Heritage Foundation Closes on $6 million Purchase of O’More Campus

After raising $6 million in six months, representatives of the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County officially signed the documents Monday to close on the purchase of the 7-acre former O’More College of Design campus. The property is the largest preservation project in the organization’s 52-year history, according to Bari Beasley, executive director of the Heritage…

Sold: Heritage Foundation Closes on O’More Campus in Franklin

FRANKLIN –– The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announced Monday the closing on the O’More campus property. The group raised $6 million to purchase the land from Belmont University after it bought out the local design college. “The purchase of this campus is a tremendous accomplishment, being that it is the largest preservation project in the 52-year…

Heritage Foundation Closes on Former O’More Campus

On Monday, it marks a big milestone for the city of Franklin and the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN.  The Heritage Foundation officially took ownership of the former campus of O’More College of Design at 423 S. Margin Street in historic downtown Franklin. In a press conference at the property, the Foundation’s board of directors, advisory…

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…

Young Leaders Council announces graduates of Fifth Annual Nonprofit Board Training Program Partnership with Williamson Chamber

  Young Leaders Council (YLC), a Nashville-based nonprofit organization that has trained more than 2,500 men and women to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit agencies for the past 33 years, announces the graduates of YLC/Williamson Chamber Class 2017. Partnering with Williamson Chamber for the fifth year in a row, YLC provided 28 hours…

Franklin’s state of the city showcases year in success

May 17, 2017 The Tennessean Emily West Franklin Mayor Ken Moore sat on stage Wednesday morning with a cane and a top hat. “What’s inside?” City Administrator Eric Stuckey said, motioning toward the hat. “It’s Mack, Mack Hatcher,” Moore said with a smile after he removed a stuffed bunny from inside. The announcement of the northwest extension…

Brentwood High School entrepreneurs headed for national competition

May 15, 2017 Brentwood Home Page A team of young Brentwood entrepreneurs will be heading to Washington, D.C. next month to participate in the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit. The students, all members of an entrepreneurship class at Brentwood High School, were chosen to advance to the national competition after winning the statewide Junior Achievement…

Williamson’s latest trend report shows job growth highest in the mid-state

April 11, 2017 Spring Hill Home Page by Emily West It’s no surprise that Williamson County has remained the top economic driver in the state. But how did it reach that top spot? According to Williamson, Inc.’s fourth annual trends report job growth, commuters and new out-of-state residents account for much of the growth in…