Thanksgiving is a time to help our neighbors

Beth KinnaneGet Up & Go

The holiday season is now upon us, and several local churches and businesses are offering free Thanksgiving meals for those in need. Many area residents are extra cash-strapped this year …

Nursing grads ace national exam

Lesli Bales-SherrodGet Up & Go

For the first time, 100% of the nursing graduates at Pellissippi State Community College passed the national licensing exam on their first attempt since PSCC started its nursing program in …

Leila Howell: Alumni volunteer extraordinaire

Lesli Bales-SherrodGet Up & Go

Leila Howell has won the 2020 Peggy Wilson Volunteer Alumni Award at Pellissippi State Community College, sponsored and announced this year by Discovery Inc. This honor highlights an outstanding graduate in recognition …

Mission of Hope adapts to changes

Beth KinnaneGet Up & Go, West Knox

As with other area non-profits, Knoxville’s Mission of Hope has had to bob and weave its way through the COVID-19 pandemic and adjust fire on normal operations. The familiar blue …