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2014-05-19 08:22:32

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the world's largest pest control provider, today announced the nationwide rollout of a new environmentally friendly mosquito service for both residential and commercial customers. The service will include the use of a new, patented mosquito control technology. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-15 23:10:47

The pediatric dentists of Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics are very proud to announce the opening of their fourth location in Cookeville, TN to serve the needs of middle Tennessee. Cookeville, TN (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics is extremely proud to announce the opening of their fourth pediatric dental office in middle Tennenssee located at 510 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501. "Our new location on Jefferson Avenue allows us to...

2014-05-15 12:28:55

'THE BIG INTERVIEW' Airs at 9pE, Leading in to the Live "Volunteer Jam" Featuring Performances By Daniels, Blackhawk, and The Outlaws LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern style comes to AXS TV this Memorial Day weekend, as the home of live music events presents a special evening with country icon Charlie Daniels. The night begins with an all-new episode of THE BIG INTERVIEW, hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather, at 9pE, discussing Daniels' legendary life and career....

2014-05-15 12:21:29

Bridgestone redefining tire category with appeal to women, mothers and safety-minded drivers NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is targeting a new audience of tire buyers with the advertising campaign for its revolutionary new tire line. The world's largest tire and rubber manufacturer has tapped Emmy-award winning actress and Modern Family star Julie Bowen to be featured in its new DriveGuard tire advertising campaign. The...

2014-05-15 08:31:57

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Preferred Care at Home's annual convention was held on April 29-May 1 at the beach side Marriott in sunny Delray Beach. The theme "Up, Up & Away: The Sky's the Limit", perfectly captured the goal of the convention: to celebrate the impact Preferred Care at Home owners have in their communities and to encourage them to greater heights. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/87860 Franchise owners received...

2014-05-15 08:28:43

MADISON, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how diligently one applies sunscreen, summer almost inevitably means sunburns for people who like spending lots of time outdoors. AminoActiv® (http://aminoactiv.com), the #1 alternative to ibuprofen & NSAIDs®, offers relief for painful sunburns with its non-toxic, anti-inflammatory topical cream. Manufactured by Vireo Systems, AminoActiv topical cream and capsules are sold through retailers and at the website's online store. Photo...

2014-05-14 16:25:17

GRAMMY® Award winning artist Willy Chirino and singer/songwriter Jencarlos Canela to perform MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) will celebrate its 12(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, co-founded by Daisy Fuentes, at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, to support children fighting cancer and other deadly diseases. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-14 12:28:06

Nashville and Memphis Area Patients Will Enjoy Faster, More Seamless Access to Medical Care with ZocDoc NASHVILLE, Tenn. and MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZocDoc, a free online service and app used by more than 5 million patients each month, arrives in the Nashville and Memphis areas today, helping residents and visitors alike effortlessly secure faster access to quality medical care. With ZocDoc, patients can find nearby, in-network doctors and instantly book...

2014-05-13 23:03:39

Mercy College’s 12th President Timothy L. Hall takes office May 13, 2014. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Mercy College’s new president Timothy L. Hall begins today as the College’s 12th president. The Mercy College Board of Trustees elected Hall in January 2014. Click here to see a video message from Timothy L. Hall - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u12-qT3EGyc&list=UUbN5EHPqY25vG0rFgjbkMBw Hall said: “Mercy College’s mission and commitment to student success will...

2014-05-12 20:20:28

Donation will rebuild Waterloo Elementary School playground NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Waterloo Elementary school in Monroe, Mich., will now be able to build their much longed-for playground. Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced the school is the winning site of its Fuel the Cause contest, receiving a $25,000 gift from the world's largest tire and rubber maker. More than 376,000 public votes were cast for Waterloo Elementary school...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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