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BROWNSVILLE, TN — Leading financial services and fintech company Advance Financial continued its expansion across Tennessee with the opening of a new store in Brownsville, the company’s 105th location. “We look forward to serving the Brownsville community,” said Jessica Jackson,...
By Jamelle Bouie, The New York Times  If Donald Trump has a theory of anything, it is a theory of American citizenship. It’s simple. If you are white, then regardless of origin, you have a legitimate claim to American citizenship and...
METAIRIE, LA — The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South), a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), announces its 25th Anniversary in 2019. Throughout the year, WBEC South commemorates 25 Years of Collective...
By Cynthia Anderson NASHVILLE, TN — Entrepreneurs Stacey Lanier and Ila Foster have launched an innovative new business venture that offers health and wellness professionals a way to own their own practice without the overhead associated with starting a business. Lanier...
By John Cooper Nashville Mayoral Candidate Nashville has focused on one half of the growth equation: buildings and economic incentives. Measuring by the number of cranes you’ll spot downtown on any given day, we are doing well by that measure. Economic...
By Bill Freeman Nashville’s seen a remarkable amount of change in recent years, with parts changing for the better and aspects still warranting improvement.  Some things have stayed reassuringly the same.  The first issue that’s improved dramatically, all things considered, is...
CHARLESTON, SC — Island Coastal Lager (ICL), is excited to announce their expansion to The Volunteer State. ICL will be working with Food City Grocery to bring the Coastal lifestyle to Tennessee. Food City has been consistently growing since their...
By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN – The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) came to the Opryland Hotel as a part of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International conference last week to explain all the ways people with...
NASHVILLE, TN — As President/CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC), Ron Busby, Sr. brings business management skills as well as a lifetime of community development experience to the organization. Mr. Busby is a former successful business owner...
NASHVILLE, TN — On Friday, June 21 at 9 AM the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will hold a public Townhall Meeting at 340 Welch Road to discuss how Nashville let commercial gentrification impact all small businesses.   Speakers include Mario Ramos,...

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