Developer says Nolensville has reached “critical mass”

August 10, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Zach Harmuth The Nolensville Planning Commission approved a concept plan on Tuesday night for a $90 million project called Nolensville Market Square. The plan, which is a revised version of one presented to the commission in July, creates a live, work, play mixed-use development behind town hall. Residentially,…

Tennessee Named 2016 “State of the Year” by Southern Business & Development

August 1, 2016 Tennessee Department of Community & Economic Development Coming off of a week where Gov. Haslam and Commissioner Boyd announced more than 1,300 job commitments – 1,370 to be exact – in the span of four days, we received more exciting news that Tennessee was named 2016 “State of the Year” by Southern…

‘City Hall on Wheels’ returns Aug. 8 as part of FrankTalks lecture series

    Franklin Tomorrow’s 2016 FrankTalks lecture series will continue Monday, Aug. 8, in the Community Room in the Administration building of the new Columbia State Community College campus at 1128 Liberty Pike in Franklin. Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey will bring the “City Hall on Wheels” to east Franklin for the monthly event, which…

Airport Authority unveils $1B upgrade plan

July 31, 2016 Nashville Post The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Sunday announced an approximately $1 billion multiple element project for Nashville International Airport that will include an International Arrivals Building, increased federal security screening lanes and a possible on-site hotel. To be called BNA Vision, the comprehensive plan also includes expanding parking, concourses and lobby…

City Releases Draft Long-term Vision for Franklin: Two Public Meetings Set for Citizen Input

The City of Franklin has completed a draft update to their long-range land use plan for the city. The new and improved plan is titled Envision Franklin which articulates the long-term vision of the kind of places that Franklin’s residents, businesses, and institutions want for their future. The drafting of Envision Franklin began with a series…

Williamson County Schools celebrates completion of new $73 million Nolensville schools

July 24, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Quint Qualls Hundreds of parents and students got their first look at Nolensville’s new elementary, middle and high schools on Sunday, joining with county staff and officials to mark the occasion with back-to-back ribbon cuttings. The ceremony in the auditorium of Nolensville High School represented the single largest…

WAKM and Williamson Herald to hold state representative candidate forum July 19

Listen to WAKM AM-950 tomorrow when the Williamson Herald and WAKM conduct a Republican State Primary Representative Forum for candidates opposed in Districts 61, 63 and 65 Tuesday, July 19 at the Franklin Marriott Broadcast from 8-9:30 AM on WAKM AM-950. Tune in as moderators, WAKM host Tom Lawrence and Williamson Herald managing editor, Kerri Bartlett ask the state representative…

Schneider Electric moving to Franklin, brings 1,140 jobs

July 13, 2016 The Tennessean by Jordan Buie Gov. Bill Haslam and the Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced Wednesday that Schneider Electric USA, Inc. will locate a Southeast regional office in Franklin. The move comes after the county voted in June to approve a roughly $2 million tax incentive in exchange for…

Columbia State celebrates opening of Williamson Campus

  Congratulations to Columbia State Community College for a successful grand opening of their Williamson Campus! Approximately 700 supporters gathered Wed., June 22 to celebrate the grand opening of the new Williamson Campus, including state and local officials, donors, community members and Columbia State students, faculty and staff. After two years of planning and construction,…