Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Mitsubishi Motors North America to Relocate US Headquarters to Franklin

Read the entire Press Release here. Mitsubishi Motors will invest $18.25 million to move U.S. headquarters to Williamson County Move will strengthen Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, bring approximately 200 jobs to Franklin Relocation will begin in August and be completed by end of 2019 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development…

Become a Mentor at the WCS Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC)

As you may have heard, Williamson County Schools is launching a new program for high school students called the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center, or EIC.  This creative endeavor allows 9th-12th graders from across Williamson County to launch a business, create an innovative product, offer a service, or try their hand at social entrepreneurship, all while…

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Job Purpose: Responsible for managing the company’s marketing and communications initiatives including graphic and website design. Ensures a unified message reaches investors, members, and the community through approved upon channels. Uses market research and analysis to direct marketing strategy and planning.   Job duties: Establishes marketing goals based on past performance and market forecasts. Works…

Colorado Mayor to Williamson County: Private Sector Needs to Help Pay for Transit, too

Meaningful transit solutions in Middle Tennessee are going to require more than just talk from major business leaders. That’s been Jackie Millet’s experience, at least. The mayor of Lone Tree, Colorado, spoke at length about her city’s efforts to invest in transit, specifically light rail, at Williamson County’s annual transportation summit on Thursday. The summit focused…

Regional ‘Collaboration’ in Planning, Funding Emerges as Key to Success at Transportation Summit

A theme of regional collaboration and “money speaks” emerged at the annual Williamson Inc. transportation summit as the top ways to find regional traffic solutions and fund those solutions, eventually. According to Spring Hill Mayor Rick Graham, summit keynote speaker Jackie Millet, mayor of Lone Tree, Colorado, delivered a presentation, that mirrors what is occurring…

Williamson County Residents, Leaders Weigh in on Public Transportation Issue

As Middle Tennessee roads experience more and more congestion, the proposed solutions are seemingly endless, but implementing an appropriate fix is no easy task. In acknowledgement of this problem, Williamson, Inc. hosted its Transportation Summit to discuss the South Corridor Study’s quest to engage the community and find a solution to this complex issue. The…

Williamson County Transportation Summit: Cash and Collaboration are Keys to Developing Transit

When it comes to solving regional transportation problems, money does most of the talking. That, in essence, was the primary message put forth by Lone Tree, Colorado Mayor Jackie Millet during the fifth annual Transportation Summit hosted by Williamson Inc. Thursday at the Franklin Marriot Cool Springs. Speaking before a luncheon audience of business leaders,…

Local Cities, Agencies Partner to Identify New Transit Projects

Depending on where they travel, residents in the Greater Nashville area spend an average of 25 minutes traveling to work each day, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. For some residents in Davidson and Williamson counties, that time could double over the next 20 years. To help combat increasing commute times, officials from six cities—including…

Area Growth Drives Labor Shortage in Williamson County as Unemployment Drops

The Nashville area is experiencing record-low unemployment, leading to a market that favors employees, according to business leaders. Williamson County’s current unemployment rate of 2.4% is the lowest in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and jobs in all sectors continue to pour into the county, even outpacing the rapid…

City of Franklin Releases Public Review Draft of Updated Zoning Ordinance

Public Can Review through Summer and Give Feedback Franklin–The City of Franklin’s Department of Planning and Sustainability and their planning consultant, Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative, LLC (TPUDC) have recently completed a major update to the City’s Zoning Ordinance and have released a Public Review Draft. The draft has been made available for public…