Groundbreaking makes new behavioral health hospital in Knoxville a reality; milestone celebrated virtually

Covenant Health and Acadia Healthcare held a “virtual groundbreaking” on Sept. 2 announcing the start of construction for East Tennessee Behavioral Health, a new psychiatric inpatient hospital in West Knoxville. The virtual webinar was attended by more than 100 community leaders and elected officials. Speakers for the event included Covenant Health and Acadia executives, Congressman Tim Burchett, Knoxville Mayor Indya … Read More

U.S. Cellular hiring for Customer Care positions in Knoxville

U.S. Cellular is looking to fill 200 open positions across its five Customer Care Centers, including the one located in Knoxville. Full and part-time customer service positions for all shifts are available in a high-energy, professional environment, and interested applicants can apply online at Hiring will continue for the next several months, and all interviews will be conducted virtually … Read More

Cherokee Distributing Company partners with E-Z Stop and KenJo Markets to donate $7,500 to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

Cherokee Distributing Company teamed up with E-Z Stop and KenJo Markets to make a total donation of $7,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley to assist the nonprofit’s efforts during COVID-19. The Knoxville-headquartered distributing company, a leading beer wholesaler in the state, used a special in-store promotion during the months of May and June to raise … Read More

More than $4 million available for utility bill assistance

KUB to resume service disconnections Oct. 19 As our community navigates a new normal, some may find themselves in need of financial assistance. Funds are available through community agencies to help residents who are unable to pay utility bills. More than $4 million dollars in funding from the Federal CARES Act, grants, and local donations, are available to help our … Read More

Tranzonic Companies hires Charlie Hayes to manage East Knoxville warehouse

The Tranzonic Companies recently hired Charlie Hayes as warehouse manager for its facility on Governor John Sevier Highway. Opened in early 2019, the warehouse is the company’s second Knox County location. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies was founded nearly a century ago and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping and … Read More

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation adds new resident commissioner

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon has appointed Rosalind Hall as a resident commissioner to the Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Board of Commissioners. Hall will serve a two-year term. “We welcome Rosalind to the board,” KCDC Executive Director and CEO Ben Bentley said. “As a resident commissioner, she brings her commitment to serving families and insight about living within our Lonsdale … Read More

Former News Sentinel President Frank Rosamond opens full-service firm to help businesses

Frank Rosamond, former president of the Knoxville News Sentinel, has opened Mondbiz Strategic Business Solutions, a full-service firm specializing in advertising, sales and marketing to help businesses adapt and grow. Mondbiz also has purchased the local franchise of Sandler Training, and the former owner of that franchise, Steve Herzog, has joined the new company as associate partner and trainer. “We … Read More

Covenant Health named to Forbes 2020 list of best employers in Tennessee

Covenant Health has been named a 2020 “Best-in-State Employer” in Tennessee by Forbes Magazine. The health system ranked #15 in a list of 75 top employers in the state. The designation marks the sixth time Forbes has named Covenant Health to one of its “Best Employer” lists in the past five years. The health system was included in the publication’s … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra postpones upcoming season until February 2021

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced that the 2020-21 season start will be postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Concerts previously scheduled for the remainder of 2020 have been canceled out of concern for the health and safety of patrons, musicians and staff. All Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) musicians will be furloughed beginning Aug. 31 and will … Read More

Positively Living & Choice Health Network partners with Nashville CARES to open ‘one-stop’ medical center

Knoxville-based Positively Living & Choice Health Network is partnering with Nashville CARES to open My House Clinic, an inclusive “one-stop center” for medical and supportive services in the greater Nashville area beginning Sept. 1. My House Clinic will deliver medical and supportive services on a full continuum of care under one roof and will feature the moniker of PRIDE: “Promotes … Read More