Foreclosures pickup nationwide, statewide

Call it one more sign that Nashville’s red-hot housing market could be slowing down. Or filling a demand, depending on how one sees it. More

Longtime country vocalist Freddy Weller plans return to recording, performing scene

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Freddy Weller has always loved country music and preferred recording it to songs in any other genre. While he’s consistently made fine country singles and discs, he may be better known to rock and pop fans for his nearly six-year stint with Paul Revere and the Raiders. More

Chamber cuts Board size, restructures committees

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has cut the size of its board of directors almost in half, from 69 to 34, and has re-crafted its committee structure in an effort to give lay Chamber members more leadership opportunities in Chamber policymaking. More

City finds silver lining

Sales of existing homes in the U.S. fell more than forecast last month, a sign that residential real estate remains mired in its worst recession in 16 years. Sales last month were down 11.4 percent from a year earlier, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday in Washington. More

Cigar industry say proposed tax would torch business

Local cigar shops are saying a U.S. Senate proposal that would skyrocket the cost of retail cigars would put them out of business. And one member of Tennessee’s Senate delegation is lining up behind them. More

Airport facility could boost area’s import/export business

A 130,000-square-foot perishables facility proposed for Nashville International Airport (NIA) could soon make Middle Tennessee a go-to destination for air-shipped imports of fresh seafood and flowers, as well as the exporter of choice for domestic produce on its way overseas. More

Chad Ferrari is leading a development charge in Williamson County

Thompson’s Station is poised for a radical transformation in the next three years, with approximately 2,500 homes slated for development, in the area near the small Williamson County town. More

Despite turmoil, Tennessee Commerce posts record gains

If Wall Street was ever concerned about the quick departure of three Tennessee Commerce Bancorp directors, analysts — and trading prices — did not reflect that concern Thursday. More

Board departures roil Tennessee Commerce

Three members of the close-knit Tennessee Commerce Bank board of directors have resigned, citing changes to the company’s executive compensation package. More

Board departures roil Tennessee Commerce

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