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Tractor Supply adds Darden Restaurants CFO to board

NashvillePost.com Tractor Supply has added a longtime Darden Resturants executive to its board as another director prepares to step down from his post. Ricardo “Rick” Cardenas has been with Darden, the parent company of Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse among others, pretty much continuously since 1984, when he started as an hourly employee. (He briefly

By | 2019-02-07T21:00:13+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Tractor Supply adds Darden Restaurants CFO to board

License applications to grow hemp are due on Feb. 15

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Tennesseans interested in growing industrial hemp in 2019 have just over a week remaining to submit required applications. The deadline to apply for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) industrial hemp grower license is 4:30 p.m. CST, on Feb. 15, 2019. Federal and state laws require Tennessee industrial hemp growers be licensed through TDA’s industrial

By | 2019-02-06T21:34:44+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on License applications to grow hemp are due on Feb. 15

Morning Pointe names MaryBeth Watson from Brookdale as new area operations director

Morning Pointe Senior Living and Independent Healthcare Properties has announced that MaryBeth Watson, formerly of Brookdale Senior Living, will join the team as Area Director of Operations, Cumberland Area (Tennessee) based in Nashville. A 20-year veteran of the senior living industry, Watson comes to Morning Pointe from Brookdale Senior Living. Over the course of her career, Watson assumed a variety

By | 2019-02-06T15:37:11+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Morning Pointe names MaryBeth Watson from Brookdale as new area operations director

CHS reaches settlement on 2014 data breach that was part of criminal cyberattack

By Kara Hartnett NashvillePost.com Community Health Systems has reached a settlement in a class action over a 2014 data breach that affected 4.5 million patients. It has been ranked one of the largest health care data breaches in history. The cyberattack took place in April and June of 2014, according to court records, and was orchestrated by a Chinese criminal

By | 2019-02-05T22:34:37+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on CHS reaches settlement on 2014 data breach that was part of criminal cyberattack

Matt Ligon will oversee Williamson County’s second Pilkerton Realtors office

Via NashvillePost.com Nashville’s residential real estate sector continues seeing major personnel movements, as Brentwood-based Pilkerton Realtors announced Tuesday it has landed 15 agents, all but one from Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty. Relatedly, and according to a release, Pilkerton has opened its fourth office (and second in Williamson County) and tapped veteran real estate agent Matt

By | 2019-02-05T21:42:21+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate|Comments Off on Matt Ligon will oversee Williamson County’s second Pilkerton Realtors office

Business leaders cite "uncertainty" in Tennessee Business Barometer survey

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The Tennessee Business Barometer dropped sharply from the end of last year, according to the latest snapshot of business leaders’ opinions as measured by MTSU’s Jones College of Business. The Business Barometer Index now stands at 355, down from 525 in October 2018, and its lowest level since before the presidential election in

By | 2019-02-05T20:53:13+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Business leaders cite "uncertainty" in Tennessee Business Barometer survey

GAP certification for farms ensures food safety for hospitals, grocery stores

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Tennessee farmers looking to expand their markets and increase food safety by becoming Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified now have the opportunity to receive financial assistance from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. GAP certification allows producers to sell directly to more businesses and institutions with stringent food safety requirements, such as grocery

By | 2019-02-04T23:21:38+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured|Comments Off on GAP certification for farms ensures food safety for hospitals, grocery stores

MADE SOUTH’s new GUMPTION Conference consolidates events to single day in March

ABOVE: A past MADE SOUTH event in The Factory at Franklin. // FILE   The 2019 GUMPTION Conference is coming to The Factory at Franklin on March 9. The latest MADE SOUTH event will gather Southern creators, leaders, and innovators to share how they use food, drink, music, photography, storytelling, poetry, woodworking, and spray paint to positively

By | 2019-02-07T16:01:35+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on MADE SOUTH’s new GUMPTION Conference consolidates events to single day in March

E|SPACES will open its second Franklin location on Monday at 231 Public Square

Nearly nine months after E|SPACES announced plans to expand its portfolio of professional workspaces to Downtown Franklin, the 231 Public Square location will officially open its doors on Monday, Feb. 4. The shared office space provider will be the second tenant to open its doors inside the redeveloped building. First Tennessee Bank opened its doors Jan. 22.

By | 2019-01-31T18:09:57+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Comments Off on E|SPACES will open its second Franklin location on Monday at 231 Public Square

State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2019-20 academic year. The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT Feb. 5

By | 2019-01-31T15:17:19+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Schools|Comments Off on State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools