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

Westgate buildings sold to Houston firm

Kirkland Properties has sold two of its Brentwood office buildings for $9 million. More

New York group buys NewsChannel 5

A New York-based media group backed by private equity money has signed a deal to buy Nashville market leader NewsChannel 5 from Landmark Communications. More

The Chatter Class: Chamber, Science Center leadership tightly woven

One of the chief endeavors with a job, especially a top-level position, is ensuring job security. More

The Music Biz: New television show utilizes Internet to showcase stars

Chris Williams has been heavily involved in several sectors of the music business within the urban community. He’s a successful producer and engineer, and a 2007 graduate of Music Row’s SAE in audio technology, where he learned the formal end of the technology he’d already mastered on his own dating back to 2000. More

Industrial market treading water heading into second half

The Nashville area’s industrial property market heads into the second half of 2008 at a stagnant pace. The region’s vacancy rate didn’t change much during the second quarter as the amounts of space leased and emptied were about even. More

Bricks & Mortar

More Mur-Ci facilities Rhythmic finishes Nolensville bank branch More

At Law: A weekly roundup of civil litigation in Nashville

Jesus may have forgiven the sins of Dennis J. Hughes, but the Tennessee Supreme Court has not. After a ruling by a divided high court last week, the convicted, disbarred and now — by all accounts — reformed, sober and pious attorney will not be getting his law license back. More

On Music Row: Tim McGraw arena tour notches big numbers

Tim McGraw’s Live Your Voice Tour ’08 played to nearly 500,000 fans and grossed almost $20 million during its recent run. The superstar played 34 amphitheaters and arenas as well as a handful of major festival dates, including Stagecoach and the New Orleans Jazz Fest. Joining McGraw on the road were rising stars Jason Aldean and Halfway to Hazard. More

Creating Places: Quirky, organic growth gives city true urban vibe

It’s tough to welcome the construction of a convenience market. More
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