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Brentwood-based CoreCivic has reported third quarter results, highlighted by profits having topped the mark of  the same period in 2020.

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Amid national uncertainty about retirement, active city employees in Franklin hired prior to 2016 are guaranteed robust retirement benefits, and those hired after will benefit from one of the top five state plans in the country.

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Shares of Diversicare Healthcare Services doubled Friday after an investor offered to buy the company for more than three times its value at the close of business Thursday.

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Brentwood-based MacNeill Pride Group has added another leg to its stool of outdoor and sporting goods brands, this time through the acquisition of a Utah-based maker of sleeping pads and bag, tents and other camping gear.

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Many analysts following Tractor Supply Co. showed confidence on Monday that Tractor Supply’s gains in 2021 are sustainable due to performance during the pandemic.

Orthopedic treatments company IMAC Holdings has closed a successful stock offering after giving its investment banks the nod to add 1.6 million shares to the roughly 10 million it had already marketed to investors.

The Carl Icahn-controlled company pushing for big changes at Delek US Holdings has followed through on its threat to go to court over the compensation of Chairman and CEO Uzi Yemin.

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In Franklin, Chase has begun construction work at the former site of a Back Yard Burgers restaurant at the intersection of South Royal Oaks Boulevard and Center Point Place, a block south of Highway 96.

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Analysts at Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said they have downgraded the debt of CoreCivic because of the Biden administration’s push to end federal contracts with private prison managers.

Shares of Dollar General rallied for a second straight day Tuesday, boosted by two analysts bucking most of their peers by upgrading the discount retailer.

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An oil refining company controlled by investor Carl Icahn has stepped up its rhetoric about the executive pay practices at locally based peer Delek US Holdings, with its CEO saying Friday his team “will have no choice” but to take Delek to court should it not share certain documents.

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The State of California is alleging Brentwood-based Brookdale Senior Living has manipulated the federal five-star rating system by providing false staffing data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Shares of Kirkland’s rallied nearly 10 percent Friday after the home goods retailer’s executives previewed better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and said their January sales were up more than 15 percent from the mark of a year ago.

The directors of Reliant Bancorp have voted to boost the company’s dividend by 20 percent and buy back up to $10 million of its stock.

FB Financial executives said Tuesday they expect to focus more on cost control and the strong mortgage market in the coming months with the expectation that loan demand will pick up in the second half of 2021.

The leaders of Reliant Bancorp posted a fourth-quarter profit of $12.2 million, nearly three times the number of late 2019 thanks in part to two acquisitions, and said Friday they are forecasting solid bottom-line growth this year — helped by the pending closure of a number of its branches.

Coming off a year in which they moved their headquarters to Middle Tennessee and spent nearly $380 million on two acquisitions, the leaders of cold-storage and logistics company Cryoport have filed papers to raise at least $200 million.

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Investment management firm CapWealth Advisors has hired Caleb Alexander to be its CFO.

IMAC Holdings executives have secured some financing for their clinical trial of a proposed stem cell treatment for one of the main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

The leaders of Tractor Supply have finalized the sale of $650 million in 10-year debt it will use to refinance other borrowings.

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Payment processor and software venture Celero Commerce has acquired a Chicago-based peer that grows its volume and customer base by about 40 percent.

Bank holding company FB Financial has reported a small third-quarter loss thanks to a number of one-time items related to its big acquisition of Franklin Financial Network. Adjusted net income more than doubled from the second quarter to $59.5 million.

IMAC Holdings is returning to the capital markets for funding, this time filing papers that will let it raise up to $5 million through the sale of stock at market prices.

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Activist investor Sardar Biglari has picked a former CEO of Clarcor as the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store director he wants to replace at next month’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

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The leaders of local merchant bank Bailey Southwell & Co. have recruited a veteran of two Minneapolis investment firms to run their affiliated fund focused on health care and etc-enabled services companies.

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FB Financial executives recently raised $100 million in 10-year debt to give them a little more padding.