Pilot Flying J declares first-ever National Road Trip Day

New Pilot Flying J-commissioned study uncovers top criteria for a successful road trip Memorial Day – a time to honor our fallen veterans – also is considered the unofficial kickoff of the summer travel season, with more than 36.6 million* Americans on the road last year over the long weekend visiting friends and family while paying tribute to our American … Read More

U.S. Cellular offers smartphone cleaning tips to help “spark joy”

Spring is upon us. Marie Kondo’s cleaning method has taken the millennial generation by storm and inspired them to complete their tidying adventures. When it comes to smartphones, there are ways for people to follow suit and tidy them up so they can work more efficiently. During a mobile device “spring sweep,” consumers can refresh the outside of their device … Read More

KSO 2018-19 Pops Series concludes with ‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. in concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will conclude the 2018-19 Pops Series with a special performance by Leslie Odom Jr., the Grammy and Tony Award-winning star of “Hamilton” for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash. Odom’s debut with the Knoxville Symphony on Saturday, May 11, will feature jazz standards and familiar Broadway hits. The concert, sponsored by Regal, will … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center achieves first-ever ‘no-kill’ status

Young-Williams Animal Center has achieved “no-kill” status for the first time in the shelter’s history, marking a milestone toward fulfilling its vision to find a home for every pet. In 2018, Young-Williams Animal Center saved 8,311 pets. “We’ve worked diligently through innovative programs and community involvement to make it to this day, and it is such a remarkable achievement for … Read More

Tennessee Theatre announces 2019-20 Broadway series

The Tennessee Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre season. The complete lineup is as follows: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – Dec. 27-29, 2019 MISS SAIGON – Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2020 WAITRESS – Feb. 28-March 1, 2020 A BRONX TALE – April 3-5, 2020 CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – May 5-10, 2020 CATS – … Read More

Dave & Buster’s Sevierville location now open in Millers Landing

The ultimate entertainment destination to Eat, Drink, Play and Watch® is now open in Sevierville SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Dave & Buster’s is now open in the Millers Landing shopping center across from the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville, bringing an all-new reason to visit the popular tourism destination. The restaurant and entertainment hub features 40,000 square-feet of arcade games, premium sports viewing … Read More

Symphony’s 2019-20 Pops Series features film, jazz, guitars and legends

Season subscriptions are on sale now for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 News Sentinel Pops Series, which includes “Singin’ in the Rain: Film + Orchestra” and “Symphony of Illusions with Michael Grandinetti.” Current Pops subscribers can renew their packages and retain their seats by renewing by May 11. All concerts take place at 8 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium, … Read More

Pilot Flying J hosts first National Hiring Day to add 5,000 team members

Join the team that fuels life’s journeys with in-person and virtual hiring events across the U.S. and Canada on May 2 Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center network in North America, announced its first-ever National Hiring Day on May 2 – the largest in-person and virtual hiring event in the company’s history. Gearing up for the influx of travelers … Read More

Fort Kid to hold 28th birthday celebration

Fort Kid, Knoxville’s community-built playground at the World’s Fair Park, will celebrate its 28th birthday with ice cream and cake on Saturday, April 20, from 2-4 p.m. at 1049 World’s Fair Park Drive. Fort Kid was designed by the children of Knoxville and built in five consecutive days, April 3-7, 1991, by 2,500 volunteers from the greater Knoxville area. Visitors … Read More