Brentwood Candidates to Debate at Tractor Supply April 11

The Williamson Herald is partnering with the Williamson County Association of Realtors, Williamson Inc. and WAKM 950-AM radio for a Brentwood candidate debate to be held at Tractor Supply Company in Brentwood on April 11. The community is invited to attend the debate to learn more about the nine local candidates running for four open…

Williamson Inc. CEO Matt Largen talks Partnerships, Workforce, Traffic jams

Matt Largen marked six years as president and CEO of Williamson Inc., on Feb. 1. He was formerly head of Williamson County’s economic development department, which basically dissolved and moved its functions to the current structure. Williamson Inc., serves as the governing body of sorts for the chamber of commerce and economic development. The organization…

Williamson County Legislators tell Chamber they want to Change School Funding and Improve Infrastructure

State legislators from Williamson County told a group at a Williamson Inc. event on Tuesday morning they want to change the way Tennessee funds public schools. State Sen. Jack Johnson also said he expects the 2020 census will require the state to redraw Williamson County’s political districts due to rapid growth. Representative Sam Whitson, who…

Delegation Talks Legislative Power, Changes and Bills in 111th General Assembly

The Williamson County delegation delivered a broad overview of legislative bills constituents can expect in the 111th General Assembly at the Williamson, Inc. Town Hall at Columbia State Community College Friday. Legislators also addressed Williamson County rising to the seat of power in the legislature. “Freshman” Rep. Brandon Ogles, R-Franklin, talked about his first couple…

Oct. 9 FrankTalks set as candidate forum for Oct. 24 Franklin aldermanic election

Williamson, Inc., Williamson County Association of REALTORS & Williamson Herald to join in   Learn how the City of Franklin is governed and meet the candidates in the Oct. 24 City of Franklin ward aldermanic races at the Monday, October 9 FrankTalks lecture, presented by Franklin Tomorrow, Williamson, Inc., Williamson Herald, and the Williamson County…

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…

Crescent Communities approved for 24-acre Cool Springs project

May 11, 2017 The Tennessean by Getahn Ward With its Two Greenway Centre office building in Cool Springs about 40 percent leased, Charlotte, N.C.-based Crescent Communities has a new mixed-use project on the drawing board for 23.6 nearby acres. The developer is planning apartment, office and retail uses for that property at the northwest corner…

Franklin Releases Proposed 2017-2018 Operating Budget

City budget reflects period of rapid growth and investment in our community   City Administrator Eric Stuckey announced Tuesday, May 9 the City’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The proposed FY18 budget for all funds is $145,221,130 which represents an increase of 1.5% compared to FY17. The proposed 2017-18 (FY18) general fund budget is…