A Vintage Affair to kick off series of events April 10

Main event to take place April 12 at The Factory at Franklin A Vintage Affair’s (AVA) annual three-day series of wine events returns this April for its 19th anniversary in Williamson County. The popular fundraising sequence is one of many ways the Franklin-based non-profit supports local charities and programs. AVA centers its efforts around organizations…

County Delegation Majority Voices Support of ESAs, while Whitson States Drawbacks

The Williamson County delegation discussed their stance, some differing, regarding the governor’s proposed Education Savings Account (ESA) legislation, modeled after voucher programs at the Williamson Inc. Legislative Update Friday at Columbia State Community College. Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, passionately voiced his support of the ESA proposal as the sponsor of Senate Bill 795…

WillCo Entrepreneurship Center Eyes Advisory Board, Placemaker Funding

THE Williamson County entrepreneurship center in downtown Franklin is rapidly coming off the drawingboard. And, with a go-live date just over the horizon, the WillCo EC’s organizers are now welcoming interest from candidates for membership in its new entrepreneurship advisory board. Among qualifications for joining the advisory body are deep entrepreneurial experience and both “desire…

Williamson Medical Center Announces Addition of New Hospital Medicine Team

  Williamson Medical Center announced this week the addition of a team of 20 highly trained, board certified physicians who specialize in hospital-based medicine. The physicians are employed by the hospital and will staff a new hospitalist department that is expected to enhance patient care significantly. The hospital previously contracted with a national hospitalist group…

Skanska Receives National Excellence in Construction Award from Associated Builders and Contractors

  Skanska’s Nashville office has received two National Excellence in Construction awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors for the LifeWay Christian Resource New Headquarters and the Cordell Hull State Office Building. LifeWay Headquarters earned a National Excellence in Construction® Eagle Award in the General Contractor Commercial – $25 million to $100 million category. The…