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2014-08-14 12:25:54

Central European Country to be Celebrated during the 39th Annual Memphis in May International Festival MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Memphis in May officials proudly announce the Republic of Poland as the 2015 honored country. Poland is located in Central Europe situated between Russia and Germany and is known as Polska to its citizens. The historical roots of this country run deep, ranging from medieval times to iconic times in the world's history. With a...

2014-08-13 16:25:48

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the appointment of Miles S. Snowden, M.D., MPH, as the company's chief medical officer effective September 15, 2014. Dr. Snowden is replacing Gar LaSalle, M.D., who retired from this position earlier this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135979 "TeamHealth's CMO plays a...

2014-08-12 23:09:54

Fuel Site Controller Technology Selected as Finalist for Best New Product Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Comdata announced that SmartSight, its fuel site controller system, has been named a finalist in the 2014 CSP Retailer Choice Best New Product awards. Selected in the technology hardware category, finalists were chosen by the publication on the basis of their innovation, uniqueness and groundbreaking advancement. Comdata, a leading provider of technology for the fuel...

2014-08-12 23:00:51

Orientation will Culminate with White Coat Ceremony on August 14 Harrogate, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) will welcome the members of the Inaugural Class of 2018 when orientation begins later this week. LMU-CVM is one of only 30 veterinary colleges in the United States, and Tennessee is one of only three states to have two veterinary colleges. There are 20 men and 76 women in the LMU-CVM Class of 2018. 32 members of...

2014-08-12 12:24:58

HORN LAKE, Miss., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase 1 of restoration has commenced at Circle G Ranch, formerly owned by Elvis Presley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135424 Plans include the relocation and restoration of the historic Honeymoon Cottage to the interior of the property near the horse stables, which will also be restored. An arena will be created next to the stables for horse and pony rides, shows, and equine therapy, to help those with developmental...

2014-08-12 08:30:55

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in mobile vascular imaging systems, and Wolfson Children's Hospital, today announced an agreement to replace all current peripheral vascular access visualization devices at the hospital with 17 VeinViewers through Christie's FreshStart program. The hospital was using the latest version of a hand-held, red laser-based competitive illumination device, but switched to Christie's VeinViewer....

2014-08-11 16:28:42

Tennessee Doctor, Who Survived Substance Abuse, Says Similar Actions in Tennessee Have Saved Lives, Money SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposition 46 can save California taxpayers up to $406 million annually by requiring doctors to check California's statewide prescription drug database before prescribing narcotics to first time patients, according to a report released by Consumer Watchdog today. Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering prescription drug addict from...

2014-08-08 23:06:12

Local performers have just ten days to prepare for August 18 and August 20 talent auditions for International Organization, AMTC. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 With a vision to see the Great Commission of Jesus Christ fulfilled in film, fashion, music and theatre, the AMTC team is scouting the country for performers who are called to be lights in entertainment: the darkest mission field on earth. Through a unique, faith-based education, AMTC equips performers with industry-current knowledge and...

2014-08-08 23:01:00

Decosimo will be participating as an exhibitor and as an educational session presenter at the 2014 Annual Convention & Trade Show for the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Tennessee Center for Assisted Living in Nashville, Aug 24-27. Decosimo Assurance Principal Renee Ford, CPA, will serve as one of the presenters during the THCA/TNCAL annual meeting. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, will participate as an...

2014-08-08 12:24:27

New facility will bring approximately 700 new jobs to the Cookeville, TN/Putnam County area over a five-year period KATY, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, will open a distribution center in Cookeville, TN to support its continued expansion. Academy Sports + Outdoors will begin construction on the facility later this month with plans to become operational in early 2016. The company is...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.