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2014-07-22 12:23:48

StreamDiver, other innovations on display at world's largest hydropower conference taking place this week in Nashville, TN NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Hydro will exhibit a variety of environmentally-friendly hydropower technologies, including the innovative small hydro StreamDiver and aerating runners, this week at HydroVision International in Nashville, Tennessee. Based in York, Pennsylvania, Voith Hydro is a leading and full-line manufacturer of hydropower...

2014-07-22 08:40:21

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A brand new product is joining the Salesforce App Exchange this week, and it's looking to change the way companies measure workforce productivity and performance. Ambition is a modern twist on the old sales leaderboard: employee competitions that replicate fantasy football to provide sustainable sales engagement. Employees join teams and compete in weekly matchups where they are scored on weighted metrics such as daily activities,...

2014-07-22 08:27:09

TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Collingwood Elvis Festival, the world's largest Elvis celebration, has launched an advertising campaign to attract new Elvis fans to the five-day festival. The campaign features a series of Elvis Presley-inspired out-of-home posters, ambient stunts and installations, newspaper ads, as well as a social media campaign. Posters and newspaper ads feature various Elvis Presley vinyl records, laser-cut into the shape of each song's subject matter....

2014-07-20 23:02:20

Memphis TN based Data Facts Inc.-a nationwide provider of background screening and mortgage lending solutions-celebrates their 25th year in business this month. Memphis TN (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Data Facts Inc-a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions-is celebrating its 25th year in business in July. To celebrate this significant milestone, Data Facts, Inc.’s employees and their families will engage in a 3 day celebration honoring the beauty and...

2014-07-18 23:07:36

The Best Independent Hip-Hop Networking Event Hits Memphis, Tennessee Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE Memphis Edition, on July 20, 2014, brings together the best celebrity judges and Hip-Hop industry professionals including DJs, A&Rs, Producers and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes. Artists can submit to perform during this event at Coast 2 Coast LIVE. Coast 2 Coast LIVE Memphis...

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...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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