National Self-Improvement Month provides new chance for change

What happened to those New Year’s resolutions? The lofty goals that were set on New Year’s Eve to get in shape or quit a bad habit don’t have to be left behind. September is National Self-Improvement Month, which means it’s a great time to reevaluate those goals and make positive changes. And technology can help. Smartphones, like the iPhone X … Read More

South College Physician Assistant program expands to Atlanta

The South College Physician Assistant program has expanded to include the college’s Atlanta campus. Admitted students in Atlanta will be part of the college’s Knoxville, Tennessee, program, which started more than a decade ago. When classes start on Sept. 27, the inaugural Atlanta class will have 40 students representing 15 different states. Admission is ongoing for the second class to … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Olivia Greenlee as recordkeeper

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Olivia Greenlee as a recordkeeper in the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Based in Knoxville and with offices in Chattanooga and Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee is a state-chartered bank with more than $3.5 billion under management. The company helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League partners with TVA to train local contractors, community

The Knoxville Area Urban League has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to set up weatherization work opportunities for local contractors with initial training scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. The eScore Minority Contractor Training Program is a workforce training initiative to expand TVA’s certified contractor base for weatherization with a focus on minority-owned businesses and workforce individuals. The … Read More

Tranzonic Companies promotes Michael Blanchard to director of West Coast operations

The Tranzonic Companies has promoted Michael Blanchard to director of West Coast operations, overseeing three regional facilities and optimizing distribution from the company’s Reno, Nevada, facility. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies was founded nearly a century ago and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping and cleaning supplies, and safety products. … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League to host Mobile Unit for driver’s license and ID services

The Knoxville Area Urban League will host a Tennessee Driver’s License Mobile Unit on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to provide licensing and state identification services to the community. The unit will be available from 1-4 p.m. at the Knoxville Area Urban League’s headquarters, located at 1514 E. 5th Ave. Services will include state ID cards, learner’s permits, new driver’s licenses, renewal … Read More

Priority Ambulance Appears on the Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Second Consecutive Year

Fastest-growing ambulance company on the list with three-year revenue growth of 248 percent Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 1,654 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Priority Ambulance is once again the highest-ranking private ambulance company on the list with 248 percent revenue growth over a three-year … Read More

M&M Productions USA lands on Inc.’s list of ‘fastest-growing’ companies

M&M Productions USA has earned a spot for the first time on the Inc. 5000 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America. Based in Oak Ridge, M&M Productions USA is a full-service event, broadcast and video production company and the in-house audiovisual partner for the Knoxville Convention Center. “We’re ecstatic and honored to be named among the top … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare adds Ben Stiefel as administrator

Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. recently added Ben Stiefel as administrator of its West Hills Health and Rehab facility in Knoxville. Stiefel oversees facility operations, including budget and personnel management, business development and regulatory compliance while supervising more than 140 associates at the 194-bed facility. Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville and … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds specialization for women in transition

The Trust Company of Tennessee now offers specialized financial services to women who are in transition due to divorce or death of a spouse. The service focuses on partnering with family law attorneys to address the financial issues that many women face, including defining and dividing property, assets and retirement funds; spousal and child support; and tax issues along with … Read More