West Knoxville Movers and Shakers

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Elena Ganusova  The Visionary  Karen Pershing

Summertime Staycation

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Colby McLemore  Life is busy—sometimes too busy for a much-needed vacation. Why spend hand over fist to get out of town when there's plenty to do right here in Knoxville? Our hometown is perfect for a group of friends who need a night or two away from the stress and responsibilities of home and work.…

A Place for Positive Energy

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Photography Elena Ganusova  Three years ago, Melanie Alexander, owner of Alma Diem, caught a vision for her life: to create a peaceful community. Already an entrepreneur and businesswoman, Melanie felt a strong calling to take a next step, to bring other business people together, to build a space where God’s presence was not only felt but…

Tonja + T’Anna

 Photography Jennie Treadway-Miller  Favorite Film: "Phantom of the Opera"  Favorite Food: Hot wings

It’s Not You, It’s Us!

 Article Melissa Ballard, CFP  As a female professional in the financial planning field, there’s something unfortunate I’ve seen too frequently. For a variety of reasons, the female spouse is often absent from our meetings. Additionally, we’ve had only a small number of single female clients seek our advice. This weighs on me.   

To Strong Women

Though May is traditionally a time to celebrate mothers, at West Knoxville Lifestyle, we want to take this opportunity to recognize the strong women in our community. From activists, entrepreneurs and CEOs to philanthropists, mentors and, yes, mothers, these women are changing our community’s landscape and influencing its future. In this month’s feature article, you’ll … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Young-Williams Announces Lower Adoption Fees With the goal to increase adoptions and save more animal lives, Young-Williams Animal Center is lowering its adoption fees indefinitely. New adoption fees are kittens: $100, reduced from $125 (kittens are also buy one, get one free); adult cats (6 months-3 years): $25, reduced from $75; older and senior cats … Continued