South College recognizes nursing graduates at convocation, pinning ceremony

South College celebrated 23 graduates of its nursing program at a convocation ceremony March 28 in Knoxville and also recognized outstanding achievement in the March Class of 2019. The event, held at the historic Bijou Theatre, paid homage to nursing traditions while focusing on the ongoing success of the South College nursing program. “It is always our honor to recognize … Read More

Knoxville ready to race during Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon weekend

New finish line at World’s Fair Park will provide post-race celebration site The 15th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31, features a full roster of weekend race and wellness events, as well as a highly anticipated new finish line for post-race celebration. “The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is back and better than ever,” said Jason Altman, race director … Read More

Dave & Buster’s now hiring for more than 200 positions at new Sevierville location

Ultimate entertainment destination to open in Millers Landing near Tanger Outlets in April 2019 Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its Sevierville location in the Millers Landing shopping center this April and is looking to hire more than 200 enthusiastic individuals to join the team. There are both front and back-of-house positions available, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, … Read More

New downtown Knoxville Marriott brings touch of urban elegance to guests and public

A new dual-property Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott is now open in downtown Knoxville. This unique property features rooms and amenities to fit every type of visitor from business to leisure in a convenient location close to many attractions in the city’s center. “Our dual-concept Marriott property fits Knoxville’s rich and diverse offerings,” owner Nick Lakha said. “The city’s … Read More

KCDC to hold third community open house on Austin Homes revitalization

Participants to provide input on 3D renderings of site plan alternatives, building types Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) invites community members to an open house to view 3D renderings for three site plan alternatives for the revitalization of Austin Homes. Participants will also review options for residential building types and use of open spaces and provide feedback to shape the … Read More

THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel and Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park welcome Skip Adams as dual general manager

Aimbridge Hospitality has named Skip Adams as dual general manager to oversee operations at the management company’s two downtown Knoxville hotels, THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel and Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park. Adams has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including food and beverage, catering, operations, convention services and general management positions for Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, … Read More

Winners announced in U.S. Cellular’s fourth annual Black History Month Art Contest

U.S. Cellular announced the three winners of its fourth annual Black History Month Art Competition with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley at a celebration at the Regal Teen Center club earlier today. In January, club members created original pieces of artwork in recognition of influential African-Americans, including business people, athletes, historical figures and celebrities. The 10 … Read More

KCDC’s Five Points 2 earns Keep Knoxville Beautiful award

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Five Points 2 recently was named a winner of the 2019 Orchids Awards, given annually by Keep Knoxville Beautiful. Five Points 2, which earned the award in the category of new architecture, is an affordable housing complex in East Knoxville that officially opened last September. The complex covers five acres and features 84 energy-efficient affordable … Read More

‘Eat Your Heart Out’ luncheon to benefit heart health for women

Buy a $10 ticket for Aimbridge Hospitality’s “Eat Your Heart Out” luncheon and get a chance to win a free night’s stay and breakfast at THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel in downtown Knoxville. The luncheon, which will take place Thursday, March 21, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., will benefit Go Red for Women, part of the American Heart Association’s initiative to … Read More