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2014-07-17 23:04:48

ERA Environmental Management Solutions, an award-winning Environmental Technology and Consulting firm, has been invited to share its knowledge and advice on performing environmental audits on Tuesday July 22, 2014 at 8 a.m. in the TSHC convention center. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ERA’s Senior Environmental Toxicologist, Gary Vegh, will be speaking about his experience and expertise on “Conducting World-Class Environmental Audits,” and how to ensure that your...

2014-07-17 12:34:51

Leading wireless provider looks to add more than 300 positions in the Nashville area FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro, Tennessee call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area. Positions include retail sales representatives, call center representatives, and sales support. "Verizon currently employs...

2014-07-17 12:21:32

Public voting will determine the top three finalists who compete for $35,000 in scholarships NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting to select the top three finalists in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest has officially begun. The three finalists with the most votes are eligible to win $35,000 in scholarships and the chance to have his or her video aired as a public service announcement (PSA) on television stations nationwide. The annual contest,...

2014-07-17 04:20:54

Encapsula NanoSciences, a company specializing in liposome research and development, announces the release of two new liposome-­based products for consumer use NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encapsula NanoSciences announces the release of two new liposome ­based products? Curcusome® and Taurosome(TM). Curcusome® or liposomal curcumin is a nutraceutical supplement that comes innovatively packaged in a powder ­release cap for consumer ease. Taurosome(TM) or...

2014-07-15 23:13:04

Thriveworks Counseling Knoxville Establishes Speedy Scheduling and a "No Waiting List" Policy. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A counseling practice in Knoxville, TN is promising appointments within 24 hours. This announcement comes on the heals of criticisms that former Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki’s plan to help patients within14 days was “unrealistic.” According to Owner and Clinical Director Dr. Michael Pilcher, “We’re not trying to make a political...

2014-07-15 16:26:55

MIAMI, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a variety of innovative fundraising activities, Carnival Cruise Lines has raised more than $5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for the hospital's many lifesaving pediatric cancer research and treatment programs. In addition to its Care to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids shipboard fundraising campaign, the cruise line also serves as the Official Celebration Partner for St. Jude, supporting birthday parties, proms and...

2014-07-15 12:26:13

Bestselling Author Releases Highly Anticipated First Book In Debut Anti-Bullying Series And Encourages Kids, Parents and Teachers To Take Action NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every four students is bullied - 85% of these situations never receive intervention. Bestselling author Nancy Rue recently released So Not Okay, a fiction book for tweens that addresses bullying from the perspective of the bystander. The first book in the Mean Girl Trilogy, So Not Okay...

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...


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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin