East Tennessee students are heading back to school. This busy season can be a hectic time for parents, students and teachers alike, but the latest wireless technology tools can help make the school year run smoother. Turn your smartphone or tablet into a “Back-to-School Command Center” with everything you need to plan, prep and navigate your child’s school year.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) has concluded its 2012-13 fiscal year with a balanced budget. This is the seventh consecutive year the organization has ended its fiscal year with a positive result.
RURAL/METRO REACHES AGREEMENT-IN-PRINCIPLE WITH LENDERS AND BONDHOLDERS TO REDUCE DEBT BY APPROXIMATELY 50 PERCENT
Rural/Metro Corporation, a national provider of private ambulances and fire protection services in 21 states and nearly 700 communities, today announced that it has reached an agreement-in-principle on a comprehensive financial restructuring plan that will strengthen the Company’s balance sheet by reducing its funded indebtedness by approximately 50 percent via a conversion of certain debt to equity and cutting its interest expense in half.
Andy Lorenz, vice president of Messer Construction Co., has been named to the University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates for a three-year term beginning in August 2013.
FIVE U.S. CITIES WIN SHARE OF $200,000 TO BUILD DOG PARKS THROUGH PETSAFE ‘BARK FOR YOUR PARK’ CONTEST
Dogs across the nation will soon have more places to play as PetSafe awarded a total of $200,000 in funding to build off-leash dog parks in the winning cities of this year’s “Bark for Your Park” contest.
News conference featured: Knoxville Track Club presenting benefit check to Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center’s Innovative Recreation Cooperative, announcement of sponsorship for next three years, and a group of runners who have run all nine marathons and also plan to run 10th.
The Tennessee Theatre recently joined the ranks of select theatres across the country attracting the highest-quality Broadway national tours through membership in the National Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry.
As the weather heats up in Knoxville, a splash in the pool or a day at the lake can be a welcome cool down. Without supervision, however, swimming can also be a dangerous activity for children. Rural/Metro urges families to recognize the signs of drowning and practice safe swimming during water sports and activities.
Pilot Flying J today announced the opening of a Pilot Travel Center in Canton, Ohio, featuring full amenities for professional drivers. The company is also expanding to offer Flying J diesel fuel in Primm, Nev.
The PetSafe “Bark for Your Park” contest is going “dark” in order to surprise the five winning cities when the results are announced on July 31.