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Our business section focuses on both local and national business stories.

Recession Proof

By Thomas Sheffield Weeks ago, I warned you that a recession is coming.  The economy seemed like it would not slow down.  This September marked the 10 year mark (I refuse to call it anniversary), of our last great economic...

The Green New Deal

By Thomas Sheffield During the Great Depression, President Franklin D Roosevelt proposed a New Deal intended to lift American’s to a different standard of living.  There is now another New Deal available many politicians are proposing.  A Green New Deal...

200 by 2020

By Thomas Sheffield For years, I have been doing what most Americans in general, and particularly African Americans, are forced to do and that is living paycheck to paycheck without investing heavily in the future.   I realize we spend...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is proud to stand with Metro Nashville Mayor David Briley and others in support of the Equal Business Opportunity Program and the Small Business Reserve Program. Both measures, announced today by...
By Thomas Sheffield Are you ready to start the new year off right?  It is past time to plan now but it is not too late.  Most successful businesses already have plans on what’s coming in 2019.  When we plan,...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Greater Nashville Apartment Association is proud to announce that Freeman Webb Chief Operating Officer W. Kirby Davis, Jr. has been awarded with their 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Awarded on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the...
MEMPHIS, TN — First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies is proud to announce Executive VP, Director of Affinity Strategy, Lynne Walker won Gold in the Female Executive of the Year...

Climate Report

By Thomas Sheffield If you read my articles weekly, you will know I am pro environment, pro community and pro profit!  If we do not take care of the earth, then we will not have an opportunity to have a...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Convention Center Authority has hired Renuka Christoph as its Director of Communications. In this role, Christoph will oversee planning, development and implementation of all of the Music City Center’s marketing and communication strategies, both internally...
By SemDem I belong to several groups on social media that reminisces our time in the military. They are apolitical, but sometimes stupidity seeps in. Trump, in a political stunt, deployed thousands of troops along the border. Their base of...