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December 2013

EPB adds Festivus display to holiday window showcase

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Festivus pole (Source: flic.kr/p/f55zWg. Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license: tinyurl.com/24xvum)

Yesterday morning, EPB expanded its Holiday Windows showcase to include a display just in time for the annual December 23 holiday Festivus. For over 60 years, EPB has upheld a tradition to decorate the windows of its downtown office with ornate Christmas scenes using trees, animated characters and thousands of…

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Signal Mountain awarded “Best Place in Tenn.” by residents of Signal Mountain

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Signal Mountain (Used under the CC-BY-ND-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/8TJ4eV)

Earlier this week, the residents of the town Signal Mountain, located on Walden Ridge, awarded themselves the honor of “Best Place in Tennessee” after obtaining the results of a poll, in which only Signal Mountain inhabitants voted. “We’re number one! We’re number one!” said the crowd of residents in a…

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Local Amazon facility to offer catapult-powered delivery service

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Last Sunday on the CBS television show “60 Minutes,” Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company’s intention to offer rapid deliveries using unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly referred to as “drones,” in as early as 2015. While this is a revolutionary idea for retailers, it overshadowed another delivery innovation from…

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