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Friday, December 26, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently announced a public review process to obtain feedback from Tennesseans regarding the state’s education standards. The Standards Review Application, designed, developed and deployed within about 30 days, is part of that process. ... read more

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Thousands of East Tennessee students now have access to home computers thanks to the Computer Users Club at the active adult community, Tellico Village. The Technology Access Program (TAP) is an initiative of the volunteer-only club that is comprised only of Tellico Village residents. The 30 men and women who volunteer for the program have been refurbishing computers and donating them to area students since 2007. "This endeavor is the most meaningful thing I've ever done in my life," said Warren Sanders, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:14 AM
    Starting up a small business is a difficult task. Meeting all the rules and regulations that are required of a is difficult enough without worrying about the fact that you need new patients. Like any other start-up, pain management clinics must look for ways to get the most for their advertising. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141219/165688 After asking several peers, Brenda Nunley, the office manager at Simpson Clinic LLC of Kingsport, TN, gave a call to Bob Rutledge at MicroManaged Media. After discussing ... read more
  • Posted at 7:58 AM
    Tennessee State Parks is offering special rates at its six resort inns, and reserving inn rooms online from the warmth of your own home is as easy as going to http://apps.tn.gov/parks. While the online reservation system is available all year round, the ... read more
  • Posted at 5:34 AM
    TRU-D SmartUVC LLC, producers of the first and only automated, no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that the General Services Administration has awarded the company a GSA Schedule contract through November 2019. This newly formed agreement will allow TRU-D SmartUVC LLC to rapidly engage all levels of government purchasers, including Department of Veteran Affairs and Department of Defense medical facilities, as well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions for the Ebola effort in West Africa. In addition to hundreds ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PVCT, http://www.pvct.com), a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company (“Provectus”), announced today that it will be meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) to review certain operational aspects of the protocol for its planned phase 3 clinical trial of ... read more

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • Posted at 8:39 AM
    Radio Systems® Corp., the industry leader in developing innovative pet product solutions and services through the PetSafe®, SportDOG® and Invisible Fence® brands, has named Willie Wallace as its new chief executive officer. Wallace, a 15-year veteran of the company, was ... read more
  • Arcivr releases photo sharing app Storyline --- NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Arcivr, the photo sharing solution for families, weddings and teams, today announced the full release of their free standalone iOS app, Storyline. Storyline allows users to not only share their prized photos, but to bring cherished moments to life by telling a story in their own voice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141219/165513 Through a simple, intuitive interface, Storyline users can select photos from their mobile device, arrange them in the order they'd like to present, and then record the narrative, flipping through photos at the ... read more

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Posted at 3:12 PM
    A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified the population of white blood cells that tumors use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system. The results, which appear in the December 18 edition of the scientific journal Immunity, mark a turning point in cancer immunology and provide the foundation for developing more effective immunotherapies. For years, researchers have known that a diverse group of white blood cells called myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) are more abundant ... read more
  • Posted at 9:36 AM
    Emma, a provider of best-in-class email marketing software and services, today announces Marketing United, a three-day conference for marketers to come together to share successes and challenges, learn from industry leaders and network in downtown Nashville, one of America’s fastest-growing ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    OHL, a leading global 3PL, launched the first phase of their new single source logistics visibility portal - OVATION - to their international customer base. OVATION is OHL's web based portal that provides customers access to all of their supply chain metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) from a single login. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110708/CL31865LOGO "When I first saw the OVATION portal and its KPIs dashboard, I was impressed", says Denise Wilson, International Logistics Manager for Belk, Inc., which operates nearly 300 fashion department stores ... read more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    OHL, a leading global third party logistics (3PL) company announced record breaking volumes this year - fulfilling nearly 2,000,000 direct-to-consumer orders during the 5 day holiday shopping period, Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110708/CL31865LOGO OHL experienced a 75 percent increase in direct-to-consumer orders processed compared with the same five day period last year. Conversely, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reported a decline of 11 percent nationally over the four day holiday period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. Many in ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading provider of population health management software solutions, today announced a strategic agreement with QualCare, Inc., a leading provider of health plans in the New Jersey regional marketplace. This agreement will further QualCare's population health management strategy and enhance the health and wellness solutions QualCare brings to its clients in New Jersey and the surrounding region. QualCare plans cover more than 800,000 member lives, with a clientele that spans health systems, unions, local ... read more

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Posted at 7:19 PM
    Sidewalk/Curb Records artist Ruthie Collins releases her debut self-titled six song EP for digital download today. The impressive six song offering is comprised of five songs written by Ruthie and the debut single, "Ramblin' Man", a modernized cover of the classic Hank Williams hit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141217/164848 Ruthie also co-produced the EP with Curt Gibbs. The single "Ramblin' Man" pairs timeless lyrics with a modern uptempo style, accompanied by a unique delivery unheard in today's country music. Selected as a SiriusXM Highway Find, the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    As part of a strategy to reduce delays in communication response times among its clinical staff, Genesys Health System has selected PerfectServe, healthcare’s only comprehensive and secure communications platform, to streamline clinical communications across its organization. Joining a long list of forward-thinking healthcare organizations that recognize ... read more

Monday, December 15, 2014