January 2020 Around Town

Blount County Opens First Operation HOPE Inside Location First Horizon National Corp. celebrated Blount County’s first Operation HOPE Inside location at its Alcoa Financial Center. The bank established a strategic partnership in 2014 with Operation HOPE to provide communities with the resources to empower people to help themselves, to achieve economic dignity, and secure their … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Knoxville Equestrian Reagan Campbell Crowned World Champion For the 10th time, Knoxville native Reagan Campbell has earned the title of world or national champion for her equestrian excellence. Her latest honors, Junior Exhibitor World’s Champion and World’s Champion of Champions, came at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show (WCHS) in the Park Division … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Harmony Family Center Hosts Pickleball Tournament Harmony Family Center’s hosted its inaugural “Volley for Change” Pickleball Tournament sponsored by PYA Waltman Capital Sept. 20–22, which included singles, men’s and women’s skill and age-group competitions, as well as mixed doubles skill competition. Approximately 135 participants had a wonderful time playing in the USAPA-sanctioned event at the Knoxville Racquet … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Titanic Museum Attraction Going All-Pink for October This year, Titanic’s iconic marching pink flamingos and giant ship-mounted, 15-foot pink ribbon will be joined by a crop of real pink pumpkins in calling attention to the 2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign action at the Titanic Museum Attraction, announces Mary Kellogg, president, COO and co-owner of Titanic Pigeon Forge. The … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Leon Williams Contractors Begins Work on Wings Over Knoxville Maryville-based commercial construction firm Leon Williams Contractors is building out a storefront near the University of Tennessee campus for the first Tennessee location of the popular fast-casual Wings Over brand of restaurants. At press time, Wings Over Knoxville, 1834 Cumberland Ave., was slated to open in … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Tennessee Smokies Baseball Celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Smokies Stadium and the end of summer with the Tennessee Smokies! August is packed full of home games and theme nights, from All-You-Can-Eat Wednesdays and Free Beer Night to Thirsty Thursday and a 50-Cent Hot Dog Night. Family-friendly, laid-back and full of fun, Smokies games are a must-do … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

M&M Productions USA’s Justin Wright Earns Employee of the Year Justin Wright, senior audiovisual technician for M&M Productions USA, received Employee of the Year honors at the Pauly Awards, which recognizes outstanding members of the hospitality and tourism industry in the Knoxville area. Justin won Outstanding Employee of the Year in the Service and Supplier … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Knoxville Brewfest 2019 The Ninth Annual Knoxville Brewfest will be held Saturday, June 22 in downtown Knoxville from 4–8 p.m. Breweries, beer and enthusiasts from all over will gather for a summer afternoon sampling fresh beers of all colors, styles and flavors. Knoxville Brewfest is held around the fountains and lake at the base of the Sunsphere and Tennessee … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Rock Around the Dock for Autism May 3 The Sixth Annual Rock Around the Dock for Autism is a Margaritaville-style event hosted at The Shrimp Dock Bearden on Friday, May 3 and will include live entertainment; a Cajun shrimp boil; a silent auction; and complimentary wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages, side dishes and dessert. Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of East Tennessee. … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

2019 Dogwood Arts Festival The 58th annual Dogwood Arts Festival will be held April 26-28 in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. This spring celebration features a fine art market, live music, artist demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids and adults. The Festival is located on bustling Market Square and adjoining Krutch Park set against a canvas of blossoming trees and outdoor … Continued