The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Kear as portfolio analyst

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Caidren “Caid” Kear as a portfolio analyst, based in the firm’s Knoxville office. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth … Read More

Windy Hill Farm and Preserve celebrates tradition of East Tennessee family farm, invests in future as all-inclusive boutique resort

  Windy Hill Farm and Preserve – a boutique resort and hunting lodge, as well as working farm and wildlife habitat – announced a $10 million investment to expand lodging and guest amenities on the East Tennessee property. Located in Loudon, Windy Hill Farm and Preserve will feature 18 total accommodations, including nine private cabins, an eight-room guesthouse and a … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to perform Aretha Franklin tribute concert on Oct. 8

Join the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre for a high-energy tribute to Aretha Franklin, featuring Broadway star Capathia Jenkins and Grammy-nominated R&B artist Ryan Shaw. KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will lead the orchestra in its 2021-22 Knoxville News Sentinel Pops Series opening concert. The concert is sponsored by the KSO … Read More

KJO’s season opener at Bijou Theatre celebrates Knoxville musicians

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will start its 2021-22 season at the Bijou Theatre in October with the “Buy Local” concert, a celebration of the sounds of Knoxville musicians with the debut of original compositions. Tickets for the Tuesday, Oct. 12, concert are on sale now, and Knoxville Jazz Orchestra (KJO) subscribers can reserve the full season at a 10% discount … Read More

South College Atlanta’s Licensed Practical Nursing certificate program earns full approval by Georgia Board of Nursing

South College Atlanta has earned full approval for its Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program by the Georgia Board of Nursing. The board cited the 100% pass rate of the program’s first graduating cohort on the initial licensing examination (NCLEX-PN) in its approval. “After a rigorous review by the Georgia Board of Nursing, South College Atlanta’s Licensed Practical Nursing … Read More

Prepare Your Phone for Anything This National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, a month dedicated to encouraging the public to prepare for local disaster risks and unplanned emergencies. Wireless devices can help us prepare for upcoming weather events, store important information and stay updated on local news in the face of an emergency. “Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is a critical part … Read More

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon weekend to overrun Knoxville

Soon, East Tennesseans will tie up their sneakers and stand at the start line of the annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. Thousands of participants and spectators will enjoy a full roster of races, wellness events and a post-race celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3. “East Tennessee health and fitness enthusiasts are excited to be back for the region’s largest … Read More

Casey’s announces agreement to acquire 40 convenience stores in Tennessee and Kentucky

  News release from Casey’s General Stores, Inc. ANKENY, Iowa, Sept. 28, 2021 – (Business Wire) – Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (“Casey’s” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CASY), a leading convenience store chain in the United States, today announced an agreement to acquire 40 Pilot convenience stores from Pilot Corporation in an all-cash transaction for $220 million. The 40 Pilot stores … Read More