Nolensville High students hope to launch a business off the ground — literally

Amelia Ferrell Knisely, Nashville Tennessean Two Nolensville High students have become their school’s first certified drone pilots, and the pair hope the federal recognition will help them get their business off the ground. Andrew Dunn and Mitchell Waller, both rising seniors, recently passed the aeronautical test required to become a certified remote pilot with the…

GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE CKE RESTAURANTS, INC. TO EXPAND HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKLIN

Iconic American quick-service restaurant brand to create 145 new jobs.   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and CKE Restaurants, Inc. (CKE) officials announced today that the company will expand its headquarters operations in Franklin. CKE, parent to the Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® sister chains, will invest $3.6…

Transportation summit calls for traffic solutions – and not just roads and rail

Williamson Herald | By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor The annual Williamson Inc. Transportation Summit picked up the baton in the race to find transportation solutions after the transit referendum failed in Nashville this spring, and as Williamson County grows with more people … and more cars. The summit featured two sessions in which speakers…

Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee breaks ground, continuing legacy of excellence

Williamson Herald | By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor According to medical professionals, “patient-centered care” will be the foundation of the new Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, which broke ground Monday, on the campus of Williamson Medical Center. At least a dozen renowned community orthopaedic doctors attended the groundbreaking ceremony and grabbed a shovel to…

Outlook Williamson dives into labor, transportation, real estate

The jobs are here – but you need enough qualified people to fill them. That was the overarching message at the 5th annual Outlook Williamson event Wednesday, the county’s annual summit that provides a big-picture perspective on Williamson County’s economic health and forecasting future trends. Speakers and business leaders spoke during the event about not…

GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE SPECIALTYCARE, INC. TO EXPAND HEADQUARTERS IN BRENTWOOD

  NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and SpecialtyCare, Inc. officials announced today that the company will expand its headquarters in Brentwood. The healthcare company plans to create 124 new jobs in Tennessee. “There are more than 360,000 Tennesseans employed in the healthcare industry and it’s…