The Christman Company awarded new University of Tennessee project

The Christman Company has been awarded a two-phase construction project for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) to demolish and rebuild its Ellington Plant Sciences building. The project will begin this fall, starting with construction of a 20,000-square-foot permanent building that will house the facility and staff members from the current Ellington facility. In the second phase, the … Read More

Pilot Flying J team members give back for National Volunteer Week

Pilot Flying J team members at the company’s Knoxville headquarters partnered with 15 local organizations to give back during National Volunteer Week, providing 1,476 hours of volunteer assistance. Pilot Flying J volunteers helped Children’s Center of Knoxville, Emerald Youth Foundation, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, Sertoma Center, … Read More

KCDC to preview draft Austin Homes master plan at April 30 open house

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) invites the community to preview the draft master plan for the Austin Homes site at an open house Tuesday, April 30, from 4:30-7 p.m., at Green Magnet Academy, 801 Lula Powell Drive in East Knoxville. Attendees may view an overview presentation of the draft plan at 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. The draft Austin Homes master … Read More

Tired of being tired? Put down your smartphone for a sound night of sleep.

Let’s face it, the last thing most people look at before bed and the first thing they grab upon waking up is likely their smartphone. While its convenient to have within arm’s reach if using a smart device as an alarm clock, when it is that close the temptation to check social media sites, work email and the news headlines … Read More

Dave & Buster’s Sevierville hiring site now open for walk-in applicants

Interested candidates invited to visit hiring site Monday-Friday Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its Sevierville location in the Millers Landing shopping center on Monday, April 29th and is looking to hire more than 200 enthusiastic individuals to join the team. There are both front and back-of-house positions available, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game techs and more. … Read More

Young-Williams Animal Center to compete for $50,000 in national challenge

Young-Williams Animal Center could win $50,000 in the national Fund the Shelters Challenge and needs its supporters to get on board – and get online. The Michelson Found Animals Foundation has joined forces with NBC and Telemundo to create the new competition. The Fund the Shelters Challenge offers an even bigger opportunity than past campaigns for animal welfare advocates to … Read More

South College offers transition assistance to students of closing Hiwassee College

South College will offer transfer assistance to students affected by the shuttering of Hiwassee College, which announced that it would close its campus in Madisonville, Tennessee, effective May 10. South College will be available for students needing information about enrollment and degree programs offered at its campuses in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina, including the newly launched dental hygiene program … Read More

South College recognizes nursing graduates at convocation, pinning ceremony

South College celebrated 23 graduates of its nursing program at a convocation ceremony March 28 in Knoxville and also recognized outstanding achievement in the March Class of 2019. The event, held at the historic Bijou Theatre, paid homage to nursing traditions while focusing on the ongoing success of the South College nursing program. “It is always our honor to recognize … Read More

Knoxville ready to race during Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon weekend

New finish line at World’s Fair Park will provide post-race celebration site The 15th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31, features a full roster of weekend race and wellness events, as well as a highly anticipated new finish line for post-race celebration. “The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is back and better than ever,” said Jason Altman, race director … Read More