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2014-03-19 16:20:15

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman John Duncan, Jr. (R-TN-02) joined the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) for a tour of UNITRAC Railroad Material, Inc.'s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knoxville, Tennessee on Monday, March 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/CL86451 UNITRAC's Knoxville facility is a full-service trackwork manufacturing facility specializing in manufactured trackwork, new and relay...

2014-03-19 08:20:21

Cornerstone Auto Brokers makes it easy for consumers in Tennessee to research and purchase used luxury cars CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cornerstone Auto Brokers is located in Chattanooga, Tenn., but the used car dealership continues to offer its services to residents in surrounding communities such as Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn. A growing number of consumers are finding that the short drive to the dealership is well worth their time as Cornerstone...

2014-02-27 23:28:30

Vols should benefit from the addition of one of the country’s finest recruiting classes. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 If the current offseason is any indication, fans with Tennessee Volunteers tickets can expect big things from Butch Jones in the very near future. Despite coming off a disappointing 5-7 season in 2013, Jones was able to bring in one of the top recruiting classes in the nation, one with five-star talent at the top and depth at nearly every position. According...

2014-01-17 23:21:39

Vertical Consultants has managed to average a 153% immediate increase in cell tower revenues for several Knoxville area residents throughout the years 2012 and 2013. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Vertical Consultants is proud to announce that the telecom lease-consulting firm has successfully negotiated substantial cell tower revenue increases, averaging 153%, for several Knoxville property owners, businesses and individuals alike, since 2012. Vertical Consultants was also...

2014-01-16 23:00:59

St. Christopher Fund Surpasses Half-Million Dollar Mark in Assistance Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The St. Christopher Fund has good news to share from 2013! First of all, in 2013, the SCF was able to assist 211 drivers and their families with over $197,000. This brings our total number of beneficiaries to 928, with a total assistance amount of over $552,000. The number helped does not even reflect the number of drivers that have reapplied for assistance (102 in 2013),...

2014-01-02 08:20:23

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of legal wrangling, the tides of justice are finally turning back in favor of the now-deceased CSX railroad switchman and his legal estate in a case against CSX railroad. The Estate of Winston Payne, a former CSX switchman who lost his life to lung cancer, obtained an 8.6 million dollar verdict from a Knoxville, Tennessee jury in November 2010. Later, the trial judge granted CSX a new trial. However, before the second...

2013-12-17 23:23:03

Aqua-Chem associates reach 1,000,000 man-hours without a lost time work related accident. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Today, Aqua-Chem Inc, a Knoxville-based manufacturing company of water purification systems, reached 1,000,000 man-hours without a lost time accident. "This safety milestone is a tremendous achievement by the more than 190 Aqua-Chem associates at all of our locations, Knoxville, TN, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Houston, TX," said David Gensterblum,...

2013-12-04 16:24:52

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Big Cinemas today announced a special addition to the concession options at the North Versailles Stadium 18 theatre. For the 21 and older moviegoer, the North Versailles cinema will offer a selection of cold beer and wine at the concession stand starting Friday, December 6. North Versailles Stadium 18 theatre becomes the only multi-plex cinema in the market that allows adult beverages throughout the theatre and available every...

2013-11-21 23:34:16

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is introducing a new campaign to catch texting drivers in the act, which could lead to fewer accidents and injuries, says Knoxville personal injury attorney G. Turner Howard III of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Knoxville distracted driving accident lawyer G. Turner Howard of the Law Offices of G. Turner Howard III today said he hopes a new law enforcement effort in Tennessee to catch distracted drivers will...

2013-11-08 23:22:17

Shannon Sumner, formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for CHAN HEALTHCARE, has been named a Principal of PYA and will head the Nashville office. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Pershing Yoakley & Associates (PYA), which has served the Nashville area for a quarter of a century, has announced the hiring of a local healthcare executive to lead an expansion of its consulting, litigation support and accounting services in Middle Tennessee. Shannon Sumner,...