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Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

TENNESSEE REALTORS There were 7,202 single-family home closings in Tennessee in April 2019, a slight rise (+1.4%) from 7,102 in April 2018; the median home price was $235,000, up +6.8% from $220,000 a year earlier; and the number of available homes on the market decreased -14.5%, from 21,823 to 18,654, according to data compiled by Tennessee REALTORS®. “The spring season is in

By | 2019-05-23T21:56:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Tennessee’s median home price was 6.8% higher in April 2019 than a year before

Local fans are planning a Star Wars convention featuring collectible toys worth more than your car

Participants at the 2018 Imperial Commissary Convention pose at the Ag Expo center in Franklin. // Photo courtesy of Imperial Commissary By MATT BLOIS A group of Star Wars fans, led by Nolensville resident Michael Havens, are planning the second iteration of a convention featuring collectible toys, including some that are worth more than a

By | 2019-05-15T21:22:34+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - BVHP|Tags: , |Comments Off on Local fans are planning a Star Wars convention featuring collectible toys worth more than your car

Loveless Cafe owners buy adjacent gas station property; plans under wraps so far

ABOVE: The Shell gas station is closed, but indications are that the pumps will be reactivated under the new plan. // Photo by VINCE TROIA   By VINCE TROIA The Shell gas station, which included a Bar-B-Cutie take-out restaurant on Highway 100 at McCrory Lane, has closed, but new owners say the business will reopen

By | 2019-05-14T14:01:03+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Loveless Cafe owners buy adjacent gas station property; plans under wraps so far

March unemployment numbers show continued strength in most counties

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady,

By | 2019-04-25T19:03:27+00:00 April 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on March unemployment numbers show continued strength in most counties

Fairview getting unique hemp- and CBD-inspired eatery and shop

ABOVE: Harvest by LabCanna photo   By VINCE TROIA The Nashville company that was awarded the state's first-ever hemp processing license is about to open the first hemp and CBD cafe, rolling out menu items such as banana hemp bread and hemp matcha lattes. The Fairview cafe, Harvest by LabCanna, has its ribbon cutting and

By | 2019-04-15T22:47:15+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Fairview getting unique hemp- and CBD-inspired eatery and shop

Metro offices will close early two days to ease congestion from NFL Draft crowds

ABOVE: Broadway is blocked at 2nd Avenue as a mammoth stage is built along the Cumberland River for the NFL Draft. Businesses in that block will be closed April 23 to April 27. // MARK COOK   Metro Nashville government employees will be released early on Apr. 25 and 26 to help ensure traffic flow

By | 2019-04-11T19:10:58+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on Metro offices will close early two days to ease congestion from NFL Draft crowds

Cadillac President visits Saturn GM Plant ahead of Cadillac XT6 launch

PHOTO: Cadillac President Steve Carlisle sits in one of the pre-production Cadillac XT6's at the General Motors Spring Hill Plant on Tuesday. / Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS Flying in from General Motors’ (GM) headquarters in Detroit, president of Cadillac Steve Carlisle came to visit the Saturn GM plant in Spring Hill Tuesday

By | 2019-04-10T05:29:51+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cadillac President visits Saturn GM Plant ahead of Cadillac XT6 launch

State endorses federal efforts against "spoofing," and "robocalls"

TENNESSEE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION The Tennessee Public Utility Commission (TPUC) last week endorsed Federal legislation designed to reduce the number of unwanted telemarketing calls households and businesses nationwide receive. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, also known as “TRACED” – was introduced in the United States Senate this year to address the expanding wave of

By | 2019-03-18T22:56:04+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on State endorses federal efforts against "spoofing," and "robocalls"

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

Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee

By BEN MATTHEWS Bellevue residents now have their first glimpse of what the Preds Ice Center in One Bellevue Place will look like once completed. The Preds Ice Center in Bellevue is set to open in September of 2019. Ford Ice Center general manager Danny Butler presented renderings of the completed Preds Ice

By | 2019-01-24T19:53:57+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Sports|Comments Off on Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee