SMARTPHONES HELP TRACK HEALTHY HABITS DURING NUTRITION MONTH

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.

U.S. CELLULAR ANNOUNCES EAST TENNESSEE COMMUNITIES TO RECEIVE 4G LTE SERVICE IN 2013

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, announced that additional East Tennessee communities will receive high-speed 4G LTE services by the end of 2013. Residents of McMinn County, Cocke County and Cookeville will enjoy access to 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G and similar to a cable Internet connection.

FORGING AHEAD SETS VOTING RALLY, FREE PIZZA ON SATURDAY

Forging Ahead has set an early voting rally for this Saturday, February 23, at the Mellow Mushroom on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Forging Ahead is the Pigeon Forge community group supporting continuing liquor-by-the-drink sales in licensed restaurants to generate funds for the city’s three public schools.

25TH ANNUAL AUTO SHOW RETURNS WITH NEW VENDORS, CAR GIVEAWAY

Car enthusiasts can enjoy new vendors and the latest models in cars, trucks and SUVs when the 25th annual Knoxville News Sentinel Auto Show, presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union, returns to the Knoxville Convention Center February 22-24, 2013.

PILOT CAMPAIGN RAISES $42,500 FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

Pilot presented a $42,500 donation to The Salvation Army on Feb. 13 at the Pilot Food Mart on Merchants Drive. The money was raised through the support and donations of Knoxville customers during the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

FORT SANDERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AWARDED ADVANCED CERTIFICATION AS COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. That means it is part of an elite group of providers focused on complex stroke care. Complex stroke centers are recognized as industry leaders and are responsible for setting the national agenda in highly specialized stroke care.