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Church goes mental with Bordeaux buy

Greater Christ Temple Church paid $3.55 million for the former Riverside Hospital, a one-time mental health facility. More

Real estate transactions

Executive Appointments

Perdue to lead new Kraft unit More MNAA official named to board of business quality group Bulow adds prosthetist Construction association names local officers EMI CMG exec to head up Christian music trade group

State Roundup: Area district now part of regional science/tech initiative

The footprint of The Tennessee Valley Corridor, a regional economic and technology development organization stretching from southwest Virginia to northern Alabama, was officially expanded to include Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District. A ceremony including Congressmen Bart Gordon and potential gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp took place last week in Murfreesboro. More

Real estate matters: What to look for in a real estate agent

There are good real estate agents and bad real estate agents. And within each category are agents whose behavior puts them at the very top and very bottom of the spectrum. More

LifePoint COO Gracey to retire

Following the close of trading Thursday, LifePoint Hospitals announced that executive vice president and chief operating officer William 'Bill' Gracey plans to retire after next April. More

Dave Says: Help needed for a teenage motorist at home

My daughter is 16, and has just started driving. She has a part-time job and budgets her money, too. But ever since she got behind the wheel our insurance rates have been through the roof. More

Executive Appointments

Urban League of Middle Tennessee names president & CEO More Fleet One announces OTR sales hires Metro Ready Mix adds two managers Boult adds real estate, finance attorney New executive director for The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation Search firms hires manager, recruiter

Healthways extends four-state Blue Cross deal

Disease management firm Healthways has renewed its contract with Premera Blue Cross, an insurance plan with affiliates in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and Alaska. More

Banker moves into nonprofit sector

Saint Thomas Health Services has named Jennie Renwick senior development officer and major gifts director for the Saint Thomas Health Services Fund. More

American Esoteric execs resurface with oral venture

A group of clinical laboratory veterans has launched a new Nashville-based company focused on oral medicine. More

CCA fires back with PR push

Bedeviled this year by negative publicity on several fronts, Corrections Corp. of America late last week launched a public relations push to counter what it says are biased reports. More

Rising costs swallow stimulus checks

Rising fuel and food prices have erased the impact of the $92 billion in government stimulus checks distributed so far, according to Franklin-based research firm IHL Group. More

Bangalore bound: Local execs plan trade mission

Three local industry associations Tuesday announced plans to mount a trade mission to India next February. More

Chrysler cutbacks followed by local dealership sales

A month after Chrysler announced plans to slash another 1,000 jobs, two of its local dealerships have changed hands. More

Bricks & Mortar

Marketplace: 12 South Taproom still flowing

The 12South development planned by Baker, Storey & McDonald seems to be taking longer than planned. More

Private-school endowments cover financial aid, campus growth and more

The old man’s money is still at work, 153 years after his death. More

The Chatter Class: Planning's new moxy

The Metro Planning Commission put on an amazing display last Thursday night during the discussion over the May Town Center. More

Nashville At Law: Area firm hit with $110M suit alleging non-compete breach

A Knoxville company has filed a complaint against Nashville-based Randa Solutions and its owner Martin Reed, accusing them of violating a non-compete agreement and asking for more than $100 million in damages. More