Hankook Tire Company Ltd in Montgomery County Tops the Jobs list in Tennessee with 1,800
Nashville, TN – Tennessee is the “2013 State of the Year,” according to Business Facilities magazine, a national economic development publication.
Tennessee’s top five economic development projects created a total of 6,900 jobs, $3.2 billion in capital investment and included seven expansions and three new recruitments. The magazine picked the state after evaluating the top five projects for the number of jobs created and amount of capital invested from October 1st, 2012 through October 31st, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features eleven Tennessee authors in her new book. Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013). Her author website, www.sueculverhouse.com, links her readers to information about the book and her upcoming blog.
“I’m tired of people outside Tennessee believing that we’re all wearing overalls without a shirt, chewing tobacco, going barefoot, toting six-shooters, and living off road kill,” Culverhouse admits. “I want our youngsters to be proud of the literary heritage these and other Tennessee writers have contributed to the world of literature. All of the authors in my book have interesting lives in addition to having written not-to-be missed books.”
Grade Improves from a “C” in 2012
Nashville, TN - Tennessee received an “A” from Shared Hope International’s 2013 state report card released yesterday with a score of 93.5, the highest of any other state rated in the Protected Innocence Challenge.
In 2012, Tennessee was given a “C” on its state report card and showed significant improvement after bills cracking down on child sex trafficking were passed during the last legislative session. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Pom Squad’s Hayley Beard awarded scholarship by Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association
Clarksville, TN - Hayley Beard, a member of the Austin Peay State University pom squad, was awarded a scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) for the 2013-14 academic year.
Beard, who is a nursing major, was one of 69 students across the nation and one of eight in Tennessee to receive the Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship.
American Heart Association says breaking a sweat while exercising regularly may help reduce Stroke Risk
Stroke is also the 5th leading killer in Tennessee (about 3200 deaths per year).
Dallas, TX – Breaking a sweat while working out regularly may reduce your risk of stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Regular activity seems to lower stroke risk by reducing blood pressure, weight and blood sugar.
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a change of command ceremony June 28th on the division parade field at Fort Campbell.
Col. Robert Dillon, commander of the 89th Military Police Brigade, traveled from Fort Hood, Texas, to oversee the ceremony in which Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr. took command of the battalion from outgoing commander Lt. Col. David G. Thompson.
From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, D.C. – On May 5th, 1868, Three years after the Civil War ended, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30th. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.
The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced that Akeem Ayers and Jurrell Casey are scheduled to appear at 5:30pm Tuesday, April 30th at the Kroger store located at 2100 Lowes Drive.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan is a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings from April 29th through May 10th.
Titans Quarterback Jake Locker launches team’s tour through the Mid-South on April 29th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of school visits and free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 44 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama from April 29th through May 10th.
The Titans Caravan will be in Clarksville, TN at the Krogers, located at 2100 Lowes Drive, on Tuesday April 30th starting at 5:30pm.
Cordova, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will step up in competition when it participates in the Memphis Invitational, Monday and Tuesday, at the Colonial Country Club South Course.
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