Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. Rebrands to Barge Design Solutions

Firm’s new name is a reflection of renewed focus   After 62 years of shaping communities through its engineering and architectural projects, Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has re-branded as Barge Design Solutions. This new name elevates the firm’s focus of designing solutions for communities across its geographic footprint and around the world. As…

Avenida Partners building new lifestyle-focused community for active adults

  Avenida Partners Development Group is building a fresh, new service-enriched lifestyle community for active adults age 55 and better at the former WAKM radio station site on Mallory Station Road.  Positioned at the threshold between bustling urbanized Cool Springs and the classic charm of Franklin, the Avenida Cool Springs community will offer 142 gracious…

Employee of the Year Awards: Trudy Carson

Director of Air Service Development, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority trudy_carson@nashintl.com       Dec 7, 2017, 2:46pm Trudy Carson is the director of air service development at the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. Carson works to recruit airlines to add routes or to have new airlines start flying out of Nashville International Airport. How did you find/land your…

Barge Waggoner moves to new SoBro building, rebrands as Barge Design Solutions

Jamie McGee, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, a Nashville engineering and architecture firm, has moved to a new SoBro building as it rebrands as Barge Design Solutions Inc. The building, 615 Third, is located where Third Avenue meets Lea Avenue on a 1-acre property Barge Waggoner has owned since the 1980s. In a partnership…

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson files petition for re-election

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   On Monday, longtime Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson filed his petition to run for re-election after pulling the petition Friday. Anderson draws opposition from James Kenneth Eaton of Franklin, who also pulled a petition to run for mayor last week. The seat of county mayor and…

Largen promotes sales tax increase to fund schools at Williamson Inc. Annual Celebration

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett, Managing Editor   With the slogan “Our Kids Are Worth It” Williamson Inc. released, at its 5th Annual Celebration Tuesday, two fact sheets crunching pertinent numbers regarding the recently-passed countywide referendum calling for a sales tax increase. The Williamson County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to approve a countywide…

Budget committee approves sales tax referendum for schools, but road funding shortfall looms

Source: Williamson Herald Author: Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor After months of community debate, the possibility of a countywide referendum for a sales tax increase took another step forward to becoming a reality on the ballot box during a special election in February. However, as the proposed sales tax increase referendum builds momentum, the Williamson…