Tennessee Business News

Tennessee Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Tennessee, U.S.A. (Tenn., TN), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Fast-Rising Music Artist Ryan Hagan Unveils New Single – Don’t Let Me Stop

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop music artist, Ryan Hagan, is a voice that’s crashed into the music scene, and he’s quickly turning heads. His first two singles charted on the radio within one year and he’s just released his third, “Don’t Let Me Stop.” And, it’s looking like it won’t be his last.

Local Ophthalmology practice celebrates seven and a half years with Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ophthalmology practice Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor & Haun celebrates a special seven and a half year anniversary to commemorate the addition of Retina Specialist Matthew Cole, M.D., to the team of Knoxville eye doctors.

New African American Romance Book about Real-Life Relationships for a Change

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “I Forgot to Love Her” (ISBN: 978-0578805771; paperback) is a new urban romance novel by author Kenesha Collins, about the trials and triumphs of falling in and out of love.

Knoxville eye care provider offers exclusive designer frames under the brand Optique 865

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeCare Optical, a local eye care provider in East Tennessee, can now add the title of “designer” to its list of specialties thanks to the unveiling of a new line of designer eyeglass frames under the brand Optique 865.

7 Springs Orthopedics Doubles Orthopedic Service Locations

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics launched its 10th orthopedic clinic in Winchester, Tennessee on Nov. 16, 2020, with plans to continue rapidly expanding facilities and service lines.

EyeCare Optical Extends its Coverage of the Greater Knoxville Area with New Locations in Oak Ridge and Hardin Valley

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this year, EyeCare Optical expanded its reach in the greater Knoxville area by opening its seventh area office-this one in Oak Ridge-right on the heels of its sixth location opening in Hardin Valley. It’s part of a plan, says the company, to make comprehensive eye care readily available for greater Knoxville residents in their own neighborhoods.

GoodSeeker’s Inaugural Top Story-Rich Employers of Nashville Announced

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoodSeeker today announced its inaugural Top 20 Story-Rich Employers of Nashville list. After reviewing over 300+ companies headquartered in Music City, the start-up conducted extensive research to find companies that put employees at the forefront – honoring their talents, uplifting their voices, and showing thanks to their contribution.

Tennessee Pediatrician Releases Q and A Format Book for New Parents

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Big Book of ‘Why’ for Parents” (ISBN: 978-1510758162) authored by Clifford Dale James, III, MD, a board-certified Tennessee pediatrician, and published by Skyhorse Publishing, is an ideal resource for any new parent. It’s filled with 75 tips and tricks to help new parents feel confident that they’re doing the right thing.

Tekwell Services Invests in New Industrial Electric Motor Service Equipment

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tekwell Services stays on the cutting edge of providing best-in-class service for industrial electric motors and pumps. To this end we have invested in new testing equipment to better serve our customers.

Saving Lost Kids Celebrates Winning Board Approval to Develop the Largest Care Facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Trafficking

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit “Brian Callies Foundation” as well as head of “Saving Lost Kids.” Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.

Tekwell Services Hires Additional Staff to Support Strong Growth in 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tekwell Services is growing rapidly, and we are pleased to announce the addition of several people to our company. Tekwell Services, LLC, is an SKF certified motor rebuilder that offers full service and repair for industrial motors, drives, and pumps.

7 Mortgage Implements OpenClose’s LOS & POS to Support Its Network of Credit Union Members

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Mortgage, a credit union service organization (CUSO), announced that it went live with OpenClose’s end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) allowing its partner credit unions to leverage the mortgage industry’s leading technology. The OpenClose solution allows 7’s CUSO members to efficiently and effectively complete mortgage loans – from start to finish – via a centralized platform rated #1 by multiple independent studies.

Tennessee’s 1st Democratic Nominee Blair Walsingham Announces the ‘Freedom Grant’

EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee’s 1st District will award two “Freedom Grants,” $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to “empower individuals to move beyond survival.”

Kraft Technology Group Ranked Among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Channel Futures creates an annual, comprehensive list, known as the MSP 501, to recognize some of the best managed service providers (MSPs) around the globe. This year, Kraft Technology Group Ranked among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs.

Nashville Meets Summertime Chi in Brina Kay’s New Music Video

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nashville singer and songwriter Brina Kay released the music video for her single “Heat of the Moment” at midnight on July 10, 2020. The video was filmed last year in the city of Chicago and was directed by Joshua Lockhart of J. Lockhart media.

Don Baham accepted into invitation-only Forbes Technology Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Baham, President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG), has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Walsingham and Yang Team up to Promote Basic Income in Tennessee

EIDSON, Tenn., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blair Walsingham, candidate for US Congress TN District 1, announced today an endorsement by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his non-profit, Humanity Forward. Yang’s campaign focused on Human Capitalism and Universal Basic Income, inspiring a movement to end partisan politics and seek solutions driven by data.

Evaluations and Defense Testimony Expert, Dr. Jeffrey Freiden, Currently Offering a No-Fee Phone Consultation for Attorneys

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For more than 20 Years, Dr. Jeffrey Freiden has provided pre-sentence and post-sentence evaluations for defense attorneys and their clients. Dr. Freiden is also an expert in courtroom testimony and has been engaged by numerous law firms in multiple states.

MAGLITE makes the future bright in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE, the world-famous flashlight brand, is proud to partner with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital(R) with a new line of logoed products. Sales of the product will help to ensure that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

InstantPublisher Offers Quarantine Writing Advice and Book Self-Publishing Services Discount

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to 2002 study popularized by Joseph Epstein of the New York Times “81 percent of Americans feel that they have a book in them – and should write it.” This equates to roughly 170 million adults over the age of 18 out of the entire United States population alone says InstantPublisher; a conservative number of potential authors. Maybe you are one of them.

Free At-Home Exercise Videos Offer Moms & Young Children Physical Activity While Teaching Age Appropriate Developmental Skills

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moms of babies and preschoolers can get fit while spending quality time with their child with short home workouts that incorporate animated graphics and techniques to keep children entertained, says certified personal trainer Amy Burton. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, these videos are now offered for free on YouTube to make it convenient and affordable for a mother to exercise in the comfort of her home.

To Help with Stay-At-Home Boredom, Author Makes Children’s Books Free to Save Parents’ Sanity

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Donald Jacobsen announced today that two of his children’s books, “Mighty Mommies and Their Amazing Jobs” and “My Daddy the Amazing Nurse,” will be given away for free in light of the pivot to homeschooling due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling schools for the rest of the year across the United States.

Don Baham invited to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Baham, President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG), has been invited to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in Middle Tennessee.

InstantPublisher Releases Tip Sheet on Reasons to Write and Print Your Own Book Now

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InstantPublisher.com announces the release of a tip sheet covering the reasons why you should write and print your own book now. There has never been a better time for self-publishing authors to get their books out in the marketplace.

Cutting-Edge Commercial Roofing Company Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J. Smucker Contracting is expanding their service area to Nashville, Tennessee as a way to provide the business community with an innovative alternative to full roof replacement. The roof restoration services offered by J. Smucker Contracting cost approximately 50% less than traditional roof replacement and come backed with a non-prorated 18-year warranty.

First Faith and Family Film Musical ‘A Week Away’ to Release In 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical “A WEEK AWAY” scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.

New East Tennessee Non-Profit, Helping Mamas Knoxville, is Already Making an Impact on Families

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping Mamas Knoxville opened operations in December 2018 and has already distributed more than 5,000 essential items to children living in poverty in East Tennessee. Helping Mamas works by collecting baby items through donations from the community, corporations, and volunteers.

Hits and Oldies Music Show Stirs the Imagination at the Knoxville Museum of Art

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 27, singer-performer Dre Hilton invites oldie music lovers to the 2019 “Hits and Oldies Show.” A day of classic music from the 50’s and 60’s which would feature Motown, gospel and jazz classics.

Ray Varner Ford, in Partnership with Ford Motor Company, Donates Ford Focus to Anderson County High School

CLINTON, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ray Varner, along with executives from Ford Motor Company’s Atlanta region stopped by and left Anderson County Career and Technical Center (ACCTC) with Anderson County Schools the keys to a 2013 Ford Focus SE. The vehicle was chosen to be donated in order for students with ACCTC to disassemble and reassemble as part of skill training in Auto Mechanic Maintenance and Repairs.

African Methodist Episcopal Church Installs New Senior Bishop

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 26, during the AME Church’s Annual Council of Bishops and General Board Meeting Worship Service, at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama, the Right Reverend Adam Jefferson Richardson, Jr. was installed as the Senior Bishop of the AME Church.

U.S. Properties Group Unveils $2.5M Plaza Renovation June 13, 2019 at The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville, Tennessee

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Properties Group announces the Grand Opening celebration of the new Center Stage plaza at The Streets of Indian Lake shopping center in Hendersonville, Tennessee on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 4-7 p.m.

Nashville-based Otherworld Encounter returns for an encore exhibit at the Nashville Fairgrounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Encounter will bring their 10,000 square foot immersive art experience back to the Nashville Fairgrounds for a limited engagement July 5-21, 2019. A team of 13 Nashville-based artists designed, developed and operated the exhibit for its debut this past winter.

Kraft Technology Group Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kraft Technology Group, a Nashville-based managed IT service provider, is pleased to announce that we have achieved compliance with the federally mandated standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) through the use of Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA methodology, The Guard(R) compliance tracking software, and HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

Marten den Haring Joins Lirio as Chief Product Officer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Marten J. den Haring, Ph.D., MSc, joins the Lirio team as Chief Product Officer with over 20 years of experience growing major software companies in the U.S. and Canada. Den Haring recently held executive positions at Element AI and Digital Reasoning, two highly respected AI companies.

7 Springs Orthopedics to Expand Locations and Services

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle Tennessee, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch.

Otherworld Encounter brings a new immersive art experience to Atlanta

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Entertainment LLC, parent company of Otherworld Encounter, will bring their 10,000-square foot, immersive art exhibit to The MET Atlanta for a limited engagement – April 13 to May 5, 2019.

Lirio Expands Behavioral Expertise with Key Hire, Chandra Osborn

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lirio, The Behavior Change Company, welcomes Chandra Osborn as new Chief Behavioral Officer, paving the way for advanced developments in behavioral analysis and communication. Chandra is highly skilled and respected in behavioral science, having worked tirelessly to expand behavioral research and analysis in both the public and private sectors.

EPIC Adds Scott Davis as President of National Specialty Practice Group in Nashville

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (‘EPIC’), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of insurance industry veteran Scott Davis as President of EPIC’s National Specialty Practice Group. Davis joins EPIC effective February 5, 2019 and will be based in the firm’s Nashville office.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hands-On Science Center announces “The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits” fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Built Named Preferred Partner of The Mortgage Collaborative

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Built was named to The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network, providing solutions for digital draw management and collaboration software for the network’s lenders active in construction lending.