U.S. CELLULAR LAUNCHES POSTPAID PLANS AND DEVICES IN SAM’S CLUB LOCATIONS IN KNOXVILLE

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) announced that, starting May 1, it will begin offering its postpaid service in 47 Sam’s Club locations across 14 states, including the two locations in Knoxville. Sam’s Club members can now purchase U.S. Cellular’s value-packed plans and a range of eight cutting-edge devices, which includes the new Samsung GALAXY S® 4.

HOME FEDERAL BANK NAMES TAMI WYATT AS HOMETOWN HERO

Home Federal Bank named Tami Wyatt a 2013 Hometown Hero and presented a check for $2,500 in her name to Smoky Mountain Service Dogs at a ceremony held at the Home Federal Bank Maryville branch on Wednesday, May 1.

HOME FEDERAL BANK NAMES BARBARA HATCHER AS HOMETOWN HERO

Home Federal Bank named Barbara Hatcher a 2013 Hometown Hero and presented a check for $2,500 in her name to Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians at a ceremony held at the Home Federal Bank Maryville branch on Wednesday, May 1.

ASLAN FOUNDATION BRIEFS MAYORS ON HIGH GROUND PARK IN SOUTH KNOXVILLE

The Aslan Foundation Board welcomed Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett to the site of the future High Ground Park on Tuesday, April 30, to update the mayors on plans for the project. Construction will begin on the low-impact park in two weeks to preserve the natural beauty of South Knoxville and historic Civil War-era Fort Higley. From left to right are Aslan Foundation Board Member Mark Williams, Aslan Foundation Executive Director Jeff Mansour, Aslan Foundation Board Vice President Lindsay McDonough, Jim McDonough, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Aslan Foundation Board President Bob Young.

Leaders of the Aslan Foundation today briefed Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett on how High Ground Park will preserve an important part of Knoxville’s Civil War heritage as well as contribute to the revitalization of South Knoxville.