The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announces a $1 million gift from the Aslan Foundation to support three initiatives over the next five years. The gift will support the Chamber Classics Series, allow for subsidized ticket pricing to classical concerts and progress five part-time KSO woodwind musicians to full-time, making the Woodwind Quintet part of our core orchestra. These initiatives will take effect immediately.
Pilot Flying J today announced the opening of two new stores to better serve professional drivers: a Pilot Travel Center in Oakwood, Ill., and a Flying J Travel Plaza in Vandalia, Ohio.
Lamar Dunn and Associates, Inc. (LDA Engineering) today announced that Mark Warriner has joined the company as chief operations manager and senior vice president. Warriner will be charged with managing the flow of the day-to-day work processes at LDA Engineering from project initiation to completion and ensure the quality of completed work to clients.
As area kids go back to school, the Kingsport Aquatic Center is changing its hours of operation beginning Monday, Aug. 12, to offer students additional evening hours to enjoy its outdoor amenities. The Kingsport Aquatic Center is now the area’s only public outdoor water park open during the week.
Nothing complements a pair of designer shoes like a cute dog in step alongside them. On Thursday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m., Suzani Styles and Young-Williams Animal Center will host the Dog Days of August Fashion Show at the Bill Lyons Pavilion on Market Square.
Chuy’s 25th annual Green Chile Festival will begin Monday, Aug.19, at Chuy’s Knoxville, located at 9235 Kingston Pike.
East Tennessee students are heading back to school. This busy season can be a hectic time for parents, students and teachers alike, but the latest wireless technology tools can help make the school year run smoother. Turn your smartphone or tablet into a “Back-to-School Command Center” with everything you need to plan, prep and navigate your child’s school year.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) has concluded its 2012-13 fiscal year with a balanced budget. This is the seventh consecutive year the organization has ended its fiscal year with a positive result.
RURAL/METRO REACHES AGREEMENT-IN-PRINCIPLE WITH LENDERS AND BONDHOLDERS TO REDUCE DEBT BY APPROXIMATELY 50 PERCENT
Rural/Metro Corporation, a national provider of private ambulances and fire protection services in 21 states and nearly 700 communities, today announced that it has reached an agreement-in-principle on a comprehensive financial restructuring plan that will strengthen the Company’s balance sheet by reducing its funded indebtedness by approximately 50 percent via a conversion of certain debt to equity and cutting its interest expense in half.
Andy Lorenz, vice president of Messer Construction Co., has been named to the University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates for a three-year term beginning in August 2013.