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Dave Says

Dear Dave, My husband finished dental school three years ago. Recently, he told me he wants to go back to school to become a dental anesthesiologist. More

Executive Appointments

Gish promotes two More Corps of Engineers promotes project manager Winfree & Brandon join Pinnacle Lovell announces appointments change:healthcare hires director of marketing Village Real Estate hires Schimmels McNeely Pigott & Fox announces promotions Wolff joins Cybera in sales role

Otter’s inks first franchise deal

Otter’s Chicken Tenders will open a franchise restaurant in Murfreesboro this December. More

Fed: All district banks report ‘price pressures’

The Federal Reserve said all 12 of its regional bank districts reported “elevated or increasing” price pressures during June and July amid slower economic growth. More

Area bank, restaurant stocks pop as market sentiment improves

The suffering shareholders of two prominent locally based restaurant companies got a respite yesterday as investors bet that falling oil prices will bring relief to consumers. More

Oil falls to six-week low as storm may miss fields, dollar rises

Crude oil fell more than $3 a barrel, dropping to a six-week low, on forecasts a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico will miss oil installations and the dollar rebounded against the euro, reducing the appeal of commodities. More

Former Freed-Hardeman dean to lead management department at Lipscomb

Lipscomb University has named Ray Eldridge associate professor and chair of the management department of its College of Business. More

Health Care Council taps Cigarran as new chairman

The Nashville Health Care Council has named its board of directors for the '08-'09 year with Healthways founder Tom Cigarran taking over the chairman’s slot from Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith. More

On Music Row: Hit producer launches label

Hit producer James Stroud opened his own Stroudavarious Records last week on Music Row, but has yet to announce artist signings. More

The Chatter Class: Are Channel 5 and ‘The Tennessean’ destined to be together?

The media industry is in an absolute upheaval right now as traditional media companies try to figure out how to make money on the Internet. More

Creating Places: Nashville population figures require a proper perspective

Nashville is now the nation’s 25th most populated city. More

Nashville at law: Neighbors sue over ‘illegal dump’

Here are some civil legal cases of note for the week of July 10-16: More

May Town Center critics take green tack

Opponents to the proposed May Town Center will make their case once again Thursday evening before the Metro Planning Commission. More

Marketplace: H.G. Hill lands a corner

H.G. Hill Realty finally owns the Belle Meade corner it has long coveted. More

Bricks & Mortar

Harris-Teeter facelift More Hospital café overhaul Office tower courtyard work Belmont restaurant rehab More Farmer’s Market options TSU roof job

Accusations against suburban couple latest in line of alleged scams

Despite its sturdy and reassuring name, the Franklin-based National Foundation of America went under last year. Now, court filings are seeking to recoup millions from a suburban couple that allegedly bilked people in at least a dozen states out of millions of dollars. More

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

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