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April 2, 2010

Titanic Museum Attraction will open in less than a week

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. – The new Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. will open in less than a week with a star-studded Grand Opening hosted by Regis Philbin. The event, which is open to the public, also will be attended by descendants and family members […]
March 30, 2010

Maryville Company Changes Name and Launches Global Rebranding Program

Maryville, Tenn. – After two years of solid growth, expanding service offerings and a fast start for 2010, Maryville based Critical Mission Support Services (CMSS) is changing its name and initiating a global rebranding campaign.  The company will now operate under the name RELYANT.  “Through […]
March 30, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding in Kansas City Area

Ottawa, Kan. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding again in the Kansas City area.  The new Cellular Sales store opened at 1518 Main Street in Ottawa last week. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company headquartered in […]
March 30, 2010

Wilderness at the Smokies brings year-round opportunities to conference, convention and meeting planners

Sevierville, Tenn. – Wilderness at the Smokies resort is changing the way conference, convention and meeting planners view and utilize the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.  Always popular as a spring, summer and fall destination, the area’s newest resort is drawing year-round events to […]
March 25, 2010

Skype Mobile Now Available to Verizon Wireless Retailer Cellular Sales Customers

Knoxville, Tenn. –  Beginning today, customers of Verizon Wireless retailer Cellular Sales are no longer confined to their PC when making Skype-to-Skype calls.  With Skype mobile™,  Verizon Wireless 3G smartphone users with data plans will be able to connect with friends, family, and business colleagues […]
March 22, 2010

Titanic Museum announces weekend-long celebration schedule including Neal McCoy and Liverpool Legends

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. – As part of its weekend-long Grand Opening festivities, the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge announced today that country music legend Neal McCoy and Beatles cover band Liverpool Legends (hand-picked and managed by George Harrison’s sister) will perform free concerts outside […]
March 22, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding in Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding again in the Kansas City market.  The new Cellular Sales store opened at 2015 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City last month. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company […]
March 22, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding in Columbia, South Carolina.  The new Cellular Sales store opened at 331 Killian Road last month. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn.  The company […]
March 22, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding Again in Knoxville

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding again in its home town of Knoxville.  The new Cellular Sales store opened in Knoxville Center Mall last month. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company headquartered in Knoxville, […]
March 22, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding in Upstate New York

Fayetteville, New York – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding again in upstate New York.  The new Cellular Sales store opened at 537 Towne Drive in Fayetteville last month. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company headquartered in […]
March 22, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless Expanding Rapidly in Early 2010

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless, is expanding.  Last month, the company opened five new stores in Missouri, New York, Tennessee and South Carolina. Cellular Sales is a 15-year old privately held company headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn.  The company […]
March 18, 2010

Boy Scouts Welcome New Chief

KNOXVILLE, TN (March 18, 2010) — The Great Smokies Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America has a new Scout Executive. Larry Brown comes to Knoxville from Tulsa, Oklahoma. A group of local Scout volunteers and supporters chose him from three finalists, all of […]
March 18, 2010

Lower Price Music Packages Praised by Top Distributor

Knoxville, Tenn. – The CEO of one of America’s largest music distribution companies said today that packaging music for consumers priced at $10 or less is a key  part of the industry’s future. “Last week, Warner recording artist Blake Shelton, came out with a “six […]
March 17, 2010

WBIR will broadcast three-hour special “An Evening Aboard The Titanic” this Saturday at 8 p.m.

Knoxville, Tenn. — This Saturday evening Knoxville’s WBIR will broadcast three hours of Titanic programming beginning at 8 p.m.  The special, called “An Evening Aboard The Titanic” starts with a two-hour documentary produced by John Joslyn, owner of the new Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon […]
March 17, 2010

East Tennessee Medical Group focuses on commitment to recycle

Alcoa, Tenn. (March 17, 2010) – Imagine 53 dump trucks, containing paper, cardboard and aluminum, parked end-to-end across East Tennessee Medical Group’s parking lot, 266 Joule Street. The contents of those 53 trucks are the equivalent of the materials ETMG shredded and recycled in 2009. […]
March 17, 2010

Tennessee State Legislators Mark National Colon Cancer Month with Briefing on Revolutionary New Colon Cancer Test

Nashville, TN – (March 17,2010) – EDP Biotech, a Knoxville-based company today briefed Tennessee state legislators on its revolutionary ColoMarker™ colon cancer test which potentially could save 50,000 lives and more than $12 billion in healthcare costs annually in the U.S.  Legislators were also provided […]
March 16, 2010

Clayton i-house Unveiled in Evans

Evans, Colo. –  The new, Energy Star™ rated i-house from Clayton Homes has arrived in the Evans area and can now be viewed, toured and purchased at Clayton Homes of Evans.  The model i-house – one of only a few nationwide – was built at […]
March 15, 2010

Giving Back to Fight Local Hunger

Knoxville, Tenn. – Walmart is known for ‘every day low prices’ on thousands of items to cut costs for Americans, and its associates are hoping that those low prices will draw people to donate peanut butter and make their very first food drive for Second Harvest […]
March 10, 2010

$1,000,000 up for Grabs in Ruby Tuesday’s Million Dollar Bracket Challenge

Maryville, Tenn. – Ruby Tuesday – with more than 800 casual dining restaurants across the U.S. – is giving guests and NCAA basketball fans alike a chance to win $1 million cash in its 2010 Million Dollar Bracket Challenge Sweepstakes. Guests can enter to win […]
March 9, 2010

Tennessee company holds the keys to improved port security

Knoxville, TN (March 9, 2010) – More than $12 trillion in merchandise is shipped annually using approximately 200 million intermodal containers, according to a recent cargo security study. Merchandise shipped via these containers includes items of high street value including cigarettes, pharmaceuticals, computers and other […]
March 9, 2010

Moving Picture Books teams with Sesame Street to help create and inspire young readers

Knoxville, Tenn. –  Moving Picture Books is featuring a new series of Sesame Street digital books as part of its dynamic animated book library available at www.movingpicturebooks.com.  Six Sesame Street titles are available for download to computers and mobile devices. Each story includes bonus educational […]
March 9, 2010

Clayton Homes Trendsetter Construction Completes Project at Fort Sam Houston

San Antonio, Texas – One of the largest residential modular construction projects ever is going up at a U.S. Army base in San Antonio, Texas.  The Army found it could create housing for 1200 military medical trainees faster and more cost effectively by turning to […]
March 4, 2010

Invisible Fence® Brand Announces National Dealer Recognition Awards

Knoxville, Tenn. – Determined, focused, hard working and dedicated – these are all characteristics of this year’s Invisible Fence® Brand Dealer Recognition Award recipients.  The awards honor dealers from around the country for their excellence in a variety of critical business areas including, marketing, sales […]
March 4, 2010

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless now offering unique customer training on how to utilize mobile technologies

Knoxville, Tenn. – Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest retailer of Verizon Wireless phones and service, is raising the bar on customer expectations of wireless service providers with an unparalleled customer training program.  The company’s “Wireless Internet: The Mobile Office” course teaches businesspeople how […]
March 3, 2010

Maryville-based Company Awarded $10M Contract in Afghanistan

Maryville, Tenn. – Only two months in to 2010, and one local company is beginning the year by winning a large contract overseas, while also projecting another significant growth year.  Critical Mission Support Services (CMSS), a Maryville-based company specializing in providing governments and organizations around […]
March 2, 2010

Local Small Business Receives National Accolade

Knoxville, Tenn. – Recognition is not always reserved for the largest and loudest businesses.  One local business was recently recognized on a national level for their work and success in the pet safety industry.  Invisible Fence of the Tennessee Valley was one of three finalists […]
March 1, 2010

Western North Carolina’s Largest Solar Array is Now Online

Asheville, N.C. – Progress Energy Carolinas’ generation mix in Western N.C. is a little sunnier, as the region’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) array is now online and generating electricity. The new 555-kilowatt (kW) Evergreen Solar Farm is owned and operated by FLS Energy and built […]
February 26, 2010

Fast-growing seasoning company expands product line

Knoxville, TN – What began as a home-grown family recipe more than 40 years ago is now fueling rapid company growth, an extended product line and expanded distribution on the shelves of the country’s major grocery chains for BKW Seasonings. A little more than two […]
February 23, 2010

Show your pet love…positively

Knoxville, Tenn. – Training your dog is one of the best ways to enjoy your relationship to the fullest. Luckily, there’s a pet safety company that’s just as passionate about giving your dog the best training available. Radio Systems Corporation, makers of the PetSafe brand, […]
February 19, 2010

Food or heat or health care?

Thousands of East Tennesseans face this decision daily Knoxville, TN – It is a frightening sign of our troubled economy. Every night in East Tennessee more than 245,500 people go to bed not sure if they will have food to eat in the next few […]