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Freelance sports writers needed for Home Page Media Group

Home Page Media Group is in need of a freelance prep sports writer who can cover high school football games and other events throughout the Williamson County area. Applicants must be available to work on Friday nights throughout the football season, Aug. to Dec. Writers also needed on week nights to cover soccer, volleyball, and ...
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Physicians Urgent Care opens walk-in clinic at Berry Farms

Physicians Urgent Care opens walk-in clinic at Berry Farms
Physicians Urgent Care, a group of walk-in clinics with care directed by emergency room physicians, has opened a new location in the Berry Farms Town Center, 5021 Hughes Crossing, Suite 165 in Franklin. The walk-in clinic is the third Physicians Urgent Care facility in the Brentwood-Franklin area and is the latest amenity in Berry Farms, a ...
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Meet Mary Weary, Middle Tennessee’s original “menu maker”

Meet Mary Weary, Middle Tennessee’s original “menu maker”
Above, Ben Parsons, Mary Weary, Christa Harris and Micheal-Holmes are the Menu Maker catering team. // SUBMITTED By SUSAN T. LEATHERS Mary Weary didn’t set out to create one of America’s favorite restaurant side dishes; the then-young food broker just wanted to sell Cracker Barrel her client’s potatoes. Before starting Menu Maker Catering 25 years ago, Weary ...
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From home kitchen to corporate catering, small business celebrates 25 years

From home kitchen to corporate catering, small business celebrates 25 years
Award-winning Menu Maker Catering celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and the home-grown company is marking the milestone in a big way. In July, Menu Maker officially moved into its first stand-alone location, complete with a custom-designed commercial kitchen and a grab-and-go carryout operation. Company founder Mary Weary purchased the former Nick’s Italian Deli re...
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Farmers markets are at their peak, Ag Department says

Farmers markets are at their peak, Ag Department says
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE August marks the peak of growing season, with more types of produce available in larger quantities than any other time of year. August 6-12 is National Farmers Market Week. From special events and activities to lighting up the night in Nashville, it’s a great time to get your fill of fresh, local ...
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Realtor Dick Williams named Crye-Leike managing broker

Realtor Dick Williams named Crye-Leike managing broker
Richard “Dick” Williams has been named managing broker of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services’ Brentwood branch office, located at 5111 Maryland Way in Brentwood. Crye-Leike’s Brentwood branch office is one of 21-company- owned and franchise offices in Middle Tennessee, serving buyers and sellers in and around Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Ruthe...
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Ramsey Solutions breaks ground in Franklin, promises new jobs

Ramsey Solutions breaks ground in Franklin, promises new jobs
Ramsey Solutions broke ground on its new corporate headquarters in Franklin on Thursday, hosting a ceremony lead by CEO Dave Ramsey and Gov. Bill Haslam. Knoxville-native Ramsey, known for his nationally syndicated financial advice radio show, courses, and media, closed on the Berry Farm property in 2015. According to Ramsey, there’s no other place he’d ...
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Vanpool system will show off new vehicles in Cool Springs on Friday

Vanpool system will show off new vehicles in Cool Springs on Friday
The Transportation Management Association Group, TMA, a Franklin-based non-profit that manages VanStar, the regional commuter vanpool program serving hundreds of commuters throughout 14 Middle Tennessee counties, is adding two new vehicle types to their fleet. VanStar is a state-of-the-art vanpool commuter ridesharing program using dynamic technology to match up commuters...
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Business leaders lose optimism amid workforce shortfalls

Business leaders lose optimism amid workforce shortfalls
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The latest Tennessee Business Barometer Index reversed its upward trend amid reduced optimism among Tennessee business leaders as well lingering concerns about finding qualified workers, according to the online survey by MTSU’s Jones College of Business. The overall index dipped to 461 this month from 507 in April. “This drop was ...
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Tuesday is first-ever National Hire a Veteran Day

Tuesday is first-ever National Hire a Veteran Day
July 25, 2017 is the inaugural National Hire a Veteran Day in the United States, when employer’s are encouraged to consider the benefits a veteran can bring to the workplace. Former military leave service qualified in a range of fields from information technology, engineering and cyber security, to sales, marketing, management, finance, healthcare, skilled trades, al...
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Young Leaders is assembling 2017 Williamson class for nonprofit leadership

Young Leaders is assembling 2017 Williamson class for nonprofit leadership
ABOVE: Last year’s Young Leaders Council Williamson County Class graduated on Dec. 15, 2016, after 11 weeks of nonprofit board leadership training. Pictured on front row: Abby Rorex, left, Abby Bass, Michelle Holland and Sara Moreland; middle row: Senton Pojani, left, Rebecca Ozols, Sydney Ball, Lyndi Berrones, Lauren Painter, Rob DeLucas and Anne McGraw; back row: P...
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Event will steer women-owned businesses toward government contracts

Event will steer women-owned businesses toward government contracts
Tennessee has been among the 10 fastest-growing states for women-owned companies since the recession. According to the latest State of Women-Owned Businesses report, Nashville is home to 64,000 women-owned businesses which employ 38,100 people and bring in a revenue of $11,251,300,000. Now an effort is under way to help guide more women-owned companies toward bidding on go...
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New Blonde Ale is a tribute to Tennessee State Parks

New Blonde Ale is a tribute to Tennessee State Parks
A new beer featuring the image of a Tennessee State Parks naturalist has been tapped at the Tennessee Brew Works taproom and soon will be available in bottles and on tap throughout the state. Tennessee Brew Works has partnered with the Tennessee State Parks through the creation of a craft beer called “State Park Blonde Ale,” ...
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Williamson Medical marketing campaign follows suggestion to sell

Williamson Medical marketing campaign follows suggestion to sell
By CLIFF HIGHTOWER Williamson Medical Center now has one question: Why do you #StandwithWMC? “We wanted to start a dialogue,” Stephanie Clark said. Clark is the director of marketing and business development for Williamson Medical Center. The medical center started a marketing campaign on July 7 asking a simple question: “Why do you #StandwithWMC?” The ...
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Maury Regional adds family doctor at Spring Hill clinic

Maury Regional adds family doctor at Spring Hill clinic
Sean C. Cannady, D.O., a specialist in family medicine, has joined the medical staff at Maury Regional Medical Center. He is associated with Maury Regional Medical Group Primary Care in Spring Hill. Dr. Cannady received his medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University, DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee. He completed an internship and ...
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Vanderbilt will operate Walgreens walk-in clinics

Vanderbilt will operate Walgreens walk-in clinics
Walgreens and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced Wednesday morning that a Vanderbilt subsidiary will operate and provide all clinical services at 14 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across Middle Tennessee. The existing Healthcare Clinics at these locations, currently managed by Walgreens, are planned to transition to VUMC in November, and will be...
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