New regional transit plan pitches bus-rapid transit for Williamson

August 17, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West   Williamson County and Franklin have scarce references in a newly released transit study for the Nashville region, but Franklin’s mayor has a positive outlook on the plan. The Nashville Metro Transit Authority and Regional Transit Authority worked closely with local municipalities and the Tennessee Department of…

Passion, personal and professional goals fulfilled by Young Leaders Council experience

Young Leaders Council (YLC), a Nashville-based nonprofit organization that has trained more than 2,500 men and women to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit agencies for the past 31 years, is accepting applications for its 2016 Williamson County class. Partnering with Williamson, Inc. for the fourth consecutive year, YLC will provide training to young…

Three new summer tours added to the Lotz House in Franklin

The Lotz House Launches Cellar Relics Dig Three new summer tours added at the historic site in Franklin FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Lotz House Executive Director J.T. Thompson has announced the launch of three new summer tours. Civil War Historian Thomas Y. Cartwright will offer a Walking Battlefield tour, as well as the McGavock Confederate Cemetery tour located…

Belmont professor to speak on negotiations for Women in Business

Women in Business has another stellar guest speaker lined up for the next luncheon, presented by Vanderbilt Health, on June 28 at the FiftyForward Martin Center, 960 Heritage Way in Brentwood. Dr. Susan Williams, professor emerita of management for the Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont University, will speak on “The Negotiations for Women…

A Sweet Deal: Whit’s Frozen Custard opens in Berry Farms

    By Charlane Oliver This week—May 1-7, 2016—is National Small Business Week, and all week long we are celebrating the member businesses in Williamson County by highlighting their #GrowthPoint—the milestone moment that took their business to the next level. Warm weather and sunny skies are on the horizon, and of course, that means it’s…

Nolensville Area Business Council lunch skips the speaker, opts for networking

Nolensville Area Business Council lunch skips the speaker, opts for networking By SAMANTHA HEARN | Source: Nolensville Home Page Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:45 pm Williamson, Inc. Director of Member Relations Rebecca Ozols facilitates the Nolensville Area Business Council lunch on Thursday, April 21, 2016. // HOME PAGE MEDIA GROUP // SAMANTHA HEARN Rather than have…

The Point Newsletter – April 2016 Issue

The April issue of “The Point” is now available! Get the latest Chamber news in today’s print edition of The Tennessean. In this issue: What we learned from #Outlook2016 + photo highlights How the tech industry is driving Williamson County’s growth Fashion and beauty tips from the 12 & Broad experts Leadership Brentwood and Leadership Franklin call for…

Public invited to largest showcase of WillCo businesses

  By Charlane Oliver The 2016 Business & Education Expo is back by popular demand, featuring the largest showcase of Williamson County businesses and schools. The highly-anticipated event takes place Tuesday, June 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall, but this time expect a bigger and better expo.…

How will the tech industry drive Williamson County’s growth?

    By Charlane Oliver Hate it or love it, technology is advancing faster than we can keep up. New apps and software updates are popping up at every turn. Thumb scrolling can probably be considered the newest exercise, considering the amount of time we spend on our mobile devices. More and more, we’re subscribing…