Pilot Company surprises 40-year driver with custom Peterbilt truck

Daniel Abshire recognized for years of service Pilot Company is recognizing one of its long-time drivers with the rig of a lifetime. Carrying on a family tradition, Daniel Abshire has driven for Pilot for more than 40 years and was honored for his contributions during a luncheon on July 7 at the company’s Sales and Support Center headquarters in Knoxville. … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee’s Thomas Cook credentialed as IRS enrolled agent

Thomas Cook, client specialist at The Trust Company of Tennessee, has earned Internal Revenue Service enrolled agent status. Enrolled agents represent taxpayers before the IRS. It is the highest credential that the IRS awards. 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 … Read More

Local entrepreneurs receive $6,500 from Knoxville Area Urban League CO.STARTERS pitch contest

Local entrepreneur Randy Boyd presented checks totaling $6,500 on June 30 to three winners of the annual business pitch contest held by the Knoxville Area Urban League. The nonprofit’s 10-week CO.STARTERS program allows entrepreneurs to build and test small business ideas while gaining feedback from their classroom peers and instructors and input from local, successful business owners. At the end … Read More

Pilot Company Announces Year-Round Discount for Military and Veterans at Travel Centers Nationwide Through ID.me

In appreciation of the military community and all who have served, Pilot Company and its family of travel center brands today announced a new year-round military discount program. The exclusive 10% discount on food and beverages* is now available to all veterans, active-duty and retired service members, National Guard, Reserves, spouses and their immediate family members once validated through ID.me … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee named 2021 Top Workplace

The Trust Company of Tennessee again has been named a Top Workplace by the Knoxville News Sentinel. The firm first earned this distinction in 2017 and has earned a spot in each subsequent year of the rankings. Top Workplaces are determined through employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey includes 24 questions that … Read More

National HIV Testing Day to raise awareness of Choice Health Network’s year-round services

National HIV Testing Day, held annually on June 27, also will raise awareness of Choice Health Network’s everyday services for East Tennessee’s most vulnerable individuals and families affected by HIV, mental illness, substance use, homelessness, discrimination, and disabilities. In recognition of this observance, Choice Health Network will provide free HIV testing at the following events: In Knoxville: Saturday, June 26; … Read More

Live theater returns to Knoxville with outstanding 2021-2022 season of Broadway at the Tennessee presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers

New subscription packages go on sale Aug. 2 The excitement, emotion, and energy of Broadway returns to the Tennessee Theatre presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers with a 2021-2022 lineup poised to entertain and delight. With six titles and a total of 34 performances, the complete lineup of the upcoming season of Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre is presented by … Read More

Big Ears, in association with Ijams Nature Center, announces Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK

Following installations in Central Park and Golden Gate Park, Oak Ridge native and 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Reid brings her immersive audio public art experience back home to East Tennessee Big Ears is excited to announce that composer Ellen Reid — 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Music winner and Oak Ridge native — will create a version of her signature … Read More

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company earn award of distinction for preservation and renovation of First Presbyterian Church

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company have earned an East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) Award of Excellence for the $10 million renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. The architectural and construction firms combined extensive experience to design, preserve, renovate and build additions to the 68,000-square-foot church, which was founded in 1792, just one year after Knoxville … Read More

South College Nashville expands two healthcare programs

South College is expanding the Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs at its Nashville campus. The PTA program is expanding from one annual cohort to two, with the new cohort starting in the fall 2021 quarter. The fall cohort will be offered in a hybrid model, with both online and … Read More