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Three state agencies announce partnership to arrest alarming decline of pollinator species

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Tennessee Department of Transportation this week announced a new partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to create pollinator meadows and expand a program to place beehives in state parks. The announcement coincides with National Pollinator Week, which focuses awareness on the

By | 2019-06-18T15:43:43-05:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Three state agencies announce partnership to arrest alarming decline of pollinator species

JIM CUMBEE: Selling your business, keep the vultures away

“Hey honey, come look at this, this is weird.” My wife, Emily (her real name), was looking out toward our backyard from the kitchen window. “This is unbelievable, kinda spooky,” she said. I looked out to see vultures in my backyard. Big, black, scary-looking creatures. The fact that it was dusk made the scene even

By | 2019-06-18T20:12:47-05:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on JIM CUMBEE: Selling your business, keep the vultures away

Ex-O’Charley’s space on East Park Drive could land Chuy’s

The building last home to O’Charley’s just yards from the northern city limits of Brentwood seemingly is slated for a Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant. According to a Metro Nashville document, Chuy’s has a lease arrangement with the owners of the building, which is located at 100 E. Park Drive in Maryland Farms. When contacted, a Chuy’s

By | 2019-06-18T16:44:24-05:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on Ex-O’Charley’s space on East Park Drive could land Chuy’s

Grilled Cheeserie "extremely close" to announcing opening day in Franklin

By JOHN McBRYDE The Grilled Cheeserie’s new location in downtown Franklin “is extremely close to opening its doors,” according to a spokesperson for the popular restaurant and food truck vendor. Signage is up and even the tables are set at the restaurant’s site at 334 Main St. in Franklin. Owners of the Grilled Cheeserie —

By | 2019-06-18T14:08:20-05:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Grilled Cheeserie "extremely close" to announcing opening day in Franklin

FW Publishing seeks Home Pages managing editor

Longtime local news editor Mark Cook is leaving FW Publishing at the end of June for a business opportunity outside the news business. He has served as Home Page Media Group managing editor for almost four years, and has worked in local news in Middle Tennessee since 1995. FW Publishing is now accepting applications for

By | 2019-06-17T21:55:07-05:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on FW Publishing seeks Home Pages managing editor

Single-family building permits drop, prices still rising

ABOVE: BERC Director Murat Arik, author of the quarterly housing report. // MTSU ILLUSTRATION   MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Tennessee’s housing report for the first quarter of 2019 shows mixed signals, with single-family permits trending downward even as the economy and job market continue on solid footing. That’s according to the latest quarterly housing report

By | 2019-06-17T16:59:14-05:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Comments Off on Single-family building permits drop, prices still rising

More local tech job listings seek workers with information security knowledge

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY A new MTSU report provides evidence that demand for information security knowledge is increasing across tech occupations in Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin and Clarksville, TN-KY metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). Released June 13 at Music City Con, Nashville’s new product security conference, the “Information Security Middle Tennessee” report was developed by the Department of Information

By | 2019-06-14T19:10:41-05:00 June 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Tech|Comments Off on More local tech job listings seek workers with information security knowledge

Lee Roy Parnell will debut new custom Gibson guitar as Blackberry Jam headliner

Gibson Brands, the Nashville-based professional musical instrument maker, will debut its "Custom Shop Lee Roy Parnell Signature 1959 Les Paul Standard in Abilene Sunset Burst" in Williamson County next week when Lee Roy Parnell performs at the Blackberry Jam festival, at Boyd Mill Farm between Franklin and Leiper's Fork. The Grammy-winning singer songwriter Parnell is

By | 2019-06-13T18:57:29-05:00 June 15th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Lee Roy Parnell will debut new custom Gibson guitar as Blackberry Jam headliner

Data center operator expanding Franklin facility

Former Peak 10 plans to hire a few people this fall By Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com A national data center operator is doubling the capacity of one of its local facilities by half and already has signed up a big customer for a chunk of that space. Officials with Flexential, which comprises the former Peak 10

By | 2019-06-14T22:21:22-05:00 June 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Tech|Comments Off on Data center operator expanding Franklin facility

Invasive pest could devastate 13% of Middle Tennessee’s tree canopy in next three years

STAFF REPORTS The invasive insect responsible for the death of hundreds of millions of trees in 35 states continues to spread across Middle Tennessee. First discovered in Tennessee at a truck stop just east of Knoxville in 2010, the Emerald Ash Borer has moved west toward Nashville at an alarming pace, killing hundreds of thousands of

By | 2019-06-14T15:01:59-05:00 June 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on Invasive pest could devastate 13% of Middle Tennessee’s tree canopy in next three years