Comcast and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Collaborate to Close the Digital Divide

On Friday, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, is expanding eligibility to include public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area. This means that an estimated total of up to 2 million HUD-assisted homes,…

WAKM and Williamson Herald to hold state representative candidate forum July 19

Listen to WAKM AM-950 tomorrow when the Williamson Herald and WAKM conduct a Republican State Primary Representative Forum for candidates opposed in Districts 61, 63 and 65 Tuesday, July 19 at the Franklin Marriott Broadcast from 8-9:30 AM on WAKM AM-950. Tune in as moderators, WAKM host Tom Lawrence and Williamson Herald managing editor, Kerri Bartlett ask the state representative…

Schneider Electric moving to Franklin, brings 1,140 jobs

July 13, 2016 The Tennessean by Jordan Buie Gov. Bill Haslam and the Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced Wednesday that Schneider Electric USA, Inc. will locate a Southeast regional office in Franklin. The move comes after the county voted in June to approve a roughly $2 million tax incentive in exchange for…

Boyle’s Berry Farms lands another anchor tenant

June 16, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Eric Snyder A Montgomery, Alabama-based insurer will open a regional office in Boyle Investment Co.’s Berry Farms. The Tennessean reports that Alfa Insurance will take 65,000 square feet in the development’s latest office building, which will include 105,000 square feet spread across four stories. Alfa’s space could accommodate…