State unemployment rate ticks up again

The state announced earlier this week that tax revenues were still down. Yesterday, the news didn’t get much better as employment figures were released. More

Executive Appointments

Westmoreland joins Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon More Nashville Bank & Trust hires senior vice president Pinnacle names information security officer InsBank announces two staff additions LBMC adds HR rep, promotes seven

Dave Says

Dear Dave, My uncle’s wife died last year. An attorney handled probate for him, but I don’t think it was an estate attorney. He doesn’t know if she had life insurance, and now he’s left with medical bills totaling about $8,000. There are also credit card bills of $11,000. More

Real estate matters: Buying 'as is' means 'as is'

Q: We recently purchased a home that had been foreclosed on by the bank. The terms of the purchase contract were for the property in “as is” condition. More

Real estate transactions

Local stocks pop, follow market rally

Shares of locally based Gaylord Entertainment Co., Pinnacle Financial Partner and J. Alexander’s Inc. jumped more than 10 percent Wednesday, boosted by a broad market rally that fed off falling oil prices and surprisingly strong profits from Wells Fargo & Co. More

Partnership 2010 taps bank president Herron to lead

Keith Herron, Midsouth region president of Regions Bank, will succeed HCA chief Jack Bovender as the co-chairman of the Chamber's Partnership 2010 for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. More

1Point Solutions founder, Stokes, itching for pre-trial release

Barry Stokes, the disgraced leader of 1Point Solutions, is asking to be let of jail before his September trial date because of mounting health problems and neglect on the part of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. More

Volkswagen to build plant in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has chosen Chattanooga's Enterprise South Industrial Park as the site of its first U.S. manufacturing plant. More

Vandy prof files ethics complaint over wine in grocery stores

Mikhael Shor, an assistant professor of economics at Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Management, has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Ethics Commission over the “wine in grocery stores” bill. More
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