Outlook Williamson Offers Future-Focused Half Day of Data, Developers, and Economic Insights

Business, community and government leaders will have a chance to learn why Williamson County remains such an attractive destination for businesses and residents at Williamson, Inc.’s Outlook Williamson. The half-day economic summit, presented by Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperation, takes place Wednesday, April 24, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall,…

Outlook Williamson to Discuss ‘Why Williamson’ County is the Place to Be

Business, community and government leaders will have a chance to learn why Williamson County remains such an attractive destination for businesses and residents at Williamson, Inc.’s Outlook Williamson. The half-day economic summit will be Wednesday, April 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall, located at 230 Franklin Rd. The…

Imagine A Place Where Creativity is Sparked

Franklin Grove will soon be wiring and firing with innovative ideas at the future Williamson County Entrepreneur Center (a working name) in partnership with its lessor, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County. The entrepreneur center, quite literally the brainchild of Williamson Inc., to be located in the historic 1887 Fleming-Farrah building on the former O’More…

Cool Offices Help Business in Williamson County Attract Employees, but it’s Not Everything

The offices at Rustici Software in Franklin have pretty much everything an employee could want. The company built a bocce ball court in front of a spacious outdoor deck. A ping pong table — frequently used by employees — occupies the lion’s share of the main common area. The company provides a kitchen, showers, workout equipment and…

Brentwood City Commission Candidates Stand Firm on One Acre Lots, Admit Housing for Seniors Limited

Candidates stand firm on 1-acre lots, believe downsizing options limited for seniors Eight of the nine candidates running for Brentwood City Commission in the May 7 election discussed during a debate Thursday topics such as housing, growth, infrastructure and crime, showing strong conviction in their stance on the issues. Dale Pacetti was out of town…

Smart Women Financial Series to Empower Women through Education

Smart Women Middle Tennessee, a community educational series with a focus on helping women make difficult financial decisions, is gaining traction in Williamson County. The group met this week at the Williamson County Public Library to kick off the Smart Women series, which will meet quarterly at the library. An advisory board was recently formed.…

Heritage Foundation Recruits Fundraiser from Vanderbilt University Medical Center

New director of  special projects will lead O’More campus overhaul NashvillePost.com The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has recruited a Vanderbilt University Medical Center fundraiser to lead the restoration and rehabilitation work on the former O’More College of Design campus in downtown Franklin. Shannon Lapsley has joined the Heritage Foundation as director of special projects and…

Atema Partners Acquires Media Visions, Inc.

Atema Partners, Inc. has acquired Media Visions, Inc. With locations in La Vergne, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama, Media Visions is one of the entertainment industry’s nationwide leaders in live production and integration/permanent installation services. “We are thrilled to be able to add the standard-setting levels of expertise we’re gaining as Media Visions joins our team,”…

Brentwood Candidates to Debate at Tractor Supply April 11

The Williamson Herald is partnering with the Williamson County Association of Realtors, Williamson Inc. and WAKM 950-AM radio for a Brentwood candidate debate to be held at Tractor Supply Company in Brentwood on April 11. The community is invited to attend the debate to learn more about the nine local candidates running for four open…

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…