Technology and health care companies led a broad rally in U.S. stocks Tuesday that pulled the Standard & Poor's 500 index back into the black for the year.
The gains erased the market's losses over the previous two days, when worries over falling oil and other commodities prices dragged down stocks. That trend snapped on Tuesday as the price of U.S. crude oil rebounded with a 2.9 percent gain.
12. Bar’s public service award goes to Conner - Friday, December 04, 2015
In recognition of more than 50 years of service to both the legal profession and the Middle Tennessee community, Waller attorney and mediator Lew Conner is being honored with the John C. Tune Public Service Award at the Nashville Bar Association’s annual meeting and banquet.13. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions for October 2015 - Friday, November 27, 2015
Top commercial real estate transactions, October 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.14. Gary, Hart to lead new consulting group - Friday, November 13, 2015
Two health care veterans and international law firm Dickinson Wright PLLC are launching a new corporate health care venture to be based in Nashville, DW Franklin Consulting Group, LLC. The firms will work together to provide solutions spanning both legal and business consulting services.15. Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton shine at CMA Awards - Friday, October 30, 2015
Though the room was full of A-listers like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, with their massive hit "Girl Crush," and Chris Stapleton, who has written songs for most of Nashville, owned the 2015 Country Music Association Awards.16. Dickinson Wright welcomes associates - Friday, November 06, 2015
Dickinson Wright PLLC has hired Ariel Mason and Dustin Kovacic as associate attorneys. Mason joins the firm’s downtown Nashville office, and Kovacic joins the office on Music Row.
Mason previously worked for Dickinson Wright as a summer associate in the Nashville office, where she composed arguments for inclusion in trial briefs and motion memoranda. She also conducted extensive research on general litigation issues, including business disputes, employment law, and bankruptcy law.17. Mac Wiseman: Last of the original CMA board - Friday, October 30, 2015
“Charley Pride was sitting right there in that same chair as you. We sang ‘Footprints in the Snow,’’’ says Mac Wiseman, the last surviving member of the original CMA board of directors, nodding to where I sit.18. Bridgestone buying Pep Boys for about $835 million - Friday, October 23, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Tire and auto service company Bridgestone Corp. is buying auto parts and repair company Pep Boys in for $835 million in a deal that will help Bridgestone gain a more dominant position.19. Dean, Henry, Hyde named to YWCA board - Friday, October 09, 2015
The YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee has elected three new members for the 2015-2016 board term, including former Mayor Karl Dean.
Also, with her election as the first female mayor of Nashville, Megan Barry has resigned her position on the YWCA board.20. Stites & Harbison taps Taylor to lead new entertainment group - Friday, September 11, 2015
Stites & Harbison, PLLC has announced the launch of a new entertainment law practice with the addition of member Stephanie R. Taylor to its Nashville office. Taylor will lead the team with help from current Stites & Harbison attorney Jeremy Brook.21. Little Big Town, Eric Church lead CMA nominations - Friday, September 04, 2015
NASHVILLE (AP) - Little Big Town crushed it with their song "Girl Crush" and are tied with Eric Church with five nominations each at the 49th annual Country Music Association Awards.
In the nominations announced Wednesday, the four-part vocal group rode the success of the song to nominations for album of the year for "Pain Killer"; vocal group; musical event for a duet with Miranda Lambert; music video; and single of the year. The songwriters for "Girl Crush," Liz Rose, Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey, also received a nomination for song of the year.22. Barry Q&A: Time to address future transportation needs - Friday, August 28, 2015
Two-term at-large Metro Council member Megan Barry is facing former hedge fund advisor David Fox in the Sept. 10 runoff for Nashville’s mayoral seat. Early voting is underway and ends Sept. 5.23. Barry: This is no time to ‘put the brakes on’ city’s economy - Friday, August 28, 2015
Local attorney Will Cheek III is backing Megan Barry in Nashville’s mayoral runoff because he’s impressed by how well she balances “socially progressive” convictions with support of business interests.24. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions for July 2015 - Friday, August 21, 2015
Top commercial real estate transactions, July 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.25. Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood to host CMAs for 8th year - Friday, July 31, 2015
NASHVILLE (AP) - Country stars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will return to host the Country Music Association Awards on ABC this fall for an eighth straight year.26. Best hotel rooms in Nashville – with or without helicopter - Friday, August 07, 2015
Tod Roadarmel, director of sales and marketing for the nearly 2-year-old Omni Hotel downtown, is awestruck by the vitality of Nashville’s hospitality industry. In town since 1988, he remembers when pre-Bridgestone Arena Broadway was not a place you’d want to be late at night.27. Events - Friday, July 24, 2015
Ninth annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville present the ninth annual NELAs, which recognize young professionals in 15 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the Nashville community. Today, 5-10 p.m., Lipscomb University’s Collins Alumni Auditorium. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 615 743-3063.28. Success spurs attendance for Predators - Friday, July 17, 2015
Declining attendance was an issue for the Nashville Predators several years ago, but the NHL franchise is no longer skating on thin ice. In fact, they are an excellent example of how an ownership change and recommitment to its core values can turn things around.29. Colleges, pro franchises seek strategies to keep millennials interested - Friday, July 17, 2015
UT and Vanderbilt are accustomed to tough competition from Tuscaloosa, Athens and Gainesville. Likewise, the Titans must deal with the Colts, Steelers and Ravens.
On games days, they and many others now have to go against Sony, Microsoft, Apple and EA Sports.30. Events - Friday, June 26, 2015
First Saturday Art Crawl. This event is typically held on the first Saturday of each month, but it will be held on Friday this month due to Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration. Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Live music will be performed on platforms along 5th Avenue. Two free shuttles will circulate the route from 6 pm - 10 pm.31. It’s gonna be a long, hot, delicious summer - Friday, June 26, 2015
Summertime brings us wedges of juicy watermelon and drippy ice cream cones. It yields pies piled with blackberries and peaches so fresh they can fill a room with their aroma.
It offers jewel-toned tomatoes for slicing and piling onto BLTs.32. Events - Friday, June 19, 2015
Asurion Hiring Event. The company plans to hire 400 people by October and will hold a hiring event and open house Thursday to interview candidates. The openings are for customer support technicians at its Nashville call center, located at 5720 Crossings Blvd. in Antioch. Average pay rate for a customer support technicians is $14.50. 9 A.M.-4 p.m. Interested candidates should text “Nashville” to 617-207-6382617-207-6382 to RSVP or call 262 439-1941262 439-1941.33. Playing big outdoor stadiums costly, risky - Friday, June 12, 2015
Tickets still are available from most on-line brokers for The Stones' ZIP Code Tour stop in Nashville.
And while the band should reasonably fill the LP Field, it is not without risk that they’re playing stadiums this time around, according to Gary Bongiovanni, editor of Pollstar, a trade publication that covers the international concert business.34. Big band, big stadium, big deal - Friday, June 12, 2015
Pleased to meet you, hope you guessed our name. Well, hell, Mick, if it’s puzzling you, it’s Nashville. Music City USA.
We’re the national media’s flavor of the day – the “It city,” which has gone from being a secondary concert market – remember The Beatles played Memphis, not Nashville – to one of the country’s prime touring destinations.35. Hospitality industry to honor former governor - Friday, May 01, 2015
Nashville’s hospitality industry will honor former Gov. and Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen as the second recipient of the E.W. “Bud” Wendell Award at the fourth annual National Travel & Tourism Week Hospitality Industry Luncheon on May 4.36. Top commercial real estate transactions for first quarter 2015 - Friday, April 24, 2015
Top commercial real estate transactions, first quarter 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.37. NRA conventioneers: These are you gun rights in Nashville - Friday, April 03, 2015
Concealed or open carry of a handgun in Tennessee is legal with a permit issued by the state Department of Safety.
The state must issue a handgun carry permit to any applicant who is at least 21 years old, a resident, and not prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm under federal or state law.38. Events - Friday, March 27, 2015
Predators Foundation Wine Festival & Tasting. The event includes more than 200 wines, spirits and brews as well as hors d’oeuvres. Plus, a silent auction featuring Predators memorabilia and exclusive packages. A VIP option is available including a five-course dinner with wine pairings. All proceeds benefit the Nashville Predators Foundation, which supports Middle Tennessee nonprofit groups and programs in the community. Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Bridgestone Arena. Information: http://predators.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=37101.39. Legislators misfire in rush to impress NRA attendees - Friday, March 20, 2015
With the National Rifle Association bringing 75,000 people to Nashville for its April 10-12 convention, the timing is seemingly right for the General Assembly to impress by passing a bevy of gun bills.40. Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in long-term deal - Friday, March 13, 2015
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. signed on as a worldwide Olympic sponsor Friday in a long-term deal reportedly worth nearly $1 billion.41. Eakin: Rising rents hitting all of Middle Tennessee - Friday, March 06, 2015
Selling business people on the idea of relocating to Nashville is easy for commercial real estate broker Barry R. Smith because he, too, bought into the city’s charm when he first came to town in 1981.42. AT&T names Turner regional vice president, GM - Friday, February 06, 2015
AT&T has selected industry veteran Kristi Turner to oversee operations in Tennessee, Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Turner will guide sales and operations for more than 1,400 employees, 71 AT&T-owned retail locations, 415 national retail partners and 131 authorized retailers across both states.43. Top 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Middle Tennessee - Friday, January 30, 2015
Top 2014 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.44. DVL, Seigenthaler purchased by New York firm - Friday, January 23, 2015
Nashville communications firms DVL Public Relations & Advertising and Seigenthaler Public Relations, Inc., have been purchased by global agency Finn Partners.45. Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tennessee Medicaid deal - Friday, January 02, 2015
NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says long-awaited details on his Medicaid expansion proposal should be released "within 24 hours" and that he expects to need the votes of all Democrats in the GOP-controlled Legislature to give the deal a chance of passage.46. Snedeker helps Titans raise money for YWCA - Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Brandt Snedeker has taken out skeet targets with a golf shot. Now the PGA pro has a chance at helping the Titans and Bridgestone donate up to $50,000 for domestic violence programs at halftime of Tennessee's game with Pittsburgh on Monday night.47. Bridgestone relocating headquarters in Nashville - Friday, November 07, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — Bridgestone Americas plans to move its Nashville headquarters to a new downtown facility that will allow it to consolidate its current staff with three out-of-state business units, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday.48. Sommet Group founder guilty in $20 million fraud - Friday, November 07, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — The head of the now-defunct Sommet Group, which formerly held the naming rights to the Bridgestone Arena, has been found guilty of stealing from clients.
The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/1EeeJZx) a federal jury on Friday found Brian Whitfield guilty on 14 of 15 counts related to the $20 million scheme.49. Daschle, Baker Donelson form advisory group - Friday, November 07, 2014
Former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) and law and government affairs firm Baker Donelson announced today the formation of The Daschle Group, A Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson.50. Who will own country music's biggest night? - Friday, October 31, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - When Dierks Bentley readied the release of his seventh album earlier this year, he led with the single "Bourbon in Kentucky."
But he quickly had to switch up his plans.
"I had to pull it because it was too heavy, too dark," he said in a recent interview. "It wasn't working in the radio world."51. Miranda Lambert vs. the men at 2014 CMAs - Friday, October 31, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - In one corner you've got the starring members of the country boys' club: The veteran George Strait; the Australian guitar player who rocks the shaggy bangs, Keith Urban; the best-selling party boy Luke Bryan; and the funny, tall guy, Blake Shelton.52. Hankook breaks ground on new plant - Friday, October 10, 2014
CLARKSVILLE (AP) — Hankook Tire has broken ground on an $800 million plant in Clarksville that is expected to create 1,800 jobs.
Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander joined local and company officials Thursday for the event.53. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions August 2014 - Friday, October 03, 2014
Top August 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.54. Nashville Predators hosting blood drive Saturday - Friday, September 26, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Nashville Predators are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.
The blood drive is running from noon to 8 p.m. CDT. The Predators are playing a special exhibition doubleheader against the Florida Panthers that day with games at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Donors who register to give blood during Saturday's drive will receive a Nashville Predators/American Red Cross T-shirt while supplies last plus a ticket to both games of the doubleheader.55. Take a right at Candyland, cruise down memory lane - Friday, September 26, 2014
Bill Decker has confessed to committing an “old Nashville” act. The founder of Decker Wealth Management admits he recently gave a friend directions to a certain destination that included a turn at a now-demolished Nashville landmark.56. Former Tennessee finance chief Emkes joins CCA board - Friday, August 22, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America has named former Tennessee finance chief Mark Emkes to its board of directors.57. Former Tennessee finance chief Emkes joins CCA board - Friday, August 15, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America has named former Tennessee finance chief Mark Emkes to its board of directors.58. Dickinson Wright hires for Music Row office - Friday, July 11, 2014
Attorneys Derek Crownover, Austen Adams and Cam Caldwell have joined Dickinson Wright PLLC in Nashville to launch the firm’s office on Music Row and lead its expanded Entertainment Law Practice Group.59. Independence Day fireworks shows across Middle Tennessee - Friday, June 27, 2014
Nashville throws a heck of a party to celebrate the Fourth of July, and fireworks are just one part of the big show.
Here’s the schedule of event:
12-5 p.m.: Family Fun Zone, 5th Avenue at Broadway60. Events - Friday, June 20, 2014
Vanderbilt Victory Celebration. Fans, players and coaches will celebrate Vanderbilt's College World Series championship tonight at 6 at the school's soccer/lacrosse field, with access on the east side of McGugin Center. Parking is available in the Medical Center lots located at the corner of Natchez Trace and Jess Neely Drive. The team is expected to return to McGugin Center around 1:30 p.m. today.61. Want to see a free concert? Here’s the deal - Friday, May 30, 2014
CMA week is a free for all – well, some of it is anyway. Any concert, event or activity held at an outdoor space during the 2014 CMA Music Festival is free and open to the public.
The marquee events, nightly concerts scheduled for June 5-8 at LP Field, have been sold out for months, so don’t expect to see Tim McGraw or Keith Urban performing in the park, but the festival prides itself on offering up well-known acts, old favorites and rising stars along with the superstars.62. CMA Fest artists find big payoff in free gig - Friday, May 30, 2014
CMA Music Festival is much more than a bunch of bologna to all involved, but that working-class delicacy does provide a Robert’s Western World-style gauge of the week’s impact.
“The fried bologna is flying out the door,” says affable office manager Julie Rahimi (“I keep the heartbeat beating at Robert’s”), as a simple illustration of the greenback effect “in the heart of the action” during the week that every year swells in proportion and importance for merchants, performers, organizers and the city itself.63. Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry - Friday, May 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.64. Predators onboard with plan to recycle butts - Friday, April 11, 2014
When the Nashville Clean Water Project approached the Nashville Predators about recycling cigarette butts – an innovative program that would turn piles of stinky, discarded butts into something more useful – it was a no brainer for the NHL franchise.65. NCAA's road to Nashville - Friday, March 21, 2014
A look at the events and schedule for the NCAA Women’s Final Four, scheduled for April 6-8 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
Tickets: $150 and higher
Schedule: Semifinals – April 6, 5:30 and 8 p.m.; Championship – April 8, 7:30 p.m.66. Lady Vols, Nashville share Final Four dream - Friday, March 21, 2014
Isabelle Harrison hopes The Road to Nashville – site of next month’s NCAA Women’s Final Four – is paved with gold for her and her University of Tennessee basketball team.
For Harrison, a Hillsboro High graduate, Nashville native and UT junior, it would be a sweet homecoming.67. Secrecy is sacrosanct in Haslam administration - Friday, March 07, 2014
Phil Bredesen’s first act as governor was to issue an executive order requiring his cabinet officials, including himself, to disclose their yearly income.
Years later, Gov. Bredesen said, “I consider it an intrusion on my privacy, but one I feel required to do as a public official.” The executive order was a sign of Bredesen’s dedication to transparency.68. Riley is president-elect of physicians’ organization - Friday, February 28, 2014
Wayne J. Riley, M.D., MPH, MBA, clinical professor of Medicine with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and adjunct professor of Healthcare Management with the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, is president-elect of the American College of Physicians.69. Bridgestone agrees to plead guilty - Friday, February 14, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bridgestone Corp. has agreed to plead guilty in a price-fixing conspiracy and pay a $425 million criminal fine in a Justice Department probe that has swept the automotive parts industry.70. LGBT travelers offer Middle Tennessee a lucrative demographic - Friday, February 14, 2014
The secret’s out. Nashville’s a magnet for all who love music, sports, great food and, of course, the ABC hit musical drama that shares the city’s name.
Less known is Music City’s potential to draw even more of a coveted niche group of visitors – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers.71. Top Midstate commercial real estate transactions for 2013 - Friday, January 24, 2014
Top 2013 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.72. Tony Giarratana: Having fun, taking risks, reshaping Nashville's skyline - Friday, January 24, 2014
Nashville’s skyline has barely changed since 2008, the year Pinnacle Tower was completed. That’s too long for Tony Giarratana.
The developer who built downtown’s first high-rise apartment building – the Cumberland – and the first condominium tower – the Viridian – had announced plans to launch a half-dozen new projects in the downtown, SoBro and Midtown districts. Together, those projects have a value of at least $500 million.73. Predators host school supply drive - Friday, January 10, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Nashville Predators are hosting a school supply drive to benefit an organization that helps the hearing impaired.
Prior to the 6 p.m. home game at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, volunteers will be collecting supplies for Bridges, formerly the League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and EAR Foundation.74. Top projects during Dean tenure - Friday, January 10, 2014
A sampling of projects completed, begun, proposed or greenlighted during Mayor Dean's administration:
Music City Center and Omni Hotel
Cost: $577 million final construction cost for the convention center plus land acquisition overruns of $15 million, funded by five revenue streams including a Davidson County hotel tax.75. Nashville building spree is less about Mayor Karl Dean, more about the city’s 10-year-old ‘50-year plan’ - Friday, January 10, 2014
If you want to see where a mayor’s true priorities lie, just look at his capital spending plan.
More than any other area of government, it’s where a mayor’s genuine wishes and priorities are expressed.76. Nashville Predators hosting Red Cross blood drive - Friday, December 20, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Nashville Predators are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive before their Monday match against the Boston Bruins.
The event takes place at the downtown Bridgestone Arena beginning at 4 p.m. and runs until 8 p.m. The match starts at 7.77. Despite losses, UT, Titans, Preds merchandise still selling - Friday, December 13, 2013
In the financial market, there is often a direct link between a stock’s past and future performance. The same correlation can’t necessarily be made in the sports business world about a team’s on-field performance and the success or failure of its merchandising efforts.78. 48 hours in Nashville: Entertaining out-of-town guests over the holidays? Show them the “It City” like a pro! - Friday, December 06, 2013
“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” proclaims the throat-thickening No. 1 tourist destination for anyone either visiting Nashville or simply trying to show holiday guests around town.
George Jones’ monument, which presides over the mid-section of Woodlawn Memorial Park in Berry Hill, could easily fit in as the first, last, or perhaps bookend stops on a 48-hour tour of Music City USA.79. TEA names new executive director - Friday, November 29, 2013
The Tennessee Education Association has named Carolyn Crowder as its new executive director.
Crowder comes to Tennessee from Denver, where she served for the past four years as executive director of the combined Denver Classroom Teachers Association, Denver Association of Education Office Professionals and DCTA-Retired.
80. Merger brings together Nashville’s PK Pictures/NuMynd Studios, Zoe Creative Services - Friday, November 22, 2013
Picture this: Your laptop screen is a framed picture of a dragon, like in a museum. You take your smart phone, switch it to camera and look at the laptop. All of a sudden, the dragon leans out of the frame, looks up, down and all around.81. CMA Awards, fellow stars salute George Strait - Friday, November 01, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — The entertainer of the year trophy at the Country Music Association Awards is one of the most coveted honors in the genre, but sometimes it's OK to lose — like, say, when George Strait is a nominee.82. Taylor Swift to receive CMA's Pinnacle Award - Friday, November 01, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Country Music Association Awards aren't until Wednesday, but Taylor Swift's already a winner.83. Music and art mesh in Veda’s storied life - Friday, November 01, 2013
Introduced to the Grand Ole Opry crowd as “The Spanish Hank Williams” back in 1962, there remains a sense of music, of rhythm in the voice of Gil Veda as he sits in his adopted hometown’s busiest coffee house named for a dog and raises his soft voice as much as possible to be heard above the din.84. SEC makes Nashville primary site for men's tourney - Friday, October 11, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is making Nashville the primary home of its men's basketball tournament through 2026.
Commissioner Mike Slive announced Tuesday a deal with the Nashville Sports Council to hold nine men's tournaments in Music City in 2015-2017, 2019-2021 and 2023-2025. The deal also includes dates for three women's tournaments in 2018, 2022 and 2026.85. Tire-maker Hankook to build $800M plant in Tennessee - Friday, October 11, 2013
CLARKSVILLE (AP) — South Korean tire-maker Hankook announced Monday that it will build its first North American plant in Tennessee, creating 1,800 jobs.
Hankook, the world's seventh-largest tire maker, said it will build the $800 million facility in Clarksville. Construction on the 1.5 million-square-foot facility is scheduled to begin by the end of next year, and it will begin making high-end performance tires by early 2016.86. Big concerts only a memory for MTSU's Murphy Center - Friday, October 04, 2013
The King came, sang and conquered. So did The Boss. The Thunder rolled, there was some rollin’ on the river and, at some point, Jeremy spoke in class there.
Elvis Presley, Pearl Jam, Garth Brooks and Tina Turner once played a renowned concert venue on a college campus about 30 minutes southeast of downtown Nashville.87. No longer a one-horse town - Friday, September 27, 2013
Fifth-grade teacher Carolyn Allen and her friends attend Zumba classes in the building that once was a gymnasium for workers at the nearby General Motors Saturn Division plant. Not far away, the automaker’s former headquarters now houses a call center and an incubator for start-up businesses.88. Kiwanis names Buchanan Nashvillian of the Year - Friday, July 26, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Nashville has honored Steve Buchanan as its 2012 Outstanding Nashvillian of the Year for his community contributions. Buchanan is president of the Opry Entertainment Group, a division of Ryman Hospitality Properties, and executive producer for “Nashville.”89. Top commercial Midstate real estate transactions for June 2013 - Friday, July 26, 2013
Top June 2013 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.90. Bad hub breakup? Follow Nashville’s lead - Friday, June 28, 2013
Memphis, Nashville feels your pain. When Delta announced earlier this month it would no longer use Memphis International Airport as a hub – cutting 230 jobs in the process – it brought back bad memories for the Music City, dark memories of 1996.91. Getz: BRT plan would worsen West End traffic - Friday, June 14, 2013
The Metro Transit Authority’s plan for a bus rapid transit installation on Nashville’s East-West Corridor has two fundamental problems:
Removing two lanes from traffic dramatically increases congestion with adverse effects of residents and businesses.92. Are we really that Amped? - Friday, June 14, 2013
For every person charged up over the arrival of The Amp, there seems to be another blowing a fuse over Nashville’s latest alternate transportation plan.
And despite Mayor Karl Dean’s steady public words of optimism about a 2016 launch, the skeptical continue to zap him with questions about funding, route location, ridership estimates and timing for the bus rapid transit project.93. Carrie Underwood takes video of year at CMT Awards - Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Carrie Underwood's awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards.
Underwood won top honor video of the year Wednesday night for "Blown Away," capping the evening with an emotional tribute to Oklahoma tornado victims before taking the fan-voted award for the second year in a row. Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line were the night's top winners with two awards apiece.94. Baker Donelson adds to govt. regulatory group - Friday, June 07, 2013
Carol Owen has joined Baker Donelson as a shareholder and a member of the firm’s Government Regulatory Actions Group.
Owen will concentrate her practice on complex litigation and operations/risk management. She has key experience in environmental and financial services litigation and has worked with health care companies, manufacturers, financial services providers and waste management companies through complex litigation.95. Expect the unexpected at CMT Music Awards - Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Country music has been good to the rapper Nelly, and he's back in Music City because of it.
Nelly will perform the crossover hit "Cruise" with country duo Florida Georgia Line during the CMT Music Awards. The imaginary, but once impenetrable, lines between American music genres are blurring more each day, and Nelly's happy to serve as an eraser.96. Underwood, Christ Church choir lend voices to tornado relief - Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Carrie Underwood will pay tribute to the victims of the recent deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma when she appears at the CMT Music Awards.97. Lenny Kravitz, Nelly to appear on CMT Awards - Friday, May 31, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — The CMT Music Awards are known for cross-genre mashups and this year will be no different as Lenny Kravitz and Nelly prepare to perform.
Rocker Kravitz will join co-host Jason Aldean, while rapper Nelly will team with Florida Georgia Line on their crossover hit "Cruise" during Wednesday night's awards show airing live at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Neither artist has appeared on the show before.98. Swift, Bryan, Hayes to perform at CMT Music Awards - Friday, May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — Taylor Swift leads a list of country's hottest stars set to perform at the CMT Music Awards next month.99. Convention center offers new spotlight for Nashville - Friday, April 26, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - A new convention center in Nashville is transforming the look of downtown with a wavy roof dominating six city blocks, but tourism officials hope the eye-catching facility will also show business travelers a revitalized Music City.100. Clarksville 2nd-fastest growing area in US - Friday, April 26, 2013
The latest U.S. Census numbers, released last month, showed the rest of the country what Clarksville residents already suspected. The multi-county Metropolitan Statistical Area of Clarksville is officially the second fastest-growing city in the country, with a 3.7 percent boost from July 2011 to July 2012.