Downtown Franklin shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

  AMERICA’S FAVORITE MAIN STREET CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Downtown Franklin Merchants Offer Specials, Hop & Shop Trolley Kicks Off Holiday Route   FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Historic Downtown Franklin is coming together on Saturday, Nov. 26 to support Small Business Saturday — a national effort to help independently owned merchants gain more exposure during one…

Williamson, Inc. announces 2017 Board of Directors

    WILLIAMSON, INC. ANNOUNCES 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ten Williamson County business leaders selected to serve three-year terms starting Jan. 1 FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Williamson, Inc. has tapped 10 accomplished business leaders to join the 2017 Board of Directors to help lead the strategic direction of the organization, comprised of the county’s office of economic development…

How inaugural ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ led to successful Williamson County partnerships

    By Suzie Lind, Director of Membership Development, Williamson, Inc. While sitting on blankets, camping chairs, bleachers and the Royal seats, nearly 1,400 people were entertained over four evenings by Williamson County’s first-ever performance by the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. Opening night for The Comedy of Errors at Academy Park was Thursday, September 29 and,…

Made in Williamson, Made in Fairview

Fairview High’s Mechatronics program aims to fill the skills gap in local manufacturing industry   By Charlane Oliver, Williamson, Inc. Director of Communication Every year on the first Friday in October, manufacturers across North America come together for Manufacturing Day to shed light on a rapidly growing talent shortage in the industry. This year, Manufacturing…

Mobility Week Is Over. What’s Next?

By Matt Largen, Williamson, Inc. President & CEO Williamson, Inc. is an initiative-driven organization charged with developing Williamson County’s economy in a strategic way.  Williamson County, you might have heard, is rapidly growing.  In fact, our job growth leads the nation, with a nearly 8 percent growth year over year and headquarter jobs growing nearly 12…