Brentwood Academy Seniors Offered More Than $8 Million in Scholarships

The 117 members of the class of 2016 have been offered more than  $8 million in college scholarships, not including the Tennessee Hope Scholarship.  The various scholarships are designated for leadership, academics, fine arts, forensics, and/or athletics. Several seniors have been awarded the top scholarships offered by their college of choice.  Four of these members…

State board seeks public feedback on new science standards

State Board Seeks Public Feedback on New Science Standards NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee State Board of Education launched the science standards review website, https://apps.tn.gov/tcas/, to collect public feedback on Tennessee’s newly revised grade K-12 science standards. This is the first time the revised science standards, recently improved by Tennessee educators, will be available for…

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…

12 things you didn’t know about Williamson County

  By Charlane Oliver  Outlook Williamson, presented this year by Skanska, took place Tuesday, March 15 at The Factory at Franklin. A crowd of more than 300 Williamson County business owners, realtors, developers and community leaders attended the half-day economic forum that featured presentations and panel discussions by industry-leading economic experts and developers, including: Ann…

Applications available for Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017

    BRENTWOOD, TN — Leadership Brentwood, a program to educate Brentwood area residents and others about the city and its leadership, is accepting applications through June 3 for the Class of 2017. Prospective class members are invited to attend an informational mixer at the Williamson, Inc. Chamber, 5005 Meridian Blvd. Suite 150, Franklin, TN…

Williamson County, TN tops nation for job growth

  Williamson County, TN Tops Nation for Job Growth Officials credit diverse economy for success. By Kevin Litwin on March 28, 2016 at 4:12 pm EST Source: Livability.com The winner is: Williamson County, Tennessee, for having the highest percentage of job growth from September 2014 to September 2015 compared to other large counties in the…