Considering the overpopulation of unwanted and homeless pets in East Tennessee, there is a great need for community members to support their local animal shelter. During the month of January, helping a homeless animal has never been easier.
Kristi Sowards, Knoxville Convention Center sales manager, was recently recognized by her peers as the 2012 Leader of the Year. Knoxville Convention Center General Manager Mary Bogert presented the award during the annual employee holiday gathering.
With the cold winter months ahead and the lagging economy increasing financial hardships, many families will struggle with the cost of heating their homes this year.
RURAL/METRO HOLDS GRADUATION FOR FIRE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2012, CELEBRATES CAREERS OF LONG-TIME FIREFIGHTERS
Rural/Metro Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for their Fire Academy recruit class of 2012 on Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Kerbela Shrine Temple. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett delivered the keynote address to the graduates as well as friends, family members and fellow firefighters gathered for the event.
In 2000, Gerdau took over operations of the Knoxville mill that has been part of the Lonsdale community for 110 years under various names and owners. That same year, the mill began the tradition of hosting the Mitten Tree event at Lonsdale Elementary School.
COVENANT HEALTH OFFERS FREE STOP SMOKING APP TO HELP EAST TENNESSEANS START NEW YEAR HEALTHIER BY KICKING THE HABIT
Covenant Health is launching a new free smoking cessation mobile application just in time to help East Tennessee smokers with their New Year’s resolutions to quit.
Foothills Weight Loss Specialists and the Blount Memorial Weight Management Center on Dec. 13 hosted the Tenth Annual Bariatric Fashion Show at the Airport Hilton in Alcoa to celebrate 10 years of successful bariatric surgeries, more than 155,000 pounds lost, and better lives for more than 1,600 patients.
The start of a new year is around the corner and it’s the perfect time for a fresh start. Whether your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, get better organized or save money, experts say making a daily effort will help you accomplish your goals over time, and your smartphone can serve as a handy tool to help you on your journey.
This holiday season, hundreds of thousands of wreaths were placed on the tombstones and memorials of the nation’s fallen heroes thanks to Wreaths Across America (WAA). With the help of professional drivers and customers across the nation, Pilot Flying J was proud to contribute $100,000 to the WAA campaign to honor the men and women who gave their lives to defend our country.
After answering the question, “Where can I stop for fuel?” Pilot Flying J has developed a new answer to another important question drivers on the road ask on a long drive: “Where can I get a good meal?”