Home Federal Bank named Carol Devenski a 2013 Hometown Hero and presented a check for $2,500 in her name to the Knoxville Museum of Art at a ceremony at the Home Federal Bank Bearden branch on Monday, April 22.
Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam says the company’s 23,000-plus employees in 650-plus locations nationwide will stay focused on doing their jobs – providing the best products at the best prices with the best services to the best customers in the world, America’s drivers.
Statement from Jimmy Haslam
Knoxville City Council recently announced the appointment of Randy Fields of Messer Construction Co. to the Public Assembly Facilities Board of Directors.
Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam tells reporters that he is confident his company will weather an FBI investigation apparently centered on the travel center operator’s rebates to trucking companies. “Our first value is to do the right thing, and I steadfastly believe we have done that,” he says.
Craig Griffith was honored recently for 10 years of service on the Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Board of Commissioners as he completed his term in March. KCDC Executive Director and CEO Alvin Nance and fellow commissioners presented a commemorative plague and special gift to show their appreciation at Griffith’s last meeting on March 28.
UT DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY HOSTS 82ND ANNUAL PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGIST’S MEETING AT KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER
Some lucky anthropologists will take home a replica of a prehistoric hominid while others discuss development of the human race at the Knoxville Convention Center this week.
Rodney A. Fields has been named the managing partner of the law firm Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.’s Knoxville office. Fields joined the firm in 1991 and became a Shareholder in 1997. He serves on the firm’s Board of Directors and manages Lewis King’s Business Practice Group.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra invites iconic trumpeter and former Tonight Show band leader Doc Severinsen to perform “Italian Style” with the orchestra for the Knoxville News Sentinel Pops Series.
Wojciech Kopec of Searcy, Ark., won the ninth annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon on Sunday, April 7. In a field of about 7,500 participants in six races, Kopec finished the 26.2-mile men’s full marathon with a time of 2:22:15.