Iasis sees admissions rise in the first quarter of ’08. Company posts net earnings of $10.7 million, up ever so slightly from last year on the heels of $1.9 million in business interruption insurance recoveries from Hurricane Rita.
Blockbuster's COO has been named chairman, CEO and president of Sagittarius Brands, the parent of Captain D's Seafood Kitchen and Del Taco. Nicholas Shepherd will take over the company March 1, succeeding interim boss Sid Feltenstein. Captain D's President and COO David Head will stay on in his current roles.
The National Federation of Independent Business is renewing its Tennessee push to expand small businesses' access to health insurance plans through tax credits or an insurance pool.
With six days until Tennessee's presidential primary, the New York Times stops by in Columbia to gauge the mood of the electorate.
Meanwhile, the local U.S. Attorney General's office has sued the state and its Director of Elections over their handling of the absentee and early-voting process for next week's primary.
Jim Balsillie – remember him, Preds fans? – is being linked to an attempt to buy the Edmonton Oilers, though it's not clear who's wooing or being wooed.
Local classical label Naxos has signed a deal to begin distributing a British label's catalog in the United States this spring.