Tennessee Business

Krystal Offers a Whole Lot of Holiday Cheer for Just $4

17 12 2017

    ATLANTA, GA, December 17, 2017 -- Few things are better than great holiday savings on your favorite foods - which is why Krystal restaurants are currently offering a delicious deal on six fan-favorite Krystal menu items, for just $4. From now until the end of the year, guests may enjoy three steamy, square Krystal burgers, a small order of crispy fries, a small soft drink and an ice-cream sundae dessert for an unbeatable limited-time only value."Krystal has always prided itself on delivering better-than-expected value on great-tasting food. This deal is taking it to the next level," said Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing for The Krystal Company. "For less than $5, Krystal fans can get a complete meal plus dessert, and still have a dollar left over for holiday stocking stuffers."The new $4 deal was designed to be the perfect grab-and-go meal for holiday shoppers or for football fans looking for a tasty treat to enjoy during bowl games, playoffs, and halftime...

79-Cent Krystals to Turn National Bah-Humbug Day into "Bah-Yum-Buns!" Day

16 12 2017

    ATLANTA, GA, December 16, 2017 -- There's not a Scrooge in town that's going to be able to resist smiling on National Bah-Humbug Day this December 21st. That's when Krystal restaurants throughout the South will be offering their classic small, square Krystal burger for just 79 cents all day long. Fans of the brand are sure to think of it as a holiday miracle - but it's actually right in line with the brand's long-standing tradition of great food and great values."If there's one thing that can make anyone happy during the holiday season - it's a fantastic money-saving deal on your favorite food," said Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing for The Krystal Company. "79-cent Krystals on Bah-Yum-Buns day most definitely fits that description!"To take advantage of the offer, guests need only visit their local Krystal restaurant on Thursday, December 21st. All regular Krystal burgers will be available for just 79 cents each from open...

Surgery Partners, Inc. Announces $50.0 Million Share Repurchase Program

15 12 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2017 -- Surgery Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRY) ("Surgery Partners" or the "Company"), a leading provider of surgical services, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to $50.0 million of its common stock.Clifford Adlerz, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Surgery Partners, stated “The authorization of this share repurchase program underscores our commitment to creating value for our shareholders and our belief in the strength of our business and its underlying industry trends. We have a strong, diversified platform and see the opportunity to drive growth and optimize performance, creating value in our shares at the current valuation. We intend to maintain ample capital to support both internal and acquisition-based growth initiatives in line with our long-term strategy.”The timing and size of repurchases will be determined based on market conditions and other factors....

Shareholders Approve Proposals Related to Proposed Merger of Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. and Community First, Inc.

15 12 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. & COLUMBIA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (“Commerce Union”) (Nasdaq: CUBN), the parent company for Reliant Bank, and Community First, Inc. (“Community First”), the parent company for Community First Bank & Trust, announced today that their shareholders have voted to approve the respective proposals submitted to their shareholders related to the merger of the two companies. The two companies also announced that all regulatory approvals required for the proposed transaction have been received. Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the remaining conditions to closing contained in the merger agreement, the transaction is expected to close effective January 1, 2018. At closing, Commerce Union will merge Community First Bank & Trust with and into Reliant Bank, and the combined bank will operate as Reliant Bank. Commerce Union’s shareholders have also approved an amendment to the company’s charter to change the company’s...

Panties.com is Happy to Announce Its New 12 Months of Christmas!

15 12 2017

FAIRFIELD, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Continuing its tradition since 1985 of a light-hearted luxury gift of love, Panty of the Month® is happy to announce its new 12 Months of Christmas – a gift of love and luxury panties - from Panty Claus himself! Knock-offs have come and gone, but subscribers to the original Panty of the Month® series continue to reap the benefits of a top-notch service with an intimate touch. With just one phone call, your sweetheart will receive an opulently gift-wrapped luxury panty, enclosed with gourmet chocolates, fragrance and a personal note for each holiday and season of the year. Each high-end knicker is gift-wrapped specially for the corresponding holiday. Order only once, and she will receive delightful gifts for Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Mother's Day. Panty of the Month® has been doing this for over 30 years and has legions of satisfied customers. Their motto is: “We do the work, you...

Ralph Dace Kimberlin Recognized for Achievements in Aerospace Technology

15 12 2017

    WINTER HAVEN, FL, December 15, 2017 -- Ralph Dace Kimberlin, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.A highly regarded test pilot with more than 40 years of experience in aerospace engineering, Dr. Kimberlin has worked as a professor with the Florida Institute of Technology since 2006, and as a test pilot since 1970. Prior to that, he served as a professor and chairman of the University of Tennessee Space Institute from 1978 to 2005, and as a chief of flight test and aerodynamics at Piper Aircraft from 1974 to 1978. Throughout his career as a professor, 10 of his students have gone on to become astronauts.Dr. Kimberlin began his career serving at the U.S. Naval Academy, earning a...

79-Cent Krystals(R) to Turn National Bah-Humbug Day into -Bah-Yum-Buns!- Day

15 12 2017

December 15, 2017 - ATLANTA, GA — There’s not a Scrooge in town that’s going to be able to resist smiling on National Bah-Humbug Day this December 21st. That’s when Krystal® restaurants throughout the South will be offering their classic small, square Krystal burger for just 79 cents all day long. Fans of the brand are sure to think of it as a holiday miracle – but it’s actually right in line with the brand’s long-standing tradition of great food and great values.“If there’s one thing that can make anyone happy during the holiday season – it’s a fantastic money-saving deal on your favorite food,” said Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing for The Krystal Company. “79-cent Krystals on Bah-Yum-Buns day most definitely fits that description!”To take advantage of the offer, guests need only visit their local Krystal restaurant on Thursday, December 21st. All regular Krystal burgers will be available for just 79 cents each from open to close. Price and participation...

Freed-Hardeman University Inaugurates Shannon as 16th President

14 12 2017

FHU President David R. Shannon stands with his wife, Tracie, after he is presented with the Presidential Medallion Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. FHU is positioned very well for the future. HENDERSON, Tenn. December 14, 2017 Surrounded by a host of students, family, friends and the expanded Freed-Hardeman University family, David R. Shannon was officially inaugurated as the 16th president of FHU Thursday, October 19, 2017. John Law, chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees, welcomed guests, introduced various dignitaries from other higher education institutions, representatives of learned societies, government leaders and members of the Shannon family. He then presented Shannon with the presidential medallion. He concluded his introductions by asking FHU students to stand, telling them, “You are the most important group in this room.” Law also highlighted various historic moments in the university’s history concluding, “FHU is positioned very well for the future.” Colton...

Legacy Parks Introduces Branded Digital Emoji Stickers

14 12 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Legacy Parks Foundation, an East Tennessee nonprofit organization working to ensure that the community enjoys an outdoor lifestyle, and Smallball Media, a technology company focused on driving digital engagement in new ways, jointly announced the launch of a branded digital emoji sticker pack for iOS devices that encourages peer-to-peer sharing via messaging applications. The Legacy Parks emojis depict activities including fly fishing, biking, running, hiking and more, allowing users to share their love of Knoxville's great outdoor spaces with their friends and family directly from their smartphone. "With more than 45 billion messages being exchanged each day in the U.S., we know the way people communicate is changing," said Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation. "This is a way for people to share their outdoor experiences while increasing awareness and encouraging others to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor spaces...

First Tennessee earns awards for best brand

14 12 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 14, 2017 -- First Tennessee Bank has received multiple national awards for its differentiated brand from Greenwich Associates as part of the group’s 2017 Greenwich Best Brand Awards.In evaluating more than 750 banks, Greenwich Associates identified a select group of banks that performed at differentiated levels compared to peer institutions at the national level. First Tennessee won four awards recognizing its top evaluations from clients.“We are thankful for our business customers and honored that they highly rated our service and capability,” said David Popwell, president of banking for First Tennessee’s parent company, First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). “Our dedicated bankers work hard every day to earn their trust and loyalty are and they are committed to providing differentiated customer service. This recognition demonstrates that our customers believe we’re doing an outstanding job for them.” In the Small Business Banking category, First...

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