Williamson County Businesses say Hiring People with Disabilities Improves Workplace Culture, Employment Rate

Representatives from several Williamson County companies say that hiring people with disabilities makes the world a better place, but also helps their bottom line. Williamson Inc. hosted an event on Tuesday afternoon to help businesses in Williamson County find ways to integrate people with disabilities into the workforce. The workshop was part of series of…

Williamson Medical Center Recognized Among Best in Nation, State and Region for Safety and Quality

  Williamson Medical Center has recently been recognized with a number of prestigious national and regional awards for outstanding patient safety and medical quality. The awards are a significant tribute to the organization’s more than 60-year commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with compassion and dignity, according to Williamson Medical Center’s Chief Executive…

Students Transforming Great Ideas into Thriving Businesses

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC) offers a unique opportunity for students in ninth through twelfth grades to gain hands-on experience in entrepreneurship and innovation by starting a business, launching a product, or offering a service. Accepted students attend the EIC part-time each day with the opportunity to gain high school credit through two unique…

The Boss: If you really know Williamson, Inc.’s McCreary, you won’t call her by her first name

By Adam Sichko  – Senior Reporter, Nashville Business Journal Jan 17, 2019, 1:00pm CST Updated Jan 17, 2019, 7:00pm EST As Elizabeth McCreary sees it, “If I do my job really well, someone gets a job or is better-employed because of it.” There’s been a ton of that job-generating activity in Williamson County, and McCreary has been at the center of the…

Livability Williamson County, TN 2018-19 now available

Williamson County, Tennessee – Williamson, Inc. unveiled Livability: Williamson County, Tennessee, the latest edition of a web and magazine marketing program designed to promote the area and draw new business, visitors, talent and investment. Stories promoted online at www.livability.com/williamson-county highlight the community’s excellent quality of life, attractions, live entertainment, restaurants and must-do activities. The latest content features how…

Vanderbilt University Medical Center named to nation’s ‘Honor Roll’ of top hospitals

  Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the ‘Honor Roll’ of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in their 2018-2019 ranking of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ VUMC is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to earn this distinction. In addition to’Honor Roll’ status, 10 of VUMC’s specialty programs are nationally ranked, with…

Nolensville High students hope to launch a business off the ground — literally

Amelia Ferrell Knisely, Nashville Tennessean Two Nolensville High students have become their school’s first certified drone pilots, and the pair hope the federal recognition will help them get their business off the ground. Andrew Dunn and Mitchell Waller, both rising seniors, recently passed the aeronautical test required to become a certified remote pilot with the…

Inaugural inclusive Kindergarten classroom brings hope to all students

Nonprofit High Hopes Development Center announces inaugural state approved inclusive kindergarten classroom for the 2018-2019 school year   The Kindergarten at High Hopes will utilize the same inclusive model as their 34-year old nonprofit preschool. Approximately 40% of the students at High Hopes have a developmental delay or diagnosed special need and are educated alongside their…