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Sports council asks if national events are boon or drain for city

Tomorrow, the committee attempting to bring the NCAA Women’s Final Four to Nashville holds its first organizational meeting in its drive make a bid on the annual basketball tournament. More

Executive Appointments

Tennessee Commerce Bank promotes three More Brown joins Pinnacle as operations specialist Blahauvietz new VP at First Tennessee Atkinson announces accreditation, new hire McNeely Pigott & Fox announces promotions City’s Palm Restaurant names executive chef Johnson, Catholic Charities elected to national group Brentwood Services hires two claims reps

Lobbyists line up on both sides of Bells Bend proposal

Property owners on Bells Bend opposed to a proposed $4 billion development there have hired former Deputy Gov. Dave Cooley to help fend off the project. More

Dave Says

Dear Dave, Does it matter whether it’s the husband or the wife who keeps the checkbook and pays the bills? Lots of people say that kind of thing is the man’s job, but I was curious about what you think. — Daniel More

Chesterfield condo project on hold

Real estate developers like to say a deal isn’t done until there is signed paperwork in hand. More

The Chatter Class: Rethinking riverfront with private dollars

The $8 million budgeted for the first phase of redeveloping Nashville's waterfront may or may not be on the chopping block as Mayor Karl Dean looks for ways to trim costs during the city’s current budget crunch. More

Downtown hotel project developers get a mulligan

Late yesterday, developers seeking to build a hotel along Lower Broadway took a step toward making the project a reality, a smaller one than originally proposed. More

Copyright bill may burn songwriters

Nashville songwriters, desperate for help to combat illegal downloading, likely don’t stand to get much assistance from the state Legislature when it comes to copyright infringement on college campuses. More

Dave Says

Dear Dave, I’m curious as to how you feel about the government’s stimulus tax rebate plan. Our household income is over the maximum income amount to receive the rebate, so we’ll be getting nothing but the bill — again. It seems that those who will receive this money are encouraged to do nothing but spend it. Does this bother you, too? —Keith More

Roundabout office building gets green light

A new office building near the Music Row Roundabout could begin rising late spring or early summer. More

News analysis: When both sides want to call the shots

The battle over church property on Charlotte Avenue is the latest one between developer and neighborhood to wrap up. More

The Chatter Class: Preds deal? On whose Authority?

For Nashville Predators fans, this business with the new lease for the Sommet Center has been a painfully slow process. More

Executive Appointments

CMT promotes pair to senior directors More Smith is county’s new assistant D.A. general Balfour group announces tech planning director Lasley appointed to trust advisor Weber joins CIC, Inc. as development director AGA announces Curtis certified finance manager

Grocers’ association seeks bill to allow wine sales in stores

The absence of wine in Tennessee grocery stores has transitioned from common gripe among citizens to an organized movement to do something about it. More

Dave Says

My husband and I divorced a few months ago, and I got custody of our children, ages 12 and 17. I’m lucky enough to be debt-free, and I own the house we’re living in, which is worth about $350,000. I also have $160,000 in savings, and we receive $1,200 in child support every month. More

New office development set for Village

John Nelley and Al Buckley made their mark on Nashville real estate as partners in building millions of square feet of warehouse and single-story, flexible office space. More

The Chatter Class: Convention center: a hit or a miss?

Nashville stands at the edge of what could be one of its greatest architectural and development achievements or one of its greatest failures with the proposed new downtown convention center. More

Executive Appointments

Pinnacle adds specialty team More Equitable Trust announces new hires Roberts named DVL president Gullett Sanford names Gallagher new member McMakin named operations director Tennessee Works program adds Stack Tractor Supply promotes pair Smith Seckman Reid announces promotions

Meharry researcher helps find hope in reducing pre-term births

The scientific director of the Meharry Center for Women’s Health Research in Nashville and a team of University of Texas researchers have concluded that inhibiting the activity of an enzyme during pregnancy can reduce the incidence of pre-term births in rats. More


Dear Dave, I’ve listened to you for a little while now, but I was wondering about the envelope system you recommend. How does it work, and how much do you suggest saving for emergencies? — Dale More