Yes, Downtown Knoxville Has a Pharmacy, And Now We Have a New Pharmacist

It’s a question they say they’ve gotten repeatedly in the few days they’ve been in the downtown pharmacy: “Is this a real pharmacy?” Brad and Hannah Blackwell recently purchased Charlie Southerland’s ownership percentage in the Phoenix Pharmacy and settled in last Friday. They agreed to chat for a few minutes about the business, themselves and […]

Phoenix Pharmacy Moves into Permanent Space – And It is Gorgeous

It’s been precisely one week shy of a year since I first reported a pharmacy would open downtown. Phoenix Pharmacy  opened in temporary quarters last October and began serving downtown pharmacy needs. A number of us have switched our prescriptions there and even more of us have purchased everything from cold remedies to shampoo, toilet […]

Downtown’s Phoenix Pharmacy is Open for Business

It’s been a long time coming. When I first announced the planned opening of Phoenix Pharmacy, it was February and the plan included a summer opening. Spring and summer passed and, while it seems like a long time, there are a number of hurdles to clear to build-out a space downtown, get all the approvals […]

Meet Your Downtown Pharmacist: Charlie Southerland

About a month passed after I first broke the word that downtown would soon have a pharmacy when I got a Facebook message from a person identifying himself as the pharmacist who would be the face of the Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain. Charlie Southerland expressed excitement at the coming chapter in his life and we agreed […]