Transportation summit calls for traffic solutions – and not just roads and rail

Williamson Herald | By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor The annual Williamson Inc. Transportation Summit picked up the baton in the race to find transportation solutions after the transit referendum failed in Nashville this spring, and as Williamson County grows with more people … and more cars. The summit featured two sessions in which speakers…

Reliant Bank partners with Hytch carpooling app to offer rewards for ride-sharing

  Reliant Bank is paying incentives to motivate commuters to share rides in an eight-county area of Middle Tennessee including Chattanooga’s Hamilton County. To help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes, Reliant is partnering with Nashville-based Hytch Rewards, a free smartphone app that validates and rewards ride-sharing behavior through synchronized GPS technology. Hytch Rewards is…

Williamson, Inc.’s Role in Bringing Wall Street Company AllianceBernstein to the Nashville Region

Today Governor Haslam and AllianceBernstein (AB) executives announced that the global asset management company has chosen Nashville for its Headquarters and will employ more than 1000 people. This is a significant win for the entire region and Williamson, Inc. is proud to be able to play a key role in regional economic development. Project consultant…

Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee breaks ground, continuing legacy of excellence

Williamson Herald | By Kerri Bartlett • Managing Editor According to medical professionals, “patient-centered care” will be the foundation of the new Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, which broke ground Monday, on the campus of Williamson Medical Center. At least a dozen renowned community orthopaedic doctors attended the groundbreaking ceremony and grabbed a shovel to…

Outlook Williamson dives into labor, transportation, real estate

The jobs are here – but you need enough qualified people to fill them. That was the overarching message at the 5th annual Outlook Williamson event Wednesday, the county’s annual summit that provides a big-picture perspective on Williamson County’s economic health and forecasting future trends. Speakers and business leaders spoke during the event about not…

GOVERNOR HASLAM, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE SPECIALTYCARE, INC. TO EXPAND HEADQUARTERS IN BRENTWOOD

  NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and SpecialtyCare, Inc. officials announced today that the company will expand its headquarters in Brentwood. The healthcare company plans to create 124 new jobs in Tennessee. “There are more than 360,000 Tennesseans employed in the healthcare industry and it’s…