Young-Williams Animal Center takes in 20 beagles from Virginia mass-breeding facility

Young-Williams Animal Center has accepted 20 dogs removed from a mass-breeding facility in Virginia that received multiple animal welfare violations under federal regulations and is now closed. As part of its largest operation ever, the Humane Society of the United States and shelter partners transported the animals to East Tennessee. The beagles arrived Tuesday, underwent health evaluations and are being … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League supports students with 20th annual ‘Shoes for School’

An estimated 6,000 people attended the Knoxville’s Area Urban League’s 20th annual “Shoes for School” event, which provided local children with new shoes and school supplies and connected families with valuable community resources. The back-to-school bash was presented by sponsors Covenant Health, Pilot Company and TVA. Knox County students stocked up on items at Caswell Park before returning to school … Read More

The Christman Company hires Jon Smith as senior conceptual estimator

Jon Smith has joined The Christman Company as senior conceptual estimator in the construction management and real estate development firm’s office in Knoxville, Tennessee. “Jon is skilled at communicating project cost estimates and analytics and connecting with the trade contracting community,” said Marty Gibbs, senior vice president and general manager for The Christman Company’s operations in Knoxville. “We’re glad to … Read More

Shults Pediatrics to partner with nonprofit to provide donor milk for vulnerable babies

Shults Pediatrics has announced a formal partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee (MMBTN) to become the nonprofit’s 13th Milk Drop Depot in the state. The new location in Knoxville at Shults Pediatrics, which is part of Summit Medical Group, will provide a convenient place for pre-screened and approved milk donors to donate their frozen milk. Donations will be transported … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee hires Sarah Cassell as client service associate

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Sarah Cassell as a client service associate, based in the firm’s Knoxville office. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth … Read More

Covenant Health, Acadia Healthcare open new inpatient Behavioral Health Hospital in Knoxville

East Tennesseans have a new resource to meet the growing need for accessible, high-quality mental and behavioral healthcare. East Tennessee Behavioral Health is a state-of-the-art behavioral health hospital that serves adolescents, adults and seniors who are living with mental health and co-occurring disorders, including psychiatric diagnoses and substance use disorders. A joint venture of Knoxville-based Covenant Health and Franklin-based Acadia … Read More

Announcing single performance ticket on sale dates for the 2022-23 Broadway at the Tennessee Season presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers

Presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers, the highly anticipated 2022-23 season of Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre features a full lineup with six titles and 56 performances. While season subscription tickets have been available for purchase, the Theatre will begin selling single-performance tickets next month. The on-sale dates for the six shows are: DEAR EVAN HANSEN (performances Nov. 15-20, 2022): … Read More

Furrow Automotive Group’s Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville donates $20K to help homeless pets

Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville has donated $20,000 to Young-Williams Animal Center and Humane Society, Tennessee Valley to support both organizations’ work to end pet homelessness and promote animal welfare. Called “Benzie’s Friends,” the donation campaign set aside a portion of Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville’s recent sales for the shelters. Continuing Sam Furrow and Ann Baker Furrow’s passion for community philanthropy, the dealership … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee earns Top Workplace spot for six consecutive years

The Trust Company of Tennessee has been named a Top Workplace by the Knoxville News Sentinel for the sixth consecutive year. The firm first earned the distinction in 2017 and has earned a spot in each subsequent year of the rankings. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has … Read More