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2014-05-10 23:01:23

The dawn of each summer is marked by heat waves, trips to the beach and the annual CMT Music Awards. This year's version will take place on June 4 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee and fans interested in attending this multifaceted event can find tickets now at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 All of the major players of the country music business come out in their best flannel threads for an event that celebrates all of country music and crowns a handful of...

2014-05-07 23:09:39

Dr. David Vanderpool was honored with TMA Distinguished Service Award on April 25, 2014 in Franklin, TN. This award is presented every year to those nominated by the TMA Board of Trustees in recognition of notable achievements. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Friday, April 25th, 2014 Tennessee Medical Association presented annual awards during the TMA's 179th Annual Meeting in Franklin, TN. The Tennessee Medical Association is Tennessee's largest physician organization....

2014-05-07 12:26:15

Chris MacDonald, the only tribute artist with the honor of being hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, is bringing his nationally touring full production tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley to the Palace Stamford Center for the Arts on May 16th. Presented as a heartfelt tribute and not an overdone impersonation, Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert lovingly brings back the memories of "the King of Rock-n-Roll" in a truly dynamic...

2014-05-07 08:25:36

-- Combined output of 32 megawatts under long-term power purchase agreements RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D), one of the nation's largest energy providers, has acquired two stand-alone solar energy developments in southwest Tennessee. Commercial operation is slated for the fourth quarter of this year. The two projects are currently in late stage development by Strata Solar of Chapel Hill, N.C. All power and environmental attributes from both...

2014-05-06 23:17:52

The new River Otter Falls exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium is a chance for people to learn a conservation comeback story. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 River Otter Falls Opens at the Tennessee Aquarium; Meet The Furry Faces of Conservation A romp of feisty otters is making a big splash in their new home at the Tennessee Aquarium. River Otter Falls features five waterfalls, multiple pools, a rocky, tiered landscape and sand pits for digging. Groups of two to five otters take turns...

2014-05-06 23:14:33

Dr. George Flinn, otherwise known as “The Man with the Plan,” has been traveling across the state of Tennessee to promote what he calls “the solution" to replace Obamacare. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Dr. George Flinn, otherwise known as “The Man with the Plan,” has been traveling across the state of Tennessee to promote what he calls “the solution" to replace obamacare. He has been speaking to groups all over about the importance and necessity of repealing...

2014-05-06 08:33:35

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) and China's Gloria Pharmaceuticals Co. (SHE: 002437) announced today a joint research & development initiative. Each company has made a $1 million investment in Cumberland Emerging Technologies ("CET"), which is majority owned by Cumberland and partners with academic research centers to develop promising biopharmaceutical technologies. The new funds will be used to accelerate development...

2014-05-06 08:28:52

Personalized cancer treatment helped Auburn lineman return to his field of dreams MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auburn University offensive lineman Shon Coleman, who beat leukemia through personalized treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce a first round NFL Draft pick Thursday, May 8, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110506/DC97593LOGO-c...

2014-05-06 08:25:23

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority reported Tuesday that operating revenues for the six months ended March 31, 2014, were unchanged from the same period a year ago, despite lower revenues from directly served industries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100304/TVALOGO "Power sales to the 155 local power companies that distribute TVA power across the Tennessee Valley were up almost 8 percent for the first six months of this...

2014-05-02 08:23:09

One U.S. city will win $100,000 and four runner-ups will win $25,000 each to build a new dog park KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are the dogs in your town longing for a wide open space to call their own? This summer, one corporation will make this dream come true for five U.S. communities. PetSafe(® )Brand, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle solutions, is launching its fourth annual Bark for Your Park nationwide contest on May 7, 2014. One U.S. city...


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

2012-06-14 09:21:57

Symbol: STTE12 Group: Lichen Family: Stereocaulaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Stereocaulaceae Genus   Stereocaulon Hoffm. – snow lichen Species   Stereocaulon tennesseense H. Magn. ex Degel. – Tennessee snow lichen

2012-06-15 05:53:02

Symbol: LEEXL Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:53:03

Symbol: LEEXE Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:49:49

Symbol: ASTE7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GETE7 Geoprumnon tennesseense (A. Gray ex Chapm.) Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, IL, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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