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Page 2 of Tennessee Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Singer-Songwriter Gabe Hizer to Release New Album, ‘Persistence of Memory’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gabe Hizer releases comical animated cartoon for first single from his new album. Two years ago, Gabe Hizer packed up his life and moved to Mexico with the intention of going into retirement after a long career in the law. After spending only four months in a small picturesque town, he was caught unawares and emerged with a reignited passion for music, including several new songs.

One Tennessee County Commissioner Candidate Declares 2010 Census Unconstitutional

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — County Commissioner candidate and former U.S. Marine, Trinity Persful, sparked some controversy this weekend at a Rise & Shine Conservative Breakfast at Dotson’s Cafe when he warned Williamson County residents against the federal usurpation of local government by means of the 2010 census. A constitutional conservative, Mr. Persful puts forth that although citizens have an obligation to be rightfully counted for purposes of representation.

Hazmat Training Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Tiger Woods ‘Caught by the Tail’ in Cledus T. Judd Parody Song and Video

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The comedic assault on Tiger Woods continues with the Cledus T. Judd release of a parody of the classic country song ‘Tiger by the Tail,’ recorded by Buck Owens in 1965. Judd’s adaptation, ‘Tiger by the Tail (The Tale of Tiger Woods),’ recorded just one week ago, is already spinning on major radio stations in Chicago (WUSN-FM), Tampa (WQYK-FM), and Knoxville (WIVK-FM), among others, and today a music video is making its viral rounds on YouTube.

Senior Care Business Owner in Brentwood, Tenn., Receives Prestigious Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation’s leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company’s annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.

Nashville Company Manufactures Chinese Product in Backyard

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McDonald Webb, Inc. today introduced The Steampunk Sparkplug for Smokers, the first domestically produced, mass-marketed e-cigarette. E-cigarettes were invented in China about four years ago. They work by heating a glycol substance with nicotine and tobacco flavoring added. While a popular novelty item, e-cigarettes contain many consumable parts that fail and must be replaced often.

The Cost of Bed Bugs – Treatment Can Be Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed bugs are not just a ‘dirty little secret’ anymore. On April 15, The EPA suggested that the growing U.S. bed bug problem should be classified as an epidemic. And the costs of dealing with this epidemic can be staggering. ‘Bed bugs are reclusive, their eggs and babies are clear and microscopic, they spread fast through homes and hotels alike and the cost of treating in time, money and mental anguish can become extremely expensive,’ said Diana Sosa, co-owner of Tennessee based Dog Inspectors.

BONE FIRE Smokehouse Invites BBQ Fans to Cast their Votes on ‘LIVE with Regis and Kelly’

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIVE with Regis and Kelly’s producers are kicking-off a nationwide search for the best grill recipe and they’re asking their viewers for help with the ‘Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.’ One regional chef has a good chance, but needs your help. Erich Soll, Executive Chef at BONE FIRE Smokehouse in Downtown Kingsport, Tenn., has been selected as having one of the top 5 ribs recipes in the nation, with his succulent Smoked Ribs with Fightin’ Irish Whiskey Sauce.

New Award-Winning Documentary on Terri Schiavo will be Featured at the National Right to Life Convention

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) will have a special screening of the new documentary, ‘The Terri Schiavo Story’ (Franklin Springs Family Media), at their national convention in June. Additionally, National Right to Life will be endorsing the film in their April edition of the National Right to Life News which is sent out to nearly 400,000 subscribers.

New Edition of Medicaid Planning Book Features Two New Chapters on Veterans Benefits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phylius Press, publisher of the leading book on how to qualify for nursing home Medicaid coverage, has announced a new affiliation with author Thomas Day of the National Care Planning Council. Mr. Day has contributed two new chapters on veterans benefits for nursing home residents to the recently published third edition (2009) of Phylius Press’s flagship book, ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,’ (ISBN 9780979080142) by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.

NAStek’s Enhanced Trucking Management Software Works to Combat Soaring Fuel Prices

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAStek National, LLC announces the launch of a load profitability module to its trucking management software – MYSTC – that helps trucking companies with rising fuel prices and reduced profit margins. This new software enhancement will help trucking companies to calculate their projected costs per load.

Congressman Virgil Goode to Receive Stephen Dill Lee Award Wednesday

ELM SPRINGS, COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sons of Confederate Veterans Commander-in-Chief Christopher M. Sullivan will present the Stephen Dill Lee Award to Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia at a ceremony sponsored by the Jefferson Davis Camp, #305, Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Romney Agitates Confederate Descendants

ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sons of Confederate Veterans leader Christopher M. Sullivan issued the following statement in response to the CNN Republican debate Wednesday 28 November: Mitt Romney proposes himself to be president of the United States but last night he clearly demonstrated not only his ignorance (more).

Sons of Confederate Veterans Leader Answers Sharpton’s Remarks About Confederate Symbols

ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The following statement was issued today by Christopher M. Sullivan, Commander-In-Chief, Sons of Confederate Veterans: It has come to our attention that Al Sharpton has used highly volatile and untrue words to inject his prejudice into a non-story with Vice President Cheney. It appears to be another attempt by Sharpton to grab headlines and falsely cry “racism” for profit.

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. Statement on NAACP

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to reports in the national press, the NAACP is suffering financial problems and is closing some operations, including all regional offices, and is making staff reductions of 40-percent. SCV Commander-in-Chief Christopher M. Sullivan issued the following statement (continued).