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Jack Daniel biography republished with new information

Jack Daniel biography republished with new information
As global interest in the American whiskey industry reaches new heights, what has long been considered the definitive biography of whiskey legend Jack Daniel is being republished. “Jack Daniel’s Legacy” was first published by Ben A. Green in 1967 as a mostly oral history of conversations with those who had been around Jack Daniel. It’s ...
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The number of homes in Spring Hill continued to grow last year

The number of homes in Spring Hill continued to grow last year
By Matt Blois The City of Spring Hill issued about 100 more building permits last year than it did the year before. A new report from the Building Codes department shows that the city gave out 804 permits, compared to 699 last year. The number of building permits was split fairly evenly between Maury and ...
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Chamber, Realtors present free "Candidate Training Academy" for public office

Chamber, Realtors present free "Candidate Training Academy" for public office
Williamson, Inc. is partnering with Williamson County Association of Realtors (WCAR) and Greater Nashville Realtors for a candidate training academy on Feb. 7. The training will take place at the Williamson County Association of Realtors office, 1646 Westgate Circle, suite 104, Brentwood 37027. According to a joint announcement for the event, “This is an educational...
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Franklin executive recruiting firm combined with plastics industry company

Franklin executive recruiting firm combined with plastics industry company
Molding Business Services of Florence, Massachusetts, has acquired Gros Executive Recruiters of Franklin, Tennessee. Both firms provide recruiting and executive search services to the plastics industry. Molding Business Services (MBS) was founded in 1998 and during those 20 years, its recruiting division has focused almost exclusively on the injection molding segment of th...
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Puckett’s donates to Columbia Main Street program, Columbia Academy food drive

Puckett’s donates to Columbia Main Street program, Columbia Academy food drive
Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Columbia recently donated more than $2,300 to local community organizations, including Columbia Main Street and Columbia Academy. “Puckett’s has embraced being part of the city of Columbia over the past five years, and we are always looking for ways to invest in the community,” said Rachel Layton, A. Marshall Hospitality Marketin...
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Cranes go up at Harpeth Square construction site; developer says project moving along on schedule

Cranes go up at Harpeth Square construction site; developer says project moving along on schedule
A crane is seen hovering over the Harpeth Square construction on Thursday, Jan. 11/ Photo by Brooke Wanser. By BROOKE WANSER A crane appeared at the Harpeth Square construction site on Wednesday, three months after the hotel and residential project held the official groundbreaking. The site, located between 1st and 2nd avenues north, is bordered ...
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Skanska prepares to start work on $40 million Bone and Joint Institute

Skanska prepares to start work on $40 million Bone and Joint Institute
As surgeons begin phasing into the new Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee at Williamson Medical Center, Skanska has signed a contract with Williamson County Hospital District (dba Williamson Medical Center) to manage the construction of a new medical office building to house the facility. According to an announcement from Skanska, construction on the $40 ...
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Williamson Medical Center names emergency doc as new Chief Medical Officer

Williamson Medical Center names emergency doc as new Chief Medical Officer
WILLIAMSON MEDICAL CENTER Jon Andrew “Andy” Russell, M.D., was recently named Chief Medical Officer at Williamson Medical Center, replacing Starling Evins, M.D., who has held the position since 2013. Evins is transitioning to the role of Medical Education Officer. Russell is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who has served as a staff physician in WMC’s ...
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State unemployment fund fully recovered from Great Recession

State unemployment fund fully recovered from Great Recession
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT On January 1, 2018, Tennessee employers began paying less in unemployment insurance premiums when the taxable wage base decreased from $8,000 to $7,000. The taxable wage base is the annual amount of wages paid to an employee, which is subject to state unemployment tax. “This will amount to a ...
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Famous Dave’s equipment, furniture, decor up for online auction

Famous Dave’s equipment, furniture, decor up for online auction
The Famous Dave’s BBQ location in Cool Springs closed its doors on Dec. 31 and everything in the building on Baker’s Bridge Avenue is now up for online auction. Bidding on all items starts at $1. Items up for bid include professional-grade kitchen equipment, furniture, TVs, and decór, Most of the items in the auction ...
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Restaurant Week showcases Davidson and Williamson independents

Restaurant Week showcases Davidson and Williamson independents
More than 65 Nashville Originals restaurants restaurants in Davidson and Williamson counties will participate in Nashville Restaurant Week, which runs from Monday, Jan. 15, through Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The independent Nashville Originals member restaurants will offer special menus, new dishes and deals throughout the week, presenting diners with a wide array of cuisines,...
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New business for the new year? Free tax workshops set

New business for the new year? Free tax workshops set
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE The Tennessee Department of Revenue will be holding a series of free tax workshops for new businesses designed to assist those encountering business-related taxes for the first time. In addition to a Jan. 9 session in Nashville, there are sessions in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, and Memphis. Details on the bi-monthly ...
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State: Be careful about "free meal" financial seminars

State: Be careful about "free meal" financial seminars
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INSURANCE Before accepting any invitations about financial, retirement or estate planning, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers that many insurance and financial firms contact middle-aged and older adults or host free meal seminars with the goal of selling insurance or financial products or service...
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Final week is on for two popular local restaurants

Final week is on for two popular local restaurants
If you enjoy the aroma of a busy smoker, there will be two fewer places next week to enjoy the smell and atmosphere of smoked meats. Saffire, a locally owned restaurant in The Factory at Franklin, and Famous Dave’s restaurant on Baker’s Bridge Avenue just north of the CoolSprings Galleria, both will be closing their ...
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Uncle Nearest takes steps to establish 270-acre distillery property in Bedford County

Uncle Nearest takes steps to establish 270-acre distillery property in Bedford County
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey has announced that it is planning a distillery, tasting room and music venue for the historic Tennessee Walking Horse farm and event center, Sand Creek, in Shelbyville, Tennessee. “We look forward to continuing to work with our Tennessee distillery partners to create and bottle our award-winning premium whiskey; but as  the brand continues to ...
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Fifth Third Bank reacts to tax bill with $15 minimum wage

Fifth Third Bank reacts to tax bill with $15 minimum wage
Fifth Third Bancorp, a Cincinnati-based financial company that operates banks in Brentwood, Franklin, Fairview and Spring Hill, joined several U.S. companies after President Trump signed the federal tax overhaul in announcing plans to raise its minimum hourly wage for all employees to $15, and distribute a one-time bonus of $1,000 for more than 13,500 employees. Fifth ...
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