Sold: Heritage Foundation Closes on O’More Campus in Franklin

FRANKLIN –– The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced Monday the closing on the O’More campus property. The group raised $6 million to purchase the land from Belmont University after it bought out the local design college. “The purchase of this campus is a tremendous accomplishment, being that it is the largest preservation project in the 52-year…

Heritage Foundation Closes on Former O’More Campus

On Monday, it marks a big milestone for the city of Franklin and the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN.  The Heritage Foundation officially took ownership of the former campus of O’More College of Design at 423 S. Margin Street in historic downtown Franklin. In a press conference at the property, the Foundation’s board of directors, advisory…

Hoss’ Loaded Burgers Brings its Cheesy Creations to Spiffy, New Nolensville Location

Dallas Shaw, owner of Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, the popular food truck turned brick-and-mortar restaurant, strategically peeled off a forgotten strip of tape left on the wall after a fresh paint job at the burger joint’s new location in Nolensville. He then polished a scuff mark from the shiny, marble-swirl-patterned concrete floor, a scuff unbeknownst to…

Commercial Development Swells Following Population Growth in Nolensville

After years of population growth, Nolensville is finally seeing an influx of commercial development. Nolensville Mayor Jimmy Alexander outlined some of the major projects that are in the pipeline at an event for the business community in Nolensville hosted by Williamson Inc. on Thursday. “We see new subdivisions and people coming to our town on…

Alive’s New Franklin Office to Include Nonprofit’s ‘Closer to Home’ Strategy

Despite a morning of heavy rains, approximately 80 people turned out Wednesday for the grand opening ceremony for Alive’s new office in Franklin. As the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services for Middle Tennessee, Alive can now better serve Williamson County, where it has been caring for families in their homes for…

Columbia State Sustainable Business Administration Certification Program

Businesses are realizing there are benefits to having team members know and understand sustainability and its impact on strategy and operations.  Society is asking more often and with growing intensity that companies not only deliver financial performance but also respond to broader societal challenges as well. Approaching business through the lens of sustainability provides a…

Williamson, Inc. Welcomes New Businesses Revolving Around Selfies and Sweets

Whether looking for a memorable selfie experience or a sweet treat, Williamson County residents can be treated to two businesses that were welcomed by Williamson, Inc. on Friday during separate ribbon-cutting ceremonies. The two companies, Nashville Selfies and Eastleigh Desserts, showcased their products at Williamson, Inc.’s headquarters. Nashville Selfies Current Williamson, Inc. chamber members Tony…

Columbia State Sustainable Business Administration Certification Course

  Public expectations for businesses have never been greater as society shifts towards expecting companies not only to manage regular business activities but also to serve a social purpose.  Columbia State, Franklin, TN is offering a new program – Sustainable Business Administration Certification.  This course will equip participants to play effective roles in the expanding…