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Fleet One announces new hires Able named medical director More

New partner in charge of Adams and Reese office

Adams and Reese have named two Nashville lawyers to management positions. More

Real Estate Matters: Where there's a will, there's a low-cost way to transfer homes

Q: I am the co-executor of an estate of a relative and was left the house in the will. We have been unable to sell the house. I've been paying the mortgage and costs for a couple of years. I recently decided to move into the house. More

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Aegis inks Texas deal

Brentwood-based health care marketing firm Aegis has been tapped by a Dallas hospital to help with a new community-health initiative. More

Accounting firm moving part of local office

Accounting firm Horne is moving some of its operations from Palmer Plaza into 13,000 square feet of space in Grassmere Business Park. More

Stocks rise on durable goods report

U.S. stocks rose for a second day after orders for durable goods unexpectedly advanced in July and analysts said new investments by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will boost their earnings. More

Civic Bank & Trust names new president

Civic Bank & Trust announced this afternoon that it has tapped Robert Perry to serve as its new president. More

Plea deal in the works for Stokes

Barry Stokes’ creditors last night received an e-mail from the U.S. Attorney’s office inviting them to a meeting this Friday at the downtown library. More

Healthways shares plummet on new guidance

It was early 2008 all over again yesterday for Healthways investors, who saw their holdings drop more than 20 percent after the company lowered its quarterly guidance. More

Watkins alum, trustee commissioner of school

Gov. Phil Bredesen has named Susan Basham commissioner of Watkins College of Art, Design and Film. More

HUD chief: Housing rebound unlikely before 2009

A recovery in the U.S. housing market from the worst slump since the Depression is unlikely until “well into 2009,” Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston said yesterday. More

Creating Places: Will May project hold up over the long term?

This is the second of two fictional future trips to Bells Bend, where the May family and developer Tony Giarratana have proposed a mixed-use development they say will ultimately generate 95,000 jobs and $100 million in annual tax revenues. Read the account of the first ‘visit’ to May Town Center, go to and search for “Grandpa Fred.” More

East Nashville’s next residential step

Nashville-based Double A Development will unveil Tuesday evening its plans for the first major Class-A apartment complex in East Nashville. More

Bricks & Mortar

Office condos near Centennial Park First steps on Midtown apartments Green Hills Y addition American Center renovation Mall moves at Opry Mills, 100 Oaks Athletic growth at Harding East Nashville Otter’s location Scrap yard staying put More Dunkin Donuts New hat for college library Docs on the move Industrial space near CBD Lawyer group growing downtown More

The rehabilitation of a former fraudster

Last Tuesday, Bankruptcy Judge George Payne’s downtown courtroom was the backdrop for an intriguing and almost feel-good side story to the sordid saga of 1Point Solutions, whose founder stands accused of stealing more than $15 million from employee pension and benefits plans. More

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

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