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2011-03-02 07:52:00

Dixie Hummingbirds Fall Victim To Imposters DEPTFORD, N.J., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Legendary Dixie Hummingbirds are currently promoted to perform in Macon, GA on March 5th, 2011. The event is the 39th Anniversary Celebration of Rev. Eddie D. Smith, Pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church, located at 600 Eisenhower Blvd. The group's name and photo image has been used to promote said concert without the permission of the group's management or the brand name trademark...

2011-01-15 00:00:43

Dixie County (FL) 9-1-1 and Rave Mobile Safety, a leading provider of software safety solutions, today announced the purchase of Smart911 for use in the Dixie County area. Smart911 is free for citizens and allows them to enter information online that they want to have delivered automatically to the 9-1-1 operator in the event they call 9-1-1. Framingham, MA and Cross City, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Dixie County (FL) 9-1-1 and Rave Mobile Safety, a leading provider of software safety...

2010-12-08 00:00:44

MyWebGrocer was recently selected by Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. to assist the Jacksonville-based supermarket in the deployment of its digital marketing programs. Colchester, VT (Vocus) December 7, 2010 MyWebGrocer was recently selected by Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. to assist the Jacksonville-based supermarket in the deployment of its digital marketing programs. As part of this plan, Winn-Dixie has contracted with MyWebGrocer to deliver an integrated solution that includes a web-based interactive...

2010-04-12 12:06:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks, the career-spanning collection of chart-topping hits, classic tracks and personal favorites selected by America's top-selling female group, available everywhere Tuesday, June 1. The latest installment in Legacy's acclaimed Playlist Series of artist-assembled "Very Best Of" career-overviews, Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks includes key tracks and...

2010-01-05 09:20:00

SMITHFIELD, R.I., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In many occupational Hearing Conservation Programs, solutions often become a problem - a seemingly endless cycle of behaviors and tactics that yield minimal results and little real-world data. A new free white paper case study titled "QuietDose(TM) In-Ear Dosimetry is a 'Foundational Element' of Dixie Industries' Safety Program" details how the Chattanooga, Tennessee, specialty forging and assembly operations company, was able to use new QuietDose...

2009-05-11 08:00:00

Georgia-Pacific Professional Food Services Solutions Launches 'Food & Drinks on Dixie' Brand Campaign Featuring Unique Characters ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- How would a hamburger, a cup of coffee or scoop of ice cream prefer to be served? On Dixie(R) products, of course! Menu favorites speak their mind through the new integrated Dixie brand campaign launched by Georgia-Pacific Professional Food Services Solutions. The multi-media campaign, Food & Drinks on Dixie, features...

2008-10-09 12:00:27

By Jeri Rowe Whistle the tune "Dixie,'' and in some corners of the South, you're in for a scrap. For some, it's a heritage thing. For others, it's a racist thing. For Justin Robinson, a Gastonia native, it's simply a good thing. No argument there. But Robinson is black, and you wouldn't think he'd like the widely accepted anthem of the Confederate South. Robinson is a fiddle player. And he plays with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a trio of young black musicians who play the old- time...

2008-09-11 18:00:22

A song the U.S. country band the Dixie Chicks wrote for "The Lucky Ones" reportedly was dropped from the film's soundtrack for financial reasons. A source told the New York Post the band couldn't reach an acceptable deal regarding payment with Lionsgate, the movie's distributor. Neil Burger's new film, which is about a trio of Iraq war veterans returning home, stars Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins and Michael Pena. It screened this week at the Toronto International Film Festival and is slated...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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