Columbia State launches hospitality program with kickoff event, internships

    Columbia State launches hospitality program with kickoff event, internships Career Summit, Move Week and Grand Opening shine light on new Williamson Campus By Charlane Oliver Columbia State Community College is partnering with area businesses, Williamson County Schools, Williamson, Inc. and the Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau to launch a hospitality and tourism…

Nashville, Williamson high schools rank among state’s best

April 21, 2016 The Tennessean by Melanie Balakit Several Middle Tennessee high schools are ranked among the top 10 high schools in the state, according to U.S. News and World Report. Hume Fogg Magnet School and Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School ranked first and second in the state. Both schools are Metro Nashville Public…

Brentwood Academy to represent Tennessee at world robotics competition

BRENTWOOD ACADEMY TO REPRESENT TENNESSEE AT WORLD ROBOTICS COMPETITION   BRENTWOOD, TN — April 19, 2016– Four student robotics teams from Brentwood Academy will represented the state of Tennessee at the 2016 VEX Worlds Competition April 20-23 in Louisville, Kentucky. The four BA teams earned the privilege to represent Tennessee after a year of local…

U.S. News rankings place Williamson high schools near the top in Tennessee

April 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West This year’s U.S. News and World Report along with the Washington Post placed several of Williamson County’s high schools as some of the top in Tennessee. Brentwood ranked the highest, at No. 5, with Ravenwood and Franklin High School following in slots No. 7 and No.…

Leadership Franklin announces 2016 scholarship recipients

  Leadership Franklin Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients Madison Ovies and Valerie Romanko receive scholarships FRANKLIN, TN – Leadership Franklin recently announced its 2016 scholarship recipients, Madison Ovies and Valerie Romanko, during the organization’s Twentieth Anniversary Celebration on April 7. Ovies is a May 2013 Franklin High School graduate and a current student at West Virginia…

The Point Newsletter – April 2016 Issue

The April issue of “The Point” is now available! Get the latest Chamber news in today’s print edition of The Tennessean. In this issue: What we learned from #Outlook2016 + photo highlights How the tech industry is driving Williamson County’s growth Fashion and beauty tips from the 12 & Broad experts Leadership Brentwood and Leadership Franklin call for…

Public invited to largest showcase of WillCo businesses

  By Charlane Oliver The 2016 Business & Education Expo is back by popular demand, featuring the largest showcase of Williamson County businesses and schools. The highly-anticipated event takes place Tuesday, June 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall, but this time expect a bigger and better expo.…

Applications available for Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017

    BRENTWOOD, TN — Leadership Brentwood, a program to educate Brentwood area residents and others about the city and its leadership, is accepting applications through June 3 for the Class of 2017. Prospective class members are invited to attend an informational mixer at the Williamson, Inc. Chamber, 5005 Meridian Blvd. Suite 150, Franklin, TN…

Cool Springs Life Sciences Center rebranded as Innovation Park

March 29. 2016 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward Two months after buying the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center, OakPoint Real Estate has rebranded the property Innovation Park as it begins a marketing push to fill 64,682 square feet of vacant space. That vacancy at the campus, which was developed to be a hub for the Nashville area’s life sciences industry, represents roughly…