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2014-06-25 16:28:46

Heroes and Leaders Are Honored; Education, Training, and Public-Private Partnerships Are Fostered; Nashville Celebrities Drop By and Praise 9-1-1's "Unsung Heroes" NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal policy pronouncements, awards for heroic and dedicated emergency service, renewed and expanded corporate leadership, and hundreds of hours of meaningful dialogue and training were among the highlights of the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA's) Annual Conference...

2014-06-25 12:30:53

Downing, internationally recognized as a genome sequencing pioneer and member of the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine, becomes sixth leader to serve at hospital's helm MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, announced today the appointment of James R. Downing, M.D., as its new CEO, effective July 15, 2014. Downing most recently has served as the Deputy Director, Executive Vice President and Scientific Director of...

2014-06-25 12:26:13

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new reality television show featuring new country music artists is now casting singers and songwriters. The company producing this new country music show states, "If you sing, write songs, and are ready to take your music career to the next level, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!" Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121365 The award winning TV production company is teaming up with multi platinum Nashville record producers,...

2014-06-25 08:27:12

Award-winning Restaurants in 26 States and Washington, D.C.; California, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey Restaurants Make Strongest Showings SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the local restaurants diners return to time and again, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. These awards reflect...

2014-06-25 08:25:57

Hit web series, Johnny Dynamo expands its Season 2 cast with big personalities. NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville based LBD Productions announced today the addition of iconic character actor Terry Kiser and larger-than-life fan favorite Tiny Lister to the cast of their hit web series, Johnny Dynamo. Fresh off its highly successful first season, which saw the series named one of Variety's Top 10 web series and was watched by millions of viewers worldwide,...

2014-06-24 23:15:40

Blake Higgins of Data Facts, Inc has completed the Embark Program in Memphis, TN. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data Facts Inc. - a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions - congratulates Blake Higgins, Marketing Strategist at Data Facts, Inc on completing the Embark Program. This program is designed for the next generation of young professionals at the New Memphis Institute. Higgins, committed to continuing education and strengthening his...

2014-06-23 12:31:11

ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations located in Bedford, Franklin, Giles, Lincoln, Marshall and Moore counties in Tennessee, and Limestone and Madison counties in Alabama of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on April 27-29, 2014. The deadline to file an application for physical damage...

2014-06-23 08:33:06

EdTech Upstart Delivers Its College Success Profile to Boost the Return on a Post-Secondary Education NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in America, people are asking if college is worth it. Considering the staggering statistics, that appears to be a valid question. The Education Trust reports that 60 percent of college freshmen fail to graduate in four years. Those additional years add tens of thousands of dollars to both student and parent debt. According to...

2014-06-19 23:19:44

iSS LLC is announcing their new Connected Home Program with three scalable packages that both builders and homeowners can enjoy. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Custom Integration Company, iSS LLC, announced today that it will now offer three different solutions to East Tennessee customers to provide homeowners a more connected home. The Secured Home, The Green Home, and The Connected Home are the three options being introduced to homeowners as well as builders. Each option is...

2014-06-18 12:21:39

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations officials hailed a proposal by Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) to raise and index the fuel tax in order to preserve the "user pays" principle and keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "We have long said that the fuel tax is the fairest, most efficient way to fund our nation's infrastructure and this practical, bipartisan...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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