Columbia State celebrates opening of Williamson Campus

  Congratulations to Columbia State Community College for a successful grand opening of their Williamson Campus! Approximately 700 supporters gathered Wed., June 22 to celebrate the grand opening of the new Williamson Campus, including state and local officials, donors, community members and Columbia State students, faculty and staff. After two years of planning and construction,…

Digital Reasoning to expand headquarters in Williamson County

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER BOYD ANNOUNCE DIGITAL REASONING TO EXPAND HEADQUARTERS IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY Cognitive computing company to invest approximately $861,500, create 189 new jobs   NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Digital Reasoning officials announced today the company will expand…

Columbia State launches hospitality program with kickoff event, internships

    Columbia State launches hospitality program with kickoff event, internships Career Summit, Move Week and Grand Opening shine light on new Williamson Campus By Charlane Oliver Columbia State Community College is partnering with area businesses, Williamson County Schools, Williamson, Inc. and the Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau to launch a hospitality and tourism…

Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) available online to businesses

Department of Labor and Workforce Development Can Now Approve Tax Credits in 24 Hour NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) announced recently the introduction of a new online system where businesses can apply for Work Opportunity Tax Credits and be approved in most cases in 24 hours. Previously, the approval process…

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…

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…

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…