Williamson County's economic development leaders say they have raised about $2 million of the $2.9 million target for their five-year Economic Partnership strategic plan. The successes so far have been led by early pledges from seven so-called Founding and Platinum Investors: Jackson National Life, Tractor Supply, Grand Avenue, Mars Petcare, Saint Thomas Health, Video Gaming Technologies and Williamson Medical Center. Each of those entities has committed $100,000 or more over the next five years. Check out the Chamber's press release here.
MidSouth Bank has recruited to its mortgage group Belinda Arender, an 11-year veteran of the local market. Arender, who will be a vice president at MidSouth, was previously VP and sales manager at F&M Mortgage in Rutherford and Wilson counties and also has worked regionally for First Tennessee and BancorpSouth. (View the bank's release here.) She joins MidSouth as the bank's leaders work toward completing their $38 million sale to Franklin Financial Network, the parent of Franklin Synergy Bank.
Former Bee Gees member Barry Gibb and wife Linda have sold the Hendersonville property that Johnny Cash and June Carter owned for more than 40 years, according to The Tennessean.
Lakehouse Holdings purchased the property, located at 200 Caudill Drive, for $2 million, according to the Sumner Country Register of Deeds, the morning daily reported Tuesday.
In January 2006, Gibb purchased the property in January 2006 with the goal of having its house be a songwriting retreat. However, a fire destroyed the home, while under renovation, in April 2007.
In a bid to revive its business in the era of online shopping and showrooming, storied electronics retailer RadioShack has been working hard to update its stores. The roughly 20th version of its new prototype opened this weekend on James Campbell Boulevard in Columbia. The store features a speaker wall and idea center tempting shoppers to spend more time exploring devices and accessories.
SEE ALSO: The chain's self-deprecating, '80s-referencing Super Bowl ad
MissionPoint, Saint Thomas Health's accountable care organization, announced today it has been awarded a $80,000 grant from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation to launch a chronic disease management program.
The pilot program will serve 400 uninsured patients living with diabetes in Montgomery County and Fort Campbell.
"We are very excited for the work that this grant will allow us to do in the Montgomery County area," Jason Dinger, MissionPoint CEO, said in a release. "Through this grant, we will continue our mission of serving some of the most vulnerable in our community.
Dinger said the funding would pay for case management services for patients, with the goal of helping them better manage their diabetes.
"We selected MissionPoint as the recipient of this grant because of their commitment to the health and wellness of the uninsured, as well as their proven track record of improving community health, reducing costs, increasing access and enhancing the patient experience," said Joey Smith, board member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation.
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