2023 State of Housing Report outlines shifts in market, changes ahead

Housing prices and inventory expected to stay steady as sales subside The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® (KAAR) has released its 2023 State of Housing Report, an annual analysis of the local housing and real estate market and its outlook for the upcoming year that takes into account the waning effects of the pandemic and persistent impact of high interest … Read More

OrthoTennessee names Pete Pearson as chief executive officer

OrthoTennessee, East Tennessee’s largest provider of orthopaedic care and services, has selected Pierce D. “Pete” Pearson, as chief executive officer. OrthoTennessee provides a single point of access for all orthopaedic care including physician visits and assessment, treatment and surgical options, imaging, physical therapy and more at multiple regional offices, including Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic, University Orthopaedic Surgeons, OrthoTennessee Maryville and OrthoTennessee … Read More

Downtown Knoxville is thriving; businesses seek full- and part-time workers

Dozens of businesses in downtown Knoxville are hiring, especially with the arrival of summer, and the Downtown Knoxville Alliance has a roundup of available restaurant, retail and service industry opportunities on its website. “Downtown Knoxville is thriving and the energy is electric across our footprint,” said Michele Hummel, executive director of the Downtown Knoxville Alliance. “Established and new businesses have … Read More

Signalized crosswalk opens for schoolchildren living at First Creek at Austin

A signalized crosswalk has officially opened for schoolchildren living at First Creek at Austin to safely travel to Green Magnet Academy as a result of a partnership with Bike Walk Knoxville and Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC). The elementary school, which is located across Summit Hill Drive from the new residential development, serves young children with a focus on Science, … Read More

Tennessee Theatre launches ‘Pass the Mic’ podcast

Series celebrates diverse, marginalized and underserved artists and audiences The Tennessee Theatre has released its debut podcast episode as part of its “Pass the Mic: Creating a Stage for Change” series. The new episode, which aired May 18, features Grammy-nominated Allison Russell. In the episode, Russell discusses her work on Love Rising (a benefit concert for LGBTQ causes), recent gun … Read More

Priority OnDemand CEO Bryan Gibson to speak at CFED West Conference & Expo

Priority OnDemand announced today that CEO, Bryan Gibson will be speaking at the upcoming California Fire, EMS and Disaster (CFED) West Conference & Expo in Indian Wells, California on May 21st. The CFED Conference & Expo is an annual educational symposium for California public safety personnel, including law enforcement, fire, nursing, disaster, public health, and emergency medical first responders. Coinciding … Read More

UScellular offers technology tips for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s an important time to provide and seek out positive resources that lead to a healthier life. In honor of the month, UScellular is encouraging everyone to better their mental health by connecting with the people around them and taking a break from their phones. A recent UScellular survey shows that 34% of … Read More

The Christman Company adds Katherin Zekendorf as project manager

Katherin Zekendorf has joined The Christman Company as a project manager in the construction management and real estate development firm’s office in Knoxville, Tennessee. “Katherin brings a wealth of experience in construction project management, budget analysis, strategic planning and team communications to her new role,” said Marty Gibbs, senior vice president and general manager for The Christman Company’s operations in … Read More