Fairview High Mechatronics Program Makes Impact

  January 10, 2018 Students at Fairview High are making the most of the school’s state-of-the-art mechatronics program. Last semester, the 59 sophomore and junior students enrolled in the program earned almost 97 percent of the available credits, putting them one-step closer to earning an associate degree. Mechatronics, a combination of mechanic and electronic engineering,…

Tivity extends big Humana contract

AUTHORS Geert De Lombaerd Shares of Tivity Health popped nearly 10 percent after hours Tuesday after executives of the fitness programs company said they have extended their SilverSneakers contract with Humana, which accounts for about 15 percent of its top line. The deal for senior fitness services had been scheduled to run through 2020 but has…

State leaders announce new Mars Petcare US headquarters in Williamson County

STAFF REPORTS • UPDATED JAN 1, 2018 AT 3:00 PM  NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mars Petcare officials announced recently the global leader in pet care will expand its U.S. headquarters in Williamson County. The new headquarters supports the company’s future growth as it creates 200…

Employee of the Year Awards: Trudy Carson

Director of Air Service Development, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority trudy_carson@nashintl.com       Dec 7, 2017, 2:46pm Trudy Carson is the director of air service development at the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. Carson works to recruit airlines to add routes or to have new airlines start flying out of Nashville International Airport. How did you find/land your…

Barge Waggoner moves to new SoBro building, rebrands as Barge Design Solutions

Jamie McGee, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, a Nashville engineering and architecture firm, has moved to a new SoBro building as it rebrands as Barge Design Solutions Inc. The building, 615 Third, is located where Third Avenue meets Lea Avenue on a 1-acre property Barge Waggoner has owned since the 1980s. In a partnership…

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson files petition for re-election

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   On Monday, longtime Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson filed his petition to run for re-election after pulling the petition Friday. Anderson draws opposition from James Kenneth Eaton of Franklin, who also pulled a petition to run for mayor last week. The seat of county mayor and…

Largen promotes sales tax increase to fund schools at Williamson Inc. Annual Celebration

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   With the slogan “Our Kids Are Worth It” Williamson Inc. released, at its 5th Annual Celebration Tuesday, two fact sheets crunching pertinent numbers regarding the recently-passed countywide referendum calling for a sales tax increase. The Williamson County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to approve a countywide…