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Private prison blues

After 20 years in business, Corrections Corporation of America still finds itself having to defend the very nature of its existence. More

Providing employment references

Is silence golden, or does the truth set you free? This week we address that common dilemma for those of you who must deal with employment references. More

Hospital execs now free to compete

A new company with a potentially bright future is on the horizon in the Nashville area now that four former executives of Province Healthcare Inc. have formed Capella Healthcare Inc. More

Selling North Nashville

When the reinvention of North Nashville began about eight years ago, many locals expressed skepticism. They raised their collective eyebrows as Germantown Partners LLC, Lawrence Brothers LLC and The Home Co., among others, undertook new residential construction in the long-depressed north side enclaves of Hope Gardens, Germantown and Salemtown. More

Airline industry in a nosedive

Amid higher oil prices and continuing industry pricing pressures, airline equities remain a difficult place for investors to make money, concludes Standard & Poor's in its semi-annual survey on airlines, published last week. More

Executive Appointments

Webb joins ComFrame as manager More Cumberland Trust names Callaway VP more ...

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Lower oil prices give markets boost

U.S. equity markets experienced their best week in six months following a significant decline in oil prices (which are now around $47 per barrel, representing a 20 percent drop from their highs in April) and a Consumer Price Index (CPI) report that showed consumer inflation did not rise in April (the first month since the fall of 2003 in which inflation was zero). More

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Fairfax joins Synovus Trust Co. More Mortgage Investors welcomes Stanfill more ...

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Post leading by leaps & bounds

Last November, Cricket named Greg Post regional vice president. More

Creating a library for every child

Tennessee may rank low among states on academic achievement, but that should change in the near future as it leads the pack in introducing young children to the joys of reading. More

eLearning shortens the curve

Modern technology can make life easier and quicker. But can it really help make a difference in presentations and large-scale decision-making? A Nashville-headquartered enterprise says it can and offers examples of real-life projects to back it up. More

Making bucks from blogs

One of the burning questions during BlogNashville, a recent gathering of some 300 bloggers at Belmont University was: Can or should blogs make money? The only clear reply was that the early settlers in the blogosphere have yet to come to a consensus. More

Scootering downtown

In another life, this writer would tool about Nashville on a sleek 1950s-era turquoise Vespa motor scooter, an attractive lass in tow. More

Lightning strikes Marathon Village

For Barry Walker, the past 18 years as a property owner in downtown Nashville have been equal parts marathon and sprint. More

Three-quarters of U.S. adults now online

The number of adults who are online at home, in the office, at school, library or other locations continues to grow albeit at a somewhat slower rate. More

Conversation with a leader

After years of handling conventional suburban residential development, David McGowan is now focused on "traditional neighborhood development" (TND). He directs 16 employees working from his office in Lenox Village, the New Urbanism development in South Nashville. More

Adjusting to a less bullish outlook

Last week was marked by several significant financial events. First, the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 25 basis points and suggested that its

Executive Appointments

American Diabetes promotes Zeitlin More Rogers Group makes Bellante director Cobbs named director of North Rutherford YMCA more ...