U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, announced that additional Tennessee towns have access to high-speed 4G LTE services starting today. New communities can enjoy 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G and similar to a cable Internet connection.
Maria M. Cornelius, a longtime communications professional, has joined Moxley Carmichael as a writer/editor.
In honor of Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 15-21, Pilot Flying J will celebrate Driver Appreciation Month throughout September, offering double MyRewards points and giveaways for its professional driver customers.
The Knoxville Area Urban League is currently accepting applications for the Minority Scholarship Program in honor of Walter S E Hardy, M.D., one of the first African-American physicians in Knoxville.
The Knoxville News Sentinel Readers’ Choice contest returns Sept. 8-22, 2013, with print ballots available each day in the News Sentinel. Readers may cast their vote for their favorite businesses throughout East Tennessee in 150 categories ranging from Romantic Dining to Mortgage Company.
The numbers heated up as people cooled off at the Kingsport Aquatic Center during its first summer season. In just over three months, the center welcomed area residents and visitors to its refreshing waters more than 100,000 times.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra kicks off the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series and the 2013-14 season with “Eroica Trio Plays Beethoven” on September 19 & 20. Maestro Lucas Richman conducts the Orchestra, joined by guest artists the Eroica Trio. The concert will take place on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. These performances are sponsored by Twin City Dealerships.
The 19th Annual Free Flu Shot Saturday will make free flu vaccinations available to the public this fall. Free flu shots will be given on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon (while supplies last) at six area schools: Austin-East Magnet High School, Farragut High School, Halls High School, West High School, South-Doyle Middle School and Carter High School.
Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) and KCDC Purchasing Manager Terry McKee were recently honored by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) at the organization’s 69th Annual Forum in Orlando, Fla.
The News Sentinel will host a Job Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at West Town Mall in Knoxville, Tenn. This one-day event allows job seekers to connect face-to-face with East Tennessee businesses to help them find a dynamic new career.