Home Federal Bank today launched its third Hometown Heroes program to honor everyday citizens who do extraordinary things for others and for their community.
Anticipation is building for the mid-May opening of the Kingsport Aquatic Center, and the region’s residents and visitors can now keep up with the latest developments and news via the center’s new Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/swimkingsport.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Knoxville News Sentinel POPS Series with The Streisand Songbook on March 16. Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum conducts the Orchestra, joined by guest vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Series presents the final concert Gabriel Lefkowitz & Friends on March 13 & 14.
The Pigeon Forge Middle School Parent Teacher Organization has endorsed the referendum to allow licensed restaurants to continue selling alcoholic beverages in Pigeon Forge.
Are high hopes for becoming healthier in 2013 falling lower on the list of priorities? If so, you are not alone. According to The New York Times, by the end of January a third of people have broken their New Year’s resolutions. March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to get back on track to a healthier lifestyle using smartphone applications recommended by U.S. Cellular.
The Knoxville Area Urban League invites area children, ages one through eight, to a “Birthday Party for Dr. Seuss” on Saturday, March 2, from 9-11 a.m. at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street in Knoxville.
U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, announced that additional East Tennessee communities will receive high-speed 4G LTE services by the end of 2013. Residents of McMinn County, Cocke County and Cookeville will enjoy access to 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G and similar to a cable Internet connection.
Forging Ahead has set an early voting rally for this Saturday, February 23, at the Mellow Mushroom on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Forging Ahead is the Pigeon Forge community group supporting continuing liquor-by-the-drink sales in licensed restaurants to generate funds for the city’s three public schools.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the hiring of Music Therapist Alana Dellatan Seaton. Beginning February 14, 2013 her duties will include creating patient music therapy plans and working with musicians as part of the KSO’s award-winning Music & Wellness program.