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1. Bradley adds Chaloner to intellectual property group -

Aaron Chaloner has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP as a senior attorney in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Chaloner focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the life science and biotechnology industry. He is experienced in all stages of intellectual property prosecution and provides strategic counsel to his clients regarding copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret concerns.

2. Former longtime Tennessee GOP lawmaker, 73, dies -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Former Republican Tennessee Rep. Charles Sargent has died. He was 73.

An obituary by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home says Sargent died peacefully Tuesday.

3. Events -

Bass Learning Center College and Career Fair. More than 50 vendors representing various colleges, businesses and hiring agencies will be on site at Bass Learning Center, 5200 Delaware Avenue. 9 a.m.-noon. Information: www.mnps.org

4. Events -

Business Studio: Getting the Word Out. Need to let the world know what’s up with your business? Get some fresh ideas about both traditional and non-traditional marketing strategies. Panel discussion with the agencies behind Thistle Farms, Kirkland’s, Ashley Judd, National Museum of African American Music and Mixtroz will share their expertise. You’ll also hear from local small business owners with out-of-the-box marketing strategies that have worked. The Cal Turner Family Center at Meharry Medical College, Room 203, 1011 21st Ave. N. Thursday, 3-5 p.m. Fee: Free. Information

5. Events -

Williamson, Inc. Joint Mixer. Meet members from different Chambers and learn more about their businesses and organizations. Chambers represented include, The Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber, Spring Hill Camber and Williamson. The Williamson Business Leadership Awards finalist will attend this event as well. Hampton Inn & Suites Berry Farm, 7101 Berry Farms Crossing, Franklin. Thursday, 5-7 p.m. Fee: Free, but registration required. Information

6. Collecting online sales taxes no cure-all for state budget -

Tennessee’s political officials are lauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision enabling states to effectively collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers.

But don’t expect the result of South Dakota v. Wayfair to be a watershed moment for the state budget. If you’re looking for a windfall to bolster education or house the homeless, close your eyes and dream on, because this likely isn’t about mo’ money, mo’ money.

7. Events -

Young Professionals CONNECT. Young Professionals CONNECT on Thursday at Westhaven Golf Club, 4000 Golf Club Drive. Mix and mingle in the Westhaven Golf Academy, just below the clubhouse while enjoying live music. There will be a chipping demonstration at 6 p.m. and a longest drive demonstration at 6:45 p.m. with a longest drive competition happening in the training bay. Free, but registration is needed. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Information

8. Events -

Power of the Purse Luncheon. Mia Hamm, five-time U.S. Soccer Player of the year, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Soccer Hall of Famer, will be the keynote speaker at the 20th annual Power of the Purse®, at the Music City Center. The Power of the Purse® luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets: $200. Information

9. Events -

Sumner County Candidate Forum & Reception. The event offers Gallatin Chamber and community members to become more informed citizens. All Sumner County candidates have been invited. Meet and greet reception Thursday at 5 p.m., followed by a forum led and moderated by local news anchor, Scott Couch, and representatives from the Gallatin News, Hendersonville Standard, and Portland Sun. Free event, but tickets required. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverage served. 5-8 p.m. Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike. Information

10. Events -

Street Eats. A gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Nashville's Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North each Tuesday and Thursday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


Williamson, Inc. Town Hall

A monthly community forum featuring elected officials centers on the issues being discussed in the Tennessee Legislature and in Williamson County. Representatives are given a platform to discuss the issues in greater depth with their constituents. Topic: An update from the Williamson County Legislative Delegation. Guest Panel: State Senator Jack Johnson, State Representatives Charles Sargent, Glen Casada and Sam Whitson. Columbia State Community College Community Room – Building A, 1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin. 7:15 a.m. networking, 7:30-8:30 Program/taping. Fee: no charge for Williamson, Inc. Business Partners and Guests. Open to the general public. Information

11. Events -

Business of Entertainment. The U.S. entertainment industry is responsible for $150 billion annually in expenditures and some 120 billion hours of consumed time. In Williamson County, more than 2,200 people work in entertainment, an industry that has increased significantly since 2002. The growth of the entertainment industry has been directly related to the development of a modern economy, rising economic productivity, and increased time available for leisure and recreation. Join the Chamber for a discussion of why the entertainment industry matters to the business community and how Williamson County businesses can embrace all the benefits of being an entertainment destination. Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin. Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Business Partners: $40, Guests: $60. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events

12. Events -

Nolensville Business Luncheon. Guest speakers: Ken McLawhon, administrator for Town of Nolensville, and Micah Wood, AICP, planning and environmental manager, Volkert, Inc. Providence Baptist Church, 1668 Sunset Road, Brentwood, 37027. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: $16 Business Partners, $20 Guests. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com

13. Middle Tennessee's $1M-plus residential transactions for 2017 -

There were 690 commercial real estate transactions worth $1 million or more in Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Sumner and Wilson counties in 2017, according to Chandler Reports.

Davidson County had the most with 333, followed by Williamson (152), Rutherford (104), Sumner (51) and Wilson (50).

14. Events -

Nashville Restaurant Week. This twice a year event encourages you to take advantage of some great deals. All of the Nashville Originals’ restaurants will offer special menu items and pricing. It’s a great opportunity to try a local spot you’ve been meaning to check out. Participating restaurants typically include Americano, The Bunganut Pig, Cabana, Caffe Nonna, Capitol Grill, Chago’s, Copper Kettle, Crow’s Nest, Elliston Place Soda Shop, Fenwick’s 300, Fido, Finezza Italian Bistro, Fleet Street Pub, Flyte, Germantown Cafe, Gray’s on Main, Green Hills Grille, Harvest at Homestead, Jackson’s, MAFIAoZA’s, McCabe’s Pub, Mere Bulles, Midtown Cafe, Nonna’s, Noshville, Peg Leg Porker, Pizza Perfect, PM, Provence, Puckett’s Boat House, Puckett’s Grocery, The Row, Rumours East, Salsa, Smokin Thighs, South Street, Suzy Wong’s, Table 3, Tin Angel, Urban Grub, Valentino’s, Watermark, Wild Iris, and The Yellow Porch. Each menu is a little different, but most places offer 2 or 3-course meals from $10 to $30. You’ll find lunch and dinner options during Nashville Restaurant Week.

15. Events -

Franklin Civil War Roundtable. Williamson County historian Rick Warwick will present “The Freedmen’s Bureau in Williamson County.” The U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, popularly known as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established in 1865 by Congress to assist former slaves in the aftermath of the Civil War. The Bureau was intended to provide food, housing, medical help, schools and legal assistance to the newly freed population in the South. Rick Warwick has researched the original labor contracts signed by 476 former slaves in Williamson County and will be discussing the difficult “negotiations” experienced by these men, usually with their previous owners. Oftentimes these contracts were turned against the men giving the landowners great advantage. Sunday, 3 p.m. Free event. The Franklin Civil War Round Table is an educational program of Franklin’s Charge, and meets each month at Carnton Plantation’s Fleming Center, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle. Information: fcwrt@yahoo.com, www.franklinscharge.org/the-round-table.

16. Despite massive turnover, GOP owns legislature -

2018 will be a year of change for the Tennessee General Assembly, and 2019 will bring even more, especially in leadership – much depending on the popularity of President Donald Trump.

Not only is the Legislature moving to the Cordell Hull Building, vacating the Legislative Plaza after 45 years or so, a number of legislative faces are changing, too, even before next year’s election.

17. Sargent, finance chairman of Tennessee House, to retire -

FRANKLIN (AP) — Republican state Rep. Charles Sargent, the chairman of the powerful House Finance Committee, said won't seek another term in the Tennessee General Assembly.

Sargent announced to the Williamson Herald on Thursday that he plans to retire at the end of his 11th two-year term because of health concerns. The 72-year-old insurance agent from Franklin said he's dealt with skin cancer in the past, and that he has recently been diagnosed with a related condition.

18. Sargent, finance chairman of Tennessee House, to retire -

FRANKLIN (AP) — Republican state Rep. Charles Sargent, the chairman of the powerful House Finance Committee, says he won't seek another term in the Tennessee General Assembly.

19. Top Middle Tennessee commercial transactions for July 2017 -

Top commercial real estate sales, July 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

20. Events -

Sumner County Transit Summit. The nMotion Strategic Plan was approved in September and will be the guide to creating better regional mobility for Middle Tennesseans. RTA, along with Cumberland Region Tomorrow and the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee, are returning to update you and other residents on what the next steps could mean for Sumner County. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend this important Sumner County event. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided. Wood Dining Hall, Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin. Doors open at 5 p.m. Program 5:30-6 p.m. Information: Carol Hudler, 986-2698

21. Events -

Chamber of Commerce Joint Mixer. Join Williamson Chamber, Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce and Maury Alliance at Homestead Manor, 4683 Columbia Pike, Thompson’s Station, for a networking opportunity. Thursday, 5-7 p.m. Food and drinks. Fee: Free. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com

22. Events -

Street Food Thursdays. Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. This event takes place every Thursday. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for the event.

23. Events -

Preds Party in the Park. Predators fans are invited to an outdoor viewing party at Walk of Fame Park for remaining home and away playoff games – including tonight's – against the Anaheim Ducks. All games will be shown on an 18-by-12-foot screen at the park, which is located across Fifth Avenue South from Bridgestone Arena. Food trucks will be on site, and water, sodas and beer also will be on sale. Attendees are invited to bring blankets and chairs. Schedule:

24. Gas tax rancor lingers as session coasts to close -

Remnants of rancor over Republican leadership roiled the House, a reminder of outrage over roguish behavior as representatives reached the finish line.

Alliteration is probably better suited for poetry. But in a case of what could be considered poetic justice, at least for some, this literary device – goofiness maybe – is suitable for legislative action requiring a score card to keep up with the characters and a bit of history to put it all together.

25. Thursday's acrimony is Friday lovefest: House passes $37B budget -

Putting a day of acrimony behind it, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a $37 billion budget plan, stripping away nearly $320 million in amendments placed on it the previous day.

Compared to the previous day of arguments and overspending, Friday’s debate was a veritable lovefest.

26. Divisive bid to strip gas tax hike from road funding fizzles in House -

Gov. Bill Haslam’s transportation funding/tax cut bill raced ahead of a measure backed by House Speaker Beth Harwell in the House Finance, Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. But the battle isn’t done.

27. House committee passes bill to make Oral chemo more affordable -

Despite objections to a pharmaceutical reporting requirement, a House committee this morning passed legislation designed to make oral chemotherapy medication more affordable.

By a 16-2 vote, the House Insurance and Banking Committee approved legislation sponsored by Rep. William Lamberth prohibiting an insurance provider from requiring a higher insurance co-payment for oral anti-cancer medication than for injected chemotherapy medication. The measure moves next to the Calendar & Rules Committee and then the House floor.

28. Events -

Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Tin Pan South, the world’s largest songwriter festival, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. More than 300 songwriters and acts will perform more than 90 shows in 10 Music City venues over five days. Through Saturday. Information, including performers and venues: http://tinpansouth.com

29. Top Middle Tennessee commercial transactions for February 2017 -

Top commercial real estate sales, February 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

30. Events -

Notes Focus Group Thursday, Feb. 23: Notes Focus Group. Local investors meet to discuss investing in real estate-backed notes. The goal is to help each other stay motivated, analyze deals, and discuss strategies. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., First Watch, 1000 Meridian Blvd., Franklin.

31. Events -

Public Affairs Roundtable. An Update from the Williamson County Legislative Delegation. Guest Panel: State Senator Jack Johnson, State Rep. Charles Sargent, State Rep. Glen Casada and State Rep. Sam Whitson. Friday, 7:15 a.m. networking, 7:30-8:30 a.m. program. Williamson County Administrative Complex Auditorium, 1320 West Main Street. Public Affairs Roundtable is a monthly community forum featuring elected officials centered on the issues being discussed in the Tennessee Legislature and in Williamson County. Information: www.williamsonchamber.com.

32. Events -

Supplier Diversity Forum. An interactive forum connecting small, diverse-owned businesses to major Middle Tennessee employers in key industries (construction, manufacturing and distribution) with a commitment to supplier diversity. Learn from successful minority-owned business leaders, engage with decision makers from major companies and build your network of buyers and other suppliers. Music City Center, 201 5th Avenue South, Nashville. Fee: $25 (includes lunch, parking, and networking reception). Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: nashvillechamber.com

33. Events -

Nashville Originals’ Restaurant Week. A biannual event sponsored by Nashville Originals features special prices and menus Jan. 16-22 and across the meal times. Participating restaurants include Capitol Grille, Fleet Street Pub, Flyte World Dining and Wine, The Listening Room Cafe, Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Peg Leg Porker, Provence Breads & Cafe, Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant, Salsa, Sole Mio and Watermark. Information: http://nashvilleoriginals.com/nashville-restaurant-week/

34. GOP leaders alarmed about removal of Tennessee history -

NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican leaders in the state Legislature are expressing alarm at the number of Tennessee historical events that would be removed from teaching requirements under a proposed overhaul of social studies standards.

35. Baker Donelson security chair joins Nashville office -

Alisa L. Chestler, the chair of Baker Donelson’s Privacy and Information Security Team, has joined Baker Donelson’s Nashville office. Chestler will continue to maintain a presence in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she was previously based.

36. Durham loses GOP primary after sexual harassment allegations -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The subject of a scathing attorney general's report on sexual harassment allegations lost his Republican primary for the Tennessee House on Thursday.

Rep. Jeremy Durham had suspended his campaign after the report outlined allegations of improper sexual contact with 22 women but had denied any wrongdoing and did not drop out of the race. Durham was defeated by former Army Col. Sam Whitson.

37. Haslam drops $150K into PAC for Tennessee legislative races -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has opened his wallet for state legislative campaigns throughout the state.

According to the final campaign finance reports to be filed before the Aug. 4 primary, Haslam gave $150,000 to his political action committee, Jobs4TN. The committee then contributed all but $4,000 of that amount to the campaigns of 44 lawmakers.

38. Haslam drops $150K into PAC for Tennessee legislative races -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has opened his wallet for state legislative campaigns throughout the state.

According to the final campaign finance reports to be filed before the Aug. 4 primary, Haslam gave $150,000 to his political action committee, Jobs4TN. The committee then contributed all but $4,000 of that amount to the campaigns of 44 lawmakers.

39. Durham's halted bid not only GOP campaign drawing attention -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The subject of a state attorney general's sexual harassment investigation isn't the only Republican candidate facing uncertain prospects in Tennessee's Aug. 4 primary.

Rep. Jeremy Durham suspended his re-election campaign despite his claims that most of the allegations that the Franklin Republican had improper sexual interactions with 22 women were false or taken out of context.

40. Legislature votes to reduce, eventually eliminate Hall tax -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Legislature on Friday passed a measure that would reduce and eventually eliminate the Hall tax on investment income.

The Hall tax imposes a general levy of 6 percent on investment income, with some exceptions. Lawmakers agreed to reduce it down to 5 percent before eliminating it completely. They intend to pass future legislation reducing it by 1% each year before eliminating it completely by 2022.

41. Lawmakers fail to conclude Tennessee legislative session -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A lengthy debate over a proposed veto override, partisan squabbling and a disagreement over a tax cut have delayed the planned conclusion of the legislative session.

As the House slowly churned through its calendar into the evening Wednesday, the Senate voted to recess for the night and return Thursday.

42. Top Middle Tennessee commercial transactions for February 2016 -

Top commercial real estate sales, January 2016, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

43. Bill seeks private transportation partnerships in Tennessee -

NASHVILLE (AP) - A bipartisan legislative proposal would clear the way for public-private partnerships on transportation projects in Tennessee.

Republican Sen. Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro said at a press conference at the state Capitol on Wednesday that the bill would allow state and local governments to enter into agreements with private vendors to build and operate light rail and roads to help alleviate traffic congestion.

44. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions for September 2015 -

Top commercial real estate transactions, September 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

45. Tennessee AG: Parents can't give kids new last names -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee's attorney general says married parents can't invent new last names for their children.

Attorney General Bob Cooper writes in a legal opinion that state law limits the options to the last name of either the father or the mother, or both.

46. Events -

Real Estate Investors Network Real Estate Investors Network. Ca$h Flow & Millionaire Maker Games. Learn financial strategies without having to invest any of your own cash. These games are fun and educational ways to learn about wealth creation, managing assets and liabilities and escaping from the “rat race.” Today, 6 p.m., REIN Education Center, 2416 Music Valley Drive, Ste 151, Nashville. Information: reintn.org. Additional April opportunity:

47. Lawmakers approve $32.4B spending plan -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday approved the state's $32.4 billion spending plan for the budget year beginning in July after failed attempts to increase the pay of teachers and state employees.

48. Events -

International Business Council Luncheon. "Reforming Reform in China: The State, Markets and Foreign Enterprises” is the topic for today. Dr. Ken DeWoskin, chairman of the Deloitte China Research and Insight Center, and Chris Cooper, Americas leader, Deloitte Chinese Services Group, will share their points of view on useful questions and best answers in regards to China, ranging from general economic, regulatory, and market trends through sector and M&A activities, reform promises and prospects, and MNC strategic responses. 11:30 a.m.-noon, registration and networking. Noon-1 p.m., program and lunch. Baker Donelson Event Space, 211 Commerce Street, Nashville.

49. Events -

Are Patent Trolls Exhausted? A host of legislative efforts to curb so-called “Patent Trolls” are being pushed in a variety of venues, including an anti-troll statute introduced in Tennessee. But what is a Patent Troll? Are they really the source of the problem? And is it worth dismantling the patent system to kill them off? Baker Donelson hosts this intellectual property roundtable featuring speaker W. Edward Ramage as part of the ABA Intellectual Property Roundtable Series. Today, Noon-1 p.m., Baker Donelson Center, 211 Commerce Street, First Floor Special Events Center, Nashville. Program and lunch are complimentary. Registration: rsvp@bakerdonelson.com.

50. Events -

Music City Center Grand Opening. Grammy-winning artist and Nashville resident Sheryl Crow will headline the Music City Center grand opening and free outdoor concert today. Performing with Crow will be The Time Jumpers, Vince Gill, the Fisk Jubilee Singers and Mikky Ekko. The concert is set for 6-9 p.m., followed by fireworks. A free open house continues today.

51. Senate passes Haslam budget proposal -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Lawmakers in both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday approved Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.8 billion budget proposal.

The Senate unanimously approved the spending plan on Wednesday afternoon, and the House later followed suit on an 83-14 vote. The bill goes back to the Senate to weigh minor changes before it can head for Haslam's signature.

52. Top Midstate residential real estate transactions for February 2013 -

Top February 2013 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

53. GOP lawmakers seek to back away from 'fringe' -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Before a House vote to give final approval to a contentious firearms bill last week, Speaker Beth Harwell implored her Republican colleagues to ignore demands from what she deemed "fringe" groups to make major changes to the measure.

54. Health care compact fails in House committee -

NASHVILLE (AP) - A measure that would have allowed Tennessee to approach Congress about forming the state's own health care system has failed a second consecutive year after opponents said Tuesday it's unnecessary and could hurt the state's other health initiatives.

55. Freshman lawmaker: Block expanded Medicaid in Tenn -

NASHVILLE (AP) - Freshman state Rep. Jeremy Durham has filed a House bill seeking to block Tennessee from expanding Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul.

56. Harwell's bill limit dialed back to 15 per year -

NASHVILLE (AP) - A House committee voted Tuesday to dial back Republican Speaker Beth Harwell's proposal to limit the number of bills each lawmaker can file each year.

Harwell had sought to set an annual cap of 10 bills per lawmaker, but the panel voted instead to recommend a 15-bill limit. If approved by the full House later this week, the move could result in about 500 more bills being filed than under the Nashville Repubican's original proposal.

57. Donor, PAC accused of topping contribution limits -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The state board that regulates campaign finance in Tennessee has launched an investigation to determine whether a Middle Tennessee health care investor used a political action committee he funded to skirt the law limiting campaign contributions.

58. Lawmakers send budget compromise to governor -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The state's more than $31 billion annual spending plan is headed to the governor after Republicans rejected Democratic efforts to make further changes to the compromise legislation.

59. Tradition of secret budget meetings alive in Tenn. -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers' long tradition of meeting secretly to hash out budget plans is alive and well.

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick confirmed to The Associated Press that key legislators met for several hours at a Nashville restaurant on Sunday to work through budget amendments.

60. Disclosure requirement finds resistance in House -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A bill seeking to require local and regional planning commissioners to file interest disclosures with the Tennessee Ethics Commission is being met with resistance in its last legislative hurdle before a full House vote.

61. Tenn. House passes tax cuts on groceries, estates -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The House voted on Thursday to begin phasing out Tennessee's inheritance tax and to lower the state's sales tax on groceries.

The chamber voted 88-8 on the estate tax measure, and 96-0 to cut the food tax from 5.5 percent to 5.25 percent.

62. Retailers applaud Tenn. AG opinion on Amazon tax -

NASHVILLE (AP) — An association of brick-and-mortar retailers says a legal opinion from state Attorney General Bob Cooper should cancel a sales tax exemption for online merchant Amazon.com.

63. Lawmaker drops Amazon.com sales tax bill -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday backed off trying to force Amazon.com to collect sales taxes on transactions in the state, at least for this year.