U.S. Cellular searches for The Future of Good with a call for nominations

National wireless carrier pledges $160,000 to support 16 youth initiatives impacting communities across the country On Giving Tuesday, U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returns for its fourth year, to champion and invest in youth who are doing good in their communities by raising awareness for their causes and increasing their impact through financial contributions. This year, from November … Read More

Concerts on Cumberland series continues with Orison at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral

The Concerts on Cumberland series continues Sunday, Dec. 2, when Orison, a Knoxville-based vocal group, will perform an uplifting and meditative Compline service at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. The performance includes adaptations of the daily sequence of prayers that monastic communities have observed for over a thousand years, as well as techniques of Renaissance polyphony. The 45-minute experience invites the … Read More

New course announced for Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, recently named best marathon in Tennessee by “Runner’s Goal,” will feature new courses and a new finish line in 2019. Race officials have released the new course map for the 2019 marathon, marathon relay and half-marathon events. Courses for the 5K and Covenant Kids Run will be released after the start of the year. “The new … Read More

U.S. Cellular provides free phone calls, internet access to those in need

On Thanksgiving, U.S. Cellular associates provided free phone calls and internet access at the annual Thanksgiving Day meal hosted by Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM). The associates also donated pies and desserts to the meal so that attendees could enjoy a sweet treat. Being able to share a meal and call families and loved ones is something U.S. Cellular knows … Read More

‘Black Fur-day’ is back with name-your-price adoptions at Young-Williams Animal Center

Find a furry companion and be thankful all year round during the ‘Black Fur-day’ special at Young-Williams Animal Center on Nov. 23-25 featuring name-your-price adoptions for all pets, excluding puppies. The three-day special starts on Black Friday, the traditional post-Thanksgiving shopping day, and continues all weekend at both shelter locations at 3201 Division Street and 6400 Kingston Pike. Both locations … Read More

University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm unveils new name, logo

The University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm has unveiled a new name and logo that encompasses both the innovative capabilities at the campus and maintains its roots. “Our new name emphasizes the cutting-edge and diverse research that occurs here,” said Cliff Hawks, president and CEO of Cherokee Farm Development Corporation. “It also maintains a connection to our roots … Read More

Tennessee Theatre 90th Anniversary keepsake ornaments available for holidays

The Tennessee Theatre has commissioned two glass holiday ornaments celebrating 90 years of grand entertainment. The ornaments are available for purchase now to decorate a tree at home or give as a gift this season, and all purchases support the Official State Theatre of Tennessee. The 90th anniversary ornament depicts the outside of the Tennessee Theatre, complete with the iconic … Read More

KCDC holds community meeting to present Five Points Phase 4 site plan

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) held a community meeting to present a site plan for Phase 4 redevelopment of the Walter P. Taylor Homes site to Five Points residents and community stakeholders on Nov. 14 at the Walter P. Taylor Boys & Girls Club, 317 McConnell St. KCDC’s design team of BarberMcMurry Architects of Knoxville and Urban Design Associates, based … Read More

Big Ears Festival celebrates 10 years of genre-defying musical exploration

Big Ears is thrilled to announce the final lineup for its tenth-anniversary, March 21-24, 2019, in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. The festival will offer more than 100 performances — plus a film festival, workshops, talks, exhibitions, and a 12-hour drone concert — all taking place in an extraordinary array of venues, from historic theaters and houses of worship to beautiful converted … Read More