Bowling Green Recognized Nationally for Economic Development

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has been recognized yet again as one of the nation’s top areas attracting corporate facility investment.

According to a press release from the Bowling Area Green Chamber of Commerce, the city ranked third among communities with populations less than 200,000 for total economic development projects in 2019.

Nashville Airport Hammered by Tornado

Nashville John C. Tune Airport (JWN), the largest dedicated GA gateway in Tennessee, was extensively damaged last night by a powerful tornado that cut a swath of destruction across four counties in the center of the state and claimed the lives of nearly two dozen people.

Kentucky Museum Selected to Participate in National Museum Assessment Program

The Kentucky Museum has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which is administered by the American Alliance of Museums. Through guided self-study and on-site consultation with a museum professional, participation in MAP will empower the Kentucky Museum to better serve the citizens of South Central Kentucky by facilitating its meeting and exceeding the highest professional standards of the museum field.

Bowling Green Businesses Make Valentine’s Day a Sweet One

With less than 48 hours until Valentine’s Day, some people may be rushing to take lat minute purchases, while behind the scenes several Bowling Green businesses are working hard to get things ready.

Jules Sandlin says she’s working sunrise to sunset preparing orders for her first Valentine’s Day in her brand new shop, Jules with the Flowers.

Uber Loses Early Challenge to California Gig-Worker Law

Uber Technologies Inc. failed to persuade a judge to shield its drivers from California’s gig-worker protection law while the company challenges the landmark measure in court. A federal judge in Los Angles rejected a request by Uber and Postmates Inc. to temporarily block enforcement of Assembly Bill 5, which aims to convert gig-economy workers from independent contractors to employees with benefits. Uber and Postmates didn’t ask the judge to shield other companies from the law.

At Uber’s Dallas Office, These Twentysomethings Are Recruiting Up to 30 New Co-workers a Week

The tech company has brought 150 employees on board so far with plans to expand the office to 3,000 by 2023.

On Wall Street, Uber Technologies is struggling to prove itself to investors. It’s gone through several rounds of layoffs as it matures into a company with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion.

But in Dallas, the company is in a markedly different stage: start-up mode. It’s hired the first 150 employees for its new Deep Ellum hub from about 1,000 applicants.

Zoo Adds Giraffe Sculpture at Nashville Airport

Nashville International Airport has a new greeter – a two-story tall giraffe in the rental car area.

The Nashville Zoo installed the giraffe, created by Dorand Design Studios, overnight on Jan. 9 in hopes to draw more attention to the Zoo. The giraffe is accompanied by a few pieces of luggage and signs directing toward Nashville Zoo and Kenya.

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