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  • Puckett Named Blount Memorial CIO, Assistant Administrator Published 7/4/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Clay Puckett has been named Blount Memorial Hospital’s chief information officer (CIO) and assistant administrator. Puckett joins Blount Memorial after working nine years for Carolinas HealthCare System, which serves 33 hospitals in North and South Carolina.

  • Cornerstone Integrative Health Associates (CIHA) welcomes Clay Evans Published 6/27/2011 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments

    Cornerstone Integrative Health Associates (CIHA) welcomes new practitioner, Clay Evans, Certified RolferTM. Rolfing® Structural Integration is a holistic system of soft-tissue manipulation and movement education that organizes the body in gravity, founded by the biochemist, Dr. Ida P. Rolf.

  • Reed receives diabetes certification Published 6/27/2011 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments

    Blount Memorial Hospital registered dietitian Selena Reed now is certified as a diabetes educator (CDE) by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

  • East Tennesseans for Airfare Competition announces new board of directors Published 6/27/2011 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments

    At its June meeting, East Tennesseans for Airfare Competition (ETAC), the nonprofit business coalition created to organize community support for low-fare service to McGhee Tyson Airport, elected seven new members to its board of directors.

  • McCowan is College’s new director of career resources Published 6/20/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Thema McCowan has been named the new director of career resources at Maryville College. She joined the staff of the College’s Center for Calling & Career (CCC) on May 16. Previously the director of career development at Tennessee Wesleyan College ...

  • Blount Memorial oncology nurses certified by Oncology Nursing Society Published 6/20/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    All Blount Memorial oncology nurses now are certified in oncology care and chemotherapy administration through standards of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). The 18 registered nurses working on the hospital’s 5-east floor all are certified by the Oncology Nursing Certification ...

  • Michael’s coming to Hamilton Crossing Published 6/15/2011 at 3:24 p.m. 0 comments

    Michael’s arts and crafts store is coming to Alcoa and will open in Hamilton Crossing shopping center in the old Circuit City space later this summer, developer Jay Dunlap said. Dunlap said the store has a little more than 20,000 ...

  • Popeye’s opens in Maryville Published 6/15/2011 at 3:24 p.m. 0 comments

    The taste of Louisiana came to Maryville earlier this week when the Popeye’s Chicken restaurant opened on Foothills Mall Drive. Located in the former A&W/Long John Silver restaurant building, the 2,000 square foot Popeye’s Chicken opened on Monday, Jan. 13. ...

  • Local chambers help members gain competitive edge Published 6/15/2011 at 3:20 p.m. 0 comments

    In these tough economic times, small businesses need to tap the resources that are available in their communities to weather the storm. They need to look no further than their local chambers for help, according to a press release from ...

  • McGhee Tyson Airport passes annual inspection Published 6/8/2011 at 4:46 p.m. 0 comments

    McGhee Tyson Airport recently passed its annual Federal Aviation Administration inspection. For the ninth consecutive year, the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority has received a grade of “no discrepancies noted” on its annual Airport Certification and Safety Inspection performed by the ...

  • Courtyard by Marriott’s Meagan Bain honored by hotel industry Published 6/6/2011 at 11:35 a.m. 0 comments

    Fred Bullard needed a leader on his front desk at Courtyard by Marriott Alcoa and the general manager said he got just that in front desk manager Meagan Bain. For her efforts, Bain recently was honored as the best in ...

  • Tomato Tradition: United Community Bank remembers its roots Published 6/2/2011 at 8:43 p.m. 0 comments

    Free tomato plants were given to visitors to United Community Bank's Customer Appreciation Day.

  • BMH pharmacist is recipient of Distinguished Achievement Award Published 5/30/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced that Blount Memorial pharmacist and University of Tennessee professor J. Aubrey Waddell is the 2011 recipient of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Distinguished Achievement Award in Hospital and Institutional Practice. ...

  • Richard Clear recognized as Tai Chi Master of the Year Published 5/30/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Richard Clear was officially recognized on April 9 as the Tai Chi Master of the Year by the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Richard Clear is the founder of Clear’s Community Health Institute and Tai Chi a 501(c)3 non-profit ...

  • Celebrating 75 years of service Published 5/23/2011 at 11:05 a.m. 0 comments

    The Alcoa Tenn Federal Credit Union annual meeting took on a festive atmosphere this year when they gathered on March 24 at William Blount High School. As well it should have, for in June of this year, the credit union ...

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