fbpx

News

June 6, 2011

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2011 Anderson County Hall of Fame Induction

Lake City, Tenn. – Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for his or her service to the local community, or who simply demonstrates excellence in his or her field?  Now in its fifth year, the Anderson County Hall of Fame acknowledges individuals […]
June 6, 2011

Majority of East Tennessee CEOs Are Engaged in Social Media

Knoxville, Tenn.  – How social is your company?  The answer may be found within your CEO’s level of activity with social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.   In a recent survey of more than 300 business leaders in East Tennessee, Ackermann PR found that […]
June 3, 2011

Tennessee Valley Boys and Girls Clubs Teaching Summer Safety

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – (June 2, 2011) – This Friday, June 3, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (BGCTNV) is hosting its first annual “Summer Safety Day” from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Haslam Family Club University located at 407 Caswell Avenue. Mayor […]
June 1, 2011

Beat the summer heat in one of Southern Living’s Best Pools of the South

Sevierville, Tenn. – As summer temperatures begin to climb, families and travelers will soon be looking for entertaining ways to beat the heat. With that in mind, the editors of Southern Living began a search for best destination pools for dipping your toes and cooling […]
June 1, 2011

East Tennessee Students win Alcoa Foundation Scholarships

KNOXVILLE, TENN.—Alcoa Tennessee Operations and the Alcoa Inc. Knoxville Office announced today that three high school seniors have been named Alcoa Foundation scholarship winners. Carlos Garcia, son of Adrian and Raquel Garcia of Knoxville, has been awarded a $6,000 scholarship from Alcoa Foundation. Garcia is […]
May 31, 2011

Council of PR Firms Features Ackermann PR

Knoxville, Tenn. – The Council of PR Firms is highlighting some of industry’s best work in the field of public relations, and Ackermann PR’s launch of The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge is featured. The Council of PR Firms is comprised of more than […]
May 31, 2011

Marathon-crashing dog inspires big donation

(FULTON, Md.) – Dozer, a 3-year-old goldendoodle from Fulton, Maryland, recently made headlines when he joined more than 2,000 runners in the Maryland Half Marathon on May 15. That day, Dozer tagged along with his owners, Roseanna and Greg Dorset, to visit Roseanna’s brother’s home, […]
May 26, 2011

Local Boys & Girls Clubs Members to visit with Jeff Gordon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tomorrow, May 27, 2011, three members of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley and one member from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley will have the opportunity to spend some time with NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon. This experience […]
May 25, 2011

Cellular Sales collecting cell phones for tornado victims

JOPLIN, Mo. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, announced today it will accept used cell phones to donate to Joplin’s tornado victims whose phones were lost or destroyed. Cell phones may be dropped off at one of the following Cellular Sales locations: […]
May 25, 2011

Cellular Sales opens four new stores

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, has opened four new stores nationwide in the past two weeks. The new stores opened in Inverness, Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., Rochester, N.Y. and Floresville, Texas. Currently, Cellular Sales has more than 400 stores […]
May 25, 2011

PetFree Zones Bring Freedom to Pet Owners and Pets Alike

Knoxville, Tenn. – (May 25, 2011) – When you come home to find Rover has mistaken the trash cans in the back yard for a snack bar and Sylvester has decided to use the back of your favorite upholstered chair as a claw sharpening tool, […]
May 24, 2011

The Eyes of the World Turn to Titanic Museum Attractions As The 100th Year Approaches

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. and BRANSON, Mo. –  In May 1911, the RMS Titanic slid down Slipway No. 3 at the Queen’s Yard of Harland & Wolff and settled on the waters of the Victoria Channel in Belfast, Ireland while more than 100,000 people looked on. […]
May 17, 2011

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon Wireless retailer, announces major expansion in South Texas

Knoxville, Tenn. – May 17, 2011 – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, announced today that it is expanding in South Texas.  The company will invest a total of more than $1.05 million and open 10 new stores in the region by […]
May 13, 2011

Cellular Sales opens five new stores in five states

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, has opened five new stores nationwide in the past two weeks. The new stores opened in Havre de Grace, Md., Grovetown, Ga., Hope Mills, N.C., Lapalco, La. and White Settlement, Texas, and a […]
May 12, 2011

Cellular Sales and Knoxville Chamber Offer Droid Training Class

Knoxville, Tenn. – Google-powered Android devices have quickly emerged as the public’s favorite choice for smartphones and tablets. According to numbers released this week at Google’s I/O Developer Conference, 100 million Android-powered mobile devices have been activated since the Droid’s debut two years ago. Other […]
May 11, 2011

Gift of Hope Luncheon Supports Area Boys and Girls Clubs

Knoxville, TN – The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (BGCNTV) will host its annual Gift of Hope Fundraising Luncheon on Thursday, May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knoxville Convention Center. The Boys & Girls Clubs is excited to […]
May 9, 2011

Loudon County to get Leadership Hall of Fame

LOUDON COUNTY, TN – Loudon County has been blessed with visionary leadership through the years, and on August 25, 2011, a select few of those individuals will be among the first to be inducted into the Loudon County Leadership Hall of Fame.  The Hall of […]
May 9, 2011

Bradley County Girl Scout Troop Helps Victims of Deadly Tornadoes

Cleveland, Tenn.  – Soon after the deadly tornadoes ripped through Bradley County in East Tennessee, the Girl Scouts of Troop 40243 rolled up the sleeves of their iconic green uniforms and asked what they could do to help their neighbors. Several tornadoes, including one of […]
May 6, 2011

Three New Board Members Join Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians

Knoxville, Tenn. – During its annual meeting this past weekend, the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians welcomed three new board members: Cecilia Petersen and Jeremy Floyd, both of Knoxville, Tennessee and Janice Gilliam of Blountville, Tennessee.  “We are proud to bring these dynamic […]
April 29, 2011

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon retailer, opens four new stores since April 15

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, has opened four new stores nationwide since April 15. The new stores opened in Glassboro, N.J., Clemmons, N.C., North Hampton, N.H. and Sandersville, Ga. Currently, Cellular Sales has nearly 400 stores across the […]
April 27, 2011

Invisible Fence’s Project Breathe makes Yahoo! News

Knoxville, Tenn. – On Wednesday, April 20, Invisible Fence® Brand of Colorado donated a total of 48 pet oxygen mask kits to the Denver, Colorado fire department – and the donation event made Yahoo! News. To celebrate last week’s donation, the department hosted an event at 10 a.m. at […]
April 26, 2011

Wilderness at the Smokies Resort names Steve Cruz General Manager

Sevierville, Tenn. – Wilderness at the Smokies resort has named Steve Cruz General Manager of the popular 700-acre indoor/outdoor waterpark resort in Sevierville, Tenn.  Cruz, who previously served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Wilderness, brings more than 15 years experience in the East […]
April 25, 2011

Clayton Hits the Jackpot in Vegas

Knoxville, Tenn. – Millions of people travel to Las Vegas each year in hopes of hitting a hot streak and winning big.  Recently, Clayton Building Solutions did just that.  The company received not one, but three prestigious Awards of Distinction at the Modular Building Institute’s […]
April 21, 2011

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Walmart Foundation recognize national library week with the launch of 100 reading rooms

Knoxville, Tenn. – In recognition of National Library Week (April 10-16) and Support Teen Literature Day (April 14), Boys & Girls Clubs of America announces the expansion of its reading initiative that promotes both educational and leisure reading for tweens and teens through a $1.15 […]
April 21, 2011

Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon retailer, opens eight new stores since April 1

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, has opened eight new stores nationwide since April 1. The new stores opened in Tampa, Fla., Margate, Fla., Parkville, Md., Chattanooga, Tenn., Concord, N.C., Charlotte, N.C., Mandeville, La. and Marrero, La. Currently, Cellular […]
April 20, 2011

Boys & Girls Clubs members, volunteers featured in Knoxville News Sentinel

On Sunday, April 17, the Knoxville News Sentinel published a story about the food distribution that took place at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley headquarters on Saturday, April 16. Boys & Girls Clubs members and other community volunteers handed food out […]
April 15, 2011

Remembering the RMS Titanic 99 years later

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. — John Joslyn, co-owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge,  has been to the RMS Titanic on the ocean floor and organized the $6 million expedition to the ship that brought the world its first televised video of the famous […]
April 14, 2011

More than 20 fire departments receive donation to help save pets from fire

(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) – When tragedy strikes and a home fire occurs, lives are turned upside down. Homes and personal belongings can be destroyed, people may be injured, and in some cases, even lose their lives. Saving a human life is always the first priority when a […]
April 12, 2011

Wilderness at the Smokies resort dives into spring 2011 with record-breaking attendance numbers

Sevierville, Tenn. – After record-breaking March attendance, Wilderness at the Smokies resort, the Southeast’s largest indoor/outdoor waterpark resort, is diving head-first into April 2011 with its Spring Grand Opening of all outdoor activities and attractions. During April, Wilderness at the Smokies attendance figures rose more […]
April 7, 2011

Titanic Museum Attraction celebrates one year of operation in Pigeon Forge and launches new audio tours

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. – This month marks the one-year anniversary of Titanic Museum Attraction’s Grand Opening in Pigeon Forge.  The museum, which has already been named one of the Smoky Mountain Region’s top “must-see” attractions, has hosted over 800,000 visitors in its first year of […]

This is where to place the popup form code.