HOME FEDERAL BANK HONORS EDIE VOLK AS 2013 HOMETOWN HERO

Home Federal Bank named Edie Volk a 2013 Hometown Hero and presented a check for $2,500 in her name to the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra at a ceremony at the Home Federal Bank headquarters in downtown Knoxville on Monday, April 22.

JIMMY HASLAM STATEMENT

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.

HASLAM SAYS PROBE WILL WORK OUT IN PILOT FLYING J’S FAVOR

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.

KCDC COMMISSIONER HONORED FOR 10 YEARS OF SERVICE

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.

LEWIS KING LAW FIRM APPOINTS RODNEY A. FIELDS KNOXVILLE MANAGING PARTNER

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.