Positively Living promotes Kim Lauth to chief operating officer

Kim Lauth has been promoted to the position of chief operating officer for Positively Living, which provides care and support to East Tennesseans living with HIV/AIDS, disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorder and/or homelessness. Lauth, who has served as chief mission implementation officer for the organization for the past year, has more than 27 years of experience in the nonprofit … Read More

New elementary school in Sparta, Tennessee, set to inspire children

Findlay Elementary showcases new technology and design delivered in partnership with The Christman Company and Lewis Group Findlay Elementary School hosted an open house and tours to officially introduce the state-of-the-art campus to the White County community with its construction, architectural and government partners on Dec. 23. The Christman Company built the 102,000-square-foot facility in Sparta, Tennessee, at a project … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center raises $90,000 for new Spay Shuttle, asks community to donate during season of giving

On Dec. 17, Eric Barton presented a $45,000 donation from his Angels Over America Foundation to support Young-Williams Animal Center’s efforts to replace the shelter’s aging Spay Shuttle. Young-Williams Animal Center announced that it raised an additional $45,000 to match the donation by Barton and issued a challenge to the community to raise another $45,000 by the end of the … Read More

Mast General Store to release downtown-branded merchandise at ‘A Knoxville Christmas’

Just in time for the holidays, Mast General Store is releasing a full line of Downtown Knoxville-branded merchandise on Friday, Dec. 13, at its locally themed “A Knoxville Christmas” event. The celebration will take place at the downtown Knoxville store at 402 S. Gay St., from 6-9 p.m. The merchandise includes T-shirts, tote bags, magnets, stickers, postcards, mugs, glassware and … Read More

Tickets on sale now for 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert with KSO

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will present the 33rd Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 20-22 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Music Director Aram Demirjian conducts the KSO and special guests for “Christmas on Broadway.” There are four performances: Friday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 21, at 3 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. … Read More

South College launches Cybersecurity program

South College is launching a Cybersecurity program through its online learning platform, and enrollment is open for students to join the first class, which starts Jan. 22, 2020. “In this digitally integrated society, cybersecurity specialists are in demand,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “The business need for this field is expanding faster than colleges can produce graduates, so we … Read More

U.S. Cellular celebrates the next generation as The Future of Good

On Giving Tuesday, U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returns for its fifth consecutive year, to champion and invest in young people who are bringing fairness to their communities. U.S. Cellular is raising awareness for youth causes and increasing their impact through financial contributions. From December 3, 2019, through April 15, 2020, anyone over the age of 18 is … Read More

KCDC presents employee service awards

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) recognized employees achieving milestone anniversaries with the agency at its annual Thanksgiving gathering Nov. 15. The employees received pins commemorating their years of service. Those recognized included: Five years: Sean Gilbert, Andy Morgan and Dewey Roberts. 10 years: Sherrie Taylor and Kimberly Trame. 20 years: Jo Butler, Beverly Mack and Travis Turner. 25 years: Darlene … Read More

U.S. Cellular provides free phone calls, internet access to those in need at Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, U.S. Cellular associates spent the holiday supporting the community by providing free phone calls and internet access at the annual Thanksgiving Day meal hosted by Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) in downtown Knoxville. “Connecting with friends and family during the holidays is a special gift, but not everyone in our community has the opportunity to do so,” said … Read More