Tranzonic Companies promotes Brian Rhoades to oversee West Coast facilities

The Tranzonic Companies has promoted Brian Rhoades, expanding his oversight as vice president of operations to include facilities in Sparks, Nevada, and Montebello, California, in addition to the firm’s West Knoxville location. 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 … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to explore music ‘From the New World’

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series with music of Korngold, Grimes and Dvorak. Music Director Aram Demirjian leads the Orchestra this Thursday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. These performances are sponsored by Partners and Russ and Holly Watkins. Musical selections include contemporary composer Rachel Grimes’ Book of Leaves, … Read More

Gastrointestinal Associates provides healthy tips to erase holiday weight gain

Improving health is always top of mind as the new year begins. The physicians at Gastrointestinal Associates understand the unhealthy effects of extra weight and remind everyone that sensible, proven steps are the best way to erase excess pounds. The results of overeating can lead to heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure and obesity-related cancers.  One of the … Read More

KSO, arts groups to celebrate life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with free concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with several arts groups, will present A Night with the Arts: A Celebration Concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre The concert, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission in Knoxville … Read More

Johnson Architecture names Shehara Hapuarachy project architect

Johnson Architecture has named Shehara Hapuarachy a project architect following successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). Hapuarachy has worked with a variety of clients and projects since joining the firm in 2016, including Blackberry Farm, Clayton-Bradley STEM Academy, Dollywood’s Wildwood Grove expansion, Lakeway Christian Academy, University of Tennessee West Campus Redevelopment – Dining Facility and Young-Williams Animal Center. … Read More

Tranzonic Companies hires Danya Johnson as product assurance manager

The Tranzonic Companies recently hired Danya Johnson as product assurance manager at the national manufacturing firm’s West Knoxville facility. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies has been in business for more than 90 years and manufactures wiping cloths; personal hygiene products; textiles; washroom supplies and accessories; wiping and cleaning supplies; and safety products. The Knoxville facility, located off Hardin … Read More

South College Nashville launches occupational therapy assistant program

Regionally accredited higher education institution continues to expand health care programs South College in Nashville has launched an occupational therapy assistant program and is now admitting students for enrollment in the spring of 2019. The addition is part of South College’s commitment to offer academic programs and degrees for in-demand careers in health care and other fields. Students will earn … Read More

Cliff Hawks steps down as CEO of Cherokee Farm Development Corporation

Cliff Hawks, the leader of Cherokee Farm Development Corporation, has stepped down after six years as president and CEO. The corporation was formed to help develop The University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm. Hawks, who came to Knoxville in November 2012 after more than 20 years of experience in local government, politics and economic development in the Nashville … Read More

Declutter your mobile devices for the New Year

It’s the New Year – a time of resolutions, when many people tend to clean up, declutter and organize their lives. In addition to resolving to clean up our homes, our electronic devices could use that same attention as well. Device performance can be optimized by removing unused apps, stored data and photos from the past year’s adventures. Decluttering mobile … Read More

Tennessee Veterans Business Association to hold keynote dinner, free veteran job fair

Keynote dinner features Lt. Col. Oliver North, Lee Greenwood The Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s Business Expo and Veteran Job Fair will return to Knoxville on January 28-29, and keynote dinner tickets are now on sale. The keynote dinner speaker will be Lt. Col. Oliver North, a combat-decorated retired U.S. Marine, best-selling author and president of the National Rifle Association. In … Read More