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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Performance Gear (APG), owned by Paul Gravette/Gravette Companies, and Tennessee Nike Basketball Camp Director Drew Maddux have teamed up to support local youth and their families. Through APG they are donating thousands of dollars in performance apparel and accessories to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TruGreen, the nation's leading lawn care provider, today announces the launch of its latest service offering, Perimeter Pest - an exterior treatment targeting unwanted bugs and insects where they live and reducing their ability to become a problem inside the home. This new pest control program enhances TruGreen's comprehensive slate of services - amplifying its current pest program, while complementing current lawn and horticultural treatments.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Treatibles, the pioneer in functional hemp products for pets, is continuing its trail blazing tradition, becoming the first line of Organic Full Spectrum Hemp Oil with naturally occurring CBD products for pets available in Japan that have gone through research and clinical trials.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQX: MCBI), the holding company for Mountain Commerce Bank (the "Bank"), today announced the completion of an offering of $10 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2030 (the "Notes") to certain institutional accredited investors. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include, but not be limited to, funding corporate growth, repaying outstanding indebtedness and supporting the capital of the Bank.

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QHR Health, the largest healthcare shared services company for non-urban hospitals and health systems nationwide, reports significant growth throughout the first six months of the year and is on pace to double new business over 2019.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global tire maker Hankook Tire announces two summer rebate promotions for its Hankook and Laufenn brands. The Hankook Summer Road Trip rebate will offer consumers savings of up to $80 with the purchase of four tires from select lines. Additionally, Hankook's second global brand, Laufenn, is offering rebate amounts of up to $40 through its Laufenn Summer Rebate. Both rebates will run from July 15 through August 31.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AltoIRA, a technology platform that simplifies and streamlines the process for investors to add alternative assets to their IRAs, announced today that Tara Fung has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment comes as AltoIRA expands its platform with the addition of new partners, Republic and Cadence. These latest partners join a growing list of leading funding platforms available through AltoIRA including AngelList, Wefunder, Masterworks, and EquityZen.

Some local churches are closing their doors after reopening just weeks earlier.

Lenoir City Council gave city attorney Gregg Harrison the authority Monday to file a letter of intent and possible lawsuit against the former Harrison Glen developer for not constructing a turn lane into the subdivision.

Early voting begins Friday for the August state and federal and county general election.

Loudon Utilities Board discussed Monday a pending water supply contract with Tellico Village Property Owners Association.

Members of First Presbyterian Church huddled July 8 to hear local band Pale Root perform live, which for years has been a church tradition.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PYA, a leading healthcare consulting and certified public accounting firm, has announced that Annapoorani Bhat has been promoted to the role of Strategy and Integration Consulting Principal, effective July 1, 2020. In addition, 10 other teammates have been promoted throughout the firm.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.5125 per share for the period from July 1, 2020, to September 30, 2020, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00. This dividend is payable on September 15, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on August 14, 2020.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Company, the leading supplier of fuel and the largest operator of travel centers in North America, announced today a new in-store round-up campaign to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The campaign, which runs from today through July 27, will aid the organization's ongoing efforts to serve kids, families and communities in need, especially now as it adapts its services in the midst of COVID-19.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FB Financial Corporation ("FB Financial" or "the Company") (NYSE: FBK) announced today that it will release its 2020 second quarter results of operations on Monday, July 20, 2020, after the close of the market. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, to discuss its second quarter results of operations, and the conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet at https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1631/35639. For investors or analysts who want to attend the call, the listen only dial-in number is 888-317-6003, confirmation code 9320001. For those unable to listen live, a 12 month online replay of the webcast will be available approximately an hour following the conclusion of the live broadcast. A link to these events can be found on the Company's website at investors.firstbankonline.com.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanderbilt University today announced the launch of a new instructional design support service, available this summer and fall to all faculty, designed to provide concierge-level support to help faculty transition to teaching online. The university will tap independent instructional design firm iDesign, which has worked with more than 100 institutions to design, build and support award-winning online courses.

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. and LEWISVILLE, Texas, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is celebrating dealer partners who go above and beyond for their communities. They provide more than just a great place to buy a car - they help their home towns thrive in the good times and heal in the challenging times. They rise to the occasion in support of the community, whatever the occasion may be. This month, we are proud to feature David Baum Jr., owner and general manager of Lewisville Autoplex Mitsubishi in Lewisville, Texas.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aparna Abburi has been named president of Cigna's Medicare Advantage (MA) business. Abburi, who brings years of industry experience to her new role, is responsible for leading Cigna's MA business as it continues to grow aggressively in key geographic markets and through product diversity.

State lawmakers vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Johnson City, in Congress touted their individual legislative skills in making their campaign pitches to the East Republican Republican Club on Monday.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is proud to announce the appointment of the museum's first Music Industry Relations Committee (MIRC) of the Board of Directors. Eighteen individuals representing all avenues of the music industry have been selected to lead this committee including: artists, record label executives, talent managers, media executives, media personalities, entertainment attorneys, entertainment marketing professionals and entertainment strategists. The role of the committee will be to serve as a liaison to help the museum cultivate and maintain relationships in the artist community and with executives in the music industry.

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Gov. Bill Lee signed executive order 54 on July 3 to grant county mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue local mask requirements in the event of a significant rise in COVID-19 cases.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee earlier this week announced the decision as to whether or not to mandate face coverings has been given to county mayors in the 89 counties with a state-affiliated health department.

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Bible Aires Baptist Church, 1086 Old Witt Rd,, will have its regular monthly singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Julu 11. Special singers will be Voices of Praise and others. Bro. Kenny Davis is pastor.

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LEBANON, Tenn., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® (Nasdaq: CBRL) today announced that Gilbert Dávila has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Dávila is the founder and CEO of DMI Consulting - a leading multicultural marketing, diversity & inclusion and strategy firm in the United States, assisting mostly Fortune 200 companies to develop strategic growth platforms focused on America's fastest growing populations/segments. Prior to founding DMI, Mr. Dávila spent seven years (2003-2010) as the Vice President, Global Diversity and Multicultural Market Development at The Walt Disney Company.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) will release second-quarter earnings on Thursday, July 30, 2020, before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a webcast to discuss earnings and current market conditions, beginning at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT). All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast via the company's Internet site at http://www.internationalpaper.com by clicking on the Performance tab and going to the Presentations and Events/Webcasts page. A replay of the webcast will also be on the web site beginning approximately two hours after the call. Parties who wish to participate in the webcast via teleconference may dial +1 (706) 679-8242 or, within the U.S. only, (877) 316-2541, and ask to be connected to the International Paper second-quarter earnings call. The conference ID number is 8077936. Participants should call in no later than 9:45 a.m. ET (8:45 a.m. CT). An audio-only replay will be available for ninety days following the call. To access the replay, dial +1 (404) 537-3406 or, within the U.S. only, (855) 859-2056 or (800) 585-8367, and when prompted for the conference ID, enter 8077936.

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: RBNC), the parent company for Reliant Bank, announced today that it will release its 2020 second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2020, after the close of the market. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss second quarter results on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time, and the earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet at https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1855/35629. A link to these events can be found on the Company's website at www.reliantbank.com under the tab for "Investor Relations."

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium tire maker Hankook is contributing to the Porsche Taycan with its Ventus S1 evo 3 ev, which has been specially developed for the needs of electric vehicles. In the size 225/55R19 XL 103Y on the front axle, 275/45R19 XL 108Y on the rear axle and "NF0" on the sidewall, the Ventus S1 evo 3 ev hides a lot of technical refinements that bring the performance of electronically driven sports cars optimally onto the road.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Research funding often has restrictions that prevent a scientist from exploring beyond the parameters of the project originally proposed. However, the St. Baldrick's Foundation Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award allows researchers to do just that with the hopes that this freedom will lead to breakthroughs in the treatment of childhood cancers. This year's North America recipient is Paul A. Northcott, Ph.D., at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.