “A Knoxville Christmas” event. The celebration will take place at the downtown Knoxville store at 402 S. Gay St., from 6-9 p.m. The merchandise includes T-shirts, tote bags, magnets, stickers, postcards, mugs, glassware and … Read More

Tickets on sale now for 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert with KSO

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will present the 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 20-22 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Music Director Aram Demirjian conducts the KSO and special guests for “Christmas on Broadway.” There are four performances: Friday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 21, at 3 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. … Read More

South College launches Cybersecurity program

South College is launching a Cybersecurity program through its online learning platform, and enrollment is open for students to join the first class, which starts Jan. 22, 2020. “In this digitally integrated society, cybersecurity specialists are in demand,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “The business need for this field is expanding faster than colleges can produce graduates, so we … Read More

U.S. Cellular celebrates the next generation as The Future of Good

On Giving Tuesday, U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returns for its fifth consecutive year, to champion and invest in young people who are bringing fairness to their communities. U.S. Cellular is raising awareness for youth causes and increasing their impact through financial contributions. From December 3, 2019, through April 15, 2020, anyone over the age of 18 is … Read More

KCDC presents employee service awards

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) recognized employees achieving milestone anniversaries with the agency at its annual Thanksgiving gathering Nov. 15. The employees received pins commemorating their years of service. Those recognized included: Five years: Sean Gilbert, Andy Morgan and Dewey Roberts. 10 years: Sherrie Taylor and Kimberly Trame. 20 years: Jo Butler, Beverly Mack and Travis Turner. 25 years: Darlene … Read More

U.S. Cellular provides free phone calls, internet access to those in need at Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, U.S. Cellular associates spent the holiday supporting the community by providing free phone calls and internet access at the annual Thanksgiving Day meal hosted by Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) in downtown Knoxville. “Connecting with friends and family during the holidays is a special gift, but not everyone in our community has the opportunity to do so,” said … Read More

‘Black Fur-day’ is back with adoption special at Young-Williams Animal Center

Find a furry companion and be thankful during the ‘Black Fur-day’ special at Young-Williams Animal Center on Nov. 29-Dec. 1. All pets will be available for a donation of your choice, excluding puppies. The three-day special starts on Black Friday, the traditional post-Thanksgiving shopping day, and continues all weekend at both shelter locations at 3201 Division St., and 6400 Kingston … Read More

KSO to perform Handel’s Messiah at Classical Christmas concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra kicks off the holiday season with the third Chamber Classics performance of the season, Handel’s Messiah, on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. This concert is sponsored by Sheena McCall. The Chamber Classics Series includes five concerts which take place on Sunday afternoons with ensembles of four to 25 performers. The Dec. … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare promotes Brandi Miller to regional educator position

Hillcrest Healthcare has promoted Brandi Miller to regional staff education director to oversee the orientation and training programs for all new hires and assist in the development of advanced training programs for chronic disease management and other healthcare matters for the organization. Miller has served the Island Home Park community for Hillcrest Healthcare since April 2017. She began as a … Read More