The Navy Club of the United States Military Excellence Award (MEA) is the top award presented to the No. 1 recruit of their graduating training group.
Command Master Chief Petty Officer Quentin Newsom, a 1997 Central High School graduate, joined the Navy 20 years ago. Today he serves aboard "Mighty IKE."
Two old sayings come to mind when we observe what is happening to our culture around the entire United States. They are “don’t treat the symptoms, treat the disease” and “you reap what you sow.”
Electronics Technician 1st Class Kelisha Ruise, right, from Memphis, Tenn., receives an Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist (EAWS) certificate aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston.
We have always heard that elections have consequences! Metro Memphis and the United States as a whole both made the decision that a change in leadership in our country needed to be made.
Porter-Leath is seeking foster parents who can provide safe and loving homes for children from unstable environments. Children qualify for foster care when they have been removed from their home because of neglect, abuse, homelessness or other challenges.
With the pandemic impacting school operations through the year, the weighted average daily attendance was mostly down in public school systems across the county.
The Gold Strike Casino Resort has recently launched its new gaming floor, the Buffalo Zone. The official launch came three days after the Gold Strike reopened its doors at limited capacity on May 25, 2021. With over 1,258 rooms, this marks another addition to the MGM Resorts International property’s wide array of gaming choices.
We have noticed the declining number of COVID-19 cases over the last few weeks. This is true both locally and nationally. As of the last of May nationally, we had the lowest number of new cases since March a year ago.
OrthoSouth is proud to welcome the Hernando community to their brand new clinic 2670 McIngvale Rd, Suite J, in Hernando.
Statewide population numbers from the 2020 Census released on April 26 show Tennessee outperforming the national growth rate with Arkansas recording a moderate increase.
The Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF) is bringing awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation through Blue & Green Day Mid-South, Friday April 16, part of National Donate Life America’s month-long campaign.
The average time an employee spends at the same job is a little over four years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For military service members, it is between seven and eight years. Only one in five active duty service members make it to full retirement of 20 years or
The next several weeks will provide Memphis and Shelby County property owners with a much better picture of how the 2021 Reappraisal program will affect their individual values.
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Feb. 26, 2021) Camp Lemonnier Commanding Officer U.S. Navy Capt. Kyle Schuman, right, speaks with Chief Personnel Specialist Homero Segura, from Millington, Tenn., of after pinning him with a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal during an awards ceremony on base…
Petty Officer 2nd Class Taj Coleman, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, is currently serving aboard the U.S. Navy destroyer, USS Winston S. Churchill, in the Indian Ocean.
Tom Lee Park is undergoing $60 million in renovations and is at the center of other improvements in a five-mile stretch of the waterfront called the “front yard of Memphis.”
Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. The Bank of Collierville is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make online, remote-friendly curriculum available to 6 schools in Memphis and Shelby Counties completely free.
At the end of January, U.S. Census bureau personnel were continuing to “tabulate and verify” the 2020 Census results but no date had been announced for release of the results.
The BBB of the Mid-South is issuing a scam warning about fraudulent calls claiming to be from or on behalf of a doctor’s office. Nine reports have been filed with the BBB’s Scam Tracker service in a recent two week period.
Vaccinations in Virginia continue to lag as the state approaches half a million doses distributed and the percentage of people testing positive climbs to nearly 16%, a first since early May.
On Dec. 21, the Shelby County Health Department issued new Safer at Home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 effective Dec. 29 at 12:01 a.m. to Jan. 22 at 11:59 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tammi Singleton, a native of Memphis and 2008 graduate of the University of Memphis, was selected as the Commander, Navy Installations Command senior non-supervisor civilian of the quarter for the 3rd quarter of 2020.
Cory Johnson, who is set to be executed by the federal government on Jan. 14 for his involvement in Richmond’s deadly “Newtowne Gang,” is asking President Trump to commute his sentence to life without parole.
Federal officials notified Virginia on Thursday that the state will receive about 110,000 fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine than it was promised at the start of this month.
Whether you're dealing with anxiety, fighting an illness, or want to feel your best, a good night's sleep is extremely important. Here are some tips to help you sleep better.
(The Center Square) – A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction Friday that will allow Shelby County Schools to continue to mandate all students wear masks as a way to mitigate COVID-19.
The mother of a former Huntland School student who was the victim of an on-campus bathroom incident where a nude video was recorded and later displayed on the internet is considering legal action against the offending boy’s parents.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday while soaring through space, the four astronauts on the Inspiration4 mission hosted a video call of a lifetime for several "stars" back on Earth – that is, children being treated for cancer and other catastrophic diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®.
(The Center Square) – A suitcase of marijuana, drunk driving, car burglary, a high-speed chase, murder and prostitution were some of the issues discussed during more than nine hours of testimony this week in front of Tennessee’s Joint Senate Judiciary and House Criminal Justice Committee to Study Bail Reform.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Healthcare has named IVX Health as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021, an annual program that identifies and honors 150 outstanding companies and organizations in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare ranked IVX Health No. 48 overall in one of its two category designations. The award marks the third consecutive year IVX Health has been recognized in the prestigious Best Places to Work list.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This Friday, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) broke ground on a new solar array. The renewable energy will create savings and help the Library System accomplish its goals of operating sustainably and promoting green practices throughout the state. As listed in their sustainability statement, CALS aims to incorporate energy-efficient practices, raise public awareness, and evaluate and report their environmental impact.
JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman University will host the East Tennessee Evangelism Rally on Sept. 19. The event is sponsored by the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and the Jefferson County Baptist Association.
The Delta variant is holding back the labor market, with restaurants and retail struggling to hiring workers. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta took on one of the hardest interviews, taking questions from children. He met with elementary students in Atlanta to answer their questions about Covid-19 and how to stay safe. They spoke outside in masks in compliance with school policy.
(The Center Square) – In a letter sent to President Joe Biden on Thursday, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery said he believes the president's COVID-19 vaccination mandate on private employers violates federal law.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of recent federal vaccination and testing mandates, employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE:UNM) will soon launch the Unum Vaccine Verifier.
Instagram says it's looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical appearance after a report published by The Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook researchers found that the photo-sharing platform is toxic for teen girls. CNN's Brianna Keilar spoke to one of th…
Walmart is testing a driverless car, in partnership with Ford and Argo AI, that delivers your order straight to your door. HLN's Elizabeth Prann reports.
GATLINBURG, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarlands Distilling Co. today announced the launch of One-Two Punch, a new, limited-edition ready-to-drink (RTD) canned moonshine cocktail. One-Two Punch will be made available for purchase for the first time this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway during the NASCAR Playoff tripleheader weekend.
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby says the federal employer mandates are the most "efficient" way to get people vaccinated but says a travel mandate would create "friction."
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leading tire company Hankook Tire will equip the latest version of the Porsche Panamera with the Hankook Ventus S1 evo Z, its new Ultra Ultra High Performance (UUHP) tread. Bespoke Ventus S1 evo Z tires are used in sizes 265/45 ZR19 105Y XL ND0 for the front axle and 295/40 ZR19 108Y XL ND0 for the rear axle, or 275/40 ZR20 (106Y) XL ND0 at the front and 315/35 ZR20 (110Y) XL ND0 at the rear, depending on the model or the customer's request.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee agencies made their pitches this week for public health capital projects that would qualify for funding from federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) relief.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As healthcare delivery changes, so too does each provider's real estate needs. In today's evolving healthcare market, a real estate transaction often goes far beyond the bricks and mortar. A failed real estate transaction can be a costly missed opportunity while a successfully executed transaction can be a powerful enabler for health system strategy.
BRISTOL, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the race coming up this Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway, we are excited to announce that ForeverLawn® has teamed up with LifeGR and PetSuites to proudly sponsor the NASCAR Xfinity race series, Jeffrey Earnhardt, and the JD Motorsports team.
Every year Frontier Health and other organizations and individuals throughout the U.S. and around the world help raise awareness of Suicide Prevention during the entire month of September.
NASHVILLE, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavor Business Media is excited to announce the launch of EnergyTech, a new brand dedicated to advancing the energy transition by empowering large-scale energy users with business insights that will help them meet carbon neutrality targets as well as address electricity resiliency needs. With a goal of narrowing the gap between large energy users and the technologies that will enable a carbon-free future, EnergyTech will serve an audience of energy professionals from a broad range of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, education, transportation, big data and government through a new website and newsletters.
CNN's Jim Sciutto analyzes the special inspector general's Afghanistan reconstruction report and reveals how many US taxpayer dollars were lost to waste, fraud, and abuse.
SAN FRANCISCO and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the prospective randomized DECART-2 study were released on July 15, 2021 in the journal, Diagnostics.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, communities can embrace the globe-spanning mission that makes St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® extraordinary through the stories of St. Jude supporters and patients like Ramón, Victoria, Sebastian and Mayela. Now available on St. Jude Inspire, their stories illustrate hope and resilience while also honoring their Hispanic heritage.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GEODIS, a global leading transport and logistics provider, and Advanced Handling Systems (AHS, LLC), a full-service provider of integrated fulfillment and distribution solutions, today announced a new partnership to implement the Exotec Skypod System into GEODIS' eLogistics site in Nashville, Tenn. The cutting-edge robotic system will allow GEODIS to optimize the e-Commerce fulfillment process on behalf of its emerging direct-to-consumer customers.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This September, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, world-renowned artist Romero Britto will lend his talents to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and its fundraising efforts behind Inspiration4, the world's first all-civilian mission to orbit.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Bowen, President of EMJ Corporation, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer in addition to his current role. Burt Odom, EMJ's current CEO, will shift to the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced a 10% minority investment in mobile vehicle services and technology company, Wrench. The new partnership will accelerate both companies' ability to meet the needs of car owners with best-in-class technology in the rapidly growing mobile vehicle inspection, repair and maintenance market.
Consumer prices rose 5.3% over the past twelve months. Though prices have come down since July, some things like cars are still more expensive than a year ago. CNN's Matt Egan reports.
LEIPER'S FORK, Tenn. , Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville's Big Back Yard offers fall travelers some of the season's best outdoor festivals and adventures, including Centerville, Tennessee's National Banana Pudding Festival. Admission is free and "The Puddin' Path," lets guests sample 10 scrumptious banana pudding recipes for just $5. Oct. 2-3 in Centerville, Tenn. https://www.bananapuddingfest.org
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Movista, Inc. Tree of Life Canada Inc., one of the largest distributors of specialty, fresh, seafood, and natural foods, announced a new initiative to better serve its employees while increasing their clients' revenue today. The well-respected Canadian food distributor announced a partnership with Movista, the leading retail execution and workforce management solution provider. With operations spanning the entire country, Tree of Life employs one of the largest specialty food sales forces in Canada, servicing nationally recognized brands and providing unmatched service and expertise.
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Selena "Mason" Converse and Erin Mason are sisters-in-law, wives, mothers and combat veterans, and they are two-thirds of Mitsubishi Motors' 2021 Rebelle Rally entry. They'll be joined in their 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander on the nine-day, 2000-km, all-women off-road navigational rally by Sammy, Mason's two-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd, the first service dog ever to compete in the Rebelle.
Loudon City Council unanimously Monday appointed retired teacher, coach and veteran Admiral “Bumper” Webster to fill a vacant seat through the November 2022 election.