Profits & Profiles Briefs

Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 12:00am

Furniture choices expand in Goodlettsville

The Furniture Store, independently owned by John and Veronica Testerman, recently celebrated a grand opening in the Music City Shopping Center, 900 Conference Dr. in Goodlettsville.

The 13,000-square-foot store features a variety of lifestyle-oriented furniture and accent pieces, including a large selection of children's furniture.

"We've tried to position ourselves so we can offer higher-end goods than big-box chain stores, but at prices competitive with what they're doing," said John Testerman.

Testerman, who has been in the furniture business all his adult life, most recently owned a furniture manufacturing business in Riverside County, Calif., for 12 years before moving to Nashville a year and a half ago. Before that, Testerman owned a chain of seven retail stores in Southern California.

The Furniture Store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 851-1213 for more information.

Wheeler opens private law practice

Robert Wheeler, an attorney with more than 27 years of experience, has opened a private practice in Goodlettsville.

The Law Office of Robert G. Wheeler Jr. - located in the Union Planters Bank building at 112 Long Hollow Pike - specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis in personal injury trial work.

Wheeler began his law career in Metro's legal department and he spent the past nine years at the firm of Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C. in Nashville.

"I am enjoying immensely being in my home community once again," said Wheeler, a 25-year Goodlettsville resident who also serves as the city judge.

He also has also served as both a mediator and arbitrator, and twice served as president of the Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys.

Taillight expands offerings

Taillight TV, a Nashville company that specializes in live concerts for TV, live events and music based programming, is now expanding into the music video market.

Taillight TV President Tom Forrest will head the expansion into the new market of music videos, allowing Taillight TV to become a more diverse and multi-tiered company geared towards the music industry.

With the recent addition of vice president/partner Chandra La Plume, Taillight TV has developed a roster of music video directors who will be working with the company full-time, including Peter Zavadil, Traci Goudie and Kristin Barlowe.

Taillight TV will also represent Rick Schroder, winner of the 2004 CMA Music Video of the Year, ("Whiskey Lullaby," Brad Paisley/Alison Krauss); and NY-based director Adolfo Doring.

Second Cosmetic Market in Cool Springs

After experiencing success in Green Hills, the Cosmetic Market & Take-Out Caf

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