‘Black Fur-day’ is back with adoption special at Young-Williams Animal Center

Find a furry companion and be thankful during the ‘Black Fur-day’ special at Young-Williams Animal Center on Nov. 29-Dec. 1. All pets will be available for a donation of your choice, excluding puppies. The three-day special starts on Black Friday, the traditional post-Thanksgiving shopping day, and continues all weekend at both shelter locations at 3201 Division St., and 6400 Kingston … Read More

KSO to perform Handel’s Messiah at Classical Christmas concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra kicks off the holiday season with the third Chamber Classics performance of the season, Handel’s Messiah, on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. This concert is sponsored by Sheena McCall. The Chamber Classics Series includes five concerts which take place on Sunday afternoons with ensembles of four to 25 performers. The Dec. … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare promotes Brandi Miller to regional educator position

Hillcrest Healthcare has promoted Brandi Miller to regional staff education director to oversee the orientation and training programs for all new hires and assist in the development of advanced training programs for chronic disease management and other healthcare matters for the organization. Miller has served the Island Home Park community for Hillcrest Healthcare since April 2017. She began as a … Read More

KCDC opens new affordable housing for seniors in northwest Knoxville

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has officially opened its first units at a new affordable housing development in northwest Knoxville. The Cottages at Clifton, located along Clifton Road near the intersection of Western Avenue and Interstate 640, will provide 53 single-level housing units in 25 duplexes and three single-family homes. Eligible residents at the new development are ages 62 or … Read More

KSO, Nief-Norf combine forces for ‘Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) will perform its third Moxley Carmichael Masterworks concert of the season, “Beethoven and the Art of Rhythm,” this Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22, at the Tennessee Theatre. The program begins with Beethoven’s Overture from Prometheus, bringing to life the Greek myth of Prometheus, who was credited with the creation of human life. The evening continues … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Marie Lovett as client specialist

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Marie Lovett as a client specialist at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, … Read More

KCDC again achieves accreditation by National Institute of Governmental Purchasing

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Procurement Division once again has earned top accreditation by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement recognized KCDC with Outstanding Agency Accreditation (OA4), which acknowledges excellence in sound procurement practices and places KCDC in a group of elite procurement organizations. Among the more than 3,000 governmental agency members in NIGP … Read More

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company earn preservation award for $10 million renovation of First Presbyterian Church

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company have earned an East Tennessee Preservation Award for the $10 million renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. The architectural and construction firms combined considerable experience working on historic properties for the project at the 68,000-square-foot church, which was founded in 1792, just one year after Knoxville was founded in 1791. … Read More

Renovation to the rescue! Rescue Rebuild helps Young-Williams Animal Center

On Monday, Nov. 11, Young-Williams Animal Center hosted over a dozen volunteers, including local helpers and a team from Rescue Rebuild, for renovation work at its 3201 Division St. location. Rescue Rebuild, a community-driven animal shelter renovation program of GreaterGood.org, helped Young-Williams Animal Center improve its lost and found and intake area and Pet Resource Center. The renovations will boost … Read More