First Tennessee Bank Celebrates Grand Reopening of Downtown Franklin Location

First Tennessee Bank on Public Square in downtown Franklin is not new to the banking scene, but a ribbon cutting on Friday showcased its new space. Located behind Ruby Sunshine, First Tennessee Bank staff and Williamson, Inc. chamber ambassadors celebrated the grand reopening of the bank’s new space. With 49 middle Tennessee branch locations, Carol…

Pilgrimage Helps BrightStone Celebrate The Big Payback to the tune of $40K

On Thursday, May 2, generous donors around Middle Tennessee “gave back” to BrightStone a total of almost $40,000 during The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Big Payback event. Roughly $18,000 was given online through the official Big Payback website while another $11,000 was given offline. An additional $10,000 in matching funds was generously provided by…

Williamson, Inc. Young Professionals Debut Service Project to Encourage, Uplift

In honor of this month being designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, a group of Williamson, Inc. Leadership Young Professionals on Wednesday unveiled Cards of Care, a project that focuses on spreading kindness and encouragement. City of Franklin staff and Williamson, Inc. chamber ambassadors gathered just outside of city hall to cut the ribbon on…

Technology Company Comdata Celebrate 50th Anniversary alongside City of Brentwood

This summer Comdata Inc. will celebrate a milestone, its 50th anniversary,  along with the city of Brentwood. The company was born on July 17, 1969, just a few short months after the city incorporated. Some might say a little ahead of its time, Comdata Inc. began as a shipment interchange program for the transport industry. …

WCAR Study suggests ‘Growth Pays for Itself,’ as Revealed at Breakfast with the Mayors

The Williamson County Association of Realtors unveiled a county growth study Tuesday in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University, showing the exponential growth occurring in Williamson County over the past few decades actually “pays for itself”, according to the study. The six-month study, “Population Growth & Economic Dynamics: A Case Study for Williamson County,” presented…

South Corridor Transportation Study gets Input from Franklin Community at Tuesday Meeting

Brentwood resident Rick Borchert does a good bit of traveling, and he said that just about anywhere he goes he can find reliable and efficient public transportation to get around. When he returns home, however, it’s massive gridlock. “Transportation is difficult, and it’s getting more difficult in the Nashville area,” Borchert said. “When I travel,…

Residents say they want Solutions at South Corridor Study Kick-off Meeting in Franklin

Dozens of residents filed into the Williamson County Public Library Tuesday in Franklin to give their input about how to bring transportation solutions to the South Corridor, or a 35-mile portion of Interstate 65 and Franklin Pike, which runs through Williamson, Davidson and Maury counties. The first of two public meetings in Williamson County on…