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2014-07-15 12:22:53

New station is Piedmont's tenth CNG fueling station in Company's three-state service area and second station in Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) officially opened its latest CNG fueling station today in Nashville, Tennessee. The new CNG station is the Company's tenth overall and their second fueling station in Nashville. Piedmont Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Karl Newlin, joined by Nashville Mayor Karl...

2014-07-13 23:00:21

Websults will showcase a variety of web sites that were designed for government organizations, such as the City of Gallatin, TN, IndianaSkills.com, GNRC (Greater Nashville Regional Council), and more. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Websults will exhibit at the Florida League of Cities (FLC) Annual Conference - Westin Diplomat, Hollywood, Florida from August 14 to August 16, 2014. Websults will showcase a variety of web sites that were designed for government organizations, such as the...

2014-07-10 12:26:06

Upper-Level Galleries Feature 19th-Century Paintings and Sculptures from the New-York Historical Society; Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop) Postcards and Decorative Arts; and Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the present to Nashville. The Ingram Gallery will undergo multiple...

2014-07-09 23:13:50

Tennessee Metal Former Ups QA & Engineering with Experienced Appointment Brentwood, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Mills Products, a leading metal former with a reputation for producing superior hydroformed, roll formed, and tube stamped parts for the appliance and automotive industries, has appointed David Sampson as Quality Manager for its North American operation. A Six Sigma leader, Sampson comes to Mills Products after working at the Whirlpool Corporation for over 25 years....

2014-07-09 23:12:19

Dr. George Flinn, conservative Republican candidate for U.S. Senate visited the border town of McAllen, Texas this past week to gain first-hand knowledge of the "illegal immigration crisis" occurring. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Dr. George Flinn, conservative Republican candidate for U.S. Senate visited the border town of McAllen, Texas this past week to gain first-hand knowledge of the "illegal immigration crisis" occurring. “While in McAllen, it was evident...

2014-07-08 08:33:36

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) will release second-quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a webcast to discuss earnings and current market conditions, beginning at 9 a.m. ET (8 a.m. CT). All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast via the company's Internet site at http://www.internationalpaper.com by clicking on the Investors tab and going to...

2014-07-07 23:04:53

Delta Delta Delta Fraternity has announced a 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment in support of its national philanthropic partner St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. ARLINGTON, Texas (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Delta Delta Delta Fraternity has announced a 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment in support of its national philanthropic partner St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. In honor of this commitment – the largest single pledge in St. Jude's...

2014-07-07 23:00:32

Harbor Village Florida comments on Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs. USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Young people in Tennessee are abusing drugs well over the national average according to a recent CDC report. The Tennessean reported in an article Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs Grows (7/2) that the use of intravenous drugs like heroin are rising quickly. The CDC compiled the data over 18 months in 2012-2013; it showed that Heroin was the first opiate the teens had used...

2014-07-07 12:22:22

New Facility Provides Additional Space to Accommodate Future Growth JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) today announced that it has purchased the SunTrust Bank Building in Johnson City, TN and expects to move its corporate headquarters to this facility in the near future. The approximate 60,000 square foot facility provides a new base of operations for NN's current corporate staff and its additional space will accommodate the Company's expected...

2014-07-07 12:21:04

RoadTrafficSigns.com Donates "20 is Plenty" Signs After Successful NYC Campaign MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RoadTrafficSigns.com continues its commitment to safer streets by donating "20 is Plenty" signs to Livable Memphis. Livable Memphis has kicked off a guerrilla signposting campaign across the city to encourage slower and safer driving on neighborhood streets. The signs are available to Memphis residents through Livable Memphis's Twitter account....


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

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  ...

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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.'