KCDC opens new affordable housing for seniors in northwest Knoxville

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has officially opened its first units at a new affordable housing development in northwest Knoxville. The Cottages at Clifton, located along Clifton Road near the intersection of Western Avenue and Interstate 640, will provide 53 single-level housing units in 25 duplexes and three single-family homes. Eligible residents at the new development are ages 62 or … Read More

KSO, Nief-Norf combine forces for ‘Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will perform its third Moxley Carmichael Masterworks concert of the season, “Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm,” this Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22, at the Tennessee Theatre. The program begins with Beethoven’s Overture from Prometheus, bringing to life the Greek myth of Prometheus, who was credited with the creation of human life. The evening continues … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Marie Lovett as client specialist

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Marie Lovett as a client specialist at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, … Read More

KCDC again achieves accreditation by National Institute of Governmental Purchasing

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Procurement Division once again has earned top accreditation by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement recognized KCDC with Outstanding Agency Accreditation (OA4), which acknowledges excellence in sound procurement practices and places KCDC in a group of elite procurement organizations. Among the more than 3,000 governmental agency members in NIGP … Read More

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company earn preservation award for $10 million renovation of First Presbyterian Church

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company have earned an East Tennessee Preservation Award for the $10 million renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. The architectural and construction firms combined considerable experience working on historic properties for the project at the 68,000-square-foot church, which was founded in 1792, just one year after Knoxville was founded in 1791. … Read More

Renovation to the rescue! Rescue Rebuild helps Young-Williams Animal Center

On Monday, Nov. 11, Young-Williams Animal Center hosted over a dozen volunteers, including local helpers and a team from Rescue Rebuild, for renovation work at its 3201 Division St. location. Rescue Rebuild, a community-driven animal shelter renovation program of GreaterGood.org, helped Young-Williams Animal Center improve its lost and found and intake area and Pet Resource Center. The renovations will boost … Read More

Summit Extensivist Clinic opens to provide lower-cost acute intervention outside of hospitals

Summit Medical Group has opened the Summit Extensivist Clinic to serve Knoxville-area patients through an efficient, lower-cost model for acute illness or chronic disease exacerbations. Summit patients who visit a primary care physician or Summit Express Clinic may be referred to the Summit Extensivist Clinic in Powell for treatment and monitoring as an alternative to being admitted to the hospital. … Read More

Pilot Flying J announces family-friendly parental leave for all team members

Pilot Flying J, the 14th largest private company in America* with more than 28,000 team members, is adding paid, gender-neutral parental leave to its benefit package. Effective Sept. 1, the benefit provides 100% paid parental leave for six weeks to all team members, both full- and part-time, who have at least one year of service and have worked at least … Read More

Downtown Knoxville Alliance adds creative signage to aid during ramps, viaduct closures

The Downtown Knoxville Alliance is taking creative steps to show that businesses affected by the Jackson Avenue ramp and Broadway viaduct closures will remain open and accessible, including driver- and pedestrian-friendly messages, sidewalk directionals and a long fence screen with large icons. The downtown organization is placing eye-catching signage to help drivers and pedestrians easily find alternate routes and has … Read More

South College launches Surgical Technology program in Knoxville

South College is launching a Surgical Technology program at its campus in Knoxville, Tennessee, and enrollment is open now for students to join the first cohort, which will begin Jan. 15, 2020. “In order to offer career-focused education, we must stay aware of the job needs in the markets we serve,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “There is a … Read More