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2014-05-28 23:15:27

Riverside Health System's retirement community in Newport News celebrated the anniversary of its longest resident this month with party fit for a King. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Patty Phillips loves Elvis Presley more than almost anything. And so on Friday, May 16, thanks to the prodding from the staff and residents at The Gardens at Warwick Forest, the 24-hour nursing care home inside the Riverside Health System retirement community in Newport News, he came to visit and...

2014-05-16 23:01:02

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist, B.B. King, is headed to South Louisiana on May 24th and will bring his string bending style to the stage in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel for a sold out show. Charenton, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist, B.B. King, is headed to South Louisiana on May 24th and will bring his string bending style to the stage in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel for a sold out show. “B.B. King is considered one of the...

2014-03-28 12:24:09

Joe Bonamassa to perform a Muddy Wolf Tribute at Red Rocks Amphitheatre -- A Tribute Concert to Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf DENVER, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Hero Joe Bonamassa is set to perform an exclusive event concert experience at Red Rocks Amphitheatre celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Material for the show will be primarily sourced from the catalogs of Howlin' Wolf, one of the most influential Chicago bluesmen of all time,...

2014-03-11 23:26:45

Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi Development Authority and officials from vehicle supplier GRAMMER Inc. have announced the future site of the company’s newest U.S. manufacturing operations in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South in Lee County, Miss. The entire project represents a total funding of $30 million over the next five years and will create up to 650 new jobs in two phases. Shannon, MI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 GRAMMER Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of GRAMMER AG, leading supplier of...

2014-02-12 16:24:48

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the first 34 years of the Blues Hall of Fame balloting, only one saxophonist, Louis Jordan, was elected. The Year of the Saxophonist has come, however, in 2014, as three sax men--Big Jay McNeely, Eddie Shaw, and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson--blow their way into the Blues Hall. Two other performers--Mississippi hill country patriarch R.L. Burnside and the intense and inimitable Robert Pete Williams--will also be inducted in...

2014-02-07 23:21:05

Tuesday, RJ Young executives and employees, Tupelo Chamber of Commerce officials, Tupelo area political dignitaries, and area business leaders celebrated the company’s new office located at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in Tupelo with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Tuesday, RJ Young executives and employees, Tupelo Chamber of Commerce officials, Tupelo area political dignitaries, and area business leaders celebrated the company’s new...

2014-01-29 23:34:32

RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in Tupelo. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 RJ Young, on Tuesday, February 4th at 10:00 a.m. with the support of the Tupelo Chamber of Commerce, will have a formal ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new office at 1893 Cliff Gookin Boulevard in...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'