Taste of Williamson showcases 45 restaurants

March 5, 2017 The Tennessean by Melanie Balakit Williamson County restaurants served their top samples at Taste of Williamson Sunday. The annual food tasting event raises funds for United Way of Williamson County and its partner agencies. “We’ve had tremendous response from the restaurants this year” said Cheryl Stewart, marketing director for the county chapter…

Highwoods to develop $96M Mars Petcare HQ

February 28, 2017 Nashville Post Highwoods Properties announced Tuesday a third-quarter groundbreaking at Ovation in Cool Springs on a $96 million headquarters for Mars Petcare. Highwoods, which is based in Raleigh and has a Nashville office, will develop two connected LEED-Gold certified office buildings (with a collective 224,000 square feet) and structured parking, according to…

Mars Petcare announces U.S. headquarters move to Ovation in 2019

Highwoods to Develop U.S. Headquarters for Mars Petcare  in Nashville Area $96 Million Total Highwoods Investment at Ovation in Franklin _________________________________________ Raleigh, NC – February 28, 2017 – Mars Petcare, one of the world’s leading pet care providers, has selected Highwoods to develop its U.S. headquarters at Ovation in the Cool Springs district of Franklin,…

30,000-square-foot indoor soccer complex approved for Nolensville

February 14, 2017 Brentwood Home Page by Landon Woodroof A site plan for a 30,000-square-foot indoor soccer complex in Nolensville was approved Tuesday night at the city’s Planning Commission meeting. The complex would be built at the end of Haley Industrial Drive on the north side of town, and would be the first privately owned…

Franklin leaders back Gov. Haslam plan for transportation funding

February 14, 2017 Franklin Home Page by Emily West Franklin leaders took a stand of solidarity with Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday night, voting unanimously to stand behind his multi-million package to improve transportation. Sitting in a board room he once did as mayor, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commission John Schroer went over the mechanisms…

Williamson acquires land for new Brentwood schools

February 14, 2017 Brentwood Home Page by David Walsh Williamson County Schools announced Monday night that it purchased land for its next newest school. At the Williamson County Commission meeting, Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney told the board about the purchase at 9714 Split Log Road in Brentwood. The 85-acre property will be the home to…

Airport adds nonstop service to Raleigh via Delta

February 13, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville International Airport officials announced Monday Delta Air Lines will begin twice daily nonstop service to Raleigh, with service to begin June 12. Tickets are on sale now, according to a release. BNA also offers three daily flights to Raleigh via Southwest Airlines. Today’s announcement follows Delta’s announcement in mid-January…

Planning Commission gives OK to food truck ordinance

February 6, 2017 Franklin Home Page by Landon Woodroof An ordinance that would change Brentwood’s zoning laws to allow food trucks to operate more freely in the city received a recommendation of approval from the Planning Commission Monday night. The ordinance, and another that deals with the related subject of food truck regulation, had been…