The Tennessee Theatre marked its one millionth patron to the historic theatre since the building’s complete restoration in 2005 at the opening night of the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” on March 5.
The Kingsport Aquatic Center will soon making a big splash in our community. The region’s newest, most comprehensive public aquatic and recreation facility is scheduled to open in mid-May and details are being finalized, including the cost of using the new facility.
Gerdau recently named Leroy Loy its Knoxville mill’s 2012 Employee of the Year. Loy was nominated by coworkers and selected by administration in recognition of his proactive work in helping the mill achieve excellent results in safety, cost and morale.
Home Federal Bank today launched its third Hometown Heroes program to honor everyday citizens who do extraordinary things for others and for their community.
Anticipation is building for the mid-May opening of the Kingsport Aquatic Center, and the region’s residents and visitors can now keep up with the latest developments and news via the center’s new Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/swimkingsport.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Knoxville News Sentinel POPS Series with The Streisand Songbook on March 16. Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum conducts the Orchestra, joined by guest vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Series presents the final concert Gabriel Lefkowitz & Friends on March 13 & 14.
The Pigeon Forge Middle School Parent Teacher Organization has endorsed the referendum to allow licensed restaurants to continue selling alcoholic beverages in Pigeon Forge.
Are high hopes for becoming healthier in 2013 falling lower on the list of priorities? If so, you are not alone. According to The New York Times, by the end of January a third of people have broken their New Year’s resolutions. March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to get back on track to a healthier lifestyle using smartphone applications recommended by U.S. Cellular.
The Knoxville Area Urban League invites area children, ages one through eight, to a “Birthday Party for Dr. Seuss” on Saturday, March 2, from 9-11 a.m. at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street in Knoxville.