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Nashville At Law: Area firm hit with $110M suit alleging non-compete breach

A Knoxville company has filed a complaint against Nashville-based Randa Solutions and its owner Martin Reed, accusing them of violating a non-compete agreement and asking for more than $100 million in damages. More

The Chatter Class: Planning's new moxy

The Metro Planning Commission put on an amazing display last Thursday night during the discussion over the May Town Center. More

Private-school endowments cover financial aid, campus growth and more

The old man’s money is still at work, 153 years after his death. More

State jobless rate jumps again

Tennessee's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in July, up from 6.5 percent the month before and just 4.6 percent a year ago. July’s jobless number was the state’s highest since May 1987. More

Executive Appointments

Morgenstern joins Lovell Communications Allen promoted in commercial banking group Fleet One adds to staff Paramore | Redd announces four staff additions VUMC reorganization bolsters news efforts More

Dave Says

My little brother is getting married soon. Together, he and his wife will make about $35,000 a year. More

Real Estate Matters: Ease selling tension by understanding easements

Q: We have an easement on our property and our neighbor is putting in a pool that will encroach onto the easement. Can we get the easement canceled so that there will not be any problems with the easement for future homeowners? More

Real estate transactions

Bells Bend supporters step out of shadows

About 30 Bells Bends residents seem to have tired of being painted as opponents to the proposed May Town Center development and now are rising up to show there’s more support for the project on the Bend than thought. More

Retail sales fell in July, led by autos

Sales at U.S. retailers dropped in July for the first time in five months as record gasoline prices and tighter credit reduced automobile purchases. More

Airport hires new CFO

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority has appointed Stan Van Ostran as vice president and chief financial officer. More

McLean trustee wants instruments returned

Bob Waldschmidt, the trustee administering the bankruptcy of the late Robert McLean, has turned his sights on the Country Music Hall of Fame. More

Gaylord board passes poison pill

The board of directors of Gaylord Entertainment yesterday adopted a shareholder-rights plan that effectively limits individual investors to a 15-percent stake in the company. More

A new kid on Psych Solutions' block?

According to one analyst report published yesterday, Psychiatric Solutions may soon have some hefty competition in the behavioral M&A market it has dominated in recent years. More

nTelagent wraps up fund-raising round

Revenue cycle management firm nTelagent has raised $1.7 million by selling convertible preferred shares and will use the cash to market its retail payment system. More

No bounce yet: Home sale still off by a quarter, prices slipping

A shade under 2,500 home sales closed in the Nashville area last month, down 25.7 percent from a year ago. More

Investment bank shuts local office

BB&T Capital Markets has closed its West End office, leaving two senior analysts in limbo. More

Nashville At Law: A weekly roundup of civil litigation in Nashville

Here are some recent civil legal cases of note: More

The Chatter Class: Putting the Chamber’s Future 50 to the test

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the latest round of the top 50 companies around here. More

On Music Row: Behind Sony’s BMG buyout

Sony Corp. plans to buy Bertelsmann AG's half of its joint venture Sony BMG and rename the company Sony Music Entertainment Inc. The buyout, which is worth about $1.2 billion, is subject to regulatory approval. More