VOL. 38 | NO. 42 | Friday, October 17, 2014
Janet Miller on her jump to Colliers, future of Midstate development
Ask Janet Miller about her remarkable career at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and she’ll likely attribute it to good timing or pass credit onto others.
The gentle soul who used to get his hair cut by an Everly Father a couple of doors down – and who pumped 100 percent pure gas to keep country immortal Ernest Tubb movin’ on – has enjoyed the last four-plus decades next to what used to be called Hailey’s Shopping Center.
Last week The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors (GNAR) released the sales information for the area for September, and the numbers were staggering, with sales up 19 percent.
September and third quarter 2014 real estate trends for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt says Jake Locker is still his starting quarterback.
KNOXVILLE – Bud Ford usually had no problem wearing the orange blazer in his early days as assistant sports information director at the University of Tennessee.
Margaret Behm, principal at Dodson, Parker, Behm and Capparella, P.C., will serve as the 2015 campaign chair of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands’ Campaign for Equal Justice.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Fans of Honda’s innovative and spacious Fit hatchback will love what the car becomes for 2015 - quieter inside, more powerful and yet more fuel efficient, more refined in its ride, roomier and better equipped.
If you’re writing lackluster headlines, you are wasting your time developing marketing content that will never be read.
With football season underway and basketball season beginning, questions have started to arise about working in professional sports. Let’s be honest. Who wouldn’t want to get up and go to work for their favorite sports franchise? Every day would be fun and exciting – and we might even meet a few of the players!
In a 1912 poem, Ezra Pound wrote, “Winter is icumen in.” Pound’s “Ancient Music” parodies a 13th century Anglo-Saxon poem that begins “Sumer is icumen in” (sic). Hardly a novel idea: “Here comes winter.” Happens every year, no? We want to prepare.
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
The Arkansas State Fair is here and, as usual, brings the best of Arkansas right to our front door, including a commercial wine competition, livestock shows, petting zoos, a gator show (watch as the Swampmaster catches an 8-foot, 200-pound alligator with his bare hands!), a Gold Metal Flour cookie contest, a fairy queen pageant, a junior fairy queen pageant, an Arkansas Farm Bureau rice-cooking contest, a Petit Jean Meats cooking contest, a military appreciation day, a pie competition, and a BBQ competition – to name just a few.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Governor's Highway Safety Office is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to spread awareness about teen driver safety.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is asking the federal government for $70 million to help the communities of Nashville and Shelby County expand pre-kindergarten education.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating system and introduced a high-resolution iMac model that might appeal to heavy watchers of television over the Internet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive. Privacy advocates called the concerns exaggerated and little more than recycled arguments the government has raised against encryption since the early 1990s.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear.
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley's third-quarter net income nearly doubled, helped by strength in its institutional securities and wealth management divisions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm accused of fraud will pay a $1 million penalty in what federal regulators say is the first case of market manipulation brought against a high-speed trading firm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.