Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville gives $30K holiday gift to local animal shelters

In the spirit of the holiday season, Furrow Automotive Group’s Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville donated $15,000 each to Young-Williams Animal Center and Humane Society, Tennessee Valley to support the shelters’ efforts when they are needed most in the community. The Furrow family’s commitment to community philanthropy inspired Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville to give to both organizations for a second time in 2022 … Read More

South College launches Associate of Science in Nursing program upon approval by Tennessee Board of Nursing

The South College campuses in Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee are launching an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program upon approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. This is the first ASN program to launch for the institution which is offered through campus instruction over seven quarters. Students work to build a strong academic foundation and learn fundamental skills required … Read More

UScellular surprises Nourish Knoxville with $5K donation

The holidays are about connecting with friends and family, and UScellular is nourishing these connections by enabling communities to share a meal with the ones they love. In a surprise visit on Dec. 15, UScellular donated $5,000 worth of supplies to Nourish Knoxville to aid the nonprofit in its mission of creating healthier communities in East Tennessee through relationships with … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Zaczyk as client specialist

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Matthew “Matt” Zaczyk as a client specialist, 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

KCDC, Matter Health open wellness center for Cagle Terrace residents

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has partnered with Matter Health to provide high-quality, on-site primary care for elderly and disabled residents at its Cagle Terrace property. The recently opened wellness center provides convenient access to physical and mental health and lifestyle support. It also includes a patient lounge, consultation and virtual health room, and an exam room. Matter Health previously … Read More

Three predictions for wireless tech in 2023

By Laurent “LT” Therivel, President and CEO of UScellular This April will mark the 50th anniversary of the first cellphone call. It seems hard to believe the technology has been around that long considering I didn’t get my first cellphone until my boss in the Marine Corps instructed me that I needed to be reachable “anytime…and I mean any time.” … Read More

Highway Transport’s Pam Randol selected as finalist for NTTC Driver of the Year Grand Champion

The National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) has recognized Highway Transport driver Pamela “Pam” Randol as one of eight finalists in the 2022-2023 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year Grand Champion program. The eight finalists advance to the final round of the selection process in Arlington, Virginia, where a panel of industry professionals will judge contestants on their knowledge of … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee’s Hurst earns national wealth management honor

Zach Hurst, vice president and managing director of the Chattanooga office for The Trust Company of Tennessee, has been named to the 2023 class of American Bankers Association (ABA) Under 40 in Wealth Management. This national award recognizes wealth management and fiduciary professionals across the country who are committed to the highest standards of achievement at work and in their … Read More

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation adds Hill as resident commissioner

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon has appointed Kathy Hill as a resident commissioner to the Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Board of Commissioners. “We welcome Kathy to the board,” KCDC Executive Director and CEO Ben Bentley said. “As a lifelong Knoxvillian and participant in the Section 8 program, her insight will be vital as a resident commissioner on the board.” Hill, … Read More