A Season of Giving

As we turn the page of this year’s calendar to December, it 
seems like it was just yesterday we were singing carols, unwrapping gifts and toasting to 2017. Now—as unbelievable as it may seem—it’s time to do it all over again.

Square One Personalized Restorative Health
 Celebrates Grand Opening

Celebrating its grand opening September 21 at its new 33,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Cherokee Mills, SquareOne Personalized Restorative Health offers a new approach to health care, providing personalized, holistic care that starts at the cellular level to determine what your system needs to work best. Photography by Meghan Francis. 

December 2017 Around Town

On November 7, the city elected five new members to the city council: Stephanie Welch, 1st District; Andrew Roberto, 2nd District; Seema Singh-Perez, 3rd District; Lauren Rider, 4th District; and Gwen McKenzie, 6th District. They will be sworn into office at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 16, in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building.

Cheers to the Holidays

“My family always does the downtown thing—looking at window decorations, going to the Fantasy of Trees, the Christmas lighting ceremony and ice skating and watching 'It’s a Wonderful Life' at the Tennessee Theater. Downtown’s always a fun time during the holidays. It’s festive, and it’s just a fun vibe.” —Michele Hummel, director of Downtown Knoxville Central Business Improvement District

Winter Traditions

Knoxville transforms into a winter wonderland each winter. With activities, markets and events galore, you’ll feel the holiday spirit while exploring the city and enjoying the 100,000-plus lights that earned Knoxville a place on Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities for Holiday Lights list.

A Fresh Take on Giving

Giving gifts is one of my favorite things. To me, seeing the look on a loved one's face when they receive the perfect gift is the best part of this season. But, we’ve all seen gift giving get out of hand—sometimes we all end up exchanging gift cards, or we end up stressed when thinking about the gifts left to…

Holiday Treats

 It was Thanksgiving 2012.  “Scott and I and the kids were headed to Memphis to visit my family,” Meredith Layton says. “We were talking about the pies and thinking of a name for a certain pie. We were just brainstorming, and I think it was the kids who piped up and said, 'We’re stuck on I-40! Let’s name it the…


“I found out two weeks before I left for China that the University of Tennessee grant I had been working under wouldn’t be re-funded,” Pam Wolf says, looking back. “So, I would be a single parent and unemployed.”