Obituaries 9-18-2014

Anderson, Jane P., 76, of Nashville,died on Saturday, September 13. Known by her loved ones as Jane, Mom, and Granny, Anderson was born Cecelia Jane Puckett on March 27, 1938…

Metro/State Commentary

By Horace Johns, MTSU Business Professor Former Metro Councilman Tennessee voters will vote this November on a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that would prohibit passage of an income tax….

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Happy 200th birthday

Oh, Say Can You See? This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner which Francis Scott Key wrote following the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry in…

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Taxation Vexation: pluses and minuses

The IRC 529 plan can be a boon to grandchildren. Grandpa and Grandma can deposit funds in an account on behalf of grandchildren’s college tuition and expenses. The fund does…

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Business Briefs 9-18-2014

CRI Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) has announced Russell Galyon as its new Chief Operating Officer. Galyon joined CRI in 2009 and has made enormous strides in his first five years;…

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NES executive salaries are high but check their benefit package

I work for N.E.S. My name was not listed in the newspaper. What people really don’t know is that in addition to those salaries, they have a benefit package that…

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Social 9-18-2014

Heritage Ball Sponsors Party   Lucibeth and Brian Mayberry opened their historic Franklin home, Jasmine Grove, for an elegant party honoring Heritage Ball sponsors and table hosts. While most guests…

T.J. Martell Foundation receives support from rock icon Tommy Shaw

Tommy Shaw (center), rock legend and founding member of the band STYX presents Tinti Moffat (left), Director Strategic Development of the T.J. Martell Foundation with a $50,000 check at the…

Agassi is investor in Nashville’s first Rocketship School

Andre Agassi, Bobby Turner and other leaders from the Turner-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund joined with Rocketship Education, Rep. Rev. Harold M. Love, Jr. and local dignitaries today to celebrate…

Parking spaces transformed during PARK(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day, an annual event that allows for parking spaces to be converted in pedestrian-friendly areas, will be on Friday, September 19. Thirty-five metered spaces will be filled with giant…