Four Ways Technology Can Help Small Businesses in the Post-Pandemic World

Nobody made it through the COVID-19 pandemic unscathed, including small businesses. And that’s a big deal, considering that small businesses generate about 44% of all economic activity in the United States. But 2021 is a different year, one that has found the economy firing back up. Small businesses are rebounding and are poised to help fuel the recovery. One of … Read More

KSO Music Director Aram Demirjian to undergo treatment for early stage Hodgkin’s lymphoma with excellent prognosis

Conductor to lead Masterworks Series on Sept. 23-24, then limit appearances in 2021 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) Music Director Aram Demirjian has been diagnosed with early stage classic Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The illness has been detected early, and the prognosis is very good. Demirjian’s treatment is expected to last four months, beginning in late September. He will be treated at Memorial … Read More

Moxley Carmichael hires Allie Clouse as public relations specialist

Moxley Carmichael has hired Allie Clouse as a public relations specialist. In this role, Clouse will support the strategic communications needs of all the firm’s clients. Clouse graduated with honors in spring 2020 from The University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She previously worked as a reporter at the Knoxville News Sentinel. “Allie is an excellent addition … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra completes ambitious KSO1x1 music project

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has completed the KSO1x1 Project, featuring 24 short pieces commissioned from 25 composers and digitally premiered by the Symphony’s musicians. The KSO1x1 Project pairs a KSO musician with a donor who sponsors the composition of a short solo piece. Composers from Knoxville to Belgium to Tanzania participated. The sponsor of the piece attends the premiere of … Read More

SpringHill Suites to be built in Old City if proposed baseball stadium approved

Local developer Nick Patel has announced that he will build a 127-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Knoxville’s Old City if the proposed baseball stadium and multi-use facility is approved. “I’m excited about the growth of downtown Knoxville,” Patel said. “The stadium is a much-needed element to help refresh and revitalize the Old City. It brings a great new energy, … Read More

Choice Health Network Upper Cumberland office moves to new location

Choice Health Network’s Upper Cumberland office in Cookeville, Tennessee, has moved to a new location that is wholly dedicated to the organization’s mission. The office, previously located inside the Upper Regional Health Department, will continue to serve the area’s most vulnerable individuals and families affected by HIV, mental illness, substance use, homelessness and LBGTQ+ discrimination. “Expanding to serve more people … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee hires Cox as client specialist

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Connor Cox 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 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, … Read More

South College Atlanta’s first LPN certificate cohort earns 100% pass rate on NCLEX-PN exam

All students in the inaugural graduating cohort of South College Atlanta’s Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program passed on first attempt the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) and earned the LPN title. “The exceptional performance of our LPN graduates on their national examinations further bolsters South College’s reputation as a premier educational institution for students seeking to enter health … Read More

Hurricane Ida animal rescues arrive at Young-Williams Animal Center, 100 fosters step up

Young-Williams Animal Center has accepted 40 animals evacuated from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The Humane Society of Louisiana and South Central region staff of Best Friends worked together to transport the animals to East Tennessee, where they arrived Tuesday evening and underwent health evaluations. Shelter staff members are working to place the pets in local emergency foster homes. Young-Williams … Read More