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How Success Came to the Loves (Part 2)

How Success Came to the Loves (Part 2)

by M. Simone Boyd Last week, we learned how the Loves worked together to build their award-winning residential construction company and weather the housing crisis. Another reason their family-owned business is thriving is that the Loves [...]

How Success Came to the Loves Part 1

How Success Came to the Loves Part 1

By M. Simone Boyd Wouldn’t you like to jump from one success to another in life? Personally, I’d like to skip all the valleys and forever live on the mountain top. But we all face adversity. [...]

A Good Stretch

A Good Stretch

By Thomas Sheffield  Before we get started, I think we could all use a good stretch. Now let’s stretch our goals. We can all choose goals that are easy to reach but are we really better [...]

Resolve to Adopt Cost-Cutting Shopping Habits in the New Year

Resolve to Adopt Cost-Cutting Shopping Habits in the New Year

The start of the New Year is often a time for resolutions and improvements to your daily lifestyle. While many people vow to lose weight or take a big trip, others might focus on trying to [...]

Editorial: Bill…Just “Say It Ain’t So.”

Editorial: Bill…Just “Say It Ain’t So.”

By Rodney Beard When I was 10 years old my dad bought an album. It was Bill Cosby’s first one, “Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow.” Mom fried fish that night, and our neighbors came [...]

Clergy Urge Capitol Hill for Limits on Payday Lending

Clergy Urge Capitol Hill for Limits on Payday Lending

WASHINGTON, DC — Over 80 clergy from 22 states representing multiple denominations converged on Capitol Hill from November 17-19 in a unified advocacy effort. Following two days of training that included discussions about the negative impact [...]

Comcast to Host Job Fair in Nashville

Comcast to Host Job Fair in Nashville

Cable provider seeking driven, self-motivated sales consultants ATLANTA (Nov. 10, 2014) – Comcast announced today it is seeking qualified candidates to join its Nashville sales team. Interested applicants are invited to attend an informational job fair on [...]

Black Men Show Job Gain

Black Men Show Job Gain

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The unemployment rate for Blacks fell from 11.4 percent to 11 percent and the labor force participation increased from 61 percent in August to 61.7 percent [...]

Local Entrepreneur Expands Business

Local Entrepreneur Expands Business

Nashville, TN – President, Carolyn McHaney-Waller with the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its member Stephon D. Fleming has expanded his business with a second location in the Nashville community. “I’m excited [...]

The Cupcake Collection Opens Newest Location, Offers Food Variety

The Cupcake Collection Opens Newest Location, Offers Food Variety

Nashville’s favorite cupcakery is opening its Donelson Café to provide cupcakes, coffee, a seating area, and food too Nashville, TN — Opening its third location, The Cupcake Collection has opened its newest concept, The Cupcake Collection [...]

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