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

March 2019 Around Town

Johnson Architecture Names Shehara Hapuarchy Project Architect Johnson Architecture has named Shehara Hapuarachy a project architect following successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination. Shehara has worked with a variety of clients and projects since joining the firm in 2016, including Blackberry Farm, Clayton-Bradley STEM Academy, Dollywood’s Wildwood Grove expansion, Lakeway Christian Academy, University of Tennessee … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Christman Company Names Randy Merritt Regional Business Development Manager Randy Merritt has been named regional business development manager for the Christman Company and will be responsible for seeking new business and project opportunities, as well as maintaining and developing relationships for the construction company. Randy, who previously held the title of project manager at the … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Eric W. Barton Makes $3.14 Million Gift to UT School of Music The University of Tennessee School of Music has received a $3.14 million gift from Maryville entrepreneur Eric W. Barton, a former U.S. Marine who formed several businesses after serving in the armed forces in the Middle East. The genesis of the gift was … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Gastrointestinal Associates Announces Re-Accreditation of the Endoscopy Centers The Endoscopy Center, the Endoscopy Center North and the Endoscopy Center West have each achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to Gastrointestinal Associates. The three centers are ambulatory surgical centers conveniently located adjacent to Gastrointestinal Associates clinics. During the accreditation process, the centers … Continued