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…

The Food Biz: Raley restaurant readied for Factory

January 27, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville-based restaurateur Terry Raley is planning a summer opening for his next concept: Liberty Green at The Factory at Franklin The restaurant will focus on creating a social green space at The Factory at Franklin, Post sister publication Nashville Scene reports. Raley — the owner/operator behind Germantown’s Butchertown Hall and…

Confirmation.com, Digital Reasoning big winners at NTC Awards

January 27, 2017 Nashville Post Officials with Confirmation.com and Digital Reasoning Systems both took home two Nashville Technology Awards Thursday night at a ceremony attended by about 600 people. The eighth annual NTC Awards ceremony was held at the Wildhorse Saloon downtown and featured remarks from Mayor Megan Barry, who called on tech leaders to…

St. Louis company to expand Franklin data center

January 27, 2017 Nashville Post by Geert de Lombaerde A national data center company plans to invest $20 million to expand its Franklin operations and already has contracts for a good chunk of that space. At Thursday night’s Nashville Technology Council banquet, Tierpoint President and COO Tom McMillin announced that his team will grow its…

NAWBO Business University series to GROW and FUND enterprises

Nashville Entrepreneurs Share Strategies for Business Success in 2017   The National Association of Women Business Owners, Nashville Chapter, the premiere organization for women business owners to connect, announces its two-part education series, NAWBO Business University (NBU), with the themes GROW and FUND. NBU is a half-day session designed to help women entrepreneurs learn best practices to scale…

Schools ‘drive everything,’ Chamber CEO insists

January 23, 2017 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth Put plainly, without its school systems’ success, Williamson County would lose its primary economic asset. At a breakfast hosted Monday by the Education Foundation for Williamson County at Puckett’s in downtown Franklin, CEO of Williamson, Inc. Matt Largen spoke about the importance of education in the…

Southwest adds nonstop Minneapolis flight via BNA

January 5, 2017 Nashville Post Nashville International Airport (BNA) announced Thursday that Southwest Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to Minneapolis and will add an additional flight to Dallas (now five times daily), San Antonio (three times daily) and St. Louis (three times daily). The airline will also add a Saturday flight to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood…

Funk Seoul Brother opens in The Factory

January 4, 2017 Brentwood Home Page by Donna Vissman Food truck-turned-restaurant, Funk Seoul Brother, has opened their second brick and mortar location in The Factory at Franklin. Funk Seoul Brother has become a popular eatery in the Nashville and Franklin area; Thrillist even named them one of the best new Nashville restaurants of 2016. Chef/Owner…

Jobs, homes, infrastructure: Spring Hill notes 2016 milestones

January 1, 2017 Brentwood Home Page by Zach Harmuth The city of Spring Hill released a list of some of its biggest projects completed in 2016 last week. “Hundreds of new jobs were added; a significantly higher population was officially counted; city awards were won; a towering 1.5-million-gallon water tank was completed; and one of…